The Two-Way
11:31 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Secret Service To Fly Drones Over Washington, D.C.

Secret Service officers search the White House grounds on Jan. 26 after an unmanned aerial drone was found there during the middle of the night.
Susan Walsh AP

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 2:32 pm

Tourists may soon have a new attraction to look at when they visit the nation's capital. The U.S. Secret Service says it will begin flying drones over Washington, D.C., in the near future.

The decision comes just weeks after a small unmanned — and unarmed — drone landed on White House property. In late January, as we've reported, a government employee lost control of the "quad copter," crashing it in the early morning hours.

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The Two-Way
10:49 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Obama Administration Intensifies Criticism Of Israel's Netanyahu

Secretary of State John Kerry told a House panel Wednesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's judgment on talks with Iran "may not be correct."
Carolyn Kaster AP

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 6:23 pm

Updated at 5:45 p.m.

Secretary of State John Kerry sharply criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "judgment" on talks with Iran on its nuclear program — the latest Obama administration official wading into the controversy stirred by the Israeli leader's planned talk to Congress on March 3 on the dangers posed by the Islamic republic.

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Goats and Soda
10:34 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Please Don't Let An Earthquake Hit When I'm In The Shower

A bicyclist passes a home damaged in a 2011 earthquake at Bhaktapur, some 7 miles southeast of Kathmandu.
Prakash Mathema AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 3:51 pm

What would you do if you lived in a city where you faced the world's greatest risk of dying in a catastrophic earthquake?

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Business
10:33 am
Wed February 25, 2015

jan 19 to 23

BusinessWise for the week of Jan 19 to 23 has Kevin Ary on mortgage lending, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on estate planning and business cash flow, Bob Conway on the restaurant business, JohnSchlipp & Linda Kochis on Intell, Kevin Jones on banker as advisor, and Wendy Lea on Cintrifuse.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Earth Calendar for February 25th and February 26th

This spring, The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District will once again offer an hour-long Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series, focusing on the basics of backyard composting. 

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The Two-Way
10:00 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

Fans hold a "Los Angeles Rams" sign during a San Diego Chargers game against the St. Louis Rams last year. Both teams are part of proposals to build new NFL stadiums in the LA area.
Donald Miralle Getty Images

Originally published on Thu February 26, 2015 1:04 pm

The Los Angeles area is another step closer to hosting an NFL team, after the Inglewood, Calif., City Council approved a proposal for an 80,000-seat NFL stadium. The development plan includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke.

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," member station KPCC's Ben Bergman reports.

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WNKU Event
9:58 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Bockfest Season is Upon Us

Alex Bell

Bockfest season festivities are well underway as we get ready for Bockfest Weekend,  March 6th - 8th. The season began with the annual Beefsteak Club fundraiser at the old Windisch-Muhlhauser Brewery in Over The Rhine.  Soon after, the preliminary rounds of the 2015 Sausage Queen pageant got underway.  Here's what else you can expect between now and the main event.

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Shots - Health News
9:58 am
Wed February 25, 2015

May I Move My Son Off My Insurance So He Can Buy On The Exchange?

Some people are trying to figure out how to become eligible for coverage on the health insurance marketplaces. Others are wondering how the Affordable Care Act may affect coverage they buy for their children under previously established state programs.

I am covered by my employer's health plan, but I'm not happy with it. My son is 21 and currently covered under my plan. While I realize that I am not eligible for Obamacare, I am curious if I can terminate my son's policy so that he might be eligible.

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The Record
8:41 am
Wed February 25, 2015

A Rational Conversation: Is EDM Easy Listening Now?

Mr. Probz.
Ilja Meefout Courtesy of RCA Records

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The Two-Way
8:26 am
Wed February 25, 2015

'2014 Was A Catastrophic Year,' Amnesty International Says

Citing violence and a refugee crisis in Syria and elsewhere, Amnesty International says international groups haven't done enough to help. Earlier this month, an injured Syrian girl was treated at a makeshift clinic, after government air strikes on a rebel-held area northeast of Damascus.
Abd Doumany AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Wed February 25, 2015 11:46 am

Governments "must stop pretending the protection of civilians is beyond their power," Amnesty International says in its human rights report for 2014. The group faults the U.S. on a range of issues, from the use of excessive force by police to rights abuses in the name of fighting terrorism.

"Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting civilians," Amnesty says. "And yet the world's politicians have miserably failed to protect those in greatest need."

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