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1:16 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Vice President Biden talked Expanding Economic Opportunities during National Urban League Convention

V.P Biden at Nationl Urban League Convention
Cheri Lawson

In Cincinnati,Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden talked about the economy and employment.The Vice President made his remarks during the annual meeting of the National Urban League.

Within the conference theme of “One Nation Underemployed,” the Vice President spoke about the need for better job training and increased economic opportunities for all Americans.

The Vice President says there’s a reason for optimism when it comes to job creation. In his words “jobs are coming home.”

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12:11 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Cranley Creates Task Force on Immigration

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley has set up a task force on immigration. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.   

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Earth Calendar for July 25th and July 26th

Lettuce Eat Well is a Farmers' Market on Cincinnati's west side offering locally and sustainably grown foods and crafts from local artisans! 

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6:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices

According to information from the most recent Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey, one in seven adults surveyed say that they, or someone in their household has gone without healthcare due to financial constraints. WNKU’s matt Kelley asked Interact for Health spokesperson Jennifer Chubinski why people are choosing between basic needs and healthcare. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org )

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11:20 am
Wed July 23, 2014

National Urban League Conference with V.P.Joe Biden in Cincinnati this week

One of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organizations begins its annual conference in Cincinnati Wednesday with events all week including an address by Vice President Joe Biden.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports it’s the first time the National Urban League will gather in southwest Ohio

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Earth Calendar for July 23rd and July 24th

Tri-State educators (traditional and non-traditional) are invited to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden for the 2014 Ultimate Educator Expo on Wednesday, September 10th from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm.

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6:32 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Ohio State Fair Features Traditional Butter Sculptures

The annual Ohio State Fair opens today in Columbus; and, as always, one of its most popular exhibits is likely to be the butter sculptures, a tradition that dates back more than a century. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about this year's culinary works of art with The American Dairy Association's Jenny Hubble.      

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6:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name

Officials in Covington will be unveiling a new marker in Mainstrasse to remind people of the original name of Pershing Avenue. Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, President of the German American Citizens League says the name was changed a hundred years at the outbreak of World War One. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Tolzmann to explain why. (get more information about the German American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati at www.gacl.org)

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6:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses

The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is making a special request for donations to help purchase enough hay for rescued horses to make it through the winter. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesperson Teresa Landon why it’s so important to start planning now. (get more information at www.ohiospca.org )

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11:32 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Children's, Freestore Provide Nourishment for Babies

Dr. Andy Beck

The Freestore Foodbank and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have teamed up to help improve nutrition and health for infants from low-income families. The program is called KIND. That acronym stands for Keeping Infants Nourished and Developing. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.  

The FreeStore Foodbank  

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