The Big Story

91.7 WVXU News Director Maryanne Zeleznik or reporters from the Ohio Statehouse News Bureau take a more in-depth look at one of the week's major stories.

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April 14, 2013
1:31 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Medicaid in Ohio

Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles about the state of Medicaid in Ohio.

April 7, 2013
1:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

The Threat of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste

The fracking process used to extract natural gas has been vilified for the millions of gallons of fresh water it uses, and the amount of waste water it produces. But drilling also generates leftover dirt, rocks, and mud that gets trucked off to landfills. Many people have raised concerns about the potential contaminants in that dirt, and whether it poses an environmental threat. WCPN's Michelle Kanu tells us now about the radioactive nature of that waste, and what the state is doing to keep tabs on it.

March 31, 2013
1:31 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Changes to City Garbage Collection

The upcoming changes to Cincinnati's garbage collection policies have prompted many questions.  Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Tiffaney Hardy from the City Manager's office and Mike Robinson, Cincinnati's Director of Public Services.


Politics
1:31 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Governor John Kasich and the Ohio Budget

Governor John Kasich speaks one-on-one with Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kassler about his proposed state budget which is not being well-received in the statehouse.


March 17, 2013
1:31 am
Fri March 15, 2013

The New Pope

Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M. about the newly-elected Pope Francis I.

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