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10:30 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Earth Calendar for June 18th and June 19th

Globally, about 1,000 plants we depend on for food and products need to be pollinated by animals, including coffee, tasty snacks like melon, chocolate and almonds, and even tequila.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed June 18, 2014

Volunteers to Clean the Banks of the Ohio During Riversweep 2014

Volunteers from six states will be coming together along the banks of the Ohio River to combat pollution this Saturday during Riversweep 2014. Orsanco spokesperson Lisa Cochran says more than eighteen-thousand people turned out for last year’s event and collected seven-thousand tons of trash. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Cochran if they’re still looking for volunteers. (get more information at www.orsanco.org/river-sweep )

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News from WNKU
10:49 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Annual Paddlefest Coming to Ohio River Next Weekend

The 13th annual Ohio River Paddlefest takes place this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with founder and chair Brewster Rhoads, who says it has become the largest paddling event in the nation.  

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Earth Calendar for June 16th and June 17th

Volunteers are needed to remove trash and debris from the Clermont County banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries during the 25th annual Ohio River Sweep June 20th and June 21st. 

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Cincinnati ToolBank to Host 1st Annual "Banking on Our Community" Event

Volunteers from the Cincinnati Community Toolbank will be partnering with people from local financial institutions to work on projects throughout the city on June 27th. Spokesman Doug Brauch talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they hope to accomplish. (get more information at www.cincinnati.toolbank.org )

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WNKU T-shirts
12:00 pm
Sat June 14, 2014

Show Your Mary Peale Pride

Support The Real Mary Peale Show with a pledge of $10 per month and we'll send you this fabulous Real Mary Peale T-Shirt.  You won't find it in any store.  It's only available by making a pledge to WNKU

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Earth Calendar
10:30 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Earth Calendar for June 13th and June 14th

Clean out your closets, donate to Dress for Success Cincinnati, help other women gain employment and journey towards self-sufficiency! Dress for Success Cincinnati supports disadvantaged women with interview attire and job readiness skills.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Indiana University Professor Teaches Shakespeare to Inmates

Indiana University’s Dr. Laura bates will be discussing her new book, “Shakespeare Saved My Life: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard” tomorrow at the Kenton County Public Library. The book focuses on her experiences teaching inmates at super-max prisons. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Bates how she became interested in teaching Shakespeare behind bars.

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News from WNKU
11:00 am
Thu June 12, 2014

Covington Moves Forward with Riverfront Redevelopment Plan

More than 32 acres along Covington’s riverfront are targeted to be transformed into a “waterfront promenade” as part of the regional Riverfront Commons project. City spokesperson Larisa Sims says the plan will revitalize about a mile and a quarter of riverside property in an effort to provide recreational facilities and stabilize the flood plain. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Sims what people can expect to see when the project is complete. ( get more information at www.covingtonky.gov )

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News from WNKU
6:32 am
Thu June 12, 2014

CVG Adds Technology to Help Improve Passenger Flow Through Airport

The Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin for a system that tracks passenger traffic through the airport. It uses a technology called BlipTrack. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked CVG Spokesperson Melissa Wideman how it works.

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