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Elder abuse is a problem that affects hundreds of thousands of elderly individuals in the form of physical, sexual, psychological, financial abuse, exploitation and neglect. To help protect the elderly in Kentucky, last November then-Governor Steve Beshear signed an emergency regulation, effective as of the first of this year, requiring 1,300 health care providers for the elderly to obtain national background checks for new employees.

This interview originally aired April 16, 2015.

  Jon Cohen is a correspondent with Science magazine and author of several books, including Almost Chimpanzee: Searching for What Makes Us Human, In Rainforests, Labs, Sanctuaries, and Zoos. He spoke recently with Thane Maynard from the Cincinnati Zoo about his interest in wildlife and his recent article called Zoo Futures.

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  The Wizard of Oz” is coming to Covington. The movie premiered more than 75 years ago, and the story still delights today. Later this month, The Carnegie is presenting a lightly-staged production based on the classic MGM film. This will be the first production at The Carnegie to combine the work of the gallery, education and theatre departments.

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Cincinnati'’s 52 diverse neighborhoods are coming together for a first-ever competition: the Cincinnati Neighborhood Games. All residents, regardless of age and economic status, are welcome to participate in up to 20 events, such as the 40-yard dash, hula-hoop endurance, limbo, chess and ping pong.

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This is a big year for politics, nationwide, and here at home, from the Hamilton County Commission race to the race for the White House.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of death and disease in the United States. Cigarette smoking kills more than 480,000 Americans each year.

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Breweries around the country are outdoing one another when it comes to going green.  No longer is giving spent grain to farmers the sole solution.   Companies are now looking at the entire sustainable picture, investing in expensive energy systems and changing ingredients.

WBUR details a few examples in "Survival of the Greenest Beer?"

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Cincinnati Edition is taking a break, we'll be back with new live shows on January 4. Please tune-in at 1:00 weekdays for our special holiday programming. 

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Traumatic brain injuries are a major cause of death and disability in the United States, contributing to about 30 percent of all injury deaths. Those who survive a brain injury may face short-term effects lasting a few days to disabilities which could last the rest of their lives.

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An outdoor public history exhibition, Look Here!, now on display in Over the Rhine uses dozens of historic photographs to tell the neighborhood’'s story. The photographs, which are mounted at sites throughout OTR, depict scenes dating from the late nineteenth century through the 1940's. The project was funded by a People'’s Liberty grant.

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