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.
Highland Heights, KY – The World War Two memorial in Washington, D.C. will be dedicated later this month. It's been 60 years since the war ended. But many want to honor these people from what some call the best generation. We'll talk about war and verteran memorials and why they are important to so many people.
Highland Hts, KY – As we remember the landmark decision in Brown versus Board of Education, commentator Paul Whalen says it's important to remember three contributions Kentuckians made in the decision outlawing segregation:
Paul Whalen is a professor and attorney living in Fort Thomas.
Highland Heights, KY – Each year the running of the Kentucky Derby reminds the world once again, that Kentucky is horse country. But Pete Rightmire says even though he lives in the Bluegrass State when it comes to famous thoroughbreds, he doesn't think of race horses and Derby winners:
Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, Kentucky.
Highland Heights, KY – Kids often wonder why the penny, worth only one cent and the nickel worth five are both bigger than the ten cent dime. As Martin Giesbrecht tells it, monetary history takes some curious turns:
Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of economics at Northern Kentucky University.