" Kettering, Ohio" – Did you know black dogs, and cats are less likely to adopted from shelters, and are more frequently euthanized than lighter colored animals?Shelters around the region are recognizing this problem, and offer special rates to help these pets find homes.WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Suzanne Slaidens Dull, Executive Director of The Society for the Improvement of Conditions for Stray Animals in Kettering to explain the phenomenon of "Black dog Syndrome"(get more information at www.sicsa.org )
Highland Heights, Kentucky – An eight-year-old, non-profit organization in Cincinnati specializes in helping adult artists who have disabilities. It's called Visionaries and Voices. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with V & V's Marketing Director, Nick Paddock.
Highland Heights KY – Business Wise week of Feb.14th, Lee Stautberg on new estate tax rules,Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner on tax credit and education expenses,Greg Iona on the CM Paula Co.,Greg Fehrenbach / Joel Warneke on how to reinvent your business,and Elizabeth Edwards on her book Start Up for starting a new business.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – A thirty-six year old woman from Carthage is recovering from a horrendous accident last week that completely severed her arm below the elbow. The woman was fortunate though, because it happened near enough to the U-C Health University Hospital where a team of specialists was able to reattach the severed limb. WNKU's Matt Kelley spoke to Doctor Minh Doan Ngyuen, one of the surgeons responsible for the procedure, about the patient's condition
Highland Heights, Kentucky – The National Urban League will hold its 2014 annual conference in Cincinnati. That's what Donna Jones Baker, President and CEO of the civil rights organization's local chapter, told the annual meeting of the Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau, yesterday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – On February 26th, The Cincinnati Art Museum will open an exhibition entitled "The Amazing American Circus Poster". On display will be 80 colorful posters created between 1879 and 1938. They're all from the art museum's own collection. Yesterday, Museum Director Aaron Betsky took WNKU's Steve Hirschberg on a tour of the displays, which are still under construction. Betsky was asked why he decided to make the posters the focus of a special show.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Celebrate Adoption Cincinnati will be welcoming author Kevin Hofmann to share his journey as a biracial adoptee in a Caucasian family living in Detroit in the turbulent era of the 60's, next Tuesday night at the Mayerson Jewish Community Center. WNKU's Matt Kelley talked to Hofmann about his book "Growing Up Black in White". (get more information at www.celebrateadoptioncincinnati.com or www.kevinhofmann.com )
Cincinnati,OH – A 12 year old Cincinnati girl will be honored with a prestigious award in Washington D.C. this spring for her work helping others.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports Mariah Reynolds, student at the School for Creative and Performing Arts has been named one of Ohio's top youth volunteers for 2011.