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The jury is set in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing in the shooting death of Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. Opening statements are currently scheduled for Thursday morning. Following that, the prosecution will begin calling witnesses. WVXU reporter and digital editor Tana Weingartner joins us for an update. 

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Last month Interact for Health began releasing results of the 2017 Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey (CHSS). This survey, conducted every few years since 1999 (most recently in 2013) is the largest, most comprehensive health survey of our region, covering 22 counties and more than 4,000 interviews.

Boot Camp For New Dads

Jun 7, 2017
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When you bring home a new baby the first few months are a test of endurance and strength. It's almost as if you need a boot camp before you're ready for all that parenthood hurls at you. For new fathers, part of the challenge can be in figuring out how to provide support for mom. But fathers need support as well.

African-American Chamber of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky celebrating 20 years.
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The African-American Chamber of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. 

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Marketing studies have shown that in today's digital, always-connected world, more consumers are searching for experiences rather than just products. This shift calls for companies and marketers to employ creative content and storytelling that drives and sustains customer experiences rather than describe the value of specific products or services.

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U.S. doctors are slowly turning to digital pathology to more accurately diagnose and treat cancer.

In April 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved digital microscopes for use in primary cancer diagnosis. This is the process of scanning conventional glass slides to create a virtual image. That image can be easily transferred anyplace in the world for a second opinion. Complete with a computer algorithm, the machine can also see patterns a pathologist may not be able to pick out.

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Queen City Flash, sponsored by Cradle Cincinnati, is a community-centric theater company dedicated to open access to the arts. 

Not Enough Children Get To See The Dentist

Jun 5, 2017
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Dental care remains the number one unmet health care need among Ohio's children, according to findings from state health officials. A new bill introduced by two state senators aims to improve access to care among Ohioans in need. Senate Bill 98 would create a license for a mid-level care provider called a Dental Therapist. But the bill has strong opponents with concerns that dental therapists will not have enough training to safely perform surgical procedures.

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The continuing opioid crisis in our region moved Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine to file a lawsuit against five major prescription drug manufacturers Wednesday.

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Genetic testing is being used more frequently to help physicians prescribe medications that will prove most effective based on an individual patient's genetic makeup. 

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The number of breweries in the U.S. has grown by the thousands in recent years. In the fast-growing craft beer industry, the demand for experienced brewers is high. In response Cincinnati State Technical and Community College has launched the region's first college degree program in brewing. 

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Privatizing the City of Cincinnati's parking system was a key issue when John Cranley was running for mayor in 2013. He opposed the idea, and the plan to privatize eventually fell through. But parking in the city, and how much money the system should generate, is still a contentious issue.

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Kids4Peace is an international interfaith youth movement that began in Jerusalem 14 years ago. Kids4Peace Cincinnati is one of just eight American cities that sponsor local and regional camping experiences.

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Update 2 p.m. Shortly after Cincinnati Edition aired, Judge Leslie Ghiz vacated her order restricting media access during the Tensing retrial.

Original Post: Judge Leslie Ghiz is delaying jury selection in the retrial of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for the shooting death of Sam DuBose during a 2015 traffic stop. The first trial ended in a hung jury in November.

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In March, 2014, Hamilton County Park rangers at the Oak Glen Nature Preserve discovered an underground pipeline running through the preserve had ruptured, releasing approximately 20,000 gallons of crude oil. Cleanup began almost immediately and most of the oil was recovered, but the preserve's habitat was severely damaged and restoration efforts are still underway.

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