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WVXU has been covering the stories of politics and corruption at Cincinnati's City Hall since early 2020. We have now launched an initiative to more closely examine Cincinnati politics and the individuals who have shaped it, along with the current allegations of corruption. We'll also explore proposals for change, and seek feedback from local leaders and community members on what can be done to restore trust in City Hall.Trust in Local Government, WVXU's Public Integrity Project will analyze our council-manager form of government and the charter amendments designed to reinforce ethical standards at City Hall; take a historical look at corruption in Cincinnati government; talk with the candidates for Cincinnati mayor and continue with an ongoing series of features, interviews and candidate profiles.

Councilman Charged; UC’s Coaching Carousel & More Top Stories

On Cincinnati Edition's weekly news review:

WVXU reporter Becca Costello joins us to explain the latest criminal indictment involving a member of Cincinnati city council, this time Wendell Young.

She also discusses some of the ballot measures before Cincinnati voters in May.

Meanwhile, at the University of Cincinnati, a new head coach is named for the embattled men's basketball program. Wes Miller arrived in Clifton this week from UNC-Greensboro to replace the fired John Brannen who lasted just two seasons leading the Bearcats. Brannen was fired following the departure of multiple players from the program.

The Athletic reporter Justin Williams and Enquirercolumnist Jason Williams talk about it.

And what will life be like after the pandemic as it relates to health care? Enquirer reporter Anne Sakerjoins us for that conversation.

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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.