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The Internet of things, or IoT, basically refers to the concept of connecting any electrical device to the internet, and to each other. 

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To launch its On the Ground series of reports on Cincinnati neighborhoods, writers and editors for Soapbox Media have spent the last several months looking at the past, present and future possibilities of Walnut Hills, one of Cincinnati's oldest neighborhoods. 

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The use of force by police officers has come under national scrutiny due to multiple recent police shootings. But tracking and reporting the number of times officers use force varies widely among police departments. 

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The 2017 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly convened on January 3. For the first time in state history, Republicans are in control of the Kentucky House, Senate and governorship. 

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The number of multiracial Americans is growing three times faster than the country’s population, according to the Pew Research Center. Seven percent of the U.S. population is considered multiracial. 

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From balancing your checkbook or monitoring your credit score to finding a new job or adjusting your investment allocation, there are several steps you can take now that will help improve your financial situation over the next year and years to come.

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With more workers delaying retirement, today's companies are faced with the challenge of managing employees from multiple generations, from Baby Boomers to members of Generation Z, each with its own set of worldviews, experiences and expectations.

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According to the Pew Research Center, adults 18-34 living with their parents is the most common living arrangement for the first time in the modern era. 

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Today is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a time individuals and communities across the country celebrate Dr. King and his legacy. 

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Note: This interview originally aired on August 15, 2016.

Judge Nathaniel Jones was the first African-American to be an assistant United States attorney in Ohio. He was an assistant general counsel for the Kerner Commission, which looked into the causes of the 1967 racial unrest in the U.S.   As NAACP general counsel he led the fight against school segregation. In 1979, he was nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit by President Jimmy Carter.

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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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Cincinnati has been hit hard by the heroin epidemic. At its worst last year, there were 174 overdoses over the course of six days. 

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In the summer of 2015, a team of archaeologists led by University of Cincinnati researchers discovered and excavated a Bronze Age warrior’s tomb in southwestern Greece. 

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Although attending college may seem like the status quo, not all stable and lucrative careers require a four-year college degree. 

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Human resources professionals will tell you there are plenty of job openings in Greater Cincinnati. But employers often have trouble finding the right employees for the jobs they have available. 

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