C is for Clang, E is for Eek, and Y is for Yoink in the fun new book from author and bestselling illustrator Adam F. Watkins, R IS FOR ROBOT: A Noisy Alphabet. The key word in the title of this alphabet book is noisy, as a team of robots constructs each letter of the alphabet using cranes, pulleys, hammers and drills. The robots get the job done, but none too quietly - a fact that will delight young readers and lucky adults who get to read along with them. Adam Watkins joins us to talk about his work and career.
Greater Cincinnati has had a leading role in dozens of major motion pictures. And film crews had just wrapped up Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, when we learned that Miles Aheadwill be filmed here this summer. The movie about jazz innovator and trumpeter Miles Davis will star Don Cheadle. Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission Executive Director Kristen Erwin Schlotman and Lenore Zerman, one of the producers on Miles Ahead, talk about why our region is attractive to movie producers and what the film industry means to the local economy.
Recent outbreaks of mumps and measles in Ohio highlight the debate over vaccinations against such diseases. People choosing not to vaccinate their children are helping diseases once thought eradicated to make a comeback across the United States. Dr. Marilyn Crumpton, director of School and Adolescent Health for the Cincinnati Health Department; Dr.