Cheri Lawson

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 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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A protest in reaction to Monday’s Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision led to the brief closure of Interstate 75 in Cincinnati yesterday 

Following a peaceful rally at the federal courthouse near Fountain Square, hundreds of people marched through the streets of downtown Cincinnati carrying signs and banners and chanting.

They’re demonstrating against the failure of a grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of an 18 year old black man, Michael Brown.

courtesy of Grimes campaign

The race between incumbent Senate Minority leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is one of the most hotly contested in the upcoming midterm elections. The latest poll has McConnell with a slight lead .

WNKU’s Cheri  Lawson reports Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Grimes Saturday to rally voters .

 Hillary Clinton speaking to more than 1300 people at Northern Kentucky University reminded  voters  they’re  electing a senator for the rest of this decade.

courtesy JD Souther

J.D. Souther is well known for co-writing hits for the Eagles,Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor to name a few.His career has spanned 4 decades and he’s getting ready to release a new album this winter.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with J.D. Souther who will be performing at the Victoria Theater in Dayton, October 10th.

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A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and former Northern Kentucky University student gained notoriety for telling the truth in what was to become the biggest story of his career. Because of his investigative reporting, Gary Webb was destroyed professionally.As WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports, a movie based on the true story of Webb’s work, is scheduled to be released in theaters October 10th.

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As 16 days of Oktoberfest got underway this weekend in Munich, Germany, the largest celebration of its kind in the U.S. was held in Cincinnati.WNKU's Cheri Lawson, reports Cincinnati Natives and Stars Drew and Nick Lachey were Grand Marshals