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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon February 23, 2015

Female Entrepreneurs Provide Firearm Education and Training Through "Women Armed and Ready"

When two female business owners from Aurora Indiana became victims of crimes within four months of each other, they wanted to arm and protect themselves, but couldn’t find any suitable firearms training programs geared toward women. So, Konnie Couch and Robin Willoughby founded “Women Armed and Ready” to provide firearm education and training designed specifically for women. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Couch to describe how the program works. (Get more information at www.womenarmedandready.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri February 20, 2015

NKU's Dr. Brian Hackett to Deliver "Photo Sleuthing" Lecture at the Campbell County Public Library

Dr. Brian Hackett, Director of the Public History Program at NKU

NKU’s Dr. Brian Hackett will deliver a presentation on learning history through pictures as part of the Campbell County Public Library’s Food for Thought series. The event will take place at the Cold Spring Branch on February 24th at six o’clock. Dr. Hackett stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about how people can decipher information and identify the stories inside. ( Get more information at http://www.cc-pl.org/programs/city-bbqs-food-thought-series )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Research at the University of Cincinnati Targets Effects of BPA on Heart Function, Blood Pressure

Dr. Scott Belcher

A research team at the University of Cincinnati led by Dr. Scott Belcher is releasing its findings concerning BPA and its effects on the heart and blood pressure. Dr. Belcher says they discovered that exposure to the chemical had more dramatic effects on female mice than in males. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Belcher to describe the research. (Get more information at www.healthnews.uc.edu)

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon February 16, 2015

NKU Students Create an App to Track the Carbon Footprint of the University for EPA Competition

Dr. Christiine Curran, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

A group of students from NKU is developing and app that will help reduce the carbon footprint of the university. Dr. Christine Curran is supervising the trans disciplinary team that includes Morgan Lyon from Environmental Sciences, and Carolina Marini and Jesse Hockenberry from the Center for Applied Informatics. The team will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the final Phase of the EPA’s People, Prosperity and Planet competition in April. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Curran how the idea for the project came about…

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6:00 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Black History Month Celebration Continues at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting a series of activities and lectures in celebration of Black History Month. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesman Christopher Miller what they have in store for the rest of the month.(Get more information at www.freedomcenter.org )

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10:50 am
Thu February 12, 2015

Good People Festival Partners with Local Artists and Musicians for "Show Your Love"

Rachel DesRochers; Co-Founder of the Good People Festival

More than 30 artists and musicians will be gathering for the Good People Festival “Show Your Love” event at the Southgate House Revival February 20th and 21st. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked organizer Rachel DesRochers why so many people are willing to volunteer their time.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed February 11, 2015

Mayor Nan Whaley to Deliver the State of the City Address in Dayton This Morning

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley will be delivering her State of the City Address at City Hall this morning. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked the Mayor what she’s most proud of accomplishing during 2014.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue February 10, 2015

Cincinnati BBB Offers Consumers Advice Following Anthem Data Breach

Thousands of people may be victims of the latest corporate data security breach, this one at Anthem Insurance. Sandra Guile, spokesperson for the Cincinnati Better Business Bureau says it’s dangerous for people to take a wait and see approach to a data leak. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Guile what people should do first. ( Get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon February 9, 2015

Local Activist Wins $25,000 Settlement from the City of Cincinnati in Free Speech Suit

Activist Forest Thomer and comedienne Ally Bruener

The City of Cincinnati will be paying local activist Forest Thomer (toe-mer) Twenty-five-thousand dollars to settle a free speech lawsuit following his arrest at the Party in the Park in 2012. Thomer was arrested for asking people if they wanted to “laugh at the crippled girl” to promote the comedy act of his wheelchair using friend Ally Bruener. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Thomer if this was a speech issue from the start…

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri February 6, 2015

Kentucky Statewide Smoking Ban Bill is One Step Closer to Becoming Law

A bill that would ban smoking in public places in Kentucky is one step closer to becoming law. The bill easily cleared the House Health and Welfare Committee, and supporters are confident it will clear the full House. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Kentucky Prevention Alliance Coordinator Bonnie Hedrick why it is important to revisit this issue. (get more information at www.smokefreekentucky.com )

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