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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Montgomery County Ohio Takes a Proactive Approach to Help Ex-Offenders

Official in Montgomery Ohio County are taking a proactive approach to solving problems people who have been incarcerated face when re-entering society. County Program Coordinator Amy Piner says they’re hosting the Ohio Re-entry Best Practice Conference on May 2nd to help prevent ex-offenders going back into the system. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Piner why the conference is important to everyone. ( get more information at www.mcohio.org )

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6:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Spring is Here; But So Are Allergies!

Credit Dr. Jonathan Berstein; UC College of Health

Spring has finally arrived in the Tri-State, but for many people that means the start of a new season of sniffles, sneezing, and coughing. Doctor Jonathan Bernstein an expert in seasonal allergies at University of Cincinnati College of Health says it’s hard to gauge whether this year will be particularly hard on people with allergies. Doctor Bernstein talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the severity of allergy season this year. (get more information at http://healthnews.uc.edu/ )

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6:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

"Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects" has Something for Everyone

Warm weather means people are starting to think about heading outdoors to tackle projects that have been put off all winter. Spike Carlsen, author of “The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects” says it’s a great time to also consider becoming self-sufficient and sustainable. Carlsen told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that the most difficult challenge is getting started. (get more information at http://spikecarlsen.blogspot.com/2014/03/backyard-homestead-book-of-building.html )

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6:00 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Rajiv Satyal to Present "No Man's Land" at the Aronoff Saturday Night

Rajiv Satyal also known as “the Funny Indian” will be presenting his show “No Man’s Land” at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati this Saturday April 19th. W-N-K-U’s Matt Kelley asked Satyal what people can expect at the show. (get more information at http://www.rajivsatyal.com/see/no-mans-land/ )

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12:19 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

James McMullan Teaches Kids History Through Art in "Leaving China"

Internationally acclaimed Illustrator and New York Times best-selling author James McMullan is releasing his new book “Leaving China”. He says the new book about growing up in China during the Japanese occupation in second World War will help kids learn about history. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked McMullan where he got the inspiration to write about his experiences. (get more information at http://jamesmcmullan.com/LEAVING_CHINA.html )

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6:00 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Great Parks Club Offers Programming Designed for Adults

Great Parks of Hamilton County is offering spring and summer programs designed for people who are fifty and older. Spokesperson Kim Whitton says the outings are a great way to meet new people and learn something along the way. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Ms. Whitton to learn more about the Great Parks Club. (get more information at www.greatparks.org )

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6:00 am
Fri April 11, 2014

Cincinnati Earth Day 2014 at Sawyer Point April 19th

People from around the Tri-state will be celebrating Earth Day-Cincinnati at sawyer Point on April 19th. Spokesperson Brandy Jones says there will be music, food, and activities for the entire family at the event. WNKU’s Matt Kelly asked Ms. Jones What’s new at Earth day this year. (get more information at http://cincinnatiearthday.com/ or email pr@cincinnatiearthday.org )

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6:00 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Author Kayla Williams Talks About "Plenty of Time When We Get Home"

Kayla Williams, author of "Love My rifle More Than You" is releasing a new inspirational book about the challenges soldiers face when they return home from war. Ms. Williams told WNKU's Matt Kelley she wrote "Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and REcovere in the Aftermath of War" because of an injury suffered by her husband in combat...(get more information at http://books.wwnorton.com/books/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/ or like Kayla on Facebook at www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Plenty-of-Time-When-We-Get-Home/683958144989590 )

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6:00 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Cincinnati Better Business Bureau Warns of Home Improvement Scams

Spring is here, and it’s the time of year when people begin to think about home improvements. Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati spokesperson Sandra Guile is urging people to use caution when talking to solicitors about home repairs. Ms. Guile explained how people are being scammed to WNKU’s Matt Kelley…(get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org )

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6:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

The Northern Kentucky Incubator Kitchen Collaborates and Shares Costs

The Senior Services of Northern Kentucky building in Covington is the home to a new start-up business. Rachel DesRochers  says she came up with the idea of an “incubator kitchen” when she had difficulty finding a suitable space for her company, Grateful Grahams. WNKU’s Matt Kelley visited Ms. DesRocher to ask how she came up with the idea to share kitchen space with other businesses.

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