Cincinnati Edition

  The relationships between local police and the people in the areas they serve have been under ever-closer scrutiny during the year, with calls for greater oversight and reforms increasing with each new incident involving possible excessive force by police officers. An upcoming Northern Kentucky Forum will address police community relations and explore the measures local police departments have enacted to build trust in their communities.

  Since it was founded in 2008, The Northern Kentucky Forum has conducted more than 50 public affairs events, exploring a range of political, economic, health, education and social issues.

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The U.S. Government is perfecting a new search engine that will uncover illegal activity, not found by commercial search engines. The search engine is called Memex and DARPA is developing it.

Wired.com reports 17 different contractor teams are working with DARPA

The Strive Partnership recently released its sixth annual report on the state of schools in our urban core, which looks at Cincinnati Public Schools and the Newport and Covington school districts.

After a four-year break, the internationally-acclaimed Cincinnati Flower Show returns this year, and at a new location, Yeatman’'s Cove. Founded in December 1989 by the Cincinnati Flower and Garden Show Society (now the Cincinnati Horticultural Society), the Show debuted in April 1990. Today the show spans five days and features garden and floral exhibits, special events, lectures, food, and innovative ideas for anyone who wants to do something a bit different or special in their own landscapes and gardens.

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  Owners of electric vehicles have more opportunities to get a re-charge in Greater Cincinnati with the addition of five new charging stations. Ann Thompson joins us for details. 

 

  Spring not only brings blooming flowers and warmer weather, it’'s also the high season for swindles and scams, from bogus quick tax refund offers to door-to-door solicitors with seemingly great deals on home and yard repairs. Amber Hunt, consumer advocate reporter with The Cincinnati Enquirer is back with us to discuss the paper'’s watchdog efforts and some of the more common scams and frauds to be on the lookout for, especially at this time of year.

If you would like to report a complaint, call 513-768-8833 weekdays between 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM, or visit Cincinnati.com/CallForAction.

Provided, Soapbox Media, by Scott Beseler

  One of Cincinnati’'s oldest neighborhoods, Price Hill, was once praised as the city'’s most popular and distinctive suburb. Commonly divided into East Price Hill, West Price Hill, and Lower Price Hill, the area covers over 6 square miles. Like many neighborhoods, Price Hill has experienced its ups and downs, but its residents are proactive in targeting problems and working together to make their community a better place to live.

  The film documentary “Making IT” takes an in-depth look at what it means to have a successful career as an artist. The film explores the path to success through the eyes of students, working professionals and artists who are at the top of their fields.

  Carl Richards is a certified financial planner and a columnist for the New York Times. In his latest book, Richards shares the one question that should be at the heart of your personal finance strategy: “Why is money important to me?” 

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