Cincinnati Edition

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Hosted by Mark Heyne, Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Tue December 16, 2014

"Serving With Honor" exhibit now on display at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

Serving with Honor Exhibit: Donald Brandt
Provided, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County

  Serving with Honor: The Queen City’'s Veterans, an exhibit now at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County and running through mid-January, profiles some of the many veterans from the Greater Cincinnati area who took up the call of duty, starting from the War of 1812 to the present day. Photos, diaries, letters, uniforms, medals and other artifacts from local veterans will be on display.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Mon December 15, 2014

The art and politics of the 50's TV western "Have Gun-Will Travel" is explored in a new book

  For a long time, in most parts of the world, people saw Americans as cowboys. Mainly because that'’s how we saw ourselves. From 1955 to 1964, adult Westerns made up as much as 25% of all prime-time television. Wagon Train, Maverick, Gunsmoke, Bonanza, and dozens of other programs painted the rough justice of the American West. At least the popular version of it.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Some of the best - and worst - of the hi-tech gadgets available this holiday season

  Hard to believe that just a short time ago, the big hi-tech Christmas gift was the iPad, just that one model. Today, a hi-tech wish list can go on for pages: smartphones, smart watches, tablets, gaming systems, 3D printers, and new ways to control your lights, thermostat, or your entire home. And with all of those choices, finding the right gadget for the right person can get tricky. The USB-powered fiber optic Christmas tree looks cool in the catalog, but will it really be appreciated? And, seriously, who needs a can-opener you can control with your smartphone?

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Focus on Technology
6:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

'Kapturing' recordable moments

Kapture, the brainchild of Cincinnati entrepreneurs, is an audio recording wristband.
Kapture

Have you ever  thought "I wish I had recorded that?" Kapture, a Cincinnati start-up company, has apparently solved that problem with an audio recording wristband.

Users, without breaking eye-contact, simply double tap to record the previous sixty seconds and with Bluetooth it goes to your smartphone and saves in a Kapture app where you can edit and post to Facebook, Twitter, email or text later.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
6:30 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Holiday Happenings for you and your family

Santa swimming with sharks or rappelling down a skyscraper, live Nativity scenes, an authentic German Christmas market, a Victorian Christmas, all manner, types and styles of trains, lights and music -  there'’s even a Reindog parade. Greater Cincinnati knows how to enjoy the holidays. Tricia Suit, director of marketing for Downtown Cincinnati Inc.; Rebecca Calkin, manager of digital communication for ArtsWave; and Mike Deininger, co-owner of MiCA 12/v and president of the Central Vine Street Business Association, give us a sample of the many events around town that celebrate the season. For more information on holiday happenings, check out the Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Cincinnati, Inc. and Artswave's Choose Your Own Holiday Arts Adventure sites.

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