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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Greater cincinnati Community Health Status Survey Shows Adults Making Hard Choices

According to information from the most recent Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey, one in seven adults surveyed say that they, or someone in their household has gone without healthcare due to financial constraints. WNKU’s matt Kelley asked Interact for Health spokesperson Jennifer Chubinski why people are choosing between basic needs and healthcare. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org )

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6:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Covington Officials to Unveil Marker to Remind Residents of Pershing Avenue's Original Name

Officials in Covington will be unveiling a new marker in Mainstrasse to remind people of the original name of Pershing Avenue. Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, President of the German American Citizens League says the name was changed a hundred years at the outbreak of World War One. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Tolzmann to explain why. (get more information about the German American Citizens League of Greater Cincinnati at www.gacl.org)

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6:00 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Ohio SPCA Makes Plea for Winter Hay for Rescued Horses

The Ohio Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is making a special request for donations to help purchase enough hay for rescued horses to make it through the winter. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesperson Teresa Landon why it’s so important to start planning now. (get more information at www.ohiospca.org )

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6:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Former Bengal Ben Utecht to Return to Cincinnati to Sing with Jim Brickman Under the Stars Concert

Former Bengal and Colt tight-end Ben Utecht will be returning to the queen city on August first, but this time he won’t playing football; he’ll be on stage singing as part of Jim Brickman’s Under the Stars concert. WNKU’s matt Kelley talked to Utecht about how he became involved in music after his career in the NFL. (get more information about the concert at www.riverbend.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Northern Kentucky Forum to Host Discussion on How to Improve Local Government

The Northern Kentucky Forum will be hosting a panel discussion focusing on how to improve local government. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Forum spokesperson Sharmili Reddy what they hope to accomplish through the conversation this evening. ( get more information at www.nkyforum.org )

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6:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Tender Mercies to benefit from Taste of Over-the Rhine July 26th

Tender Mercies will continue its celebration of the flavors and sounds of Over-the Rhine at the second annual Taste of O-T-R on July 26th. The event will help raise money to support homeless and mentally ill people from the area. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Tender Mercies spokesperson Jackie Baumgartner what will be new this year. (get details at www.tendermerciesinc.org )

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6:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Fort Thomas to Host Citywide "Where's Waldo?" Game

Fort Thomas Kentucky will be hosting a week long “Where’s Waldo?” game beginning July 17th. City spokesperson Debbie Buckley says it’s a great way to spend some family time walking through the historic district. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Buckley how the game will work. (get details at www.fortthomastour.com )

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6:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Super-Utilizer Program Reduces ER Visits by Nearly Half

Cincinnati-based Health Care Access Now is reporting the results of a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson foundation to develop a model for case management of Health Care “super-utilizers”. Spokesperson Judith Warren says the initiative has already reduced ER visits by nearly half. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Warren to describe what a “super-utilizer” is. (get more information at www.healthcareaccessnow.org )

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6:00 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Boone County Public Library to Offer How-To Festival July 19th

The Boone County Public Library is presenting its second annual How-To Festival on Saturday July 19th. Spokesman Shaun Davidson says people will be able to learn about thirty topics in three hours. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Davidson what will be featured this year. ( more information at www.bcpl.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

St. Elizabeth Hospital to Offer a Doctor at Your Fingertips Through E-Visits

St. Elizabeth hospital is offering patients a new way for people to address minor health issues without a trip to the doctor’s office. St. Elizabeth spokesperson Dr. Kimberly Vormbrock says the e-visit program is the first of its kind in the region. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Vormbrock what kinds of health issues people can be treated for with an e-visit. (get more information at www.stedocs.com/evisits )

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