WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson talked with news director Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about the disagreement within the Hamilton County Democratic Party about whether or not to endorse in the 31st Ohio House District race. Six candidates are running. 


Founded in 1916, ROTC, the Reserve Officer Training Corps, was designed to prepare young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, cadets commit to serve in the military after graduation.


During the 1970's, Norman Lear's shows were appointment television. “When All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons” or any of his other programs were on, you made it a point to be in front of the tube that night. At their peak, his shows were viewed by 120 million people a week.


The space superpowers of China, Russia and the United States, as well as aspiring spacefaring nations such as Iran and North Korea, all have the capability to disrupt the global satellite operations that govern many aspects of life. GPS navigation, international phone calls, financial transactions, weather prediction and nuclear missile launch surveillance could all be affected.

There has been much economic development in Downtown and Over-the-Rhine.  Now some are trying to get more of that business activity into the city's other neighborhoods.  

A two-day conference on that topic begins Tuesday at Xavier University.  The goal is to highlight the importance, and foster growth, of the economy at the neighborhood level.

What do the students want?

Nov 15, 2015

Accross the country black students are demanding better treatment at their colleges and universities.

On Monday the president of the University of Missouri stepped down after months of students protests calling for his resignation because he did not take racist incidents on campus seriously enough.

Tune in to Swing with Bill Cartwright this week for songs by Artie Shaw, Hoagy Carmichael, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra and even Carly Simon.

Hamilton County Democrats can’t go too long without a good family fight.

They pop up regularly; and, more often than not, they involve whether or not the party should endorse for this office or that.

Well, the time has come again.

How cartoonists worldwide respond to attacks in Paris

Nov 14, 2015
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In the wake of the deadly attacks in Paris, people around the world are sending out messages of hope and support. Cartoonists around the world responded over social media.

Some simply offered condolences, while others were more political.

1. Popa Matumula, Tanzania

Haunting images from the attacks in Paris

Nov 14, 2015

American photojournalist Shane McMillan was one of the first photographers on the scene of the attacks in the 11th district near the Bataclan concert hall on Friday night when the shootings broke out. The courtyard of the apartment building where he had been staying in Paris was turned into a triage center for victims. He continues to photograph the scene today in Paris. NOTE: Some images in this story may not be suitable for all audiences.