Highland Heights, KY – This Memorial Day Weekend, veterans of World War II will be honored by the official opening of the National World War Two Memorial in Washington, DC. A week later, veterans of D-Day 1944 that began the final phase of the war against Hitler's fascism will be honored at the 60th anniversary of the Normandy Landings. Commentator Jeffrey Williams reflects on the significance of what veterans began:
Jeffrey Williams is a history profesor at Northern Kentucky University.
Highland Heights, KY – For months now Greater Cincinnati has been anticipating and preparing for the coming of the 17-year-cicadas. Pete Rightmire has been looking forward to the emergence of Brood X, but after the constant media buzz surrounding the cicadas, he's ready for them to get here and stop all the noise:
Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, Kentucky
Highland Heights, KY – Several plans are emerging to change the way Cincinnati is run. One gives the mayor more power and eliminates the city manager, others create districts for council members and eliminate term limits. We discuss them on Speaking Frankly.
HIghland Hts, KY – Whether you're saving for your kids' college educations, introducing a new product design to the market or building a new interstate highway, costs have a way of turning out to be much larger than expected. Martin Giesbrecht tells us about the biggest cost overrun of all:
Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of Economics at Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY – The recent increase in gasoline prices has commentator Jeffrey Williams wondering if Americans are ever going to re-think their love affair with the automobile and other gas-powered conveniences.
Jeffrey Williams is a history professor at Northern Kentucky University. His remarks reflect his personal opinions and are not necessarily those of Northern Kentucky University, its board of regents or WNKU.