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10:43 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Five Time Grammy Winner and Legendary Guitarist Robert Cray Releases In My Soul

  Five time grammy award winner and legendary guitarist, Robert Cray, recently released his 17th studio album, IN MY SOUL.WNKUs Cheri Lawson talked with Cray who’s scheduled to be in Cincinnati at the Taft Theater July 1st with John Hiatt.

CL: Robert, Congrats on another CD, In My Soul, another one that draws listeners in. Out of the ten song collection which one are you absolutely attached to?

RC: I don’t think there’s just one. We’re playing a lot of the songs on stage right now and we’re just havin’ fun with everyone. For us it’s new and we’re groovin’ on all of it.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Earth Calendar for April 11th and April 12th

Electronic products are made from valuable resources and materials, including metals, plastics, and glass, all of which require energy to mine and manufacture.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Cincinnati Earth Day 2014 at Sawyer Point April 19th

People from around the Tri-state will be celebrating Earth Day-Cincinnati at sawyer Point on April 19th. Spokesperson Brandy Jones says there will be music, food, and activities for the entire family at the event. WNKU’s Matt Kelly asked Ms. Jones What’s new at Earth day this year. (get more information at http://cincinnatiearthday.com/ or email pr@cincinnatiearthday.org )

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News from WNKU
11:50 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Reforest NKY Plants Trees

Each year, a program called Reforest Northern Kentucky recruits volunteers to help plant trees in selected areas of Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties. Mark Leopold, Field Manager for Northern Kentucky University's Center for Environmental Restoration, leads the program, which took place this year on March 29th. Leopold spoke to WNKU's Steve Hirschberg from a cell phone in the middle of the woods in Grant County.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Author Kayla Williams Talks About "Plenty of Time When We Get Home"

Kayla Williams, author of "Love My rifle More Than You" is releasing a new inspirational book about the challenges soldiers face when they return home from war. Ms. Williams told WNKU's Matt Kelley she wrote "Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and REcovere in the Aftermath of War" because of an injury suffered by her husband in combat...(get more information at http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/ or like Kayla on Facebook at www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/683958144989590 )

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News from WNKU
12:00 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Luther Dickinson Visits WNKU

WNKU often has  musicians who come to the station, play on the air and sit down for an interview. Recently, Luther Dickinson, who's best known for being a member of  North Mississippi Allstars, was at the station to play from his new solo album, Rock 'n Roll Blues. He talked with WNKU's John Patrick. 

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Earth Calendar for April 9th and April 10th

MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning will host a FREE opportunity to shred personal documents, old tax information and confidential papers from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, May 3rd at their NAID AAA Certified shredding operations center, 700 Liberty Lane, Dayton, Ohio 45449. 

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Cincinnati Better Business Bureau Warns of Home Improvement Scams

Spring is here, and it’s the time of year when people begin to think about home improvements. Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati spokesperson Sandra Guile is urging people to use caution when talking to solicitors about home repairs. Ms. Guile explained how people are being scammed to WNKU’s Matt Kelley…(get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org )

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News from WNKU
2:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

UpDayton Holds Development Summit

This Friday, at the Dayton Art Institute, a non-profit organization called UpDayton is holding a development summit. Its purpose is to come up with specific ideas that will help retain talented young professionals in Dayton and attract more of them. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Executive Director Laura Estandia.  

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Studio 89
12:00 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

Studio 89: Jimbo Mathus on Monday, April 14th

Jimbo Mathus
www.bestofneworleans.com

Seating is no longer available for tonight's Studio 89.  Check back tomorrow at noon for your opportunity to register for next week's Studio 89, or if you're a contributing member, look for an e-mail soon.  Remember, WNKU Members receive first priority for seating! 

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