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For most people, Amazon's smart speaker, the Echo, has been a great way to handle daily tasks. The Echo's voice assistant, Alexa, is also a handy way for some, such as the blind, to be connected in our technological society. We'll look at how Amazon's Alexa allows the blind to remain connected and informed in a modern way.

We'll also look at how changes in technology in the near future can impact our physical and mental health. 

Human Trafficking in Ohio

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Ohio was ranked fourth in the nation for human trafficking this year. The most high profile case is being covered by the Frontline team in a special tonight. The story involves Trillium Farms employing trafficked immigrants from Guatemala through contractors who gained access to them by claiming to be their sponsors.

Today, we look at the greater issue of human trafficking in Ohio and the federal legislation that allowed the practice to slip through the cracks.

A Conversation with Peter Sagal

Apr 23, 2018
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Peter Sagal has been hosting the NPR weekly quiz show "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell me!' for over twenty years. He has amassed a following of devoted listeners on top of his time spent as a playwright and volunteer guide for blind runners during the Boston Marathon.

Sagal is set to speak at the Congregation Tifereth Israel's Spotlight Series this Sunday.

Join us today as we celebrate twenty years of Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me by speaking with a contributor from the show's beginning. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Apr 23, 2018
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Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich is facing staunch criticism for accepting payments for speeches he had delivered to sympathizers of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Kucinich has refused to condemn Assad for allegedly launching chemical attacks against his own people, and has criticized American missile strikes on Syrian military bases.

We'll also look at the GOP race for governor, payday lending, and more with our panel of reporters.

Drinks and Dirt

Apr 17, 2018
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With spring finally here, it's time to spruce up the garden. Today, we talk about the best practices and tips on how to create the perfect spring garden.

We take a look at how the Farmers' Almanac makes predictions years in advance as well as the benefits to adding mulch to your garden.

Discovering Your Ancestry and Genealogy

Apr 16, 2018
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Information about your ancestors, who they were, and where they came from, can be a mystery for many people. However, with the accessibility and affordability of DNA testing, and genealogy archives, almost anyone can learn about their family roots.

We'll talk about how to start your building your family tree, and the impact certain genealogical discoveries can have on individuals and families alike.

Learning to Identify Birds

Apr 13, 2018
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Birding can be a fun, rewarding activity with the right preparation. Today we're talking about bird identification and the 12 steps behind the process. 

Fifty Years of Mister Rogers

Apr 13, 2018
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It has been 50 years since Mister Rogers Neighborhood made its debut on public television. Its host, Fred Rogers, was known for his soft voice, and how he communicated ideas big and small to young children. We'll talk about the legacy of Mr. Rogers, and how he taught generations to accept who they are.

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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

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