News http://wnku.org en Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices http://wnku.org/post/greater-cincinnati-community-health-status-survey-shows-adults-making-hard-choices <p>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 <a href="http://www.interactforhealth.org/"><u>www.interactforhealth.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38314 at http://wnku.org Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices National Urban League Conference with V.P.Joe Biden in Cincinnati this week http://wnku.org/post/national-urban-league-conference-vpjoe-biden-cincinnati-week <p>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 <a href="http://nul.iamempowered.com/" target="_blank">National Urban League</a> will gather in southwest Ohio</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:20:48 +0000 Cheri Lawson 38316 at http://wnku.org National Urban League Conference with V.P.Joe Biden in Cincinnati this week Earth Calendar for July 23rd and July 24th http://wnku.org/post/earth-calendar-july-23rd-and-july-24th-0 <p>Tri-State educators (traditional and non-traditional) are invited to the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/">Cincinnati Zoo &amp; Botanical Garden </a>for the <a href="http://cincinnatizoo.org/events/ultimate-educator-expo/">2014 Ultimate Educator Expo</a> on Wednesday, September 10th from 2:00 pm until 6:00 pm.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:30:00 +0000 Kathy Costello 38215 at http://wnku.org Earth Calendar for July 23rd and July 24th Ohio State Fair Features Traditional Butter Sculptures http://wnku.org/post/ohio-state-fair-features-traditional-butter-sculptures <p>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&nbsp;talked about this year's culinary works of art with The American Dairy Association's Jenny Hubble. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:32:00 +0000 Steve Hirschberg 38272 at http://wnku.org Ohio State Fair Features Traditional Butter Sculptures Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name http://wnku.org/post/covington-officials-unveil-marker-remind-residents-pershing-avenues-original-name <p>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 <cite><a href="http://www.gacl.org/"><u>www.gacl.org</u></a>)</cite></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38265 at http://wnku.org Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses http://wnku.org/post/ohio-spca-makes-plea-winter-hay-rescued-horses <p>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 <a href="http://www.ohiospca.org/"><u>www.ohiospca.org</u></a> )</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38216 at http://wnku.org Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses Children's, Freestore Provide Nourishment for Babies http://wnku.org/post/childrens-freestore-provide-nourishment-babies <p>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.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The FreeStore&nbsp;Foodbank&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:32:39 +0000 Steve Hirschberg 38214 at http://wnku.org Children's, Freestore Provide Nourishment for Babies Earth Calendar for July 21st and July 22nd http://wnku.org/post/earth-calendar-july-21st-and-july-22nd-1 <p>Summer is an active season for people and weather. We can all be <a href="http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/news/140618_summer_safety.html#.U8qMIctOW00">Summer Weather-Ready</a>, stay safe and prepare for severe weather with information from <a href="http://www.ready.gov/">NOAA</a> and the tips they offer for summer weather safety.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:30:00 +0000 Kathy Costello 38173 at http://wnku.org Earth Calendar for July 21st and July 22nd Former Bengal Ben Utecht to Return to Cincinnati to Sing with Jim Brickman Under the Stars Concert http://wnku.org/post/former-bengal-ben-utecht-return-cincinnati-sing-jim-brickman-under-stars-concert <p>Former Bengal and Colt tight-end Ben Utecht will be returning to the queen city on August first, but this time he won’t playing football; he’ll be on stage singing as part of Jim Brickman’s Under the Stars concert. WNKU’s matt Kelley talked to Utecht about how he became involved in music after his career in the NFL. (get more information about the concert at <a href="http://www.riverbend.org/"><u>www.riverbend.org</u></a> )</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Matt Kelley 38199 at http://wnku.org Former Bengal Ben Utecht to Return to Cincinnati to Sing with Jim Brickman Under the Stars Concert Earth Calendar for July 18th and July 19th http://wnku.org/post/earth-calendar-july-18th-and-july-19th-0 <p><a href="http://www.pickingupthepiecesproject.org">Picking Up The Pieces</a> is an ongoing effort to improve our communities. This is a campaign encouraging participants to make the attempt to pick up three pieces of litter every day-anyplace, anytime and anywhere!&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:30:00 +0000 Kathy Costello 38097 at http://wnku.org Earth Calendar for July 18th and July 19th