" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Suzanne Costandi has been volunteering and advocating for children's health and education around the Tri-State for more than a decade. Still, she was surprised to learn that she was selected as one of the Enquirer's Ten "Women of the Year" She told WNKU's Matt Kelley she was honored to be included in the group, but never expected to be nominated twice
Highland Heights, KY – A company in Connersville, Indiana, has designed and is preparing to build what it calls the first vehicle created from the ground up to be a police cruiser. Stacey Stephens is a co-founder of the company, which is called Carbon Motors. Stephens tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that the new E-Seven police cars will be quite different from typical cruisers that are retro-fitted for their purpose.
Backyard Tire Fire LIVE In-Studio on 89.7 WNKU 3-26-10
Highland Heights, KY – Backyard Tire Fire stops by the studio to talk with Forrest Griffen and play some tunes LIVE from their latest album, 'Good To Be', in advance of their headliner appearance at The Southgate House in Newport, broadcast on March 26, 2010. Find out more about Backyard Tire Fire at www.backyardtirefire.com. "Rock 'N' Roll, Indie, Soul, Blues, News, & More."
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Have you ever had a crazy dream, but no idea how to make it come true? That's just what happened to Forrest Thomer, but he's not just working on his own wish, he's helping others make their dreams come true too. When a friend asked about his life dream and he blurted out "to dance with Ellen DeGeneres" human puppet dot com was born. Thomer told WNKU's Matt Kelley everyone has a crazy dream, with determination they can become reality. ( get more info at www.humanpuppet.com )
" Highland Heights, Ky." – Northern Kentucky University is giving people a chance to get a better understanding of what veterans experience both in war, and after they return home. Carrie Gibson and Tony Curry wrote, and star in "Into the Fire". It's a play about returning vets with disabilities and combat related trauma as they reintegrate into society. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Carrie Gibson how the idea came about. ( More information is available at www.nku.edu )