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6:00 am
Thu April 25, 2013

6@6 Lecture Series Concludes Season With Machiavellian Theme

NKU History Department Interim Chair: Dr. William Landon

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Regional News
8:29 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Andrea Kay to Sign "This is How to Get Your Next Job" in Hyde Park

Career expert, author, and USA Today columnist Andrea Kay will be in Hyde Park tomorrow to sign her new book “This is How to Get Your Next Job”. Ms. Kay will answer questions about why employers frequently reject qualified job seekers as new hires. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked her if the timing of her book release is a response to the economic conditions across the country…

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6:00 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Bark for Life to Benefit American Cancer Society This Saturday at Lunken Airport Playfield

The American Cancer Society is enlisting the help of its canine supporters for the Bark for Life event tomorrow. Chairperson Amy Roe says the precursor to the Relay for Life is a great way to get four-footed caregivers involved in raising money to find a cure. Ms. Roe explained what Bark for Life is all about to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.relayforlife.org/barkhypooh )

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6:00 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Winton Woods to Host 26th Annual Cleanup

The Hamilton County Parks District is inviting people to Winton Woods this weekend to help with their 26th annual clean-up effort. Spokesperson Kimberly Whitton says this is one of several beautification events planned throughout the spring. Whitton talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about this weekend’s activities.    (get more information at www.greatparks.org  )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Agricultural Communities Provide Adults With Autism a Chance to Explore and Sense of Accomplishment

Nancy Bernotaitis

Nancy Bernotaitis of West Carrollton is in the process of raising the three-to-four million dollars it will take to open Ohio’s third agricultural community for adults with autism. She says the two existing programs; Bittersweet Farms in Toledo and Safe Haven Farm near Middletown have long waiting lists. Bernotaitis talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about why she got involved in the effort. (Get more information about Good Works Farm at www.goodworksfarm.org )

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6:00 am
Thu April 4, 2013

The Sierra Club Ohio Chapter is Looking for Volunteers to Monitor Water Quality

Each Spring the Ohio Valley faces storms, flooding and run-off overflow which can affect the quality of the water we drink. In response, the Ohio Chapter of the Sierra Club is monitoring lakes, rivers, and streams through their “Water Sentinel” program. Spokesman Matt Trokan says the club enlists the help of everyday people, and trains them as citizen-scientists. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Trokan to learn more about the program. (get more information at www.sierraclub.org/watersentinels/map/ohio.aspx )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Wed April 3, 2013

NYC Prosecutor/Author to Speak Out Against Child Abuse at Cincinnati Event

Jill Starishevsky

New York City prosecutor, and author of the book “My Body Belongs to Me” Jill Starishevsky  will be in Cincinnati this Friday to speak out against child abuse at a Blue Ribbon ceremony sponsored by the Family Nurturing Center.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue April 2, 2013

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the people at ProKids Cincinnati want to do everything they can to transform the community into a place that cares about and actively supports families and children. Spokesperson Tracy Cook talked with WNKU’s Matt Kelley about why it’s important to devote a month to raise awareness about the problem. (get more information at www.prokidscasa.org )

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6:00 am
Mon April 1, 2013

Shark Rays Debut at the Newport Aquarium

The Newport Aquarium is welcoming visitors to their new exhibit featuring the world’s largest collection of Shark Rays. Spokesman Chris Pierson says the   Shark Ray is closely related to the guitarfish, can grow up to twelve feet long, and can weigh nearly 300 pounds. WNKU’s Matt Kelley walked through the exhibit with Pierson to find out more about these rare and beautiful creatures.

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