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Many of us think we need to wait until our kids are old enough to “get it” before having the money talk. But research shows you actually can start the conversation much earlier. The research also shows the biggest influence on a child’s financial behavior is mom and dad. So, when and how do you start?

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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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Last November, Cincinnati voters approved a $48 million levy for Cincinnati Public Schools, part of which will be used to increase access to quality preschool. When the first classes start in August, an additional 2,000 Cincinnati three-  and four-year-olds will start attending subsidized preschool as part of the expansion program. The goal is 6,000 children in five years.

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Millions of kids in the United States have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It’s a mental disorder that makes it difficult to concentrate, pay attention, be organized and remember details.

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One-time Cincinnati Post photographer Robert Clark is now an acclaimed freelance photographer who often goes on assignment for National Geographic

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Community paramedicine is an emerging health care practice that provides follow-up and preventative services to those in need. The practice is becoming more widespread across the country, and usually includes people in rural areas and frequent 911 callers, often uninsured people with chronic conditions and with barriers to regular medical care. It is also being used with positive results in cases of drug overdoses.

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Working to evolve from an industrial city to one that can grow and thrive in today's economy, Dayton, Ohio faces many of the same economic and social challenges as other cities across the country, including police-community relations, poverty and the opioid crisis.

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While the majority of individuals who don’t have access to safe and secure housing are in their situations due to economic reasons, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 20 to 25 percent of the homeless population in the United States suffers from some form of severe mental illness.

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According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2011-2015 American Community Survey, 18.5 percent of people in Kentucky live below the poverty level. One of the challenges to reducing poverty is for communities to provide access to affordable housing.

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Founded in 2003, the nonprofit organization StoryCorps has given more than 100,000 Americans the chance to record interviews about their lives, pass wisdom from one generation to the next, and leave a legacy for the future. It is the largest single collection of human voices ever gathered.

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From the days of wooden bleachers and playing fields put together in a matter of weeks for a few thousand dollars to today’s massive stadiums that can run into the billions to build, the design of the ballpark has been ever evolving. 

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Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition, we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines. This week we discuss what is now known about the shooting that took place inside Cameo nightclub last weekend. We'll also get a run-down on legislation that came out of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

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The failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, revelations of an FBI investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, unfounded claims former President Obama wire-tapped Trump Tower and turmoil within the Republican party. 

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Cincinnati's news and entertainment weekly CityBeat releases its 21st-annual Best of Cincinnati© issue today. Each year CityBeat readers and staff pick what they consider to be the best of the Tri-state, the people places and things that add to the vitality and character of our region, in hundreds of different categories.

The Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam was created to give young people a forum to speak out and to be heard. Started in Chicago in 2001, Louder Than a Bomb is the largest youth poetry slam in the world. The poetry contest was brought to Cincinnati in 2015, enabling young people in our region to hear one another’s stories and share experiences through spoken word performances.

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