Local News
3:31 pm
Thu September 1, 2011

Riverfest 2011 Brings Parking Restrictions and Street Closings to Covington

Lieutenant Colonel \"Spike\" Jones of the Covington Police.

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Local News
2:59 pm
Thu September 1, 2011

Cincinnati Safety Officials Prepare for Riverfest

Highland Heights, Kentucky – It's Riverfest weekend once again. That means some bridge and street closures on the Cincinnati side of the river. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Cincinnati Police Sergeant Greg Lewton, with the District One Special Events Unit, about what motorists on the Ohio side can expect Sunday evening.

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Local News
1:58 pm
Thu September 1, 2011

Ohio Officials Warn About Most Prevalent Financial Scams

Highland Heights, Kentucky – The Ohio Department of Commerce has released its annual list of the five most prevalent financial scams around the state. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg went down the list with Commerce Secretary David Goodman, who says Ponzi schemes topped the list for the 4th straight year.

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Music News
9:28 am
Thu September 1, 2011

Nicholas Radina talks Salsa on the Square and touring with Over the Rhine

Highland Heights, KY – As a musician who performs in a few different bands including Zumba (which he started) Cincinnatian Nicholas Radina is also known for producing "Salsa on the Square". Among other things Nicholas is also touring with the band Over the Rhine.WNKU's Cheri Lawson had a chat with him and started by asking what it's like touring with Over the Rhine.

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Local News
2:52 pm
Wed August 31, 2011

KY Speedway to Get More Parking, Better Highway Access

Highland Heights, Kentucky – By the time of next year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Race, the Kentucky Speedway hopes to have resolved all the parking and traffic problems that plagued this summer's first such race on July 9th. That's the word from Communications Director Tim Bray. He spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.

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BusinessWise
10:43 am
Wed August 31, 2011

Business Wise

Business Wise for the week of Aug 22 to 26

Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of Aug 22 to 26 has Kay Geiger & Rob ReifSnyder on the United Way kickoff, Tom Cooney & Crystal Faulkner on protecting your retirement and what to do if you owe the I.R.S., Joel Ivers on nano-technologies, Moe Rouse on starting a business to generate profit for charities, Pat Longo on entreprenuership, and Sarah Kelly Marshall on how to have an advantage when job searching.

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Local News
2:42 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

Duke Energy Crews Help States Hit by Tropical Storm Irene Get Power Back On

Highland Heights, Kentucky – Duke Energy is among the utility companies that have been called in to help restore electric power in the states that got hit by Tropical Storm Irene. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Sally Thelen, a spokeswoman for Duke in the Cincinnati area.

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Local News
12:04 pm
Tue August 30, 2011

Dragon Boat Races Come to the Tri-State to " Paddle for the Pink"

" Campbell County, Ky." – The ancient sport of Dragon Boat Racing will be coming to Northern Kentucky. The captain and coach of the local women's team is Priscilla Egersma, and she says The "Paddling for the Pink" Dragon Boat Festival raises breast cancer awareness and helps support the Breast Center of Saint Elizabeth Healthcare. WNKU's Matt Kelley talked to Egersma about the races, and what exactly a Dragon Boat is. ( get more information at www.stelizabeth.com/dragonboat )

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Local News
5:26 pm
Mon August 29, 2011

Kentucky soldiers deployed to Iraq

Highland Heights, KY – Soldiers from the Kentucky National Guard were honored at a departure ceremony as they left for Iraq this past weekend.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports it's the first time the Independence,Kentucky based unit has been deployed.

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Local News
10:34 am
Mon August 29, 2011

Marketing your facebook page for business

Erlanger, KY – Businesses are taking advantage of social media and how it can boost revenue. But not everyone has a handle on how to make that happen.Michelle Beckham- Corbin is one of the go-to people in Greater Cincinnati when it comes to social media.WNKU's Cheri Lawson asked how business owners can use facebook effectively.

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