The staff at Great Parks of Hamilton County is looking for volunteers to help them conduct their annual winter bird count. Parks spokesperson Kim Whitton explained why the census is important to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.greatparks.org )
For the first time in its history, the football team at Cincinnati’s LaSalle High school is one game away from a state championship. Friday,December 5th the Lancers (13-1) play Macedonia,Ohio’s, Nordonia (14-0) in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division II state final. Game time is 8 p.m. at Ohio Stadium in Columbus.
The Northern Kentucky Forum will be holding an event this morning focusing on our region and how it competes with Texas for jobs and talent. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Panelist Jim McGraw, CEO of KMH Consulting why people are heading south to look for jobs. (Get more information at www.nkyforum.org )
The 16th Redsfest takes place Friday and Saturday at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg got a preview of this year's event from Reds' spokesman Michael Anderson.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the “Becoming an Outdoor Woman” program with a series of events and special activities starting in January. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked coordinator Beth Spivey-Minch what women will be able to do at the workshops. (Get more information at http://fw.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx )
Carbon Monoxide (CO) is called the "Invisible Killer" because it's a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the Unites States die every year from accidental non-fire related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators.
The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has a new way for people to stay healthy while traveling. They’re unveiling walking routes which allow people to monitor their progress. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesperson Melissa Wideman what people will experience on the “Fit to Fly” walking paths. (Get more information at www.cvgairport.com )