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

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This week twenty years ago our region experienced one of the worst floods in modern history. While river communities in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana suffered, the hardest hit was the city of Falmouth, Kentucky

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The recent stretch of unseasonably-warm weather has been enjoyable, but the trees and plants that are coming up and producing buds much earlier than normal may be damaged when temperatures drop down to below freezing again.

Meadowlane Farms

Farm animals are increasingly becoming sources of deadly microorganisms like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and that drug-resistant bacteria could be traveling from the farm to your table.

Science Journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer, in an article written for Scientific American, visited three Indiana hog farms last year and witnessed, in two of the cases, crowded barns and special feed laced with antibiotics.

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According to a 2013 study by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute for Literacy, 21 percent of adults in the United States read below a 5th grade level. Millions of adults can barely read at all.

Helping Teen Moms

Feb 27, 2017
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While the national rate of teenage pregnancies has declined over the past two decades, the latest U.S. Department of Health & Human Services statistics show there is still a birth rate of 24.2 per 1,000 among women ages 15-19. These young mothers often struggle with the many demands and hardships of raising a child.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. Joining us to discuss this week's top stories are City Hall reporter for The Cincinnati Enquirer, Sharon Coolidge; WCPO.com/WCPO Insider investigative reporter Hillary Lake; River City News Editor and Publisher Michael Monks; WVXU City Hall reporter Jay Hanselman; and WVXU reporter and local host of All Things Considered, Bill Rinehart.

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The Trump administration has been in place now for just over one month, though it seems, much, much longer. President Trump has already signed more than two dozen executive actions, fired and replaced his National Security Advisor, and ramped-up his battle with the media and the court system.

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Most of us have experienced walking into a room and then forgetting why we came in, misplacing our keys or not being able to immediately recall a friend's name. Having these so-called senior moments is fairly common, but they can be troubling. There are ways to keep your mind sharp and help prevent memory lapses.

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From The Honeymooners to Modern Family, Good Times to Black-ish, Seinfeld to the Simpsons, television comedies have changed and evolved to both reflect and influence current American culture.

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The Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival is a week-long celebration of diversity and our shared humanity through compelling filmmaking. 

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Last December, the University of Cincinnati's Board of Trustees voted to select Neville Pinto as UC’s 30th president. 

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This year marks the 25th Annual Barrows Lecture Series at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. Since 1993, the zoo has invited naturalists and scientists to speak on wildlife issues and global conservation efforts. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we review and discuss the people, stories and events that are affecting the Tri-state. 

Department of Veterans Affairs

As investigations continue at many Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across the country, Dr.

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Dr. Clarence Newsome will step down from his position as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center at the end of March. 

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