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Needle exchange programs allow intravenous drug users to trade in used needles for sterile ones, and are designed to reduce the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among drug users. They are also an effective way to present addicts with information about drug treatment programs and other social services.

Settling an estate, sorting through a person’'s possessions and weighing their sentimental value with their monetary value, can be a challenge. That’'s why many people seek the advice of a professional appraiser, someone who can provide an objective, impartial, and unbiased opinion about the value of real property.


'Tis the season and, as usual, the broadcast and cable networks have a busy schedule of Christmas movies and holiday specials to get you in the spirit. And once again this year, television and entertainment reporter John Kiesewetter has put together his list of holiday programs so you can find your favorites.

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International conservationists, desperate to save endangered species, have turned to technology in the hope it will make a difference  before it's too late.

Protect is beginning to implant tiny cameras in the horns of rhinos. The rhinos also wear a bright turquoise radio collar equipped with a heart-rate monitor. If a poacher approaches the animal's heart rate will jump. That triggers an alarm and sends GPS coordinates to rangers who come quickly in a truck or by a helicopter. Here is video from the embedded camera:

Cincinnati Edition is taking a few days off to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends. Here's what you will hear this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Happy Thanksgiving!

WEDNESDAY at 1pm: The Science of Gratitude

Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around working with nature, instead of against it, to foster sustainable systems and lifestyles.

Thanksgiving starts off the holiday season, as well as the food season. And whether you'’re a novice or long-time cook, you insist on sticking to your family’'s traditional holiday meal or you like to spice things up with new or unusual dishes, everyone can use a little help preparing that perfect holiday dinner.

Annette Stowasser

To the non-scientist, the Sunburst Diving Beetle doesn't look any different than your average beetle. But put it under a microscope and examine the complexity of its eyes. You will see bifocal eyes-six sets of them.

Provide, Ohio Book Store

The Ohio Book Store on Main Street is a book lover’'s dream: a five-story building filled with books and magazines. The store, celebrating its 75th year in operation, was founded by James Hardwick in 1940. Hardwick’'s long-time employee Jim Fallon has owned the book store for the last fifty years. The Ohio Book Store also provides custom bookbinding and restoration of old books.

Provided, Lloyd Library and Museum

Agriculture and urban expansion have dramatically changed our nation'’s forests. But today many cities are working to increase the number of trees in urban areas. “The Forest for the Trees,” an art and rare book exhibition at the Lloyd Library and Museum, details the decline and redevelopment of forest land over the centuries.