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For baseball fans, it's the ultimate fantasy: picking the roster, setting the lineup, deciding on strategies--all with real players in a real ballpark. 

Jerry Nelson is a farmer who also writes a column about farming, family and life in the Midwest. Or he's a writer who's also a farmer. 

The acclaimed author of the bestselling book that looked at The Wizard of Oz from a completely different perspective (Wicked) is back with another twist on a beloved classic. 

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Kyle Kondik along with Howard Wilkinson and Mark Heyne will talk about Ohio's importance in presidential elections at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County's downtown branch on Monday, September 19 at 7pm. Admission is free.

Ohio has been deemed the bellwether state when it comes to presidential politics, and for good reason. 

The lesser-known connection between General Ulysses S. Grant and the Underground Railroad is explored in-depth in the book Ulysses Underground: the Unexplored Roots of U. S. Grant and the Underground Railroad

Former WVXU jazz producer Mike Spitz is now based in Los Angeles and is the co-author of a fascinating book celebrating great record stores around the country. 

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Each year in the United States, thousands of children are convicted of crimes and sentenced as adults to serve time in adult prisons. 

Just in time for your 4th of July cook-out, our David Delegator is talking about grilling and smoking meats with author Steven Raichlen

Alexandra Horowitz teaches psychology, animal behavior, and canine cognition at Barnard College and is the author of the bestseller Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know.

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The Federal Reserve has been in the news a lot these days as people keep an eye on whether the nation’'s central bank is about to raise interest rates.  It seems like it’'s been a permanent part of America, but in terms of history, the Fed is relatively new.

The Leadership Traits Of "Superbosses"

May 13, 2016

What separates bosses from "superbosses"? Kelly Blewett talks with Dartmouth management professor Sydney Finkelstein about his new book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent.

The Practice And Benefits Of Meditation

May 10, 2016
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More and more people are turning to meditation as way to calm their nerves and live a more relaxed life. And author and journalist James Kingsland says you shouldn't be misguided -– it's not just a spiritual practice and not just for celebrities.

She's been sending chills up the spine of readers for more than four decades, and now Mary Higgins Clark is back with her latest thriller. The bestselling author is on the phone with Barbara Gray to talk about As Time Goes By.

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Marketing professional Ann Handley says that if you have a web site, you are a publisher; if you are on social media, you are in marketing. And that means we are all writers. Chief Content Officer for MarketingProfs, Ann Handley is also an author and monthly contributor to Entrepreneur magazine.

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Jeannine Glista is co-creator of Biz Kid$, a national financial educational initiative based on the Emmy Award-winning TV series of the same name. She and co-authors James McKenna and Matt Fontaine recently published a guide about money for kids, How To Turn $100 Into $1,000,000: Earn! Invest! Save!.

The Experiment

Jennifer Teege, an adopted German-Nigerian woman, made a shocking discovery at age 38 from a library book: her grandfather, Amon Goeth, was a sadistic Nazi war criminal. The commandant of the Plaszow concentration camp in German-occupied Poland, Goeth was known as the “Butcher of Plaszów.” She realized he would have killed her if he had met her.

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When it comes to retirement, the picture for many Americans is a bleak one. In today's do-it-yourself world of the 401k plan, most have less than $30,000 saved. A third have nothing at all.

Claudia Kalb is a health and science journalist whose new book looks at some of the great minds, and possible mental illnesses, of some of the most talented, acclaimed artists and scientists through history.

Author Shelley Shepard Gray has kicked-off a new series of novels, The Charmed Amish Life.

She’s a Cincinnati native, successful TV writer/producer (“Smash” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent”), playwright and author.

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