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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Offers winter Driving Tips

Winter is here and it’s bringing snow and ice with it; which can make driving in the region a dangerous and unpredictable.  Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokesperson Nancy Wood says they want people to be aware of hazardous road conditions at all times. Ms. Wood talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley what drivers should know before they head out the door.  ( get more information by dial;ing 511 or go to www.511.ky.gov or www.facebook.com/KYTC.District6 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Attack on Homeless Man In Cincinnati Leaves Many Fearful

Last week’s attack on a homeless man in Cincinnati has people in the community concerned about their safety on the streets. Josh Spring, spokesperson for the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless says the numbers of such assaults are increasing. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Spring why this problem is growing.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Northern Kentucky Forum to Host Discussion About Why People Select a Political Party

The Northern Kentucky Forum will be hosting a panel discussion about why people select political parties, at the NKU METS Center in Erlanger tomorrow morning. Forum spokesperson Sharmili Reddy says about 90% of registered voters in the region are Democrats or Republicans. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Reddy why party affiliation is so strong in this area.(get more information at http://civicengagement.nku.edu/programs/nkyforum.html )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Art Museum and NKU Partner for the 500th Anniversary of Machiavelli's "The Prince"

Northern Kentucky University is partnering with the Cincinnati Art Museum to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince” on December 10th. Featured speaker, NKU’s Dr. William Landon says it’s the only event of its kind being hosted in North America. Dr. Landon stopped by the WNKU studios to talk with Matt Kelley about why the infamous “little book” is still influential. (get more information at http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/visit/plan/calendar )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Brazee Street Studios and Queen City Glass Arts Invite the Public to "Glass For Greater Good" Event

Artists from Brazee Street Studios and Queen City Glass Arts are inviting the public to a special event titled “Glass For Greater Good” on December 13th to benefit the Saint Vincent DePaul’s Angel Toy program. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Brazee spokesman J.W.  May how the artistic collaboration came about. (get more information at www.brazeestreetstudios.com  or call 513.321.0206 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

Sweet Honey In The Rock to Perform at the Aronoff Friday December 6th

Sweet Honey In The Rock will bring their acapella style to the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati this Friday night. Spokeswoman Carol Maillard says their repertoire and performing experience spans more than forty years. WNKU’s Matt Kelley had a chance to talk with Ms. Maillard about the group’s unusual blend of musical styles. (get more information at www.cincinnatiarts.org/events/detail/sweet-honey-in-the-rock )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

People Working Cooperatively to Expand Outreach to Include Greene, Preble and Montgomery Counties

People Working Cooperatively is expanding its outreach area to include three more counties. Spokesman Jock Pitts says the non-profit will now serve Greene, Montgomery and Preble counties; including the Greater Dayton area.  WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Mr. Pitts about what prompted the expansion. (get more information at www.pwchomerepairs.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 25, 2013

"How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical" to Open at the Aronoff

Dr. Seuss’ “How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” is opening this Wednesday November 27th at the Aronoff Center In downtown Cincinnati.        WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Stefan’ Karl Stefansson, who plays the lead role in the production. (get more information at www.BroadwayInCincinnati.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri November 22, 2013

PNC Festival of Lights Begins its 31st Year Tonight

The PNC Festival of Lights begins this evening at dusk at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. WNKU’S Matt Kelley asked Zoo spokesman Thayne Maynard why the event has become such an important holiday tradition for so many people around the Tri-State. (get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu November 21, 2013

K.I.D.S. (Kids In Dayton Safe) to Provide Free Recreation Center Access to Local Youths

Dayton Mayor, Gary Leitzell

Children and young adults in the Dayton area are starting to receive free gift certificates that grant them admission to the city’s recreation centers. Mayor Gary Lietzell explained how the Kids In Dayton Safe program works to   WNKU’S Matt Kelley. ( get more information at www.daytonohio.gov )

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