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30th Anniversary Thank You Gifts
3:03 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Celebrate 30 Years of WNKU with A Gift of Support

Your contribution during our spring fund drive will help ensure WNKU is here for 30 more years!

Become a Sustaining Member or make a one time gift  in support of WNKU today!

As a special incentive for your support during this drive, celebrated local artists, Keith Neltner and Chris Dye of Neltner Small Batch, have unveiled a limited edition collector's art print in celebration of WNKU's 30th anniversary.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Female Entrepreneur From Afghanistan to Come to NKU to Share Her Story

Rangina Hamidi; Founder of Kandahar Treasure

Northern Kentucky University is inviting the public to hear the remarkable story of Rangina Hamidi this evening at the NKU Student Union. Hamidi founded a business called Kandahar Treasures in Afghanistan to help women realize their potential. Her presentation will address the difficulties women entrepreneurs face in the war-torn region. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details.

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News from WNKU
10:18 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Ailey Dance Theater Coming to Aronoff Center

Next Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, March 3 and 4, the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be in Cincinnati to perform at the Aronoff Center. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Artistic Director Robert Battle where Alvin Ailey came from and how he established his dance company.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Poll Data Shows Northern Kentucky Adults Lead the State and Country in Electronic Healthcare Use

The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that Northern Kentucky adults were much more likely than those in other areas of the state to communicate electronically with their doctor. That’s almost double the number for other parts of the commonwealth.WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. (get more information at www.healthy-ky.org or www.interactforhealth.org  )

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Music
10:37 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Bunbury Lineup is Announced and We Have Tickets!

Anxious music fans and members of the media gathered last night at The Redmoor in Mt. Lookout for the official announcement of this year's Bunbury Music Festival lineup. Headliners will include WNKU staples, The Black Keys and Avett Brothers.  Other WNKU core artists on the bill include The Decemberists, Old Crow Medicine Show, Walk the Moon, Father John Misty, Shakey Graves, and Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu February 26, 2015

Hamilton County Launches "Family Fund" to Help Foster Children

Hamilton county Job and family Services now has a new way to help foster children make college visits, provide necessities or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. (Get donation information by calling Brian Gregg with Hamilton County Department of Jobs and Family Services at 513-946-1728 or go to their website at www.hcjfs.org )

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Earth Calendar for February 25th and February 26th

This spring, The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District will once again offer an hour-long Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series, focusing on the basics of backyard composting. 

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WNKU Event
9:58 am
Wed February 25, 2015

Bockfest Season is Upon Us

Alex Bell

Bockfest season festivities are well underway as we get ready for Bockfest Weekend,  March 6th - 8th. The season began with the annual Beefsteak Club fundraiser at the old Windisch-Muhlhauser Brewery in Over The Rhine.  Soon after, the preliminary rounds of the 2015 Sausage Queen pageant got underway.  Here's what else you can expect between now and the main event.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed February 25, 2015

The Black History Month Celebration Continues With A One-Man Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Deondra Kamau Means

As part of the ongoing celebration of Black History Month, Deondra Kamau Means will be portraying Dr. Martin Luther King Jr in a one man biographical show at the Boone County Public Library tonight at seven o’clock. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details…

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News from WNKU
9:51 am
Tue February 24, 2015

City of Cincinnati to Make Changes to Trash Collection

On April 5, the city of Cincinnati is making some changes to its system of trash collection. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the new policies with Gerald Checco, the city's Director of Public Services.   

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