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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.

Cheetah Run 2012

Aug 11, 2012

Two contributors in one segment! The Cincinnati Zoo’s Thane Maynard (heard Sunday mornings on Cincinnati Edition) is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to discuss the September 2 Cheetah Run, a family friendly event at the Zoo to benefit their big cat programs.

Mark Perzel learns the story of Italian cycling superstar Gino Bartali, the man who not only won the Tour de France in 1938 and 1948, but to this day holds the record for longest time span between victories. Bartali's secret efforts also helped save Jews in Italy during World War II. Aili & Andres McConnon discuss their book Road to Valor: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation which recounts Bartali’s inspirational life.

Polk Laffoon IV joins Mark Perzel to discuss his big idea about looking at what makes Cincinnati a great city for a series in Cincinnati Magazine. It began with the river, then the hills, and wraps up in the August issue with a look at the city's great buildings.

The Dangers and Benefits of Urban Biking

Aug 8, 2012

Eben Weiss, better known as Bike Snob NYC, is an author and blogger who writes all about urban biking. His newest book, The Enlightened Cycler, is out now and he discusses the benefits and dangers associated with urban biking with Thane Maynard.

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with Brian Gill from Cool Critters Outreach about Ohio's new exotic animals law and what it means for owners of exotic animals.

Jay Hanselman reviews some of the stories that made news in Greater Cincinnati this past week, including City Council term limits, relocating utilities for the streetcar project, and levies for Hamilton County Senior and Mental Health Services.

30th Annual Newtown 5K on August 11

Aug 7, 2012

Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Cincinnati Edition contributor, is the honorary starter for the 30th Annual Newtown 5K coming up Saturday August 11. He talks with Mark Perzel about the event, the celebration of the anniversary, and what to expect if you take part.

The Front Row with Betsy Ross

Aug 7, 2012

As the NFL Hall of Fame Class of 2012 prepares to be enshrined this weekend, John Thorn, one of the editors of the new book, The Pro Football Hall of Fame 50th Anniversary Book: Where Greatness Lives, is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross.

On The Money

Aug 7, 2012

Recent developments at Cincinnati’s Procter & Gamble have raised one question in people’s minds: who is Bill Ackman? For some answers, Chris DeSimio is On the Money with Christine Richard, author of Confidence Game: How Hedge Fund Manager Bill Ackman Called Wall Street's Bluff.

Mars Science Lab Curiosity

Aug 7, 2012

Dr. Steve Squyres, Professor of Astronomy at Cornell University and Principal Investigator for the Mars Exploration Rover, joins the Cincinnati Observatory’s Dean Regas to discuss Monday’s landing of the Mars Science Lab Curiosity and the ongoing exploration of Mars by three orbiters and the rover Opportunity.

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