" Frankfort, Ky." – The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is launching a new initiative called "Project Graduate" to encourage people who dropped out of college, to complete their degrees. Spokesperson Sue Patrick says most "near completers" just need the right incentive to return to the classroom. Patrick explained how the program works to WNKU s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.knowhow2goky.org )
Highland Heights Ky. – Business wise for the week of Sept 12 to 16 has Thane Maynard of the Cincinati zoo,Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on the importance of attitude in business and a perspective on social security,Dr. James Votruba President of NKU, Krissi Barr & John Lunn on the Gentleman of Style and Substance Event, Krissi Barr & Willie Carden on parkonomics and Chris Froman of Pomeroy on leadership style in his company.
" Butler County, Ohio" – School districts and municipalities in Butler County will be getting some extra income this year, thanks to a new levy refund program put in place by County Auditor Roger Reynolds. He says more than million dollars will be returned, with schools being the biggest beneficiary.WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Reynolds where the money came from.
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of Sept 5 to 9 has Mike Rohrkemper the CEO of Goldstar Chili, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on college tax credits & R&D credit, Kendra Ramirez on social media investments for a business, Jack Rouse on the economic development in our area and Stephanie Byrd Executive Director of Success By Six.
Cincinnati,OH – This Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of 9/11.One way some people around the world will honor the victims is by taking a walk and talking with others in their communities from different backgrounds,cultures and faiths.Bart Campolo is outreach co-ordinator of Abraham's Path and organizer of 9/11 Walks in Cincinnati. WNKU's Cheri Lawson asked Bart about Abraham's Path and the 9/11 Walks.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – "One of the best kept secrets in Cincinnati". That's how Executive Director Georgine Getty describes her organization, The Interfaith Hospitality Network. For 20 years the agency has been quietly working to help the homeless. Getty tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg there are two things that make her organization unique.
Highland Heights Ky. – Busines Wise for the week of Aug 19 to Sept2 has Mary Schlueter on preparing students for the 21st century, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on what to do to amend a return and creating opportunities out of chaos,John Rozzi on the Labor Day fireworks, Tom Cooney on comments from Warren Buffet, Craig Natorp on preparing you lawn for fall,and Kathy Groob on women in politics and her non - profit organization.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – The Cincinnati Fire Department now has special bags loaded with new modems that can help save the lives of adults as well as children by speeding vital medical information to emergency rooms when patients are being transported to area hospitals.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – People from across the Tri-State have a new way to learn more than seventy foreign languages from the comfort of their own homes. The Cincinnati Public Library is offering language courses along with a series of online resources that people can access from home. Spokesperson Angela Farmer says the courses allow people to learn at their own speed. She explained how the program works to WNKU's Matt Kelley. ( get more information at www.cincinnatilibrary.org )