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News from WNKU
5:47 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Ohio Department of Health Warns that This Season's Influenza Virus may be Worse than Past Years

The U.S. Centers for Disease control and Prevention is warning people that this year’s strain of influenza may be more severe than in recent years. Doctor Mary D’Orio of the Ohio Department of Health Says that young children, pregnant women and elderly persons are at the highest risk. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Doctor D’Orio why the bug is worse this season. ( Get more information at www.odh.ohio.gov )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed January 7, 2015

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Urges People to Donate Christmas Trees to Provide Habitat

The holidays are over and it’s time for people to begin taking down decorations in, and around their homes. With that in mind, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking people to donate their Christmas trees to help provide cover in the lakes and streams around the Commonwealth. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked department environmental biologist Joseph Zimmerman how the Christmas tree recycling program works. (Get more information at http://fw.ky.gov/Fish/Pages/Xmas_Tree_Recycling.aspx )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Survey Data Shows that Kentuckians Have Heard About "Kynect" and are Enrolling

According to information recently released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky and Interact for Health, more than three quarters of adults in the commonwealth have heard about “Kynect” the state’s insurance exchange, and in 2014 more than half a million Kentuckians enrolled in the program. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Interact for Health spokesperson Kate Keller what the statistics tell us about the plan. (Get more information at www.interactforhealth.org)

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6:00 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Cincinnati Cyclones to Host Annual Teddy Bear Toss January 3rd

The Cincinnati Cyclones will be hosting their annual “Teddy Bear Toss” at U-S Bank Arena on January 3rd. Stuffed animals collected at the event will be donated to the Cincinnati Police Department to help comfort children they come into contact with. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Cyclones spokesman Nick Brunker to describe what will be happening. (Get more information at www.cycloneshockey.com)

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu December 18, 2014

Hollywood Actress/NKU Alum Galadriel Stineman to Return Home to "Give Back"

Galadriel Stineman

Movie and television actress and NKU alum Galadriel Stineman will be coming home for the holidays to teach two acting workshops. Stineman starred in Hollywood movies such as Junk Yard Dog and Ben10 Alien Swarm, as well as a recurring role on TV’s The Middle. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Stineman how she went from graduation to the big screen. (to register for the acting intensive go to workshops@gstineman.com   )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Local Pastry Chef Uses His Skill to Create Healthy Dog Food

A northern Kentucky chef is using his culinary expertise to create dog food that is healthy AND tastes good. Entrepreneur Avi Bear says dogs have a human-like palate, and that finding a food that tastes good and is healthy is a big challenge for dog owners. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Bear what makes Canine Correct different from other dog foods. (Get more information at www.caninecorrect.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon December 8, 2014

Great Parks of Hamilton County Seeks Volunteers for Annual Winter Bird Census

The staff at Great Parks of Hamilton County is looking for volunteers to help them conduct their annual winter bird count. Parks spokesperson Kim Whitton explained why the census is important to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.greatparks.org )

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6:00 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Northern Kentucky Forum to Focus on Why Jobs are Flowing to Texas

The Northern Kentucky Forum will be holding an event this morning focusing on our region and how it competes with Texas for jobs and talent. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Panelist Jim McGraw, CEO of KMH Consulting why people are heading south to look for jobs. (Get more information at www.nkyforum.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife to Celebrate 20 Years of "Becoming an Outdoors Woman"

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the “Becoming an Outdoor Woman” program with a series of events and special activities starting in January. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked coordinator Beth Spivey-Minch what women will be able to do at the workshops. (Get more information at http://fw.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx )

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6:00 am
Wed December 3, 2014

CVG Unveils "Fit to Fly" Walking Paths for Better Health

The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has a new way for people to stay healthy while traveling. They’re unveiling walking routes which allow people to monitor their progress. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked spokesperson Melissa Wideman what people will experience on the “Fit to Fly” walking paths. (Get more information at www.cvgairport.com )

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