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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Stories in the Grove, Spring Grove Cemetery

New book by Phil Nuxhall reveals 150 interesting people and places from Spring Grove Cemetery.

  In his new book, Stories in the Grove, historian and author Phil Nuxhall takes readers on a personal tour of his favorite 115 people, places and things at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.  You’ll learn about Babe Ruth’s manager, Wild Bill Hickok’s wife, the oven window inventor, and dozens of others who make Spring Grove the “go-to” cemetery.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Cincinnati Ballet Second Company

James Gilmer & Maizyalet Velázquez in Sacred Ground by Jodie Gates.
Provided, Cincinnati Ballet, by Peter Mueller

  WCPO Reporter for Arts & Culture Matt Peiken followed the Second Company of the Cincinnati Ballet between October 2013 and April 2014, documenting the path of six dancers working fulltime for no pay as they competed for contracts as apprentices. Matt Peikin and dancer Samantha Nagy-Chow join us to talk about the Second Company, and the documentary.

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Cincinnati Edition
12:40 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Toyota Closing, What it Means to NKY

Toyota is moving 1600 jobs out of Northern Kentucky.

  Toyota is leaving its headquarters in Erlanger, Kentucky. The company announced Monday it’s building a new headquarters in Plano, Texas. The move is expected to take a couple of years, but it already has many concerned about what it will mean to the Greater Cincinnati Region.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Flying Pig Takes Off This Weekend

The Flying Pig has evolved into a full weekend of fun events.
Provided, Flying Pig Marathon

  This Sunday is the 16th running of the Flying Pig Marathon. But since its inaugural run in 1999, the Pig has grown and evolved into a full weekend of races, events and just plain fun, as runners, walkers, spectators, even pets, “get their oink on. We talk about this year’s Flying Pig, some history, and what the race means to the local economy, with Flying Pig Marathon Executive Director Iris Simpson-Bush.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue April 29, 2014

John Ruthven and ArtWorks

ArtWorks mural at Eighth and Vine streets reproduces an original masterpiece by John Ruthven, "Martha, the Last Passenger Pigeon."
Provided, ArtWorks

  John A. Ruthven, naturalist, author, lecturer, and internationally acknowledged master of wildlife art, was fascinated by nature as a young boy growing up in Cincinnati. The man often called the "20th Century Audubon," is still fascinated, with nature and art, and enjoys sharing his knowledge with young artists. We talk with John Ruthven and Teresa Hoelle, vice president of Development & External Affairs for ArtWorks. Mr.

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