The world-famous feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys is the subject of a mini-series that ran this week on The History Channel. To find out more about the long-ago animosity between the two families, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. James Klotter, the state of Kentucky's official historian. Klotter says most of the McCoys lived in Pike County, Kentucky; and the Hatfields lived just across the state line in West Virginia.
If royal watching's your kind of thing, the next four days are going to be a treat.
Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee celebration — marking 60 years on the throne — looks like it will be quite a show. Sunday's huge flotilla alone is predicted to be "the most spectacular nautical event seen in London for 350 years."
The Hamilton County Park District is proud to be a part of a unique celebration taking place until September 30th. The Taft Museum of Art is celebrating 80- years of excellence with a special event called Art For All, a public art program that features 80 reproductions of works from the museum collection placed throughout Greater Cincinnati, including six Hamilton County Parks. Reproductions can be found in locations such as the Cincinnati Zoo, Devou Park, the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky International Airport and many other places.
Those are just three of the words economists are using to describe the news that just 69,000 net jobs were added to public and private payrolls last month — and that the nation's jobless rate edged up to 8.2 percent from April's 8.1 percent.
The news has raised fears that the hoped-for strengthening of the economy may not materialize.
We posted on the news and followed with details from the report and reaction to it. It's now 11:22 am. ET, here's our original post and earlier updates:
"From his first months in office, President Obama secretly ordered increasingly sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran's main nuclear enrichment facilities, significantly expanding America's first sustained use of cyberweapons, according to participants in the program," The New York Times reports.
Lawrence Adams doesn't want to be called a hero, but many in Seattle are saying that's just what he is.
As The Seattle Times reports this morning, police believe Adams saved the lives of at least three people on Wednesday when he picked up a stool at a cafe and threw it at a gunman who killed four people there. Adams' action distracted the gunman, identified as Ian Stawicki, and allowed Adams and some others to escape.
People from around the region will be competing against each other on one of the sloppiest obstacle courses around on June 30th, all to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Spokesman Rich Walburg says it’ll be the first time the Ohio Valley Chapter has sponsored the Muck-Ruckus, but they expect a great turnout. Walburg explained how the event works to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get details and registration information at http://eventohg.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR?fr_id=18585&pg=entry)