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6:32 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Details on Construction of MLK Drive Interchange

Ground will be broken soon for the Martin Luther King Drive interchange on I-71 in Cincinnati's Uptown neighborhood. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the project with Mark Policinski, CEO of OKI, the Ohio Kentucky Indiana Regional Council of Governments. Policinski says the $100 million project was made possible by a historic financial arrangement.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Ohio State Fire Marshal Encourages People to Know the Law About Fireworks for the 4th

Kiosks and roadside vendors are popping up to sell fireworks across much of the country this week. With that in mind, officials from the division of the State Fire Marshal in Ohio are asking people to make themselves aware of the law regarding buying and discharging fireworks. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Chief Deputy Fire Marshal Jeff Leaming what people can legally purchase and use in the state this year. ( get more information at www.com.ohio.gov/fire )

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News from WNKU
8:36 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

WNKU Welcomes the Ohio River Throwdown

ON SALE NOW...WNKU welcomes the second annual Ohio River Throwdown back to Riverbend Music Center and PNC Pavilion this September.  The all day festival was created to celebrate the roots of American music on the banks of the Ohio River where some of the most legendary Blues, Country, Bluegrass, R&B and Rock N Roll records had their birth!  Three stages, Twelve bands, One day only at Riverbend Music Center on Saturday, September 6...all made possible in part by WNKU.

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News from WNKU
1:50 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Yonder Mountain String Band to Perform at Moonlite Gardens

Yonder Mountain String Band is on tour this summer and  scheduled to perform at Cincinnati’s Moonlite Gardens, July 4th.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with YMSB's banjoist Dave Johnston.

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Earth Calendar for July 2nd and July 3rd

The July 4th holiday is typically one of the busiest times for the Montgomery County Animal Resource Center as many pets become frightened by fireworks and, often times, run away.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Painted Dog Valley at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is Open

Painted dog Valley is now open at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. The exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in the African Savannah. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked zoo spokesman Bob Lessnau to describe what visitors will see at the new feature. (get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org )

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News from WNKU
10:13 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Little-Remembered Civil Rights Event Happened in Lexington, 1867

Two groups in our area are recalling a little-remembered civil rights event that happened in Lexington on the 4th of July in 1867. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Tom Law. He's the project director for the Archeology and Heritage Series which Cincinnati-based Voyageur Media Group produces with the Kentucky Archeology Survey.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Kentucky Joins Multi-State Collaborative to Assess College Student Learning

Kentucky is joining a collaborative effort to assess college student learning. The Council on Postsecondary Education will work with three campuses to coordinate the study. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Council Vice President Aaron Thompson why they’re conducting the assessment. (get more information at www.cpe.ky.gov )

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CD of the Month
2:52 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Mike Mattison, "You Can't Fight Love"

The CD of the Month for July comes to you from Mike Mattison. It's titled "You Can't Fight Love"

JOIN THE CLUB TODAY AND RECEIVE A BRAND NEW CD EVERY MONTH FOR A YEAR!

From propermusic.com:

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Earth Calendar for June 30th and July 1st

The crackle of sparklers and thunderous boom of fireworks overhead are hallmarks of Independence Day celebrations, but these fiery displays can have unintended consequences.

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