Cincinnati Edition

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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

You can join the discussion with decision-makers, authors, and voices from around the region and beyond by calling 513 419-7100, emailing talk@wvxu.org, and messaging through Facebook and Twitter.

Support for Cincinnati Edition comes from The Johnson Foundation, Dick Rosenthal, and The Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation, U.S. Bank Trustee.

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The Ohio governor's race heats up as we get closer to the May primary. Two Cincinnati City Council members will lead an investigation of City Manager Harry Black. Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin says he's not happy with the tax reform and budget bills passed by the General Assembly, as thousands of teachers protest a pension bill in Frankfort and throughout the state. And a local college student shares her story of sexual harassment.

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President Trump's proposed tariffs on 1,300 Chinese products and his Twitter feud with Amazon roiled the stock market. Congress and the White House prepare for a series of confirmation hearings on Trump's Cabinet nominations. And the president announces plans to deploy the military to the U.S.-Mexico border to confront what he calls a growing threat of illegal immigrants.

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"Your Money or Your Life," by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez, was originally published in 1992. Since then, the book has sold more than one million copies and a newly revised fourth edition recently was released as an e-book.

The book takes a "whole systems" approach, integrating your relationship with money – earning, spending and saving – to your overall life values. And this revised edition reflects the dramatic changes that have occurred in the financial landscape since the original was published more than 25 years ago. 

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Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is one of the most-challenged books in America. A library in Concord, Mass., banned the novel just after its 1885 release in the United States, and the book continues to be one of the most controversial books in classrooms and libraries today, with critics citing its racially insensitive language and depictions of African Americans.

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The current structure of Cincinnati city government, which calls for shared power between both a strong mayor and city manager, was approved by voters in 1999. But the continuing conflict between Mayor John Cranley and City Manager Harry Black has caused several people inside and outside City Hall to call for changes to how Cincinnati is run.

Are Selfies Changing The Museum Experience?

Apr 3, 2018
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Photo by Tomoaki Makino. Courtesy of the artist Yayoi Kusama

In July, the Cleveland Museum of Art will open the "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" exhibition. The show has drawn huge crowds in other cities, breaking museum attendance records. As it turns out, Kusama's exhibit is a huge hit on Instagram too -- people love taking selfies inside her installations.

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On the evening of April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated by a single gunshot as he was standing on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. News of his murder sparked rioting in cities across the country and a national outpouring of grief. King was, and continues to be, the most recognized face of the civil rights movement.

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The dispute between Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and City Manager Harry Black continues as he decides whether or not to accept the severance package offered him. A council member accuses the mayor of possible bribery. Why Neo-Nazis have set up shop in our region.

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Reds' Opening Day may now be Friday, March 30, but fans can still get their baseball fix Thursday on "Cincinnati Edition."

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Born in Cuba, baseball great Tony Pérez left Havana when the Reds signed him to a minor league contract in 1960. Pérez, a key member of the World Champion Big Red Machine clubs of 1975 and '76, won a third World Championship ring as first base coach for the team when it swept the Oakland Athletics in 1990.

How To Get Your Garden Ready For Spring

Mar 28, 2018
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It's been a cold, wet spring so far, but plants are sprouting, flowers are blooming and lawns are turning a deep shade of green. So it's time to decide what to grow and to start preparing garden beds and lawns for warmer weather.

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RefugeeConnect’s mission is to improve the lives of refugees in our region, to foster community acceptance and inclusion, and to construct a sustainable support system for the individuals and families who have made Greater Cincinnati their new home. Its goal is to make Cincinnati the most welcoming city in America for refugees.

Why Ohio's Relations With Israel Matter

Mar 27, 2018
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Last November, a 25-member delegation of Ohio state lawmakers, legislative staffers and community leaders visited Israel on a business and trade development mission. Funded by Ohio’s Jewish federations, foundations and corporate donors, the trip was designed to build better, deeper connections between the state and Israel.

Meet The Women Of Cincy

Mar 26, 2018
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On January 21, 2017, Chelsie Walter, Kiersten Feuchter and Kelsey Johnson attended the local Women's March to capture the words and images of those participating in the event. That was the beginning.

Are Cartoons Bad Role Models For Children?

Mar 26, 2018
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Remember when cartoons glorified violence and perpetuated gender and racial stereotypes? Elmer Fudd blasted Daffy Duck with a shotgun. Disney princesses dazzled in pink while their broad-shouldered princes saved the day. We've come a long way since then, haven't we?

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The future of Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black is still up in the air after Mayor John Cranley removes a separation agreement previously reached with Black from Wednesday's City Council agenda. FC Cincinnati says no to building a soccer stadium in the West End, then the Cincinnati Public School board approves a land swap for the site, possibly breathing new life into the deal. And a White House correspondent talks about covering the Trump administration.

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An illustration exhibit now on display at the Miami University Art Museum invites guests to get comfortable and enjoy a good book. "Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books.

Mill Creek Alliance: Protecting The Watershed

Mar 21, 2018
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In 1996, the environmental group American Rivers included the Mill Creek on its list of America's Most Endangered Rivers. But thanks in large part to the efforts of two local organizations, last November the Mill Creek was removed from the most endangered list.

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Hitting the trail for a long trek, then relaxing by the fire is a great way to build confidence and bond with other hikers. Now Great Parks of Hamilton County is offering an outdoor training series to bring women closer together. 

Dating and Consent in the MeToo Era

Mar 20, 2018
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The MeToo and Time'sUp movements are inspiring new conversations in the workplace, on college campuses and in social circles. For some that means re-examining behaviors when it comes to dating. On many college campuses the standards for sexual consent are shifting from "No Means No" to a more affirmative "Yes Means Yes."

University of Cincinnati Political Science Professor Richard Harknett warned congress last month that the U.S. remains at high risk for foreign intrusion in the upcoming midterm elections. 

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Next month, Cincinnati will host the 41st Annual Appalachian Studies Association Conference: Re-stitching the Seams: Appalachia Beyond Its Borders, sponsored by the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition. Nearly 40 percent of the population in our region is of Appalachian descent.

Plot Twist: From Politics To Political Thriller

Mar 19, 2018
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Gerrymandering, dark money and partisan politics. Major dysfunctions in our election system spurred David Pepper to begin writing political thrillers. The Ohio Democratic Party Chair's first book, "The People's House," follows a Russian plot to interfere with a U.S. election and put Republicans in power, and its release predates the 2016 election.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley accuses City Manager Harry Black of taking employees to a strip club during a business trip. The deal between FC Cincinnati and the West End appeared dead. Now, CPS kicks the ball back in FC's court. And the City of Cincinnati now pays nearly $50 million in interest on its debts each year.

Addiction: Shedding The Shame And Stigma

Mar 15, 2018
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While in college, Adi Jaffe began using and dealing drugs, which eventually resulted in his arrest and a year-long prison sentence. Then he began to rebuild his life. He went back to school, earning a Ph.D. from UCLA's doctoral program in psychology.

Staying Sober And The Role Of Recovery Housing

Mar 15, 2018
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The discussion about helping people addicted to opioids often focuses on getting them into treatment.  But experts in the field of recovery housing say the conversation needs to go farther, to lifelong sobriety.  They say recovery housing can provide the first foundation of support for staying clean and sober.

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Oakley, the West End or Newport? Much of FC Cincinnati’s recent focus has been on the West End, and the soccer team just sweetened its proposed deal to CPS for a stadium there. 

People's Liberty Has Two New Haile Fellows

Mar 13, 2018
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People’s Liberty Haile Fellowships provide a year-long civic sabbatical and a $100,000 award for two highly-motivated Greater Cincinnati residents to implement a project that will improve life in our community.

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley calls for City Manager Harry Black to resign. This comes just one day after Black forced an assistant police chief out of the job.

Joining us with the events unfolding today at City Hall are former City Council Member Kevin Flynn; WVXU City Hall reporter Jay Hanselman and Politics reporter Howard Wilkinson.

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A survey by the University of Cincinnati found that African-American adults in Greater Cincinnati are more likely than white adults to report they believe their race and their ability to pay or their type of health insurance negatively impacted the treatment they received from medical professionals.

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