"cincinnati, Ohio" – Most adolescent girls spend their spare time texting, shopping and keeping up on the latest news from their friends. But, Alyssa Six isn't the typical fifteen-year old. She spends her weekends winding out gears, hitting the rockers and catching air on the big jumps in motocross competitions across the area. WNKU's Matt Kelley caught up with the racer to find out how she got involved in a male dominated sport
04/23/10 – A man recognized as an international icon of non-violence makes his first visit to Cincinnati this weekend. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is a spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation. On Sunday he will lead what organizer's are calling Cincinnati's largest meditation.
WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with foundation teacher Tanuja Limaye about the event and how some people have confused the spiritual leader with the musician from India with the same name.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – The need for citizens and the city to work together was one of the themes of Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory's 2010 State of the City Address Wednesday evening. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg was there and has this report.
04/16/10 – Prepackaged salads are great because they're the no fuss, no muss way to get some veggies. Pop open the bag, add dressing. No cleaning necessary. But maybe not. A study published by Consumer Reports magazine found high levels of certain bacteria in common brands of prepackaged salad. And WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked about that with University of Cincinnati nutritionist Professor Becky Smith...
Cincinnati, Ohio" – The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will kick off its' Earthday festivities tonight with a free Tunes and Blooms concert by the Faux Frenchmen and the Psychodots. Thayne Maynard told WNKU's Matt Kelley that's just the beginning of the celebration...(get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org)
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – How far would you go to help a friend in need? Some local good Samaritans are helping out dogs by driving 75 miles or more a day. "Open Arms Pound Rescue" uses a network of volunteers to transport dogs from shelters in the southern U.S., to states in the north and Canada where they have a better chance at survival. Co-founder Debra Farrell explained to WNKU's Matt Kelley why some people call it the "doggie" Underground Railroad... (get more information at www.openarmspoundrescue.com)
The Hot Club of Cowtown LIVE In-Studio on 89.7 WNKU 4-19-20
Highland Heights, KY – The Hot Club of Cowtown stops by the studio to talk with John Patrick and play some tunes LIVE from their latest album, 'Wishful Thinking', in advance of their appearance at The Southgate House in Newport, broadcast on April 19, 2010. Find out more about The Hot Club of Cowtown at www.hotclubofcowtown.com. "Rock 'N' Roll, Indie, Soul, Blues, News, & More."
Highland Heights, Kentucky – Kentucky is slated to be a model for non-violent schools and communities. Funded and directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a first-of-it's-kind project will research violence and bystander intervention in high schools.
By WNKU BusinessWise with Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney
WNKU BusinessWise 04-12-10
Highland Heights, KY – BusinessWise for the week of April 12, 2010 with last minute tax tips from hosts Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner, as well as guests James Anderson, former CEO of Children's Hospital; Bill Cunningham, Director of Northern Kentucky University's Fifth Third Entrepreneurship Institute; and Lee Robinson, founder of Robinson Realtors.