Highland Heights, Kentucky – Like many in the Cincinnati area, Cynthia Beischel remembers with fondness Virginia Bakery, which stood for decades near the corner of Ludlow and Clifton Avenues. Beischel loved the bakery so much, she decided to write a history of it. The book is entitled "Virginia Bakery Remembered". It includes more than 70 of the bakery's original recipes. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Beischel how and when the Thie family started Virginia Bakery.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – FINRA is the financial industry's regulatory authority. Recently, FINRA's Investor Education Foundation compiled what it calls the nation's first state-by-state financial capability survey. It finds that Kentucky is one of two states with the lowest levels of financial capability in the nation. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked John Gannon, the foundation's president, to explain what's meant by "financial capability".
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – The Cincinnati Symphony and the Cincinnati Pops have certainly had their fair share of highs and lows this year. Spokesman Chris Pinello shared his reflections on 2010 with WNKU's Matt Kelley
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Businesses around the Tri-State are tallying up their year-end numbers. And though the economy is on everyone's minds, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber President Ellen van der Horst told WNKU's Matt Kelley 2010 had some bright spots
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Losing a loved one in a war is difficult to say the least. But former Cincinnati detective Dr. Richard Rhodes didn't know what happened to his great-uncle in 1944 in Belgium, he only knew that James Aubrey Stewart didn't come home. Sixty years later, questions about the Malmedy massacre led him on a research quest that would include the U-S government and the pentagon. Dr. Rhodes told WNKU's Matt Kelley, he had heard stories about his great-uncle since childhood
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – "Granny" Roberta Paolo, founder of Granny's Garden School in Loveland is sharing her success with other schools around the Tri-State. She's starting the Schoolyard Nature Network early next year to help teachers start their own programs. WNKU's matt Kelley caught up with Granny to get the details (get more information at www.grannysgardenschool.com )
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Governor-elect John Kasich will have some budgetary recommendations on his desk when he takes office next month. The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber joined forces with chambers from seven other cities to compile a report on reorganization and streamlining the state government. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Regional Chamber President Ellen van der Horst why they think changes are needed
Highland Heights, Kentucky – A longtime advertising professional in Cincinnati has launched a website that connects creative people with advertisers. The website is called AdRogues. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Tom Hagerty, the man who came up with the idea for the electronic business start-up.
"Highland Heights, Ky." – We all have days when we wonder why the supervisor at work is in a foul mood, but how often do you stop to think that you may be a part of the cause? Anita Bruzzese is a business columnist for USA Today, and the author of "45 things You Do That Make Your Boss Crazy and How to Avoid them". She talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about how we can make our bosses' and our own lives a little easier. ( get more information on the book at http://www.45things.com/ )