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  • September 5 - 11 is National Suicide Prevention Week. A federal study shows the number of suicides in the United States has surged 24% since 1999 and is…
  • A University of Cincinnati sociologist and suicidologist, a champion of the school-based peer support team Hope Squad, finds a significant reduction in…
  • In March 2003, reporter Evan Wright was in central Iraq with Marines leading the charge toward Baghdad. He captured his experience in "The Killer Elite," this year's winner of the National Magazine Award for "Excellence in Reporting." NPR's Jennifer Ludden speaks with Wright.
  • "I believe in making the radio sound better," says the R&B veteran. After years spent coaching younger singers, Wright is back with the new album Betty Wright: The Movie.
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  • The third, unsung Wright sibling. Some historians say that without her, the famous pioneers of flight might not have gotten off the ground. Yet Orville tried to keep her contributions out of the newspapers and history books. In the next installment of the series "Hidden Treasures," Harriet Baskas tells us why.
  • Jennifer Merritt brings 20 years of "tra-digital" journalism experience to WVXU, having served in various digital roles for such legacy publications as InStyle and Parade, as well as start-ups like Levo League and iVillage. She helped these outlets earn several awards, including MIN's 2015 Digital Team of the Year. She graduated from Rutgers University with a journalism major and English minor and has continued her education with professional development classes through the Poynter Institute, Columbia University and PMJA. Before moving to Cincinnati from New York in 2016, she vowed her son would always call it "soda" and not "pop." She has so far been successful in this endeavor.
  • Jennifer works as a reporter, producer and student trainer for KSMU in Springfield, Mo. She grew up on a farm just outside West Plains, Mo., and now works forKSMUfrom her hometown.
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