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On the Money
1:30 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Investing clubs : what they are and what they do

On the Money with Chris DeSimio

The complexities of today’s investment options require more education and understanding of all the options available and how to best determine what investments are right for you. Better Investing has been educating investors since 1951, and with today’s technology, accessing their expertise is easier than ever. Jim and Gretchen Hurt from Better Investing talk about their approach and an upcoming April 13 event when they go On the Money with Chris DeSimio.

The Front Row
1:30 am
Fri March 29, 2013

The amazing win streak of the Miami Heat

This NBA season has been full of streaks and surprises. One streak that may not be a surprise is the run of wins put together by the mighty Miami Heat. Jason Jackson, Ohio native and former ESPN’er, is the TV host and courtside reporter for the Heat, and he is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to share his thoughts on the streak.

March 30, 2013
1:30 am
Fri March 29, 2013

The Week in Review

Jay Hanselman has a look at some of the week's top stories.

Education
10:48 am
Mon March 25, 2013

Rural Schools Struggle to Prepare for Common Core’s Online Tests

Testing in schools is moving quickly from pencil and paper to computers. That’s kind of a problem for rural schools; many don’t have the technology.  But a new curriculum, called the Common Core, is pushing districts in many states – including Ohio – into the Internet era. That’s because the new standardized tests that accompany the Common Core will be given online. State Impact Ohio's Ida Lieszkovszky reports:


Focus on Technology
5:31 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Paralyzed people can walk thanks to wearable robot

Kevin Moeller walks with the help of the Exoskeleton.
Sarah Ramsey WVXU

This is what actor Christopher Reeve dreamed of... a bionic machine that helps paralyzed people walk. Drake Center is one of 20 facilities in the world to have an Exoskeleton. It is kind of like a backpack with leg and foot support. Therapists program the parameters and paraplegics can walk slowly. For 29 year old Kevin Moeller, who's been in a wheelchair ten years, it gives him new freedom and the ability to have his natural height of six foot. Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology."

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