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

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Support for Cincinnati Edition comes from  The Johnson Foundation and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile Jr. / US Bank Foundation.

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It’s a place for creative people and business owners alike to bring their ideas to life: the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County Main Branch's MakerSpace

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Heading into the new year, a lot of us are looking for some positive news as an antidote for today’s headlines.

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Herbert Hoover was the 31st President of the United States, serving, from 1929 to 1933. Often considered placid, passive, unsympathetic, and even paralyzed by national events, Hoover faced an uphill battle in the face of the Great Depression. Many historians dismiss him as ineffective. But in Herbert Hoover in the White House, biographer Charles Rappleye reveals a very different figure. The real Hoover, argues Rappleye, just lacked the basic tools of leadership.

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A roomful of patients have blank stares as they eye medical students and professionals inside a $3.3 million simulation laboratory at the Dayton VA Medical Center.

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Imagine what it would be like to be the son or daughter of a dictator, someone most of the world considers a monster, such as Stalin or Pol Pot. What would you do, if you were the child of someone so infamous?

Thanks to all our guests and listeners for a great 2016 on Cincinnati Edition. We're taking some time off to get ready for 2017, so we hope you'll enjoy these specials while we're gone. We'll have a new show for you on Monday, January 2 and back with our live shows starting Tuesday, January 3.

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Farmers and serious gardeners will tell you, growing is hard work. Work that can be wiped out by disease, insects or an unexpected turn in the weather. 

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Design LAB is a project-based K through 12 education program offered by the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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Retiring after more than 35 years on public radio, Diane Rehm will host her last live edition of The Diane Rehm Show this Friday.

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A special lamp that mimics the sun could be the key to University of Cincinnati researchers developing a topical cream that may be able to repair skin damage from ultraviolet rays.

The solar simulator  was a gift from the Andy Caress Melanoma Foundation and Melanoma Know More Foundation.

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According to local service agency Shelterhouse, almost 8,000 Cincinnatians, including children, are homeless. A variety of factors can lead to homelessness, including mental illness, drug addiction, traumatic events and personal crisis.

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Homelessness doesn’t just affect adults – it can affect entire families. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. 

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With just over five weeks left before inauguration day, we now have a good idea of who President-elect Donald Trump wants in his cabinet and on his team of close advisors when he enters the White House. 

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In just one week this summer, there were more than 175 heroin overdoses reported in the Cincinnati area. 

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