Hosted by Rodney Lear, this weekly show examines pertinent issues facing Cincinnati with open and honest discussion. Hear interviews with national celebrities, local leaders, authors, doctors, and experts on a wide range of topics.
Andy Blust, Kroger Pharmacy's Lifestyle Change Program. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 Americans has prediabetes and 90% of them don't know they have it. However, prediabetes can often be reversed with lifestyle changes such as eating healthier and increasing physical activity. Andy Blust, of Kroger Pharmacy's Lifestyle Change Program joined the show to discuss how people in Cincinnati are taking control of their health. While on-air Blust spoke about who is most at risk, and offered tips on how to make healthy lifestyle changes.
Laura Mitchell, Superintendent, Cincinnati Public Schools. While on-air Superintendent Laura Mitchell spoke about her vision for Cincinnati Public School district. She explained how CPS teachers are evaluated. She discussed bullying and expressed her concerns regarding the over testing of students within the school system. Additionally, Mitchell disclosed several ways the district is working to help students keep up with today's growing technology. She also, explained what she's doing to help failing Cincinnati Public Schools.
Emily Arnold McCully, Author, She Did It: 21 Women Who Changed the Way We Think. Meet the bold women who dared to make a difference. This remarkable collection arrives as women and girls make fresh demands for equality. SHE DID IT! recounts the lives of 20th-century women who changed the course of society when most were still being told their place was in the home. Emily joined Sunday Morning Magazine to discuss the book.
Bonner Paddock Rinn. Bonner Paddock, who joined the show via telephone, says he was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of 11-years-old. In 2008, Bonner became the first person with Cerebral Palsy to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro unassisted. In addition, Bonner is the first person with Cerebral Palsy to complete the Ironman Triathlon. Bonner is also the founder and chair of the OM Foundation.
Nick, The Cincinnati Dragons, Wheelchair Basketball League; Jennifer, Nick's Mom. For this special edition of the show we highlighted those with disabilities who are doing amazing things. While on the show, 17-year-old Nick spoke about his love of sports. Nick, who was born with Spina Bifida, has been in a wheelchair his entire life. Nick's wheelchair basketball team, The Cincinnati Dragons recently won the league championship
Grant Sabatier, Author, Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money You Will Ever Need. While on-air, Mr. Sabatier explained that at the age of 24-years-old, he lost his job, moved back in with his parents and only had $2.26 in the bank. Five years later, by age 30, he had a net worth of over $1.25 million. He joined the show with tips and information on how to save money and retire early.
Lex Gillette, Paralympic Champion. For this edition of Sunday Morning Magazine, we celebrated people with disabilities who are doing amazing things. While on the air, Lex explained that he lost his sight when he was 8-years-old. He shared his many struggles of learning to adjust to his new life without sight. He said he had to learn to read braille and use a cane. While in High School, he discovered Track & Field. The sport changed his life. Lex is the best totally blind long and triple jumper in the history of the U.S. Paralympic games. He is the current world record holder in the long jump, a four-time Paralympic medalist, a three-time long jump world champion, and an 18-time national champion.
Jack, 8-year-old, Ballet Dancer, Cincinnati Ballet; Ashley, Jack's mom. Jack is truly breaking barriers. At the age of 7-years-old, he became the first dancer with Down syndrome to perform with the Cincinnati Ballet.
Melissa Stockwell, Former U.S. Army Officer and Paralympian. In 2004, while serving in Iraq, Melissa lost a leg to a roadside bomb. For her service, Stockwell was award a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star Medal. She joined the show to discuss her incredible journey.
Scott Cohn, Senior Correspondent, CNBC. As millions of American families struggle to cope with college costs that are rising at twice the rate of inflation, CNBC investigates a system that encourages widespread borrowing?often with little regard to a student's ability to pay?leaving the average college graduate with tens of thousands of dollars in student load debt. Scott joined Sunday Morning Magazine to discuss America's college debt crisis.