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3:24 pm
Fri January 31, 2003

Looking back at last year's state of the city address

Cincinnat, OH – Cincinnati Mayor Charlie Luken will deliver his annual state of the city address this morning to an invitation only audience at Union Terminal. During last year's speech before the Rotary Club the mayor said he was setting clear and measurable objectives to judge his success in 2002. The mayor said in a year people could look back to see where he succeeded and where he stumbled. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Cincinnati Post City Hall Reporter Kevin Osborne to review last year's speech and the mayor's progress.

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11:57 am
Fri January 31, 2003

Cincinnati Mayor's State of the City Speech

Cincinnati, OH – Cincinnati's mayor says the city will get better with focused and forward leadership. Charlie Luken says that's what 2003 will be about. He delivered his state of the city address Thursday (01/30) to an invitation only crowd at Union Terminal. WNKU's Jay Hanselman reports.

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10:45 am
Tue January 28, 2003

Erpenbeck Scandal

Covington, KY – A federal Grand Jury continues to consider the case of homebuilder Bill Erpenbeck who's under investigation for bank fraud. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Reporter Bob Driehaus who says the grand jury has convened a couple of times.


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1:13 pm
Mon January 27, 2003

Kenton County Special Election for Senate

Frankfort, KY – Some Kenton County voters will go to the polls Tuesday for a special election for the Kentucky Senate. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about what to expect.

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11:25 am
Mon January 27, 2003

Kenton County Special Election for Senate

Frankfort, KY – Some Kenton County voters will go to the polls Tuesday for a special election for the Kentucky Senate. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about what to expect.

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10:28 am
Mon January 27, 2003

Kenton County Special Election for Senate

Frankfort, KY – Some Kenton County voters will go to the polls Tuesday for a special election for the Kentucky Senate. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about what to expect.

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4:22 pm
Fri January 24, 2003

Jeffrey Williams on Affirmative Action

Highland Heights, KY – The contentious issue of affirmative action is again before the U.S. Supreme Court. Commentator Jeffrey Williams wishes Americans would pay a little more attention to the historical context out of which the current debate arose.

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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12:22 pm
Tue January 21, 2003

Martin Giesbrecht on playing the lottery

Highland Heights, KY – Some say you can't win unless you play. But lotteries are such a bad bet, they are sometimes called a tax on stupidity. Martin Giesbrecht wonders why lotteries are so popular.

Martin Giesbrecht is professor emeritus of economics 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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9:08 am
Tue January 21, 2003

Kentucky's Governor Wants to Change Corporate Taxes

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Paul Patton announced last week he wants to overhaul the corporate tax system to help offset a state budget deficit. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort Bureau Chief Courtney Kinney about Patton's proposal.

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4:49 pm
Mon January 13, 2003

Kentucky Lawmakers working on budget problems

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers will return to Frankfort in early February to continue the General Assembly session. But Kentucky Post Frankfort bureau chief Courtney Kinney says between now and then some of them will be working on the state's budget crisis. She talked with WNKU's Jay Hanselman.

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