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NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series has hosted artists such as Adele, Jackson Browne and T. Pain. Last year NPR Music began the Tiny Desk Contest, which generated more than 7,000 entries for the chance to record an intimate video performance live at the desk of All Songs Considered Creator and Host Bob Boilen.

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In April of 2001, Cincinnati experienced three days of riots, sparked by the shooting death of Timothy Thomas, an unarmed 19-year-old African American, by Cincinnati Police Officer Stephen Roach. Next month, Xavier University will host a Town Hall meeting, “Fifteen Years Later: The Cincinnati Riots and the Future of the City,” to reflect on what we have learned and the progress we have made since the social unrest and riots of 2001, and discuss what the future might hold for our city.

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The Incline Incubator is a faith-based organization that encourages sustainable employment in the urban core by equipping local residents with the tools they need to build businesses that strengthen the community. The incubator is currently working to create jobs and wealth for the people living in Price Hill.

Mark Heyne

National Train Your Dog Month was started six years ago. Since so many dogs and puppies find new homes during the holidays, January is a good time to start their socialization and training. So how do you teach Fido not to bark at the mailman, chase squirrels and beg for food at the dinner table, and be friendly with your other pets?

Bill Rinehart, WVXU

With the advent of affordable cars and improved roads, streetcars, once a prime form of public transit in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, came to the end of the line. Northern Kentucky’'s streetcar system closed in 1950. Cincinnati’'s in 1951.

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Delhi Township is celebrating its bicentennial this year. The area was first settled in 1789, but the township was not officially incorporated until December 27, 1816. Home to Mount St. Joseph University, the rolling hills of Delhi were primarily agricultural until the mid-20th century, which prompted the township'’s motto, “The Floral Paradise of Ohio.

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More than fifty years have passed since the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. gave his “I Have a Dream” speech during the March on Washington. While we have seen advances in racial equality since then, a recent Gallup poll shows a majority of Americans regard tension between the races as one of the most serious challenges facing the nation today.

This interview originally aired on June 28, 2015.

Marian Spencer was born in 1920 in Gallipolis, Ohio, one year after the “Red Summer” of 1919 that saw an upsurge in race riots and lynchings. Following the example of her grandfather, an ex-slave and community leader, Ms. Spencer joined the NAACP at thirteen and grew up to achieve not only a number of civic leadership firsts here in her adopted home of Cincinnati, but a legacy of lasting civil rights victories. Ohio University Press has just released the biography, “Keep on Fighting: The Life and Civil Rights Legacy of Marian A. Spencer,” written by Dorothy Christenson. She and Marian Spencer join us this afternoon.

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As the weather gets chilly and the days shorter, some people suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or the winter blues. According to the National Institute of Health, symptoms include hopelessness, negative mood, increased appetite and sleep, inability to concentrate, loss of interest in work and other activities and social withdrawal.

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Two local educators went on adventures of a lifetime last year when they were picked to be Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education Grosvenor Teacher Fellows.  They and 33 other Fellows journeyed to places all over the world for hands-on experience and professional development.

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