Cincinnati Edition

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  Cincinnati’s Kenner Products introduced the Easy-Bake® Oven in 1963, and it quickly became one of the most popular toys in history. Who didn’t make, or taste, one of those tiny cakes? In time to celebrate its 50th birthday, Toy Historian Tod Coopee has written a definitive history of the iconic toy, Light Bulb Baking: A History of the Easy-Bake® Oven. He joins us to talk about the innovation and history of the Easy-Bake® Oven, and why it’s still so popular today.

Cover art by Matt Zory

Cincinnati Pops

  

Cincinnati Pops

 

Conductor John Morris Russell joins Cincinnati Edition to talk about music celebrating the Christmas season, the Ring CD project and Holidays with the Pops.

 

  Cincinnati’s new mayor and city council were sworn in Sunday, and, as expected, most of their focus this week has been on the streetcar. Just yesterday, council voted to suspend construction while an audit is done to determine the costs involved in continuing or abandoning the project. We hear arguments for stopping the project from Vice Mayor David Mann and Council Member Kevin Flynn.

City of Cincinnati

  P.G. Sittenfeld and Chris Seelbach are among the Cincinnati City Council members who want to see the streetcar move forward. We hear why they believe it would be unwise to abandon the streetcar project at this point.

Social Security and You

Dec 4, 2013

  An estimated 163 million workers are covered under Social Security, yet most of those individuals aren’t really sure what the system means for them, when they should begin collecting Social Security, how their retirement age affects their benefits, or how much money each month they will receive under the program.

Holiday Dining

Dec 3, 2013

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