Frankfort, KY – Money for education and cash for the Kentucky governor's race, those are a couple of the hot topics in Frankfort. A coalition of Kentucky school districts wants to sue the General Assembly for more funding. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about the lawsuit.
Highland Hts, KY – Summer is promoted as a good time to catch up on your reading. You'll see ads picturing someone lounging in a deck chair, book in hand, tall cold drink nearby. While that's an inviting image, Pete Rightmire thinks many of us are too busy to do much summer reading and he has a few suggestions to help make the most of the time you do have to spend with a good book this summer:
Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, Kentucky.
Cincinnati, OH – Kroger holds its annual meeting today at Music Hall. Despite difficult economic times, the company's had a pretty good year. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Cincinnati Post Business Reporter, Alex Coolidge about what he expects from the meeting.
Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati Council's finance committee is discussing a plan to build the Kroger Company a parking garage to keep its headquarters and 1,200 jobs downtown. WNKU's Jay Hanselman reports.
Highland Heights, KY – This year flag day got more people's attention in the aftermath of the latest Gulf War and 9/11. But commentator Jeffrey Williams has some misgivings about the excessive flattery of old glory.
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.
Frankfort, Ky – A number of Kentucky legislators will be in Northern Kentucky for an event called Northern Kentucky United. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about what's planned.
Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Supreme court has made a decision in the case of Baby Justin. in 1998 his parents, Regina Moore, and Jerry Dorning signed papers for Rich and Cheryl Asente of Girard, Ohio to adopt him. But as the process was going through they changed their minds and wanted Justin back. A bitter court battle ensued. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post reporter Paul Long who has been following the case:
Highland Hts, KY – Now that summer is here and the kids are out of school, families are starting to take trips to the beach, the mountains and other vacation destinations. But while it's been said that getting there is half the fun, Pete Rightmire says many parents just want to get where they're going before their kids send them somewhere they don't want to go:
Pete Rightmire is a freelance writer living in Edgewood, KY.