The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that they public is split about fifty-fifty as to whether marijuana legalization in the Commonwealth should be decided by lawmakers or citizens. Mary Francis, director of the Assistance for Substance Abuse Prevention Center known as ASAP told WNKU’s Matt Kelley she finds the results “concerning.
This Friday evening, acclaimed actor Hal Holbrook will bring his fabled "Mark Twain Tonight" show to the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati. The 88-year-old Holbrook has been portraying the author and humorist for decades. Holbrook tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that he began doing Twain in New York when he was a struggling young actor who needed to put food on the table. Holbrook says someone suggested that he do Twain as a one-man show.
The American Historical Print Collectors Society is holding its convention in Cincinnati this week. Dr. Allen Bernard is the spokesperson for the organization. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Dr. Bernard to find out what will be happening at the annual meeting…. (get more information about at www.ahpcs.org )
Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney has unveiled a revised budget package for fiscal year 2014, which begins July 1. Dohoney says the proposal contains many cuts. That's because the city must balance its budget without expected revenue from the parking lease deal, which is tied up in the courts. But, as the manager tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, some cuts would not be as drastic as anticipated.
Cincinnati City Council has approved what Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls calls a new tool to revitalize neighborhoods and spur development. Qualls tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that the form-based zoning code is an alternative to traditional zoning.