To Kill A... Local Play? And More Top Stories This Week

Mar 1, 2019

A plan to reduce youth homelessness in Cincinnati and Hamilton County is scheduled to launch next month.

Black Hebrew groups in Cincinnati say they focus on saving other African people, not hating others.

The continued surge in hepatitis A cases in Greater Cincinnati is affecting local restaurants and food-service operations.

The arrest of an alleged Chinese spy who targeted GE Aviation shows local companies are regular targets of economic espionage by other countries.

The Dayton Playhouse has to cancel its production of To Kill A Mockingbird just over a week before its scheduled opening after receiving a cease and desist order from lawyers representing a new Broadway version of the play.

And WKRC-TV reporter Jeff Hirsh retires after 40-plus years in broadcasting. We hear about the changes he's seen in the broadcast news industry during his career.

Joining Cincinnati Edition to discuss this week's news stories are WCPO reporter Lucy May (@LucyMayCincy) and WCPO business reporter Dan Monk (@DanMonk9); Broadway World contributor Jenni Cypher; Cincinnati Enquirer Race and Communities reporter Mark Curnutte (@MarkCurnutte); and just-retired WKRC-TV reporter Jeff Hirsh (@local12jeff).

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