Cincinnati Edition

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  • Hosted by Dan Hurley

Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

You can join the discussion with decision-makers, authors, and voices from around the region and beyond by calling 513 419-7100, emailing talk@wvxu.org, and messaging through Facebook and Twitter.

Support for Cincinnati Edition comes from The Johnson Foundation, Dick Rosenthal, and The Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation, U.S. Bank Trustee.

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Jim Nolan / WVXU

A father of five sits in federal custody, facing deportation to the African nation of Mauritania. His family says slavery awaits him, and even the risk of death in his home country. Amadou Sow is one 70,000 Afro-Mauritanians exiled from their country after a war that started in 1989. And now he is one of seven Mauritanians in federal custody in Morrow County, Ohio.

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Courtesy Sarah van Gelder

In her book, The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000 Mile Journey Through a New America, YES! Magazine Co-Founder and Columnist Sarah van Gelder brings to light the people and communities working to make a difference, who are putting in the time and effort to get things done.

How To Fix Cincinnati's Poverty Problem?

Oct 10, 2018
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Al Behrman / AP

According to American Community Survey estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, Cincinnati had one of the biggest poverty rate increases among America's largest cities over the last decade. In 2017, Cincinnati's poverty rate was 27.7 percent, up 4.2 points from 2007.

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Albert Casare / Cincinnati Enquirer

Alabama Fishbar, a neighborhood anchor at the corner of Race and Liberty streets, will be the site for redevelopment in Over-the-Rhine.

Is Communal Living Making A Comeback?

Oct 8, 2018
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Courtesy McGregor House

On a recent Sunday night, The McGregor House in Mt. Auburn is having an open dinner with their housemates and guests from the nearby Brewster house. Both homes are intentional living communities, houses where multiple adults live together in a purposeful way.

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Jim Nolan / WVXU

Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot Isaac asks city council to hire more officers. The first public poll in the Congressional race between Steve Chabot and Aftab Pureval shows Chabot with the lead. A backlog at the state crime lab in Kentucky delays thousands of cases pending DNA testing. Local organizations and developers commit to bringing black-owned businesses to Over-the-Rhine. And a veteran Cincinnati television reporter looks back at a 45-year broadcast news career.

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Courtesy of The University of Cincinnati

Traditional gender categorizations are deeply embedded in Jewish culture and Jewish conceptions of masculinity have made a profound impact on wider culture.

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Unemployment is the lowest it's been in more than a decade, yet approximately 65 million Americans are in low-paid service jobs.

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Saul Loeb / AP

The bitter fight over Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court has overshadowed other recent political news, including President Trump's address to the United Nations, a possible second U.S.-North Korea summit and the fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

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Jim Nolan / WVXU

Maribel Trujillo Diaz, who was deported in April, 2017, returns home to Fairfield. According to her attorneys, Trujillo recently reunited with her family after 17 months of separation. A news release says she was "returned to the United States from Mexico to attend her ongoing immigration hearings at the Cleveland Immigration Court."

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Amazon

Fall is starting off with a drop in temperatures and heavy rains so working in your yard and garden could prove more of a chore over the next couple of weeks.

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Courtesy of Cincinnati Museum Center

The City of Cincinnati's Kenyon Barr project called for the creation of a center for light industry in the lower portion of the West End. In the late 1950s, the city purchased and razed more than 2,000 structures and resold the property to private developers to create the neighborhood now known as Queensgate. The project displaced more than 20,000 residents, 97 percent of whom were African-Americans and largely low-income.

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Dan Danko / WVXU

The demand for more wireless broadband access seems to increase each month. To help meet that demand, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is reallocating a portion of the broadcast spectrum used by television stations to make it available for use by wireless carriers.

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Jennifer Merritt / WVXU

Greater Cincinnati not only has a vibrant and growing arts, cultural and entertainment scene, it's also an amazing place to discover life in the great outdoors. And the 15th annual Great Outdoor Weekend, September 29 and 30, is the perfect opportunity to explore all our region has to offer.

Lots To Debate In This Week's Top Stories

Sep 21, 2018
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Jim Nolan / WVXU

Wednesday night the two major party candidates for Ohio governor, Democrat Richard Cordray and Republican Mike DeWine, had their first of three scheduled debates before the November 6 election. Downticket races aren't receiving as much attention as the race for governor, but in November Ohio voters will also choose the next Attorney General, State Auditor, Secretary of State and State Treasurer.

Dayton's Road To Recovery

Sep 19, 2018
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TY GREENLEES / DAYTON DAILY NEWS STAFF

Like many smaller post-industrial cities, Dayton, Ohio, was hit hard by the Great Recession and continues efforts to transform its business and employee base to meet the needs of our new tech economy. The city also suffers a high poverty rate and has been battling the ongoing opioid crisis.

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The Ohio midterm elections are not only important in deciding the next governor and congressional representatives.

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Today you can buy pretty much anything, from anywhere. And thanks to hundreds of shopper comparison sites, you can typically find the best price and fastest delivery available.

Provided/ National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

This month, the exhibit MANDELA: THE JOURNEY TO UBUNTU returned to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center as part of a year-long international celebration of the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth.

ArtsWave Associate Director of Community Campaign & New Business Janice Liebenberg grew up in South Africa during Apartheid. She recently spoke with Cincinnati Edition's Dan Hurley about what life was like during the institutionalized racial segregation that existed in South Africa until the early 1990s.

Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival

The Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival debuts September 26 to 30. Formerly the Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival, the Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival is organized by LADD, a local non-profit that supports adults with disabilities, and presents stories that celebrate the human spirit.

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