September 9, 2012
1:35 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Police Chief James Craig's First Year

Police Chief James Craig in the WVXU studios

It’s been one year since James Craig was sworn in as Chief of the Cincinnati Police Department. During that time the city’s homicide rate has dropped 27 percent and violent crime overall has decreased by seven percent. 

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with Chief Craig about his first year, and changes in city policing that have affected the crime rate.

Cincinnati Observatory
1:30 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Scope Out 2012

Scope Out 2012 starts at noon Saturday at the Cincinnati Observatory.

Saturday starting at noon is the Cincinnati Observatory’s Scope Out 2012 with special guest speaker Pamela Gay. She’s an astronomer, writer, and host of the popular podcast Astronomy Cast. Dean Regas from the Observatory talks with her about her work and love of the cosmos.

On the Money with Chris DeSimio
1:30 am
Fri September 7, 2012

John Dorfman

Trib Media Services

Successful money manager and longtime financial journalist John Dorfman of Thunderstorm Capital is On the Money with Chris DeSimio with a discussion of the health of today's market, the impact of the Presidential campaign and other investment topics.

The Front Row with Betsy Ross
1:30 am
Fri September 7, 2012

14K Run Before Octoberfest

Hudepohl 14K Brewery Run

Now that September is here, that means it’s time for the 11th Annual Hudepohl 14K Brewery Run to kick off Octoberfest Zinzinnati on September 22. This run benefits Give Back Cincinnati and the Over the Rhine Brewery District.

Back to School
1:30 am
Fri September 7, 2012

What's New in Electronics?

Consumer Electronics Association

Our Focus on Technology host, Ann Thompson, interviews Jim Barry from the Consumer Electronics Association who shares some of the must have gadgets for back-to-school.

September 8, 2012
1:30 am
Fri September 7, 2012

The Week in Review

WVXU's Jay Hanselman

Jay Hanselman looks back at what made news this week.

It's All Politics
12:44 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Obama: 'Times Have Changed ... So Have I'

President Obama speaks Thursday at the Democratic National Convention.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Framing the coming election as a choice between fundamentally different visions, President Obama offered himself to the country Thursday as a fire-tested leader ready to finish the job he started.

"Our problems can be solved," Obama said. "Our challenges can be met."

It was an older, battle-scarred nominee who faced his party in Charlotte, N.C. This message of hope was tempered and longer-view — a good distance if not a full turn from the vision he offered four years ago when he accepted the nomination in a thundering Denver stadium.

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It's All Politics
12:14 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Five Takeaways From The Last Night Of The Democratic Convention

President Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for president at Time Warner Cable Arena on Thursday.
Streeter Lecka Getty Images

Originally published on Fri September 7, 2012 11:25 am

If you missed the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., we live blogged it here.

But if you want a quick review, we've compiled five things that struck us about the night:

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-Convention Coverage
11:30 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Obama showed his human side, Cincinnati Democrats say

As thousands of delegates to the Democratic National Convention celebrated the re-nomination of Barack Obama for a second term as president, Ohio Senate Minority Leader Eric Kearney of North Avondale said the president showed "great courage" in his acceptance speech.

"It took great courage for him to use that line from Abraham Lincoln,'' Kearney said from the floor of the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.

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The Two-Way
7:07 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Pistorius Falls To Britain's Peacock In 100 Meters; American Browne Is Second

Bronze medalist Arnu Fourie of South Africa (from left), gold medalist Jonnie Peacock of Great Britain, silver medalist Richard Browne of the United States and Oscar Pistorius of South Africa cross the line in the Men's 100m - T44 Final at London's Olympic Stadium.
Jamie McDonald Getty Images

Originally published on Fri September 7, 2012 6:25 am

In one of the most closely watched events at the London Paralympics, South African Oscar Pistorius failed in his attempt to win the 100-meter sprint and regain his title as the world's fastest amputee today.

Great Britain's Jonnie Peacock took the lead early and kept it, winning in 10.90 seconds, a Paralympic record. American Richard Browne, 21, of Jackson, Miss., won the silver medal.

Pistorius, the double amputee who ran in the Olympics this year, came in fourth. He finished in 11.17 seconds.

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