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1:29 pm
Tue May 18, 2004

Martin Giesbrecht Commentary

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

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11:16 am
Fri May 14, 2004

Jeffrey Williams on Gasoline Prices

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.

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Local News
2:52 pm
Thu May 13, 2004

Taft Museum Ready to Re-Open

Cincinnati, OH – The Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati re-opens after a two-and-a-half year renovation. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik reports the improvements are both big and small.

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BusinessWise
11:11 am
Thu May 13, 2004

Speaking Frankly: War Memorials

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.

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12:11 pm
Tue May 11, 2004

Kentucky's Contribution to Brown v. Board of Education

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.

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BusinessWise
2:10 pm
Fri May 7, 2004

Speaking Frankly: 4th Congresional

Highland Heights, KY – On May 18th, Northern Kentucky Republicans will choose their candidate for the 4th Congressional District. The winner will face Nick Clooney in November.

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11:42 am
Fri May 7, 2004

Pete Rightmire on Horseracing

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.

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Local News
3:07 pm
Wed May 5, 2004

Kentucky Governor and Democrats talking again

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's Governor and Democrats are talking again about a state budget. They met behind closed doors yesterday. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports:

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Local News
10:54 am
Wed May 5, 2004

Election Reform still being discussed in Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Council could decide by the end of next month if voters will get to consider a plan to change the city's form of government once again. WNKU's Jay Hanselman has more:

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3:17 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

Martin Giesbrecht on currency

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.

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