" Cincinnati, Ohio" – One of Cincinnati's World-War-Two veterans is finally being recognized for her service. Jean Springer was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal last week, that's the highest honor the country can bestow on a civilian. She was twenty-two years old in 1943, when the Airforce announced it would be accepting applications for female pilots. Springer told WNKU's Matt Kelley, the Women's Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs had to get their own pilots license before they could even apply
" Loveland, Ohio" – Have you ever wondered what happens to fabric that is left on the cutting room floor when clothing is manufactured? Up to twenty percent of it is wasted. That's where Tulong LLC comes in. President Mark Heiman, says they've developed a process for reclaiming the unused material. He told WNKU's Matt Kelley that's only a part of what makes his company so unusual. ( Check out Repair the World at www.tulong.com )
Highland Heights, KY – Here is the Green Tip of the Week: Sadie Ferguson from Keep Cincinnati Beautiful tells us how we can literally wear our concern about the environment on our sleeve, or our pant leg, or even our underwear. You can check it out online at keepcincinnatibeautiful.com.
" Highland Heights, Ky." – Though employment figures are still down across the region, experts agree that the economy is improving and that companies are beginning to hire again. But so many people have been out of work so long and are eager for employment, that their bargaining skills may need some sharpening. Employment expert Andrea Kay, also known as the "Career Whisperer" told WNKU's Matt Kelley the negotiating process starts with first contact
Highland Heights, KY – Starting March 17th, the Cincinnati Park Board is sponsoring a second year of environmental lectures at the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the green lecture series with Gerald Checco, the Park Board's Superintendent.
Highland Heights, KY – Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky, the author of THE HOW OF HAPPINESS: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want, was the guest speaker Sunday for Jewish Family Services's 7th annual Miriam O. Smith Educational Series in Loveland. The psychologist says if you think that having more money, a bigger house, your dream job, or even the ideal mate will make you happy, think again. So what does make us happy? Dr. Lyubomirsky told WNKU's Cheri Lawson what the research shows.
Highland Heights, KY – What was once a place for teenagers and college students to share their experiences and talk with friends has become a business marketing tool. Facebook.com claims 400 million active users, many of whom are baby boomers. Social media gurus say use Facebook with caution. WNKU's Cheri Lawson has the report.
Highland Heights, KY – OKI, or the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments, has created a model designed to help cities, townships and other communities calculate the exact costs and benefits of land developments. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked OKI Regional Planning Manager Travis Miller how the new Fiscal-Impact-Analysis Model works.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – The Tri-State area contains some of the best examples of historic architecture anywhere in the country. The Gamble House has people asking questions about preservation. So, how can you tell if your home is worthy of rehabilitation or restoration? Call the building doctor. Mariangela Pfister of the Ohio Historic Preservation office told WNKU's Matt Kelley the building doctor clinics will answer any questions a historic homeowner may have.( more information at www.ohiohistory.org )