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As part of the Veterans Coming Home project, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CET is holding a town hall meeting on August 16 to address some of the many challenges faced by US service members as they transition to civilian life.

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In August 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African American boy, was kidnapped and murdered by two white men in Money, Mississippi for reportedly flirting with a white woman. An all-white, male jury acquitted the men, who later admitted their guilt.

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While it may be a struggle for some older adults to to attend concerts, lectures and other art events, it doesn'’t mean they lose their passion for the arts. 

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At least 14 states have banned high-interest payday lending, but providing these short-term, high-interest loans is still a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States. 

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During the school year, about eight out of ten kids are eligible for free and reduced school lunches; but each summer, tens of thousands of children in the Tri-State area are at risk for hunger. 

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The 2016 Summer Olympic Games commenced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil last Friday. The excitement for the games has been tempered by concerns over the Zika virus; with 166,000 suspected and confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus, the country is facing a Zika epidemic. 

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  Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth look at the developments behind the headlines.

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The 15th annual Ohio River Paddlefest takes place this Saturday. 

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While stress is a normal part of office life, too much of it can be counterproductive and cause serious problems. 

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Known for its panoramic view of downtown Cincinnati, the Metropolitan Club is a renowned private business club that has brought together diverse members throughout the years. 

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 The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will present its sixth annual Plant Trials Day symposium on August 18. 

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Founded by the Cincinnati School Board in 1966, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College was originally known as The Cincinnati Cooperative School of Technology.

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According to the National Science + Math Initiative, only 44 percent of U.S. high school graduates are ready for college-level math and 36 percent are ready for college-level science. 

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The conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia are done, the candidates have hit the campaign trail and the dash to November 8 is fully underway. 

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