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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 19, 2014

AARP Launches "I Heart Caregivers" Campaign to Provide Support/Networking

The American Association of Retired Persons is launching a new online initiative designed to recognize the more than forty-two million Americans who help care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones so they can stay at home, as opposed to costly institutions. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked AARP spokesperson Taisha Rollins why it is important to acknowledge the efforts of caregivers. (get more information at www.aarp.org/iheartcaregivers )

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6:00 am
Mon November 17, 2014

Dayton Officials Seek Volunteers for "Men of Color go Back to School"

Officials in Dayton are looking for volunteers to participate in their “Men of Color go Back to School” event on December 10th . Commissioner Jeffrey Mims says it will give people a chance to share information about their careers and community involvement. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked commissioner Mims what the volunteers will be doing. (Interested volunteers can contact Ze’ana Kitchens at zeana.kitchens@daytonohio.gov or call 937.333.4991 by November 19th )

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6:00 am
Fri November 14, 2014

"Magic and Mistletoe" Opens Tomorrow at the Krohn Conservatory

The staff at the Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati is putting the finishing touches on their new holiday displays titled, “Magic and Mistletoe “ which opens tomorrow. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Director Andrea Schepman what’s new this year. (Get more information at www.cincinnatiparks.com/krohn )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Ohio SPCA is Asking for Donations to Help Feed Horses and Farm Animals this Winter

The Ohio SPCA is looking for donations to help feed horses and farm animals that have been removed from dangerous and abusive conditions. Executive director Teresa Landon says the situation is dire, and they may have to begin turning horses away if they don’t get help. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Landon to describe the situation. (get donation information at www.ohiospca.org or through paypal at ohiospca@frontier.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue November 11, 2014

"Once" to Open at the Aronoff in Downtown Cincinnati Tonight

The Tony award winning musical “Once” is set to open a limited engagement at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati tonight. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Elizabeth Truitt, Director of Public Relations for Broadway in Cincinnati what makes “Once” such a unique theater experience. ( Get more information at http://cincinnati.broadway.com/ )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Better Business Bureau Offers Advice on Charitable Giving and the "Overhead Myth"

The holiday season is just around the corner, and the Better Business Bureau is offering some tips about wise giving this year. Erika Lehman executive director of The Center for Ethics at the BBB says the “overhead myth” has people worried about whether their donations will be used for the intended purpose. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Lehman what people should ask BEFORE donating to a charitable organization. (Get more information at www.overheadmyth.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Wright State University to Host "Raiderthon" Dance Marathon to Benefit Dayton Children's Hospital

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Wright State University will be hosting their second annual Raiderthon dance marathon on November 15th to benefit Dayton Children’s Hospital. Students will be on their feet for the entire 15 hours, dancing for kids who are battling life-threatening illnesses. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked sophomore Justin Bretz why it’s important to dance for those who cannot dance themselves> Get more information at http://raiderthon.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1099013 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu November 6, 2014

NKU to Welcome Associated Press Investigative Editor Richard Pienciak to the 6 @ 6 Lecture Series

Northern Kentucky University and the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement will be welcoming Richard Pienciak to campus this evening for the latest installment of the “Six at Six” lecture series. Penciak, the National Investigative Editor for the Associated Press says there is more to the news business than breaking stories. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Pienciak what he’ll discuss during his presentation tonight. (Get more information at http://civicengagement.nku.edu/sixatsix.html )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Proto BuildBar Provides a Space to Eat, Drink, and Create

There’s a new place in Dayton for people to explore the worlds of creativity and imagination. The Proto Build Bar is both a place for people to socialize and share ideas over a snack or a drink and a workshop with the amenities to make them come to life. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked owner Chris Wire how he came up with the concept. (Get more information at www.protobuildbar.com )

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11:54 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Brad Ricca, Author of "Superboys" to Speak about the Creators of the Man of Steel November 7th

The Campbell County Public Library will be hosting a presentation about the creators of Superman on November 7th at 7:00 PM. The event will feature a Superman memorabilia exhibit and guest speaker Brad Ricca who just completed his book about Jerry Seigel and Joe Shuster, the men who brought the character to life in the 1930s. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ricca to describe what he’ll be talking about. (get more information at www.cc-pl.org )

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