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Reducing College Debt
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Education @ Work

Education @ Work Founder David Dougherty

With college costs rising at an alarming rate, more and more students are leaving school with a debt load that is stifling as they begin to start their post-college careers. David Dougherty, the former president of  Convergys, which provides customer and information services to a variety of large corporations, has one solution. Since retiring, he has focused on a new non-profit, Education @ Work, which provides jobs and tuition incentives for college students, helping reduce their debt and earn valuable real-life work experience. David Dougherty recently stopped by our studios to talk more about Education @ Work with Mark Perzel


Field Notes with Thane Maynard
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Tsetse Fly Research

Joshua Benoit

Joshua Benoit will be an assistant professor of biological sciences at the University of Cincinnati, after completing his current work on a research project at Yale University involving the tsetse fly. He joins Thane Maynard by phone from New Haven to discuss his work in Yale’s Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, his current project, and his upcoming move to UC.


Focus on Technology
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

America's Power Grid

Image from Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy uncovers some gaps in grid technology. Ann Thompson, in this week’s Focus on Technology, reports on efforts nationally, and locally, to prevent such outages and provide adequate back-up power.

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http://www.duke-energy.com/about-us/smart-grid.asp

http://www.alumifuelpowertech.com/?page_id=350


The Big Screen
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Review: Skyfall

Skyfall

Other than politics of late, the other conversation-starter is always the release of the latest James Bond film. Everyone has opinions about the best and worst of the entire series, which now encompasses 23 films over the past 50 years. It doesn’t matter if you are staunch supporters of Sean Connery, or Roger Moore, or Pierce Brosnan or any of the others. All Bond fans are ready to sway you to their point of view.


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November 11, 2012
12:32 am
Fri November 9, 2012

The Big Story

Now that the election is over, Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with WVXU's political reporter Howard Wilkinson about how the races were won and what to expect for the mid-term elections in 2014.


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