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6:00 am
Wed May 22, 2013

Law Enforcement Encourages Drivers to "Click it, or Ticket"

Nancy Wood-Kenctucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesperson

Highways across the country will be loaded with motorists celebrating Memorial
Day this weekend. And the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet along with law enforcement is urging drivers and passengers to buckle up. Cabinet spokesperson Nancy Wood talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about this year’s “Click it or ticket “program.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Montgomery County Bark Park to Host Bake Sale June 1st

Tanya North and a happy companion.

The Bark Park in Montgomery County will be hosting a Bake Sale, from 10am until 2pm on June 1st. Spokesperson Tanya North says there will be dog-friendly activities throughout the day. Ms. North told WNKU's Matt Kelley that there will be treats for everyone. (get more information at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bark-Park-Bake-Sale/516509365058214 )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Kentucky Health Issues Poll: Kentuckians Split on Who Should Decide Whether Marijuana is Legal

Mary Francis-Director of the Assistance for Substance Abuse Prevention Center (ASAP)


The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that they public is split about fifty-fifty as to whether marijuana legalization in the Commonwealth should be decided by lawmakers or citizens. Mary Francis, director of the Assistance for Substance Abuse Prevention Center known as ASAP told  WNKU’s Matt Kelley she finds the results “concerning.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Cincinnati Hosts American Print Collectors Convention This Week

The American Historical Print Collectors Society is holding its convention in Cincinnati this week. Dr. Allen Bernard is the spokesperson for the organization. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Dr. Bernard to find out what will be happening at the annual meeting…. (get more information about at www.ahpcs.org )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Northern Kentucky Forum to Present "Babies vs. The Boardroom"

Tara Ford and her children

The Northern Kentucky Forum will be hosting a panel discussion titled “Babies versus the Boardroom” to explore the evolution to parenthood in corporate America. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Forum Chairperson Tara Ford about why they chose to address this topic. (get details at http://civicengagement.nku.edu/involved/forum.php )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue May 7, 2013

People Working Cooperatively to Host 31st Annual "Repair Affair"


People Working Cooperatively will be hosting the 31st annual “Repair Affair” this Saturday. Spokesman Jock Pitts says more than nine-hundred volunteers turned out last year to help elderly and disabled people with basic home maintenance.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon May 6, 2013

NKU and the Mayerson Foundation Celebrate Student Philanthropy

Manuel Mayerson

NKU and the Mayerson Foundation are celebrating a partnership of more than a decade of supporting student philanthropy projects. Danielle McDonald, faculty director for the project sat down with WNKU’s Matt Kelley to explain how the program works. (get more information about NKU/Mayerson Foundation Projects at http://civicengagement.nku.edu. )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Local Professors Study Social Impacts of the Flying Pig Marathon


Dr. Julie Olberding the director of NKU’s Public Administration program, and her husband, Dr. Douglas Olberding of Xavier University will be publishing their findings about the social impacts of the Flying Pig Marathon on the City of Cincinnati. Their article is the culmination of years of research.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Milestones Equestrian Achievement Program to Present its "Mane Event" May 18th

Milestones Equestrian Achievement Program will be holding it their annual fundraiser on Saturday May 18th. Executive Director Susan Kinsella says the “Mane Event” helps support therapeutic riding classes for individuals with disabilities.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Little Orphans Kitten Rescue Seeks Volunteer Fosters

Spring brings with it a renewal of life; from budding plants and trees to hatching birds and baby animals taking their first steps.

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