Cincinnati Edition

The men and women who serve in our military, and their families,  face a variety of challenges and changes in their lives, during active duty time and after service members return from deployment and reintegrate back into more normal routines.

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act into law, with a goal of creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities through inclusion in the workplace, in schools, and in the community. As the nation celebrates the Americans with Disabilities Act’'s 25th anniversary, we discuss the legal, societal and personal aspects of the law.

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990, we continue our discussion of the ADA and its affect on the daily lives of individuals and families.

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  Ohio Governor John Kasich announces his presidential candidacy today, his second bid for the White House.  He enters an already-crowded field, becoming the 16th candidate to officially jump into the race. 

Leanne Brown’s cookbook, GOOD AND CHEAP: Eat Well on $4/Day, is a handy guide for anyone who wants to prepare nutritious, good-tasting recipes. But it is especially useful for low-income individuals and families. Ms. Brown believes kitchen skills, and not budget, are the key to great, wholesome food.  And she has made her book available to families in need across the country. 

As beautiful as the animals are, deer have become not just a nuisance but a real danger in many neighborhoods, especially during mating season. Over-population and dwindling natural habitat have forced more deer into yards and out onto roads and highways, and they are an increasing cause of vehicle accidents across the country. But there seems to be little consensus on the proper way to control deer populations. 

Beginning with only eleven students and a staff of three Sisters of Charity, a young priest, Father Henry Waldhaus, embarked on a mission which would produce the first accredited high school for the deaf in Ohio. This year, St. Rita School for the Deaf is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Each year hundreds of thousands of inmates are released from American prisons. It is often extremely difficult for these individuals to re-integrate into society, and one of the main obstacles they face is finding gainful employment.

    

The Cincinnati and Hamilton County park systems, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Boone County Arboretum, the Civic Garden Center, Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, our region is blessed with a wealth of public gardens, parks, woods and green spaces.

  Pluto has fascinated astronomers and science-fiction writers since its discovery in 1930. And today, after traveling nine years and more than three billion miles, the New Horizons space probe is providing us with the our first close-up look at Pluto and its nearest moon, Charon. 

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