Cheri Lawson

Host and Reporter

 Cheri is a broadcast producer, anchor, reporter, announcer and talk show host with over 25 years of experience. For three years, she was the local host of Morning Edition on WMUB-FM at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Cheri produced and hosted local talk shows and news stories for the station for nine years. Prior to that, she produced and co-hosted a local talk show on WVXU, Cincinnati for nearly 15 years. Cheri has won numerous awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, the Ohio and Kentucky Associated Press, and both the Cincinnati and Ohio chapters of the Society for Professional Journalists.

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Local News
11:57 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Piner Elementary Continues Support for Students After March 2nd Tornadoes

Many Students of Piner Elementary in Kenton County were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that swept through the region March 2nd.

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Local News
3:33 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Important safety precautions to take during severe weather

The multiple tornadoes that touched down in our region recently caused property damage , hundreds of injuries and deaths. And spring could bring more turbulent weather.

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Local News
3:05 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Cirque du Soleil's Dralion coming to Bank of Kentucky Center

  Cirque du Soleil is a theatrical show which mixes the arts of the circus and the streets and features original music, light effects and costumes. It's very different from the traditional circus.The artists of Cirque du Soleil are bringing Dralion , a show that draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its quest for harmony between humans and nature  to The Bank of Kentucky Center March 28th-April 1st.

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Local News
2:47 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Bluegrass Boxer Rescue Looking for Dog Lovers

Image Courtesy of Bluegrass Boxer Rescue

While many animal rescues are in need of help, the Bluegrass Boxer Rescue is reaching out to families and individuals interested in adopting or fostering a boxer.

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Local News
2:37 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Biology of Obesity looked at by UC Researchers

Image courtesy of University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

Rising rates of obesity are partly due to biological factors according to a new report by researchers at the Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center.

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Local News
2:28 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Trauma Care for Military at 35,000 Feet

Medical trainees prepare for test flight on C-130 transport+

Among the thousands of U.S, military men and women still fighting in Afghanistan, the realities of war mean many of them will have their missions cut short by serious injury.Quickly airlifting those in grave condition out of the war zone and to a hospital requires   teams of specially-trained medical personnel.

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Local News
5:01 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Piner, Kentucky pulls together after tornado

As deadly and destructive storms whipped through parts of the Midwest Friday, Piner, Kentucky was especially hard hit.  By Sunday afternoon there were 20 confirmed fatalities in the state, four of those in Kenton County.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports now the community’s focus is recovering from the physical and emotional damage .
 

The Impact of War
3:00 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Medics In Training: Treating Soldiers In Transit

Originally published on Sun February 19, 2012 7:58 pm

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MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:

For the thousands of U.S. military men and women still fighting in Afghanistan, the realities of war mean many will have their missions cut short by serious injury. Airlifting the wounded out of the war zone and to a hospital requires specially trained medical teams. Cheri Lawson of member station WNKU spent time with trainees of the Air Force's critical care air transport team in Cincinnati. That's where the training takes place.

(SOUNDBITE OF AIRCRAFT ENGINE)

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Local News
10:34 am
Tue February 14, 2012

Valentine's Day from Loveland, Ohio

Valentine Lady of 2008 Kay Napier busy at work stamping Valentines.

Sending a Valentine’s Day card is one of the most traditional ways to say “I Love You”.

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Local News
2:27 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

World Sound Healing Day: Send a Sonic Valentine

Hundreds of thousands of people on the planet will connect this Valentine's Day for the 10th annual World Sound Healing Day.  In Cincinnati the event is being held at New Thought Unity Center and the theme is A Sonic Valentine for the Earth.  WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with sound pioneer,award-winning author and grammy finalist Jonathan Goldman. He started World Sound Healing Day 10 years ago in Colorado and says it's good for the planet and good for the soul.

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