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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courtesy of Lindsey Deaton

Lindsey Deaton: I am absolutely Dad. Dad, father, she ,her, hers . And so my dad, she, my father she or her is how my kids call me.

Lindsey Deaton came out as a transgender female a little more than two years ago. She’s been married to Joan for 35 years and they have two daughters in their twenties, Joci and Mary. Lindsey was assigned male at birth and for 56 years was known as Bruce.

courtesy of Rachel Torres

Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Women’s Health Clinic in partnership with the Cincinnati Education & Research for Veterans  Foundation is hosting an education fair and banquet for women Veterans June 11 at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center  from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with 3 women veterans.

The event honors and celebrates women Veterans and is free for women Veterans.

Cheri Lawson

This was the first school house in North America, as far as we know, where there was integration between African- American Students, white students and men and women.

Sharyn Jones, Professor of Anthropology at Northern Kentucky University is leading students on an archaeological dig looking for artifacts at the historic Parker Academy in Clermont County,Ohio.

courtesy Remembering Russell Madden

Army Specialist Russell Madden was killed June 23rd 5 years ago in a rocket grenade attack in Afghanistan. His dad, Bellevue,Kentucky resident Marty Madden says his son,was a father,husband,friend and former high school football player. Marty says Memorial Day is when communities acknowledge fallen soldiers like his son. For Marty and his family everyday is Memorial Day.

courtesy Adam Dumes

The PNC/Players For The Planet E-Waste Recycling Drives provide an easy way for Reds fans and residents of Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to recycle old electronics.
The first 200 cars at each event will receive two free tickets to a select 2015 regular season Reds game, while supplies last.

The public is encouraged to visit four convenient locations with their electronic waste items for recycling: