Hear Cincinnati Podcast: Local congregations band together to protect undocumented immigrants

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk Fiona's relationship with her dad, foreign investments in the Tri-State, Clifton Market's struggles, a toxic chemical found in the bodies of Tri-State residents, another bagel shop coming to Cincinnati and more. 

Maxim then chats with Reverend David Meredith, whose church is part of the newly-formed Cincinnati Sanctuary Congregation Coalition. The coalition is made up of more than 20 Tri-State congregations of Christian, Jewish and Muslim faith working together to house, feed and protect immigrants who fear they could be deported. 

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Notable links: 

  • 1:00 - The panel talks Fiona and her dad, foreign investments in the Tri-State, Clifton Market's struggles, a toxic chemical in Tri-State residents, a new bagel shop and more. 
  • 18:00 - Reverend David Meredith discusses what his church and a coalition of more than 20 local congregations are doing to help undocumented immigrants. 

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear.

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Hear Cincinnati is back for the new year. This week, host Maxim Alter, digital editor Meghan Wesley, digital reporter Lucy May and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero talk President Donald Trump, the Cincinnati Zoo's new baby hippo, the film "Hidden Figures," Adam Jones and much more. Photographer Emily Maxwell also walks us through covering the historic women's march in D.C. and I-Team reporter Hillary Lake gives us an exclusive look inside a local heroin treatment center. 

Listen to this episode in the player above.

WCPO Insiders can read more about these stories at wcpo.com/hear

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