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11:44 am
Tue January 27, 2004

Governor Fletcher gives his budget address tonight

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher is trying to sound optimistic as he prepares to deliver his budget address tonight to a joint session of the Kentucky General assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort:

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10:02 am
Tue January 27, 2004

Martin Giesbrecht on Globalization

Highland Heights, KY – In America, everybody has the right to march in protest for or against his or her favorite issue. But Martin Giesbrecht suggests those who protest against globalization need to take a reality check:

Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of economics at Northern Kentucky University.

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Local News
10:05 am
Mon January 26, 2004

How has Silver Grove changed since LaFarge came to town

Silver Grove, KY – Five years ago this week, the La Farge company announced it would be building a drywall production plant in the small Campbell County River town of Silver Grove. For many this largest employer in town has brought nothing but good news and big dollars to the city. But there are still a few people who wish the French company had gone elsewhere. WNKU's Jay Hanselman Reports


Our Story on the La Farge Anniversary was a collaborative effort with the Kentucky Post. To read the Paper's story about the Silver Grove Plant, visit KYPOST.COM.

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11:07 am
Fri January 23, 2004

Commentary: Jefffrey Williams

Highland Heights – With the Chinese New Year celebration this week. We begin the year of the monkey. Having just lived through the year of the ram. Commentator Jeffrey Williams thinks last year might have just as well been dubbed the year of the hypocrite:

Jeffrey Williams is a history professor at Northern Kentucky University.

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BusinessWise
10:26 am
Thu January 22, 2004

Speaking Frankly: Vehicle Emissions Testing

Highland Heights, KY – This week a discussion of the Vehicle Emissions Testing program in Northern Kentucky and legislators attempts to eliminate it.

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Local News
10:31 am
Mon January 19, 2004

The Enquirer and Post to end Joint Operating Agreement

Cincinnati, OH – On Friday the Gannett Company announced it would not renew a joint operating agreement with the Post which expires at the end of 2007. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik asked Post Editor Mike Philipps if this came as a surprise:

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3:38 pm
Fri January 16, 2004

Pete Rightmire and dental health

Highland Heights, KY – Thanks to fluoride, electric toothbrushes and other advances in dental technology, most of us can look forward to keeping our teeth through our entire lives. While Pete Rightmire realizes good dental hygiene is critical to a happy life, he's noticed lately, we're expected to do more than just keep our teeth strong and healthy.

Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, Kentucky

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BusinessWise
9:06 am
Fri January 16, 2004

Speaking Frankly: Homework

HIghland Heights, KY – For some homework is a breeze. For others it means a long night of work and a frustrating time between parent and child. Today we'll talk about the pros and cons of homework.

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Local News
9:20 am
Mon January 12, 2004

NKU President talks about budget cuts

Highland Heights, KY – NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS FACING STATE FUNDING CUTS OF OF NEARLY TEN PERCENT. PRESIDENT JIM VOTRUBA TOLD WNKU'S MARYANNE ZELEZNIK IF THIS FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IS REMOVED FROM THE BUDGET, IT WILL MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR THE UNIVERSITY:

N-K-U PRESIDENT JIM VOTRUBA EMPHASIZED THE NORTHERN KENTUCKY CAUCUS IS WORKING TO MAKE N-K-U'S FUNDING MORE EQUITABLE WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES IN THE STATE.

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Local News
9:04 am
Mon January 12, 2004

NKU President talks about budget cuts

Highland Heights, KY – NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY IS FACING STATE FUNDING CUTS OF OF NEARLY TEN PERCENT. PRESIDENT JIM VOTRUBA TOLD WNKU'S MARYANNE ZELEZNIK IF THIS FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IS REMOVED FROM THE BUDGET, IT WILL MEAN BIG CHANGES FOR THE UNIVERSITY:

N-K-U PRESIDENT JIM VOTRUBA EMPHASIZED THE NORTHERN KENTUCKY CAUCUS IS WORKING TO MAKE N-K-U'S FUNDING MORE EQUITABLE WITH OTHER UNIVERSITIES IN THE STATE.

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