Matt Kelley

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6:00 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Queen City Glass Arts to Present "Friday Night Blows" to Benefit Interfaith Hospitality Network

Queen City Glass Arts is inviting the public to a special glassblowing event in celebration of the Interfaith Hospitality Network on Friday night. Spokesperson Amy Wheeler says “Friday Night Blows” is an opportunity for artists to get to know the community and give something back at the same time. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked with Wheeler about what people will see.

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Regional News
12:06 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Hamilton County Park District Offers "Wilderness Skills: Winter Challenge"

The Hamilton County Parks District is giving people a chance to learn what they need to know to make it through winter in the wild. The Wilderness Skills: Winter Challenge takes place next weekend at the Winton Woods Adventure Outpost. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Outpost spokesman Rick Wheeler about what they’ll be teaching people about cold weather survival techniques. (get more information at www.greatparks.org )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Portsmouth Pub Hold "Burn's Supper" to Benefit SSU

Hogan’s Port City Café and Pub in Portsmouth is preparing to donate $950.00 to the Shawnee State University Development fund. Owner John Hogan says the money comes from proceeds raised during the 2nd Annual “Burns Supper”, honoring the Scottish Poet Robert Burns. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Hogan about why he chose to honor the “Bard” of Scotland at an Irish pub

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Today is National "Wear Red Day"

People will be seeing red today across the country; not because they’re angry, but because today the American Heart Association is encouraging people to participate in National “Wear Red Day” to raise awareness about women’s cardiovascular disease. Lori Fovel spokesperson for the AHA Cincinnati chapter, explained the campaign to WNKU’s Matt Kelley.


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Regional News
6:00 am
Thu January 31, 2013

NKU Faculty, Staff and Students Receive A.L.I.C.E. Training

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook is bringing safety in public places such as offices, malls and schools into mainstream conversations. In response, Doctors Cheryl Jonson and Melissa Moon from the NKU Criminal Justice Department are partnering with NKU Police Chief Jason Willis to offer ALICE training to faculty staff, and some students. Doctors Jonson and Moon stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about why people need to change the way they think about safety.


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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Northern Kentucky Health Issues Poll Shows Increasing Prescription Drug Abuse

The most recent Kentucky Health Issues poll is revealing startling statistics on prescription drug abuse in the Commonwealth and Southwestern Ohio. Ann Barnum, spokesperson for the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati says despite regulations the problem is reaching epidemic proportions.


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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Local Author Andrea Cheng to Discuss "Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet"

Local author Andrea Cheng is celebrating another successful children’s book. She’s been writing and illustrating her works for more than a decade, but her most recent story about an enslaved artist is winning her national acclaim.

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Kenton County Public Library Announces Recipient of Mongan Literacy Award

The Kenton County Public Library is proud to announce that Brent Cooper has been selected as the 2012 Mary Ann Mongan Literacy Award. Cooper’s company, “C-Forward” and its employees have been involved in numerous reading initiatives in the community. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked library spokesman Dave Schroeder how they made the choice…

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