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The Sound of Ideas is WCPN's weekday morning call-in program. Every weekday, The Sound of Ideas reports the news, explains the news, and sometimes makes news. The Cleveland Press Club awarded it "Best Radio Show" in Ohio and thousands daily find it to be an indispensable source of information about what’s most important to Northeast Ohioans.

The Sound of Ideas is WCPN's weekday morning call-in program. Every weekday, The Sound of Ideas reports the news, explains the news, and sometimes makes news. The Cleveland Press Club awarded it "Best Radio Show" in Ohio and thousands daily find it to be an indispensable source of information about what’s most important to Northeast Ohioans.
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Cleveland, OH

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The Sound of Ideas is WCPN's weekday morning call-in program. Every weekday, The Sound of Ideas reports the news, explains the news, and sometimes makes news. The Cleveland Press Club awarded it "Best Radio Show" in Ohio and thousands daily find it to be an indispensable source of information about what’s most important to Northeast Ohioans.

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English

Contact:

1375 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115-1835 216-916-6301


Episodes

Weekly Regional Roundtable August 16, 2019

8/16/2019
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Sound of Ideas Weekly Reporter's Roundtable Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/weekly-regional-roundtable-august-16-2019.

Duration:00:50:28

Active Transportation Grows in Popularity; Lake View Cemetery Marks 150 Years

8/15/2019
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Alternate and active forms of transportation grow in popularity creating opportunities and challenges for cities. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/active-transportation-grows-in-popularity-lake-view-cemetery-marks-150-years.

Duration:00:50:35

Shawshank Redemption Turns 25; Teen Risk Behavior & Fab House Cleveland

8/14/2019
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The movie Shawshank Redemption turns 25, then we talk about teen risk and learn about Fab House project in Glenville. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/shawshank-redemption-turns-25-teen-risk-behavior-fab-house-cleveland.

Duration:00:50:48

Burke Lakefront Airport Future; Zero Threshold Competition; Statehouse Update

8/13/2019
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Should Burke Lakefront Airport close so that the land can be used for Cleveland to realize its lakefront plans? Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/burke-lakefront-airport-future-zero-threshold-competition-statehouse-update.

Duration:00:50:54

Poverty Speaks; Palliative Care

8/12/2019
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A discussion on the challenges those living in poverty in the region face. Then, we'll learn more about palliative care. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/poverty-speaks-palliative-care.

Duration:00:51:25

Weekly Regional Roundtable August 9, 2019

8/9/2019
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Sound of Ideas Weekly Reporter's Roundtable Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/weekly-regional-roundtable-august-9-2019.

Duration:00:50:29

Remembering Toni Morrison; Cleveland Arts Prize; Battling Bed Bugs

8/8/2019
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We celebrate the life and the enduring work of Toni Morrison. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/remembering-toni-morrison-cleveland-arts-prize-battling-bed-bugs.

Duration:00:50:58

Housing Recovery Still Lagging On Cleveland's East Side

8/7/2019
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We'll discuss the slow recovery from housing crash on the east side of Cleveland. And, Dr. Allamby joins us in studio. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/housing-recovery-still-lagging-on-clevelands-east-side.

Duration:00:51:13

Ohio Governor Addresses Gun Violence; Cleveland Public Library Anniversary; Rocky Colavito

8/6/2019
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The Cleveland Public Library is celebrating its 150th anniversary by seeking to learn the stories of residents. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-governor-addresses-gun-violence-cleveland-public-library-anniversary-rocky-colavito.

Duration:00:50:42

Weekend Mass Shootings in Dayton and El Paso

8/5/2019
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Reaction from political leaders, reporters and experts in gun violence prevention on the latest mass shootings. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/weekend-mass-shootings-in-dayton-and-el-paso.

Duration:00:50:27

Decline of Local Newspapers, Gender Equity in Summit Co., & Plan to Scan

7/31/2019
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We'll discuss local paper decline, gender equity in Summit County and an important message about PBS/WVIZ access. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/decline-of-local-newspapers-gender-equity-in-summit-co-plan-to-scan.

Duration:00:50:52

Improv Troupe for People with Down Syndrome; Statehouse Update; Rust Belt Burlesque

7/30/2019
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The Improvaneers is an improv group for people with Down Syndrome. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/improv-troupe-for-people-with-down-syndrome-statehouse-update-rust-belt-burlesque.

Duration:00:50:11

Opioid Distribution, Baseball Safety Netting & Crain's Women of Note

7/29/2019
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We'll discuss new data behind the opioid crisis, whether to extend safety netting to ballparks and meet Women of Note. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/opioid-distribution-baseball-safety-netting-crains-women-of-note.

Duration:00:51:14

Weekly Regional Roundtable July 26, 2019

7/26/2019
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Sound of Ideas Weekly Reporter's Roundtable Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/weekly-regional-roundtable-july-26-2019.

Duration:00:50:40

Cleveland Alzheimer's Disease Research Center; Mueller Testimony; Youth Risk Behavior Survey

7/25/2019
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A collaborative research center for Alzheimer's disease opens; analysis of the Mueller testimony; health team event. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/cleveland-alzheimers-disease-research-center-mueller-testimony-youth-risk-behavior-survey.

Duration:00:49:28

Executive Order on Kidney Dialysis; Ohio City Pizzeria; Statehouse Update

7/23/2019
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order changing healthcare for kidney disease, and Ohio City Pizzeria reopens. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/executive-order-on-kidney-dialysis-ohio-city-pizzeria-statehouse-update.

Duration:00:49:09

Politics of Trump's Tweets and "Send Her Back" Chant; Asylum Rule Changes & BorderLight Festival

7/22/2019
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We'll discuss the immigration news from last week, and preview the Borderlight Theater Festival coming to town. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/politics-of-trumps-tweets-and-send-her-back-chant-asylum-rule-changes-borderlight-festival.

Duration:00:48:08

Weekly Regional Roundtable July 19, 2019

7/19/2019
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Sound of Ideas Weekly Reporter's Roundtable Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/weekly-regional-roundtable-july-19-2019.

Duration:00:50:03

Ohio Budget Deal Details, Taste of Cultura; Health Insurance Spam Calls

7/18/2019
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Ohio lawmakers finally hammered out a new two-year budget plan. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/ohio-budget-deal-details-taste-of-cultura-health-insurance-spam-calls.

Duration:00:50:14

The Sound of Ideas Community Tour: NEO's Role in Space Exploration

7/17/2019
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The Sound of Ideas Community Tour traveled to the Great Lakes Science Center to discuss NEO's role in space exploration. Detailed show notes at https://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-ideas/the-sound-of-ideas-community-tour-neos-role-in-space-exploration.

Duration:00:50:12