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10:48 am
Fri April 9, 2004

Kentucky budge looking less hopeful

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky legislators still have no state budget and it appears possible there could be a repeat of 2002 when they failed to pass a budget before the general assembly session ended. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh looks at how budget talks unfolded yesterday:

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3:30 pm
Fri April 2, 2004

Jeffrey Williams Commentary

Highland Heights, KY – Within the past two weeks, the national commission investigating the 911 terrorist attack has become the center of a political firestorm. When Americans are quoted as saying they wish politics could be kept out of the ivnestigation, commentator Jeffrey Williams says they are being naive:

Jeffrey Williams is a history professor at Northern Kentucky University.

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BusinessWise
4:39 pm
Thu April 1, 2004

Speaking Frankly: Reds Opening Day

Highland Heights, KY – Opening day in Cincinnati is like a national holiday with kids skipping school and people sneakingout of work early. We'll talk about why it's so special with co-authors of a new book called OPENING DAY, Greg Rhodes and John Erardi.

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Local News
9:22 am
Tue March 30, 2004

Erpenbecks plead guilty

Cincinnati, OH – Sentencing is the next step for former Northern Kentucky homebuilder, Bill Erpenbeck. He and his father, Tony each pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge to tamper with an official proceeding. Kentucky Post Reporter, Bob Driehaus was in the court room and talked with WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik:

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Local News
9:17 am
Tue March 30, 2004

Kentucky Senate and House disagree on budget

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky House and Senate late last night failed to reach agreement on a state budget. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports negotiators will try to find common ground during the two week gubernatorial veto recess:

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BusinessWise
4:08 pm
Fri March 26, 2004

Speaking Frankly: Newspapers

Highland Heights, KY – A discussion of the newspaper industry and how it's changing to meet the needs of younger readers.

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Local News
11:52 am
Fri March 26, 2004

Guilty pleas in the Erpenbeck case

Cincinnati, OH – Former Northern Kentucky homebuilder, Bill Erpenbeck and his father Tony, on Monday will plead guilty to charges involving intimidating a witness. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post reporter Bob Driehaus who's been following the case:

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9:32 am
Fri March 26, 2004

Pete Rightmire on Reality TV

Highland Heights, KY – Ever since the first survivor, TV reality programs have grown in popularity as ever greater numbers of contestants live their lives, compete in dangerous studnts, date and even choose mates all under the watchful eye of the camera. Pete Rightmire prefers to watch movies on TV to escape reality. But he says he's finding that increasingly difficult to do:

Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, Kentucky.

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12:42 pm
Wed March 24, 2004

Martin Giesbrecht: It's all about size

Highland Heights, KY – Americans tend to like steaks big, presidents tall and interstates wide, but Martin Giesbrecht wonders if big is always best:


Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of economics at Northern Kentucky University

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9:03 am
Fri March 19, 2004

Jeffrey Williams on French American relations

Highland Heights, KY – Commentator Jeffrey Williams recently spent a week in France escorting students to historic sites in Paris and the French countryside. Their initial fears about how the French are reacting to Americans these days proved unfounded:

Jeffrey Williams is a history professor at Northern Kentucky University.

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