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Weekly Regional Round-up

Weekly Regional Round-up March 27, 2015

Ohio's governor won't say he's campaigning for President but it looks that way. John Kasich is just back from the early primary state of New Hampshire and is packing for Iowa. Cleveland plans to double up on pothole patching. And we'll find out which two NCAA teams were sent packing from the Q even as Cleveland basks in the spotlight and cashes in as well. Join Rick Jackson for The Sound of Ideas Friday morning on 90.3

The Evolving Profession of Social Work

The Evolving Profession of Social Work March 26, 2015

Social workers seek to empower and advocate for the vulnerable and oppressed and generally improve the well-being of society. The profession has matured and continues to evolve, says Professor Ann Buchanan of the University of Oxford, England. She joins us to examine the history and future of the profession and we'll learn about Case Western Reserve University's pioneering place in the training of social workers.

The Feds Police the Police

The Feds Police the Police March 25, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice has investigated more than five dozen police departments for possible constitutional rights violations since 1994, when Congress gave it authority to do so. Dozens agreed to reforms. Wednesday at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas, we'll compare the scathing DOJ report on Cleveland police with those in other communities and look at whether federal involvement actually brings reform. Listen, and share your opinion.

Semicolon; The Adventures of Ostomy Girl

Semicolon; The Adventures of Ostomy Girl March 24, 2015

It may seem uncomfortable to discuss, but it's important. Colitis, Inflamatory Bowel Disease and Crohn's disease may afflict more than 700,000 Americans and bowel diseases are emerging as a worldwide public health threat. The subject of the documentary, "semicolon" joins us tomorrow morning at 9. It's time to start talking about it.

New Day for Local Museums

New Day for Local Museums March 23, 2015

Cleveland's Natural History Museum will break ground soon on a $150 million renovation that will ensure dinosaurs won't soon become extinct in University Circle. It's the latest in a series of museum spruce-ups across Northeast Ohio, from the Cleveland Museum of Art's expansion, to big plans at the pro football hall of fame in Canton. And the Cleveland Children's Museum will be moving, too. Discussion with Mike McIntyre Monday morning at 9:00 on The Sound of Ideas.

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