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Author Patricia Schultz has almost four million copies of her 1,000 Places to See Before You Die books now in print. She recently released an updated third edition of "1,000 Places to See in the United States & Canada Before You Die," a collection of the many fun, interesting and diverse destinations to be found virtually in our own backyard. She talked with Mark Heyne about this latest edition and how she discovered the places and events she included in her must-see list. 

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This Friday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will present the world premier of the exhibition, Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu. The exhibition commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through the photographs of Matthew Willman

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The water crisis in Flint, Michigan last year raised awareness of the severe health damage caused by the lack of clean water. And while most communities in the Unites States take clean water for granted, according to a government Indian Health Service report, about 7.5 percent of Native American and Alaska Native homes did not have safe drinking water or basic sanitation as of 2013.

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The extensive care provided to the Cincinnati Zoo's premature baby hippo Fiona highlights the excellent medical attention the approximately 2,000 zoo animals receive. The zoo has its own veterinarian team, and when extra-ordinary treatment is needed, the zoo calls on local doctors and other medical providers for their expertise.

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Jon Else was series producer and cinematographer for the groundbreaking civil rights television series, Eyes on the Prize. The series told the story from the point of view of ordinary people inside the civil rights movement, mostly African American.

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. This week we'll get an update on the review of taxpayer money spent by the Center for Closing the Health Gap and hear details from the state audit of the Cincinnati Parks Department. We'll also take a look at bills coming out of the Kentucky General Assembly, the top stories in Northern Kentucky, and college basketball.

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Sixteen years ago, after retiring as a math teacher, Linda Neenan founded iSPACE, The STEM Learning Place. The non-profit provides engaging Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs to schools, families and the community.

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Eldridge "Redge" Hanes, entrepreneur, Vietnam veteran, politician and author (under the name E.C. Hanes), has just released his latest book, Justice by Another Name.

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Journalist and author Wendy Williams has had a lifelong love affair with horses and has focused her new book on the unique and centuries-old relationship between man and horse.

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Successful business leaders understand how important their company brand is to future and sustainable growth. And they realize that building and maintaining a strong brand identity is not the job of just the marketing department – every employee should understand and reinforce the brand.

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The diagnosis of mental disorders is largely based on looking at a patient's history to determine signs and symptoms that, collectively, lead to a recognizable syndrome. Symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, can include hyperactivity, fidgeting, trouble focusing or the need to get up frequently. But youth at risk for bipolar disorder often initially present signs of having ADHD.

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The term "fake news" has become common during the last several months, as the public's trust in the mass media continues to decline. The internet, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and podcasts have all dramatically changed the way people get their news. 

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The Center for Closing the Health Gap was created in 2004 to help improve the health of the poor and uninsured in Cincinnati through education, training and community outreach. Over the last decade the city has provided almost $3.8 million in funding to the nonprofit.  

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The Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI), founded 50 years ago, is comprised of local governments, businesses and community groups. The goal is to collaboratively improve the quality of life in the Cincinnati region. 

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

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