By WNKU BusinessWise with Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney
WNKU BusinessWise 9-21-09
Highland Heights, KY – BusinessWise, with David Miller, Vice President for Public Policy for Citizens for Community Values, and Charlie Luken, Cincinnati's longest-serving mayor, now with Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP, broadcast the week of September 21, 2009.
"Highland Heights, Ky." – More than 80 authors from the Tri-State, and around the country will be on hand for the Cincinnati USA Book Festival in October. John Schlipp from the Steely library at NKU and librarian Melissa Norris from UC stopped by our studio to talk to WNKU's Matt Kelly about Books By The Banks (More information is available at www.booksbythebanks.org )
Highland Heights, Kentucky – In order to land The Prince Hall Shriners' national convention in the summer of 2011, Cincinnati had to fend off bids from two larger cities, Phoenix and Philadelphia. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports on how local officials convinced the world's oldest African-American fraternal organization to bring here more than 25,000 delegates who are expected to generate $5 million in economic impact.
" Lexington, Ky." – Since the tragic death of Eight Belles at the Kentucky Derby, officials and fans have been searching for ways to make racing safer for horses. In response, Doctor Mary Scollay, the Equine Medical Director for Kentucky came up with the idea for an on-track equine injury reporting system. She told WNKU's Matt Kelley that everyone involved in horse racing is looking for ways to improve safety.( get more information about equine safety at (http://www.khrc.ky.gov/)