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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Vision 2015 the organization in charge of Northern Kentucky’s strategic plan unveiled the myNKY plan,the region’s plan for the next 5 years.

Northern Kentucky University President Geoff Mearns is one of the co-chairs. He talked about the new plan and says instead of Vision 2015 the organization’s new name is Skyward.

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Ken Ham: Outside of the Disneys ,the Universals the big guys I believe this will be certainly one of the biggest attractions in the world. I think it’ll be the biggest attraction in America ,outside of the big guys.

Ken Ham, of the Christian Ministry Answers in Genesis, is referring to the Ark Encounter a Bible-based theme park and its centerpiece, a  replica of Noah’s Ark.  Construction of the 510 foot-long wooden boat is underway in Northern Kentucky.  Ham says, despite a question of whether the tourist attraction is eligible for tax incentives, it’s being built.


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The sellout crowd at Great American Ball Park went absolutely wild chanting Todd Frazier’s name over and over after the Reds’ 3rd baseman won the Home run Derby. Frazier out did Joc Pederson the Dodgers rookie outfielder in the final round 15-14 . 

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"It’s a pretty big deal. There are 30 major league clubs and we are the one that’s hosting this All-Star Game this year." 

12- time All -Star Barry Larkin was a shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds between 1986 and 2004. The Cincinnati native says it’s an honor this game is being hosted in his home town.

Larkin: It kind of touches at your heart. Like this is where I’m from. These are my fans and this is my stadium. You know it becomes a very personal thing at that point.

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Melanie Chavez: This city is going to be a non-stop party for 5 days. 

Melanie Chavez is one of the co-chairs of the committee collaborating with the Cincinnati Reds and the Convention and Visitors bureau to get Cincinnati ready for Major League Baseball’s 2015 All -Star Game.