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1:11 pm
Fri March 5, 2010

2009 a Good Year for Convention Bookings in Cincinnati

Highland Heights, Kentucky – Despite the recession, local tourism and convention bookings had a good year in 2009. That's the word from local officials and the Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg attended yesterday's annual meeting and prepared this report.

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9:48 am
Fri March 5, 2010

Conventions and Tourism in 2009

Highland Heights, KY – Despite the recession, tourism and convention bookings has a good year in 2009. That's the word from local officials and the Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg attended yesterday's annual meeting with the report.

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9:42 am
Fri March 5, 2010

Willy Porter Plays at WNKU

Highland Heights, KY – Singer-Songwriter and fine guitar player Willy Porter stopped by the WNKU studio last Friday to talk with John Patrick about his new disc How to Rob a Bank, and to play some on that Willy Porter signature guitar he was toting.

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11:48 am
Thu March 4, 2010

Ohio Offers Appliance Rebate Program

" Cincinnati, Ohio" – If you live in Ohio and are thinking about buying a new major household appliance, you could be elligible for a rebate of up to $250. Department of Development Spokesperson Bethany Close says the new program will reduce energy use in the state and will help stimulate the economy. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Close where the money came from...( get rebate information at www.ohioappliancerebate.com )

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11:04 am
Thu March 4, 2010

AMOS Project

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10:54 am
Thu March 4, 2010

The Questions of Rock and Roll

Highland Heights, KY – It's time for your rock and roll history lesson of the week. Coming up, professor Sam Lapin tells us that Rock and Roll has a history of raising more questions than answers.

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10:29 am
Thu March 4, 2010

Bockfest Begins This Friday

Highland Heights, KY – Friday night at 6, Bockfest begins with its annual parade. Mike Morgan, executive director of the Over The Rhine Foundation, says Bockfest is a celebration of Over the Rhine's brewing history, and the special relationship between goats, and beer...

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10:05 am
Thu March 4, 2010

Word from the Streets -- Big Issue

Highland Heights, KY – Recently Streetvibes reporter Margo Pierce got a chance to compare homeless newspaper notes with Emma Kernahan, of the British street paper -- The Big Issue.

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12:47 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Citizens Panel to help Hamilton County Make Reforms

Highland Heights, Kentucky – Recently the Hamilton County Commissioners put together a citizen panel charged with coming up with ideas to make county government more efficient and cost effective. To find out what the committee will do, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with County Commissioner Todd Portune.

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12:31 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

New UC Football Coach Promises Excellent Program

Highland Heights, Kentucky – "I completely understand what I'm heading into." That's what Butch Jones, the new University of Cincinnati football coach, told a Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce audience at an "Eggs and Issues" program yesterday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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