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Hear Cincinnati Podcast: Cincinnati's recreation centers in 'crisis situation'

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Mar 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-22 14:03:57-04

This week on Hear Cincinnati, host Maxim Alter, digital reporter Lucy May, digital editor Meghan Wesley and 9 On Your Side anchor Kathrine Nero discuss the boy hippo who has been hitting on Fiona, a "painful" change as 3CDC makes over Court Street, how Mrs. White's Kindergarten changed the lives of hundreds of Northern Kentucky kids, Starbucks achieving pay equity in the United States, Starbucks' new "crystal ball" drink, the latest overdose statistics in Hamilton County, a study that examined the working hours of mothers and more.

Maxim then talks with reporters Paula Christian and Hillary Lake about the years of neglect and deep budget cuts at Cincinnati's recreation centers -- and what's being done to keep them from disappearing.

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Notable links: 

  • 1:00 - The panel discusses a Court Street makeover, Mrs. White's kindergarten, Starbucks achieving pay equity, Starbucks' new "crystal ball" drink, the latest overdose statistics in Hamilton County, motherhood and more.
  • 19:00 - Reporters Hillary Lake and Paula Christian the current "crisis situation" our recreation centers are facing.

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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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