Cincinnati Edition http://wmub.org en Should Cincinnati's Mayor Have More Power? http://wmub.org/post/should-cincinnatis-mayor-have-more-power <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The mayor of a city can be considered its chief executive officer. But the power that office holds is determined by a city’s rules or charter, which defines what a mayor can, and cannot, do. Cincinnati adopted a “strong mayor” system of government 15 years ago. Now Cincinnati <a href="http://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/council/council-members/council-member-christopher-smitherman/" target="_blank">Councilman Christopher Smitherman</a> is exploring another change, to what some call an “executive mayor” system. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25559 at http://wmub.org Should Cincinnati's Mayor Have More Power? Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley http://wmub.org/post/cincinnati-mayor-john-cranley <p></p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25576 at http://wmub.org Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley Economic Power of Sporting Events http://wmub.org/post/economic-power-sporting-events <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Sporting events such as the Western &amp; Southern Tennis Tournament, the Flying Pig Marathon, and the NCAA Hockey Regionals are not only big draws for participants and fans, they are also powerful economic generators for the region, bringing millions of dollars into Greater Cincinnati each year. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 25455 at http://wmub.org Economic Power of Sporting Events Re-creating Radio Thrillers for Today's Audiences http://wmub.org/post/re-creating-radio-thrillers-todays-audiences <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Before cable and satellite TV, before Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming media services, there was radio. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 25456 at http://wmub.org Re-creating Radio Thrillers for Today's Audiences Learning How to Respond if Attacked http://wmub.org/post/learning-how-respond-if-attacked <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What would you do if attacked in a dark parking garage or assaulted on a deserted city street? Most of us would probably freeze. But for more than 30 years, Mike and Debbie Gardner of the <a href="http://surviveinstitute.com/" target="_blank">Survive Institute </a>have been training people how to be aware of their surroundings, to avoid confrontations when possible, and to defend themselves when necessary. Defense experts and “Courage Coaches” Mike and Debbie Gardner join us to talk about what they term, “Self-defense with love.”</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 25428 at http://wmub.org Learning How to Respond if Attacked