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6:00 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Mayor Nan Whaley to Deliver the State of the City Address in Dayton This Morning

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will be delivering her State of the City Address at City Hall this morning. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked the Mayor what she’s most proud of accomplishing during 2014.

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News from WNKU
10:33 am
Tue February 10, 2015

SORTA to Hold Public Meeting on Oasis Bike Trail

SORTA, the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, will seek public input on a plan to convert part of an East side Cincinnati rail line into a bicycle and pedestrian trail. The public meeting is scheduled for the afternoon of February 20, at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the plan with Metro Spokeswoman Sallie Hilvers.

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9:07 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Vote for the Best of Cincinnati Before Midnight Tonight

Voting for CityBeat’s annual Best of Cincinnati issue ends tonight at midnight!

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Cincinnati BBB Offers Consumers Advice Following Anthem Data Breach

Thousands of people may be victims of the latest corporate data security breach, this one at Anthem Insurance. Sandra Guile, spokesperson for the Cincinnati Better Business Bureau says it’s dangerous for people to take a wait and see approach to a data leak. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Guile what people should do first. ( Get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org )

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News from WNKU
1:08 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

WNKU Welcomes Sean O'Mealy as New GM

WNKU is pleased to announce the hiring of 25-year radio veteran, Sean O’Mealy, as the station’s new General Manager. O’Mealy will move into his new role on Monday, February 16th, just in time to help kick off the station’s 30th anniversary festivities.

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News from WNKU
10:53 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Covington Asks Residents to Report Burned Out Street Lights

Covington residents have expressed concern lately about the number of street lights that are burned out in that Northern Kentucky city, especially in the downtown area. Because it's hard for the city to inventory every light that is not functioning,  Covington officials are asking the public to report burned-out lights. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with the city's Communications Director, Natalie Bowers.    

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Earth Calendar for February 9th and February 10th

Kenton County Parks & Recreation is looking for volunteers to become  citizen scientists and make a difference! Learn how to safely and properly monitor bird nests, and contribute towards the conservation and study of birds!

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Local Activist Wins $25,000 Settlement from the City of Cincinnati in Free Speech Suit

Activist Forest Thomer and comedienne Ally Bruener

The City of Cincinnati will be paying local activist Forest Thomer (toe-mer) Twenty-five-thousand dollars to settle a free speech lawsuit following his arrest at the Party in the Park in 2012. Thomer was arrested for asking people if they wanted to “laugh at the crippled girl” to promote the comedy act of his wheelchair using friend Ally Bruener. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Thomer if this was a speech issue from the start…

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Special Program
5:56 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Valentines From the Hills of Home

Funny how one word can yield not only familiar tunes, but so many overlooked -- nonetheless wonderful -- songs and recordings.  Tune in to Music From the Hills of Home on February 8th and 15th from 6p - 9p as we explore bluegrass songs with "heart" and "love". 

On Feb. 8th, its kind hearts, sweet hearts, broken hearts, and any and all other bluegrass songs with "heart" in the title.  On the 15th, its the Lovesick Lover's Longing with any and all bluegrass songs with "Love" in the title.

Trust us.  You're gonna love both these shows!  Cross my heart.

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Live Music
11:59 am
Fri February 6, 2015

"Show Your Love: A Benefit for WNKU" Continues Tonight

Last night, over 400 people packed the Southgate House Revival for night 1 of the 2-night "Show Your Love" benefit for WNKU presented by The Good People Festival.  The party continues tonight as another 15 bands perform on three stages beginning at 7:30 pm. 

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