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Public radio fans just don'’t listen, they read. A lot. Which is why 91.7 WVXU is introducing our newest locally-produced program, The Book Club @91.7. The show, produced and hosted by Mark Perzel, premiers Saturday, October 11, and airs every Saturday morning at 7:00 AM on 91.7, 88.5 WMUB, online at wvxu.org and via our free mobile app.

  LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) youth are dramatically over-represented in the homeless youth population. Across the country, from 25 to 40% of homeless youth identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. A program designed to educate the public, reduce the problem and help these severely at-risk kids stay off the streets was recently introduced in Cincinnati. The National LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Prevention Initiative, led by the U.S.

  With just over four weeks to go before the November mid-term elections, candidates and political action groups are pulling out all the stops, spending heavily in order to reach and win over as many potential voters as possible. Some races already look easy to call while others are still hotly contested. And control of the U. S. Senate is still up for grabs. Political Junkie Ken Rudin is with us again to share his thoughts on how the candidates are doing.

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It may not be too long before your co-worker is a robot. That robot might eventually take your job, according to this video.

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  On Saturday, June 15 of last year, the day before Father’'s Day, Richard Evans was shot multiple times in his Hartwell pizzeria, Cosmic Pizza. His wife and three small children were in the shop with him at the time. Evans died of his wounds just outside the pizzeria, his wife Ornuma “Ao” by his side.

  Later this month, Cincinnati's Playhouse in the Park is presenting the world premiere of Safe House, by playwright Keith Josef Adkins.

  The elevator video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancé and the outcry it generated has once again brought the all-too-common problem of domestic violence into the spotlight. One in four women in the United States will be victims of domestic violence in their lifetime. Physical and sexual attacks are often involved, but intimidation, emotional abuse and controlling behavior are all forms of domestic violence.

  David Wecker is one of Cincinnati’'s long-time storytellers, having spent more than 20 years writing for The Cincinnati Post and The Kentucky Post. He has also authored several books, co-hosted a radio show, and now with his company BrandFlick, continues telling stories. David Wecker joins us to discuss his latest book, Square Pegs: Stories about Everything and Nothing, a collection from the columns he wrote for The Post newspapers.

  Frank Lenz was a young man who left his Pittsburgh home in 1892 intending to cycle around the world on what was then a new-fangled "pneumatic safety" bike, a prototype of the modern bicycle. But Lenz mysteriously disappeared in Turkey two years into his epic journey. Mark Perzel talked with author David Herlihy about his book on Frank Lenz, The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance.

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