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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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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen Collaborates and Shares Costs

The Senior Services of Northern Kentucky building in Covington is the home to a new start-up business. Rachel DesRochers  says she came up with the idea of an “incubator kitchen” when she had difficulty finding a suitable space for her company, Grateful Grahams. WNKU’s Matt Kelley visited Ms. DesRocher to ask how she came up with the idea to share kitchen space with other businesses.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Earth Calendar for April 7th and April 8th

Almost one-third of the water the average family uses—some 100 gallons a day on average—ends up on yards and gardens.  

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News from WNKU
6:36 am
Mon April 7, 2014

New Music Education Program for Adults

A new organization called the Cincinnati Center for Adult Music Study is offering an unusual approach for adults who wish to pursue and enhance their musical education. Co-founder Rachel Kramer says her decades of experience teaching piano to children and adults helped her come up with the concept for the adult study center.   

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon April 7, 2014

Ohio Emergency Management Agency to Offer Safe-Room Rebate Program

The Mitigation and Recovery Branch of the Ohio Emergency Management Agency is announcing the renewal of the Safe Room Rebate Program. Spokesperson Tamara McBride told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that many people don’t think about a safe room until it’s too late. (get more information at https://ohiosharpp.ema.state.oh.us/saferoom2014 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

NKU Professor Regents Professor Emeritus Releases "The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War"

Northern Kentucky University Regents Professor of History Emeritus Dr. Michael Adams will be discussing his new book “The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War” at the Griffin Hall Digitorium on April 10th. Adams says many stories about the war are sanitized versions of what actually happened. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Adams why it’s important to understand the darker nature of the conflict…(get more information at http://www.amazon.com/Living-Hell-Dark-Side-Civil/dp/1421412217 )

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News from WNKU
1:11 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Making Kites at Happen Inc. for Northside Kite Fly...this Saturday!

Debbie Von Bokern displays kites at Happen Inc.
Cheri Lawson

The American Kite Flyers Association has declared April, National Kite Month. And Saturday, April 5th, Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood is hosting a Kite Fly for all. Kids and adults are welcomed to make a kite at Happen Inc. in Northside before the big Kite Fly.

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News from WNKU
11:59 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Shanti to Be Performed at Aronoff Saturday Night

This Saturday  night at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati, "Shanti: A Journey of Peace" will be performed for the eighth time since its creation a decade ago. Kanniks Kannikeswaran is the award-winning composer and director of Shanti. He spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg. 

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News from WNKU
12:13 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Creator of Mr. Clean Character for P&G Dies at 92

Credit courtesty of Procter and Gamble

Richard Black, the artist who created the Mr. Clean character for Procter & Gamble, has died in Dayton, Ohio at the age of 92. The Philadelphia  native opened his own studio in 1950 and was a longtime educator. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with P&G's Senior Archivist Greg McCoy about the artist and the history of Mr. Clean.   

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