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6:00 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Ohio Developmental Services Agency Offers Energy Assistance Programs

The Ohio Developmental Services Agency is offering assistance for people who are having difficulty managing their energy bills. Spokesperson Penny Martin says they have several programs available to help people get through the winter months. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Martin to explain the Winter Crisis Program. (Get more information at www.energyhelp.ohio.gov )

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Earth Calendar for January 19th and January 20th

A lot of America’s youth are doing great things in the name of service, now the White House is asking them to tell their stories.

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News from WNKU
9:26 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Auschwitz Exhibit Opens Soon at Freedom Center

On January 27, 1945 the Red Army, as it advanced through Poland, liberated Auschwitz, perhaps the most infamous of all the Nazi death camps. To mark the anniversary of that event, Cincinnati's National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, on January 30, will open a locally produced exhibit entitled "Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz....70 Years Later". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg has this preview.

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News from WNKU
10:45 am
Sat January 17, 2015

High Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases, including Kentucky,Ohio

Rally as same-sex marriage cases were heard in August
Cheri Lawson

The nation’s highest court says it will decide whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the U.S. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports a ruling is expected by early this summer.

In November, a federal panel in Cincinnati  upheld  bans on same-sex marriage in four states  -- Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan.

 The Supreme Court justices will review that ruling in April and a decision is expected by late June. 

Laura Landenwich, an attorney representing the plaintiffs in the Kentucky case, says this is a big day.

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News from WNKU
10:26 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Cincinnati Man Accused in Capitol Terror Plot Held without Bond

Christopher Cornell

An Ohio man arrested by the FBI sting and charged with plotting to set off bombs at the U.S. Capitol appeared in court for a detention hearing Friday in Cincinnati.  WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports 20-year-old Christopher Cornell was ordered held without bond.

With several family members present, Cornell, wearing an orange jumpsuit, appeared before federal magistrate Stephanie Bowman.

Cornell was arrested Wednesday outside a gun shop near Cincinnati and charged with plotting an attack on the nation’s Capitol.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Earth Calendar for January 16th and January 17th

Rain barrels continue to grow in popularity across the country. However, one of its biggest drawbacks is their dull appearance.  

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News from WNKU
10:17 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Cincinnati Magazine Publishes Annual Top Doctors Issue

The January edition of Cincinnati Magazine is the annual  issue that lists the area's top 900 doctors in 50 specialties. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Amanda Boyd Walters, the magazine's Director of Editorial Operations, how the list was compiled.  

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri January 16, 2015

"Falling Water Gardens: A Modern Work of Nature" to Open Saturday at the Krohn Conservatory

The Krohn Conservatory Spring show, “Falling Water Gardens: A Modern Work of Nature” will harmonize design principles influenced by nature. Conservatory spokesperson Andrea Schepmann says it’s never too early to start gathering ideas for your garden. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Schepmann to describe the inspiration for the exhibit.(Get more information at http://www.cincinnatiparks.com/index.php/krohn/10-krohn/529-2015-spring-show-falling-water-garden )

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News from WNKU
2:24 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

A Cincinnati Man is Arrested in an Alleged Plot to Attack the U.S. Capitol

Point Blank Range and Gun Shop where Cornell was apprehended
Pont Blank

Federal officials Wednesday arrested an Ohio man and charged him with plotting an  attack on the U.S. Capitol. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports that a joint terrorism task force apprehended the Cincinnati area man.

  
 

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News from WNKU
10:49 am
Thu January 15, 2015

Newport Aquarium Adds Attractions

The Newport Aquarium will be rolling out several new attractions this year. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.   

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