Impact Cincinnati

Every day life in Greater Cincinnati is impacted by ideas, decisions and debates throughout the tri-state community. Impact Cincinnati delved deeper into the issues and events taking place and shaping our community dialogue. Its final show aired May 30, 2013. Below you will find the programs broadcast since August, 2012.

An additional archive of past Impact Cincinnati programs can be found here.

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Impact Cincinnati
10:26 am
Thu December 27, 2012

Impact Cincinnati for January 3, 2013

Dr. Bonnie Brehm, Dr. Randy Seely and Sunnie Southern in the WVXU studios

For many of us, each new year brings a new resolve to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle. It’s not easy, but with the dramatic rise of obesity in the U.S., it’s critical we try.

Join us Thursday morning January 3 at 9:20, as we discuss the right way to lose weight and eat better. You can send your questions to We’re also on Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU.

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Impact Cincinnati
9:24 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Impact Cincinnati for December 20, 2012

Georgine Getty, Marcie and Lisa Desmarais in the WVXU studios

One of the fastest growing segments of the homeless population is families with children, nationally and here in Greater Cincinnati. During the recent recession many parents have become homeless suddenly and unexpectedly, and now struggle to take care of their children while trying to get back on their feet.

Our guests on Impact Cincinnati this week are Executive Director of Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, Georgine Getty, and Family Promise of Northern Kentucky Executive Director, Lisa Desmarais.

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Impact Cincinnati
11:05 am
Mon December 10, 2012

Impact Cincinnati: Heroin Abuse

Dr. Mark Kalfas, Bill Mark and Sgt. Chris Conners in the WVXU studios

December 13, 2012

Greater Cincinnati has experienced a dramatic rise in heroin abuse over the last few years, with devastating results to addicts, their families and to the community. Heroin is responsible for an increase in crime, overdoses, and the need for prevention and treatment programs.

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Impact Cincinnati
12:52 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Impact Cincinnati: Cincinnati Dining

Polly Campbell, Courtney Tsitouris and Donna Covrett in the WVXU studios.

December 6, 2012

Going out to dinner should always be an enjoyable experience, and that’s especially true when friends and family gather to celebrate the holidays. If you’re looking for an evening to remember, or the perfect place to take out-of-town guests, Greater Cincinnati offers plenty of options.

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Impact Cincinnati
10:15 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Impact Cincinnati for November 29, 2012

Sheriff-Elect Jim Neil and Chief Deputy-Elect Mark Schoonover in the WVXU studios

Throughout the lives of many local residents, only one man has been in charge of policing in Hamilton County. But after 25 years, Simon Leis is retiring, and there will soon be a new sheriff in town. Jim Neil takes over as Hamilton County sheriff in January.

Tune in Thursday morning November 29 at 9:20 as we talk with Sheriff-Elect Jim Neil and Chief Deputy-Elect Mark Schoonover. You can send your questions to We’re also on Facebook and Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU.

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