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It's back to school time.  For some kids, it will be the first time away from home and in the classroom. It can be a difficult experience, according to librarian Amy Schardein.

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More than 200,000 US service members return to civilian life each year. For many veterans, and their families, that transition is filled with challenges. 

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As part of the Veterans Coming Home project, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CET is holding a town hall meeting on August 16 to address some of the many challenges faced by US service members as they transition to civilian life.

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The U.S. Department of Education uses the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, to determine an individual’'s eligibility for federal student aid, including low-cost loans, grants and work-study programs. The FAFSA may also determine eligibility for state and school aid.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau’'s 2012 American Community Survey, the City of Cincinnati has the second highest child poverty rate in the nation, with 53.1% of children living below the poverty line. And people all across our region are facing hard economic times, 18% of the Cincinnati tristate population now lives in poverty. WCPO recently launched a year-long series to explore childhood poverty in our region: the causes, efforts to reduce poverty rates and what day-to-day life is like for those in need.

Covington library completes massive renovation

Jan 3, 2014

The Covington Branch of the Kenton County Library has recently undergone a massive remodeling, inside and out, of the 39-year old facility on the corner of 5th and Scott. Executive Director Dave Schroeder joins Anne Arenstein to talk about the renovations, what’s new inside the building and some of the expanded resources available there for the community.