Highland Heights, Ky – Business Wise for the week of Mar.14th has Bruce Petrie on health ,education,elderly and labor law, Tom Cooney & Crystal Falkner on business taxes, Stuart Aitken on working with their clients to focus on customer loyalty,Greg Ionna on shaping an transforming his company,and Laurence Jones on who and how business' qualify for incentives.
Highland Heights, KY – SXSW is showcasing Northern Kentucky University grad Jesse Thomas, Friday night, March 18th. The Covington native's song "You I Want" was Starbucks iTunes Pick of the Week early last month. Her album on iTunes was featured in the "New and Noteworthy" section and also in the "Indie" spotlight WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with the singer-songwriter from her home in Los Angeles.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Local musician and composer Rick DellaRatta is back from his trip to Africa and South America, after his fundraising concerts for "Jazz for Peace". The Cincinnati native made The Foundation Centers' list of top ten musician-philanthropists along with Bono, Sting,and Sir Elton John. WNKU's Matt Kelley caught up with DellaRatta to find out what Jazz for Peace is all about. (get more information at www.jazzforpeace.org )
Highland Heights Ky – Business Wise for the week of March 7th to 11th has Greg Fehrenbach/joel Warneke on how to use branding as a competitive edge,Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on credit and money matters,David Fisher on philanthropy, Dr. Edward Hughes on bridging the gap between higher education and business,Mary Welsh Schlueter on innovation in our educational system,and Lee Stautberg planning transfer of wealth upon death.
Cincinnati, Ohio" – The 2010 Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that more than seventy percent of Kentuckians favor treatment over prison for non-violent drug offenders. Mary Francis, director of the Assistance for Substance Abuse Prevention Center, told WNKU's Matt Kelley that there's a shift in opinions about how to deal with the problem. (get more information at www.asapcenter.org or www.healthfoundation.org )
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – We all have one or two bottles on the spice rack, or in the cabinet that may be past their prime. Julie Van Arsdale of the Spice and Tea Exchange of Cincinnati says just about everyone has old herbs and spices lying around, and she's looking for the worst collection on town! Van Arsdale explained why she's hosting the Extreme Spice Makeover to WNKU's Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.spiceandtea.com)
Highland Heights, Kentucky – The Blue Unit of the Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus begins a stint in Cincinnati this Friday night at the US Bank Arena. The circus train that acts as transportation and home for 54 animals and several hundred people has already arrived; and crews are setting up everything needed to put on what the circus still calls "The Greatest Show on Earth". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Jay Dennis, the unit's general manager.