Cincinnati Edition

Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Summer movie season: blockbusters, drive-ins and more

  Summer movies tend to come on strong...at least the trailers and hype usually shout “blockbuster.” But what can we expect from the films being released this summer? And what is the ultimate summer movie experience: hitting an IMAX; piling the family in the car and finding one of the few drive-ins still in operation; being able to enjoy dinner during the show; or will any multiplex do? Contributing Film Editor for Cincinnati CityBeat and Dayton CityPaper, tt stern-enzi, and WVXU Entertainment Contributor Larry Thomas take a look at what’'s in store for movie-goers this summer. For more movie reviews and information, check out the Movie Review Query Engine.

Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

35 Years of The Beast at King's Island

Cincinnati Magazine, by Jeremy Kramer

  At one-and-a-half miles long, The Beast at Kings Island is the world'’s longest wooden roller coaster and is typically cited as one of the top coasters in the world. It opened in 1979 - and to mark its 35th anniversary and nearly 49 million rides - freelance writer Lisa Murtha put together Screeeeeeam!, an oral history of The Beast, for the June issue of Cincinnati Magazine. She joins us along with roller coaster enthusiast Carl Eichelman, who holds the record for the most rides on The Beast (he stopped counting at 4,400), to share the story of the coaster that has entertained and thrilled millions.

Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments - aka OKI - updates local projects

OKI is involved in many projects, including the Brent Spence Bridge.
Michael Keating

  

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Focus on Technology
1:45 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Smart people come together to slow down puberty

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Why are girls hitting puberty earlier. Last fall Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center researchers blamed obesity. Are there other causes? At the time, Children's lead investigator Dr. Frank Biro said environmental and physiological factors also play a role.

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