Cincinnati Edition

Monday through Friday from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Hosted by Michael Monks

Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

You can join the discussion with decision-makers, authors, and voices from around the region and beyond by calling 513 419-7100, emailing talk@wvxu.org, and messaging through Facebook and Twitter.

Support for Cincinnati Edition comes from The Johnson Foundation, Dick Rosenthal, and The Maxwell C. Weaver Foundation, U.S. Bank Trustee.

Author Francis Slakey

Sep 14, 2012

Physics professor Francis Slakey thought he could maintain his isolated lifestyle, even after deciding he was going to climb the highest peak on every continent and surf every ocean on Earth. He was wrong.

Robot Medics Research

Sep 14, 2012

Injured U.S. soldiers on the battlefield may eventually be helped by robots. Vision recognition technology developed by University of Dayton researchers would help the robots seek out and find soldiers in need of medical care.  Ann Thompson reports in this week's Focus on Technology.

Effects of the 2012 Draught

Sep 14, 2012

Dr. Doug Inkley, senior scientist at the National Wildlife Federation, joins Thane Maynard to discuss the devastating effects of this summer’s drought on wildlife, fish and vegetation, and the ramifications it will have into the future.

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with John Erardi from the Cincinnati  Enquirer about the success of this year's Cincinnati Reds team.

John Bowling - Bowling Portfolio Management

Sep 14, 2012

On the Money with Chris DeSimio is John Bowling, retired founder of Bowling Portfolio Management, discussing the effects of current events on the market.

Midpoint Music Festival

Sep 14, 2012

The 2012 version of the Midpoint Music Festival is coming at the end of the month, so organizers Dan McCabe and Venomous Valdez stopped by the studio to talk with Mark Perzel about this year’s music AND film festival.

Author Simon Garfield

Sep 14, 2012

It wasn’t that long ago that any talk of fonts was left to graphic designers and printers. Now, everyone knows what fonts are, which they like, which they don’t, and the brief dominance of Comic Sans! Simon Garfield, the author of Just My Type: A Book About Fonts joins Mark Perzel to talk about his amusing book detailing everything you’d want to know about fonts

The Great Outdoor Weekend

Sep 14, 2012

Brewster Rhoads from the Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance is in The Front Row with Betsy Ross to talk about next weekend’s Great Outdoor Weekend, an opportunity to participate in over one hundred environmentally friendly activities around the area.

The Week in Review

Sep 14, 2012

Jay Hanselman takes a look at some of the week's top news stories.

20th Annual Fresh ART

Sep 7, 2012

Behringer Crawford Museum Executive Director, Laurie Risch, talks with Mark Perzel about Fresh ART, the en plein air art event now in its 20th year. Coming up September 15th, the gala includes dinner and live auction, plus there is an online art auction.

What's New on DVD's?

Sep 7, 2012

It never comes as a surprise when the summertime blockbuster and family vacation movie going season comes to a close. You can almost feel that door close behind you. This year, that door closing came earlier than usual.

Music and Medicine Symposium

Sep 7, 2012

How are medical professionals using music as part of patient treatment? Dr. Glen Solomon, event organizer, joins Mark Perzel to discuss the Fourth Annual Music and Medicine Symposium, this year focusing on “Professionalism in Music and Medicine”, to be held September 11-12 at Wright State University near Dayton.

You’ve probably heard of STEM curriculum: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But have you heard of STEAM2? The Lakota School District has taken STEM one step further to prepare students for projected job openings by adding Applied Arts and Medical.  Ann Thompson reports about this enhanced approach in Focus on Technology.

Wild India at Zoofari!

Sep 7, 2012

It’s time again for the Cincinnati Zoo’s largest fundraising event, Zoofari, and this time the theme is Wild India. Linnea Bonacci, one of the event organizers, joins Thane Maynard to talk about the event and how the dollars raised are used in support of the Zoo.

It’s been one year since James Craig was sworn in as Chief of the Cincinnati Police Department. During that time the city’s homicide rate has dropped 27 percent and violent crime overall has decreased by seven percent. 

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with Chief Craig about his first year, and changes in city policing that have affected the crime rate.

Scope Out 2012

Sep 7, 2012

Saturday starting at noon is the Cincinnati Observatory’s Scope Out 2012 with special guest speaker Pamela Gay. She’s an astronomer, writer, and host of the popular podcast Astronomy Cast. Dean Regas from the Observatory talks with her about her work and love of the cosmos.

John Dorfman

Sep 7, 2012
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Successful money manager and longtime financial journalist John Dorfman of Thunderstorm Capital is On the Money with Chris DeSimio with a discussion of the health of today's market, the impact of the Presidential campaign and other investment topics.

14K Run Before Octoberfest

Sep 7, 2012

Now that September is here, that means it’s time for the 11th Annual Hudepohl 14K Brewery Run to kick off Octoberfest Zinzinnati on September 22. This run benefits Give Back Cincinnati and the Over the Rhine Brewery District.

Our Focus on Technology host, Ann Thompson, interviews Jim Barry from the Consumer Electronics Association who shares some of the must have gadgets for back-to-school.

The Week in Review

Sep 7, 2012

Jay Hanselman looks back at what made news this week.

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