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Slave Owners' Names On Local Campuses, Halloween Precautions & More Top Stories

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Jim Nolan

On Cincinnati Edition's weekly news review:

A major announcement for Cincinnati Public Schools. The district will remain in distance learning because Hamilton County is once again at a level 3 on the state's health map. CPS had planned to shift to a blended model for returning students to class beginnging Monday October 6.

WVXU reporter Cory Sharber explains the new plan for students.

Exploring the racist past of men honored as founders of the University of Cincinnati and Xavier University, and whether it is still appropriate to celebrate the names of Charles McMicken and Bishop Fenwick.

WCPO reporter Whitney Miller joins us for that conversation.

It has been 18 years since the adoption of the city of Cincinnati's Collaborative Agreement between the community, the police department, and the U.S. Department of Justice, and two years since it was refreshed. Now, in the wake of a national reckoning with race and policing, there are calls for another refresher.

WVXU's Ann Thompson joins us with more.

The Kentucky Speedway will go without a NASCAR race next year, leaving the Sparta, Gallatin County, and Northern Kentucky business and tourism industries concerned.

WKRC reporter Alexa Helwig is here with that.

And are your kids planning to participate in trick-or-treating this Halloween? The pandemic, as it has on so many other aspects of life, is cause for concern.

Enquirer reporter Terry Demio talked to experts about what to expect.

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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.