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News Review: No Bevin Concession, Banks Deal Reached And More Top Stories

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Jim Nolan

Listen to Cincinnati Edition live at noon M-F. Audio for this segment will be uploaded after 4 p.m. ET.

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has asked for a recanvass of Tuesday night's election results that finished with him trailing Democratic challenger Andy Beshear, the state's attorney general, by more than 5,000 votes.

President Donald Trump held a rally on Bevin's behalf the night before, but while all the other Republican candidates scored comfortable victories in the statewide races, Bevin fell short. So, what does this say about Trump and candidates like Bevin who are often compared to him? And, what role did Bevin's evolved position in favor of tolls to finance the Brent Spence Bridge corridor project play in delivering Kenton and Campbell counties for his opponent?

Meanwhile, Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley have hammered out a deal on developing the rest of The Banks

And, a local soldier who survived the deadly shooting at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009 suffered post-traumatic stress disorder in the years that followed and took his own life in 2013. A new profile of the soldier shares his deeply personal story.

Plus, a once-lost teleplay written by the creator of  The Twilight Zone is being turned into a radio play in the WVXU studios.

Joining Cincinnati Edition's  weekly news review are Bloomberg national political correspondent Gregory KorteCincinnati Business Courier reporter and columnist Chris WetterichCincinnati Enquirer Kieth Biery Golick, and WVXU media beat writer John Kiesewetter.

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Michael Monks brings a broad range of experience to WVXU-FM as the host of Cincinnati Edition, Cincinnati Public Radio's weekday news and information talk show.