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There's no doubt college is getting more expensive. It's up 260 percent from 35 years ago, according to the College Board.

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The American Cancer Society estimates 65,340 new cases of kidney cancer (42,680 in men and 22,660 in women) will occur this year. About 14,970 people (10,010 men and 4,960 women) will die from the disease. Kidney cancer is among the 10 most common cancers in both men and women.

How To Steer Clear Of Foodborne Illnesses

Aug 7, 2018
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Early this summer there was a multi-state outbreak of E. coli from romaine lettuce. That was followed in late July by a massive recall of products including Goldfish and Ritz crackers due to potential salmonella contamination. And just last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service issued a public health alert about dozens of beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products that may have been contaminated with the Cyclospora parasite.

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African-Americans have the highest mortality rate for all cancers combined. The disease is the second-leading cause of death among Native Americans over 45. Asian-Americans have the highest rates of liver and stomach cancers. While Hispanics and Latinos have lower incidence and death rates for most common cancers than whites, they are more likely to be diagnosed with advanced stages of disease.

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Sony Pictures Entertainment has posted a trailer for Gillian Anderson's "UFO" movie, which flew under the radar when filmed here last December.

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Researchers at the University of Cincinnati's College of Medicine and Children's Hospital have discovered a target in certain types of leukemia that may be treatable with an existing drug.

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A marijuana-derived drug the U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved has connections to Cincinnati.

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A new treatment for a rare but aggressive brain cancer like the kind John McCain is fighting is showing positive results.

University of Cincinnati Celebrates 200 Years

May 23, 2018
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One of the nation's oldest university's sits high on the hill at Clifton Avenue. The University of Cincinnati began in 1819 as the Medical College of Ohio and Cincinnati College. Now approaching its 200th year, it's home to more than 44,000 students.

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A newer prostate cancer screening method is outperforming standard prostate biopsies, according to a study from the University of Cincinnati.

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Some UC students and faculty are in Venice, Italy, this week installing their own architectural piece alongside the 16th International Architecture Exhibition.

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The University of Cincinnati's board of trustees votes Tuesday on whether to rescind an honorary degree award to Bill Cosby. The honor was bestowed in 2001 when Cosby served as the commencement speaker.

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"Who Can I Trust To Give Me The Real News?"

That's the topic for real journalists when they discuss the phenomenon of fake news at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester Township  7-8:30  p.m. tonight, Thursday April 26.

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A supporter of white nationalist Richard Spencer is dropping his lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. The dismissal was filed in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

A Preview Of This Year's DAAP Fashion Show At UC

Apr 20, 2018

34 senior designers, 40 models, and a 92-foot runway – all critical components to this year's UC DAAP Fashion Show, happening April 27.   Laurie Wilson from DAAP explains how the show came to be and how the designers earn the right to participate during this conversation with Anne Arenstein.  There are currently 48 senior designers in the DAAP program,  34 of whom will show on the runway, and the others are product strategy seniors whose projects will be documented on video in the show. 

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The University of Cincinnati marks its bicentennial in 2019 and celebratory planning is already underway.

What Motivates A Mass Shooter?

Apr 10, 2018
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After a mass shooting, questions turn to what led the shooter to such a violent act. Was he motivated by hate, as in the case of Charleston, S.C., church shooter Dylann Roof? Was he self-radicalized, as with Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen? The University of Cincinnati College of Law currently is examining what triggers a person to move from hateful thoughts to actual violence.

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A Cincinnati writer is the winner of the 2018 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American Poets. Emily Skaja's book of poems, Brute, is the winning entry and will be published by Graywolf Press next year.

Are Cartoons Bad Role Models For Children?

Mar 26, 2018
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Remember when cartoons glorified violence and perpetuated gender and racial stereotypes? Elmer Fudd blasted Daffy Duck with a shotgun. Disney princesses dazzled in pink while their broad-shouldered princes saved the day. We've come a long way since then, haven't we?

Dating and Consent in the MeToo Era

Mar 20, 2018
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The MeToo and Time'sUp movements are inspiring new conversations in the workplace, on college campuses and in social circles. For some that means re-examining behaviors when it comes to dating. On many college campuses the standards for sexual consent are shifting from "No Means No" to a more affirmative "Yes Means Yes."

University of Cincinnati Political Science Professor Richard Harknett warned congress last month that the U.S. remains at high risk for foreign intrusion in the upcoming midterm elections. 

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A trial date is set in a white nationalist's lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott is scheduled to hear the case March 18, 2019.

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NASA is approving a UC student project for launch. The space agency announced its decision Friday.

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Broadcaster Jim Day heads to spring training today to get his baseball announcing skills into shape.

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Detecting signs of cancer with a breath test.  Robotic bats that could shape the future of unmanned aerial vehicles. These are a couple of examples of sensor research that's being conducted at the University of Cincinnati.

Two major anniversaries will converge on the campus of the University of Cincinnati when the College-Conservatory of Music celebrates its 150th year and the 100th birthday of acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein during the 2018 Spring Semester. 

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Give us this day our daily cake, pies and pastries?

Father Kyle Schnippel, pastor of St. John Neumann and Corpus Christi parishes in suburban Cincinnati, will be one of 10 contestants on ABC's "Great American Baking Show" (9-11 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, Channel 9, ABC).

Cincinnati also will be represented by Jessie Deye Salzbrun, product chief at the Family Tech software company which makes apps to enhance and organize family life.

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The University of Cincinnati's Sean Davidson and a team of researchers from around the U.S. and Australia have discovered how HDL (high-density lipoproteins), the so-called "good" cholesterol, is generated. That could lead to the development of new drugs.

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From Hollywood to Capitol Hill to the NPR newsroom high profile sexual harassment cases are prompting a national conversation about a pervasive problem. But researchers find low wage workers are more vulnerable to sexual harassment than those in high paid positions and they may have less recourse for reporting the mistreatment.

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Former University of Cincinnati Police Chief Anthony Carter allegedly inserted himself inappropriately in a UC employee love triangle. That's according to a report from outside investigation company, Exiger.

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