Ann Thompson http://wvxu.org en Babies benefiting from Children's/Freestore program http://wvxu.org/post/babies-benefiting-childrensfreestore-program <p>A pilot collaboration between Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Freestore Foodbank is making a difference for under-nourished babies in its first two-years, as reported in the online journal <em>Pediatrics.</em></p><p><strong>The problem:</strong></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:01:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29321 at http://wvxu.org Babies benefiting from Children's/Freestore program Tea Party gets go ahead vs IRS http://wvxu.org/post/tea-party-gets-go-ahead-vs-irs <p>UPDATE 7/17/14: Federal Judge Susan Dlott refused to dismiss parts of the Tea Party's lawsuit Thursday against the Internal Revenue Service, meaning it can go ahead. Read about it <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/234265779/NorCal-Tea-Party-Patriots-v-IRS-Order-Granting-in-Part-and-Denying-in-Part-Motion-to-Dismiss" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>------------------------------</p><p>7/1/14:</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:32:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 28697 at http://wvxu.org Tea Party gets go ahead vs IRS Bengals tailgate hand-out prompts Cincinnatians to continue giving http://wvxu.org/post/bengals-tailgate-hand-out-prompts-cincinnatians-continue-giving <p></p><p><strong>Jason Chapman, a 29-year-old Union Institute &amp; University enrollment counselor</strong>, remembers tailgating before a Cincinnati Bengals game last year.&nbsp; He was with his friends, having a great time and eating lots of food. There were plenty of leftovers and when spotting some people in need on the other side of the fence he decided to offer them a plate of food.</p><p>Chapman was apprehensive. What if they were offended by the offer of food? What if fellow tailgaters disapproved of the generosity?</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29271 at http://wvxu.org Bengals tailgate hand-out prompts Cincinnatians to continue giving Drones may help patrol Lebanon prisons http://wvxu.org/post/drones-may-help-patrol-lebanon-prisons <p>The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is considering the use of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to help patrol the grounds surrounding two Warren County prisons.</p><p>In a release, the state says:</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:30:25 +0000 Ann Thompson 29318 at http://wvxu.org Drones may help patrol Lebanon prisons Google takes a closer look http://wvxu.org/post/google-takes-closer-look <p>Peering down to earth from one satellite now and eventually 24, Google is expanding its view, and some say its influence in the universe.</p><p>In June Google bought Skybox Satellite for $500 million. Images from the high resolution satellite are updated daily and users with special software can zoom in on things like crops and construction or see how full oil containers are at a Saudi oil field.</p><p>Take a look at one such example where the Burj Khalifa skyscraper casts a shadow over Dubai.</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW1-ZWencvA</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 29258 at http://wvxu.org Google takes a closer look