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Programming Update
2:37 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

New Programs Debut on WVXU Beginning July 1st

Jay Hanselman, Maryanne Zeleznik, Mark Heyne, Howard Wilkinson and Mark Perzel

Monday, July 1 marks the debut of the expanded, live version of Cincinnati Edition on 91.7 WVXU and 88.5 WMUB, airing each Monday-Thursday at 2:00pm. This one-hour program will feature live guests, increased listener interaction, recorded segments, and the opportunity to cover breaking news on a daily basis.

While breaking news and issues of community concern will form the program’s foundation, the program will also reflect unique interests and curiosities that each host shares with WVXU’s listeners.

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Focus on Technology
5:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Are smart guns the next silver bullet?

This 9mm, developed by NJIT, is still in the lab and awaiting commercial funding.
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Interest in "smart guns," using biometrics and radio frequency technology, has rebounded following recent gun violence. President Obama has included them as part of his plan to reduce such mass shootings. Who makes these guns? How do they work? And will they catch on? Ann Thompson reports in "Focus on Technology."

"The Lost Cyclist"
1:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

David Herlihy's story of the missing 19th century bicyclist Frank Lenz

Mark Perzel talks with author David Herlihy about his book The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance. It’s the fascinating tale of Frank Lenz, a young man who left home in Pittsburgh in 1892 to cycle around the world on a new-fangled "pneumatic safety" bike, a prototype of the modern bicycle, only to disappear mysteriously in Turkey two years into his epic journey.

"Burn Down the Ground"
1:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Kambri Crews discusses her fascinating memoir

Author Kambri Crews joins Mark Perzel to talk about her provocative bestselling memoir, Burn Down the Ground, about her life as a hearing child of deaf parents and her father’s subsequent arrest and prison sentence.

Field Notes
1:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Shorebird protection efforts near Fort Myers, Florida

Former Cincinnatian Penny Jarrett joins Thane Maynard on this week’s Field Notes to talk about her current work for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and their efforts to protect the shorebirds that live and breed in the Little Estero Island Critical Wildlife Area near Fort Myers.

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