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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.
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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

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Gen Z Is Joining The Ranks Of The Employed

4/24/2019
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This May, a new wave of students will graduate from college as many Americans reach retirement age and employees are in demand. This time it is Generation Z, the group of young people born between 1995 and 2012, who will join the ranks of Baby Boomers, Gen X'ers and Millennials on the job. So, who is this new generation of employees poised to enter the workforce en masse and how do employers retain fresh young talent?

Duration:00:20:22

Gun Violence In Cincinnati Is Down, But Is There More That Could Be Done?

4/24/2019
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Last Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the mass shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Since then, there have been more than 80 mass shootings – defined by the FBI as an incident in which there are at least four shooting victims who are either killed or wounded – in the United States.

Duration:00:29:03

Chelsea Clinton Visits Cincinnati Zoo For Book Signing

4/23/2019
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Chelsea Clinton's fifth children's book introduces readers to a variety of endangered animals and the threats to them. Like her other books, including the #1 New York Times best selling picture book She Persists , Clinton has focused on encouraging activism in her young readers.

Duration:00:11:49

'Blue Goes Green' Shows How Cincinnati's District 3 Went Net Zero

4/23/2019
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As the City of Cincinnati figures out how to proceed on a proposed new Police Department District 5 headquarters, can it learn from its previous work in building a new District 3? Former City Councilwoman and filmmaker Laure Quinlivan believes so.

Duration:00:12:52

What It's Like Being Muslim In The Midwest

4/23/2019
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The Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, the Goethe-Institut , promotes the study of German abroad and encourages international cultural exchange. In collaboration with radio producers and broadcasters from the U.S. and Germany, the Goethe-Institut produces The Big Pond podcast, which covers topics ranging from music and sports to religion, language and society, and provides a multifaceted look at life in Germany and in the U.S.

Duration:00:26:01

Kentucky Main Street Program At 40: How Has It Reshaped The Commonwealth?

4/22/2019
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As urban areas suffered decline in the late 20th century, the Commonwealth of Kentucky launched its Main Street Program, with a focus on revitalizing historic business districts. The Kentucky Main Street program turns 40 this year, and its annual conference is taking place in Covington this week.

Duration:00:14:43

For Earth Day, A Discussion On The Progress We've Made And The Challenges We Still Face

4/22/2019
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The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970. Since the day that many consider the birth of the modern environmental movement, generations have grown up learning about how we affect the environment, and great strides have been made in reducing pollution and developing sustainability programs. But we are still faced with massive plastic waste in our oceans, rapidly diminishing animal habitat worldwide, continued air and water industrial pollution and multiple species in danger of extinction.

Duration:00:34:39

Is Ohio Done With Death Row? And More Top Stories This Week

4/19/2019
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There are 138 people on death row in Ohio, but Governor Mike DeWine has suspended all executions until the state finds a painless way to administer the death penalty. Robert Van Hook was executed in Ohio, in July, 2018. Will he be the last?

Duration:00:47:22

Personal Stories Of Organ Donation

4/17/2019
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April is National Donate Life Month . According to preliminary data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN), the 36,527 organ transplants performed in the United States in 2018 set an annual record for the sixth straight year.

Duration:00:48:32

Riding, Charging and Wiping Out On E-Scooters

4/16/2019
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Cincinnati could have more electric scooters on the road this summer. Companies Bird and Lime already have e-scooters operating in downtown, Over-the-Rhine and four other neighborhoods. Bird has also set up shop in Newport and Covington. Now, Cincinnati City Council has recommended that Bird be allowed to expand into Evanston, Avondale and North Avondale.

Duration:00:48:44

One Woman's Work To Save The Critically Endangered Cotton-top Tamarin

4/15/2019
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The next speaker in the 2019 Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Barrows Conservation Lecture Series is Anne Savage, Ph.D., founder of Proyecto Tití , a program designed to conserve Colombia’s most endangered primate, the cotton-top tamarin.

Duration:00:13:14

A Conversation With 'Hidden Brain' Host Shankar Vedantam

4/15/2019
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Hidden Brain , heard on WVXU and WMUB Saturday afternoons at 2:00, uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, and the biases that shape our choices.

Duration:00:10:28

Atheism Growing Among U.S. Voters

4/15/2019
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On Good Friday hundreds of atheists are expected on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati as part of the 2019 American Atheists National Convention being held here April 19-21. The weekend features workshops and a lineup of speakers, including a keynote speech delivered by Jim Obergefell, whose landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges helped secure marriage equality in 2015.

Duration:00:25:15

Ohio's "Heartbeat Bill," Kentucky's Pension Problem And Other Top Stories

4/12/2019
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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signs what has been commonly referred to as "The Heartbeat Bill" into law. The law bans abortion from the point a fetal heartbeat is detected. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and other opponents of the legislation say they will fight it in court.

Duration:00:48:38

Pollinators: A Talk About The Birds And The Bees And Everything In Between

4/11/2019
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Without pollinators, our food supply would collapse. Birds, bats, bees, butterflies, beetles and other small mammals that pollinate plants are responsible for bringing us one out of every three bites of food. They also sustain our ecosystems and produce our natural resources by helping plants reproduce.

Duration:00:31:04

West End Neighbors Speak Out Against Stadium Displacement

4/11/2019
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"99 years old, that was her home," Kim Dillard says of her aunt's home on Wade Street in the West End. "She didn't expect to uproot or anything. She didn't expect this, none of us do." Dillard's 99-year-old aunt, Mary Page, will have to relocate now that FC Cincinnati has purchased the apartment building, which borders the site of the team's future stadium.

Duration:00:18:21

New Film Explores Father/Son Relationship With Appalachian Trail, And Each Other

4/10/2019
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On May 30, 2018, local teacher and ultrarunner Harvey Lewis set out to beat the fastest known time for completing the Appalachian Trail. His 78-year-old father acted as his crew chief. Together, they navigated remote wilderness and unpredictable weather on their 2,190-mile journey. And their adventure was documented by a local film company to produce the movie Like Harvey Like Son .

Duration:00:23:40

A Year After Kyle Plush's Death, What Has Changed?

4/10/2019
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It's been one year since Seven Hills student Kyle Plush died in his minivan in the school's parking lot. Plush became trapped and suffocated when the seat in his Honda minivan flipped over on him. He was 16. While trapped, he made two 911 calls, but help never came.

Duration:00:24:52

Innovative Ways Local Organizations Are Improving Reading Rates Among Kids

4/9/2019
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There are lots of ways that children respond to reading. Some prefer books while others interact more with digital devices. Knowing how to find the most effective strategy for your child is important. One local professor has developed a new app that "promotes literacy through design."

Duration:00:24:34

How CVG Changed Course

4/9/2019
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During the last two years, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has been the fastest-growing airport in the U.S. in terms of passenger and cargo growth. According to CVG, the airport has a $4.4 billion impact on our region and provides 31,000 direct or indirect jobs.

Duration:00:24:45