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The Beyond Civility project allows citizens and civic leaders to meet and explore the barriers and bridges to effective dialogue. At Beyond Civility's Back-to-Back programs, high profile advocates of opposing positions on a legal or social issue agree to speak convincingly on behalf of the other side’s views. It's a challenging exercise, but one that fosters understanding and respect for those who hold different viewpoints.

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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 look at the deportation case of a woman who had been living in Fairfield, the latest infant mortality statistics for our region, how Ohio's medical marijuana industry is shaping up for investors and potential growers and other top stories.

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Life Learning Center in Covington provides an integrated series of learning and care programs to help at-risk individuals in Greater Cincinnati escape poverty and reach their full potential.

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Joseph House in Over-the-Rhine serves veterans suffering from addiction through treatment and recovery programs designed to promote healthy, sustainable lifestyles and reintegration into the community. Through a variety of programs such as chemical addiction treatment, transitional housing, sober living skills development, relationship counseling and employment assistance, Joseph House helps its clients develop and maintain independence and provides them with the tools to maximize their long-term success.

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Maria Hinojosa is anchor and executive producer of the long-running weekly NPR show, Latino USA, and anchor of the talk show, Maria Hinojosa: One-on-One, from WGBH/La Plaza. She is also founder of the Futuro Media Group, which she created to tell the stories that are overlooked or under reported by traditional media outlets.

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Searching online for information, for everything from people to products, services to how-to instructional videos, has become second nature to most of us by now. But with so much information available online, it's often difficult for companies and service providers to break through the clutter and get noticed. 

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The loss of a woman's breasts to cancer can take an emotional and psychological toll and affect how she views herself as a woman. Photographer Charise Isis founded the Grace Project to empower women who have had mastectomies, creating portraits showing the strength and beauty of cancer survivors.

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Ft. Washington Way connects I-71 to I-75, but it serves as a barrier between downtown and the riverfront. When the highway was constructed, foundations were installed to allow four blocks above Ft. Washington Way to be decked-over, connecting downtown with The Banks and riverfront.

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Covington has been busy expanding its business base by using incentives and local amenities to attract companies from both inside and outside the region. One example is pharmaceutical and biotechnology company CTI, which recently relocated its headquarters from Blue Ash to Covington.

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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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