There's still time to support your favorite public radio station and join your favorite station personalities for a day at Great American Ball Park to watch your favorite baseball team take on the Toronto Blue Jays.
It’s spring, and we are seeing fresh green leaves beginning to show in our gardens and little crocuses beginning to bloom! Many of us grow ornamental grasses to add character to our landscapes that lasts through the winter.
Spring has finally arrived in the Tri-State, but for many people that means the start of a new season of sniffles, sneezing, and coughing. Doctor Jonathan Bernstein an expert in seasonal allergies at University of Cincinnati College of Health says it’s hard to gauge whether this year will be particularly hard on people with allergies. Doctor Bernstein talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the severity of allergy season this year. (get more information at http://healthnews.uc.edu/ )
Here's a great way to show your appreciation of Mom AND your favorite public radio station this Mother's Day. Make a pledge of $100 to WNKU by Tuesday, May 6th at 12:00pm EST, and we'll send Mom a beautiful spring bouquet of assorted tulips. Flowers can be delivered anywhere in the U.S and will arrive on Friday, May 9th.
Art Taylor, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance, was in Cincinnati yesterday. The alliance monitors charities and compiles reports based on 20 standards that help people make informed decisions on charitable donations. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Taylor to talk about some of the BBB's standards.
Warm weather means people are starting to think about heading outdoors to tackle projects that have been put off all winter. Spike Carlsen, author of “The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects” says it’s a great time to also consider becoming self-sufficient and sustainable. Carlsen told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that the most difficult challenge is getting started. (get more information at http://spikecarlsen.blogspot.com/2014/03/backyard-homestead-book-of-building.html )
The sheriff of Greenup County, Kentucky is warning citizens about a new kind of scam that is taking place in his county; and he says similar scams are going on in neighboring areas. Sheriff Keith Cooper talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
Rajiv Satyal also known as “the Funny Indian” will be presenting his show “No Man’s Land” at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati this Saturday April 19th. W-N-K-U’s Matt Kelley asked Satyal what people can expect at the show. (get more information at http://www.rajivsatyal.com/see/no-mans-land/ )
Internationally acclaimed Illustrator and New York Times best-selling author James McMullan is releasing his new book “Leaving China”. He says the new book about growing up in China during the Japanese occupation in second World War will help kids learn about history. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked McMullan where he got the inspiration to write about his experiences. (get more information at http://jamesmcmullan.com/LEAVING_CHINA.html )