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Holiday Travel Hassles

Holiday Travel Hassles November 24, 2014

Before you can cut into that turkey, you'll have to deal with a flock of travelers that'll make you wish the pilgrims had turned around and sailed back to England. More than 40-million of us will drive over the Thanksgiving holiday; millions more will head to the airport. But we've some valuable tips on smoothing the ground-to-air transition; including packing tips to keep you from gobbling up so much room in your luggage and comparing the cost of flying versus driving. Monday morning at 9:00, on The Sound of Ideas.

Weekly Regional Round-up

Weekly Regional Round-up November 21, 2014

His was one of the most talked of wins of the Ohio election season sending a top Democratic rep packing but now an indictment may keep him from Columbus. We'll also look at the story of a man being released from prison after spending 39 years locked up for a crime we now know he didn't do. And Cavaliers star LeBron James hammers away on HGTV for a good cause. Join Rick Jackson for conversation starting at 9:00.

Getting Around Northeast Ohio

Getting Around Northeast Ohio November 20, 2014

How we get from here to there is changing in communities across the country. As money for new infrastructure runs short, more communities are re-thinking their transportation mix. So how are other cities re-imagining their transportation futures to include cars, pedestrians, bicycles and public transit? What should we be thinking about in Northeast Ohio?

Are We Getting Enough Vitamins?

Are We Getting Enough Vitamins? November 19, 2014

We've known since childhood that vitamins help make us strong and healthy. Still, many of us have deficient levels in our systems of some very important vitamins. Take Vitamin D, for example. We do such a good job protecting ourselves from the sun, we may be missing out on the health benefits of the Vitamin D that sunshine imparts. Wednesday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas: Are we vitamin deficient? Do supplements work? We'll answer these, and your questions, too. Join Mike McIntyre.

The U.S.-China Climate Accord

The U.S.-China Climate Accord November 18, 2014

The United States has a new plan to further reduce the amount of carbon pumped into the atmosphere, and this one has the Chinese saying they'll try to pollute less, too, starting in 2030. Tomorrow morning at 9 on the Sound of Ideas, our local experts will talk about the U.S.-China climate accord, what it means here and abroad for the prospects of renewable energy and the coal industry.

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