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10:09 am
Mon December 16, 2002

Jeffrey Williams on Kentucky Cigarette Tax

Highland Heights, KY – In states all across the country, declining tax revenues and resulting budget shortfalls have governors slashing expenditures to avoid deficits. Jeffrey Williams comments on the dilemma faced by Kentuckians in this fiscal crisis.

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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9:47 am
Fri December 13, 2002

Jeffrey Williams on Kentucky's cigarette tax

Highland Heights, KY – In states all across the country, declining tax revenues and resulting budget shortfalls have governors slashing expenditures to avoid deficits. Jeffrey Williams comments on the dilemma faced by Kentuckians in this fiscal crisis.

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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12:57 pm
Wed December 11, 2002

Martin Giesbrecht with some Good News

Highland Heights, KY – Sometimes it's nice to hear good news. Martin Giesbrecht brings us nine reasons for some economic good news.

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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10:04 am
Mon December 9, 2002

Frog Princess at the Ensemble

Cincinnati, OH – The Frog Princess is not your typical holiday musical. There's no Santa Claus, snowmen or even Christmas songs. It just the timeless message of loving people for who they are. WNKU's Sara Wittmeyer has more...

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3:53 pm
Fri December 6, 2002

Cincinnati Sixth most Segregated City

Cincinnati, OH – Census data shows Cincinnati is now the sixth most segregated city in America. A decade ago it ranked number 18. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Cincinnati Post Reporter Barry Horstman about the data and the reasons behind the numbers.

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11:15 am
Fri December 6, 2002

Adele Craven Jury Deadlocked

Lexington, KY – Jurors considering the fate of Edgewood housewife Adele Craven told a judge this afternoon that they were hopelessly deadlocked.

The jury of 10 women and two men told Kenton Circuit Judge Patricia Summe about 2 p.m. that it could not reach a verdict. The jury had been given the case late Wednesday after prosecutors and defense attorneys completed their closing arguments.

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4:58 pm
Fri November 29, 2002

Events for the Holidays

Cincinnati, OH – Friday, November 29th is the official start of the holiday season and several places around Cincinnati are having special events to get folks in the spirit. WNKU's Sara Wittmeyer reports.

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4:20 pm
Fri November 29, 2002

Jeffrey Williams on the first Thanksgiving

Highland Heights, KY – As Americans celebrate Thanksgiving weekend, many are unlikely to give much thought to the peculiar circumstances which prompted the Pilgrims first celebration of that event. Commentator Jeffrey Williams explains.

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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4:10 pm
Wed November 27, 2002

Martin Giesbrecht on the Airlines

Highland Heights, KY – Regulating industries can be a can of worms. But a can of worms comes in handy, if we happen to be going fishing. But Martin Giesbrecht isn't talking about fishing.

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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12:48 pm
Wed November 27, 2002

Ken Lucas will remain a Democrat

Highland Heights, KY – The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation says he's not switching parties, though Republicans have been courting him. Northern Kentucky's Ken Lucas says he won't be joining the G-O-P. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Kentucky Post Frankfort bureau chief Courtney Kinney about his announcement.

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