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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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Journalist and author Wendy Williams has had a lifelong love affair with horses and has focused her new book on the unique and centuries-old relationship between man and horse.

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Successful business leaders understand how important their company brand is to future and sustainable growth. And they realize that building and maintaining a strong brand identity is not the job of just the marketing department – every employee should understand and reinforce the brand.

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The diagnosis of mental disorders is largely based on looking at a patient's history to determine signs and symptoms that, collectively, lead to a recognizable syndrome. Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, can include hyperactivity, fidgeting, trouble focusing or the need to get up frequently. But youth at risk for bipolar disorder often initially present signs of having ADHD.

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The term "fake news" has become common during the last several months, as the public's trust in the mass media continues to decline. The internet, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and podcasts have all dramatically changed the way people get their news. 

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This Thursday, as part of its Six@Six lecture series, the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement at Northern Kentucky University will present Race in America: Then and Now, with guest speaker Jesse Holland.

Center for Closing the Health Gap

The Center for Closing the Health Gap was created in 2004 to help improve the health of the poor and uninsured in Cincinnati through education, training and community outreach. Over the last decade the city has provided almost $3.8 million in funding to the nonprofit.  

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You may not realize it but the soil is buzzing with conversation. Plants talk to one other. Some conversations are nice and others are nasty.

Through a fungal network plants can warn each other of pending attacks by bacteria or bugs or they can  send herbicides they manufacture to kill other plants.

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The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), founded 50 years ago, is comprised of local governments, businesses and community groups. The goal is to collaboratively improve the quality of life in the Cincinnati region. 

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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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The Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency was founded in 1964 to offer services to low-income individuals and families to help lift them out of poverty. 

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With Easter next month, many parents may be considering the purchase of a pet rabbit as a surprise for their kids. 

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World War I began in Europe on July 28, 1914, but the United States did not enter the war until April 6, 1917. More than 17 million military personnel and civilians died, and another 20 million were wounded, in what was once known as "the war to end all wars." American deaths totaled more than 116,000.

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Robert Doolan was born in Cincinnati on the eve of the Unites States' entry into World War I, enlisted in the Army Air Corps in January 1941 and served as navigator on a B-17 bomber. His plane was shot down over Holland, he was captured and served 16 months as a German prisoner of war. 

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Scams and other types of fraud cost Americans billions of dollars each year. And the variety of scams is far reaching, from tax scams to sweepstakes scams to identity theft. 

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The philanthropic lab People’s Liberty has announced the 2017 winners of its $100,000 Haile Fellowship grants. The grant challenges two individuals to develop and implement a big idea that could have a positive impact on Greater Cincinnati.

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