Matt Kelley

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Kenton County Public Library Offers Online Magazines in Time for Holiday Shopping

The Kenton County Public Library is offering a new service to help patrons get prepared for the holidays. KCPL spokesperson Nicole Frilling says” Zinio” allows anyone with a library card free electronic access to more than a hundred magazines and can save people the cost of a subscription, while still providing all the same features of a printed magazine. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Frilling about how it can help people save time and money. (get more information at www.kentonlibrary.org )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri November 16, 2012

Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Spearheads Industrial Hemp Initiative

Kentucky Agriculture Secretary James Comer is the new head of the Industrial Hemp Commission. U-S senator Rand Paul is also supporting an initiative to allow for the plant to be grown in the commonwealth. Comer explained the reasoning behind the push to WNKU’s Matt Kelley…

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Regional News
6:00 am
Thu November 15, 2012

Cincinnati's Over-the Rhine to "Glow" During Holidays

A coalition of neighborhood businesses, non-profits and residents are planning a new holiday celebration the Over-the Rhine district in Cincinnati. Spokesman Sean Rhiney says the OTR Aglow competition will transform streetscape and attract people to experience the changes in the area. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Rhiney about what people can expect to see. (get details at www.otraglow.com )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue November 13, 2012

Coalition of Suicide Support Groups Offers a Weekend of Healing for Survivors

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S. is suicide. Tricia Marks, spokesman for the Suicide Prevention Center in Dayton says their office is receiving about four-thousand calls a month, many from people younger than thirty years old. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Marks why this is a growing trend. ( get details and schedules at www.suicidepreventioncenter.tk )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Mon November 12, 2012

New Campbell County Library Branch in Alexandria in Question After Levy Loss

Artists rendering of the proposed new library.

People in Alexandria Kentucky may have to wait a while before they hear any word about the proposed new branch library in southern Campbell County. A highly contested levy issue to pay for the branch was defeated on election night. Library spokesman JC Morgan says the Board of Trustees has several options to proceed, but the details have yet to be determined. Morgan talked with WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the future of the project. (you can follow developments in this story at www.cc-pl.org )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Northern Kentucky University has a Full Schedule of Events to Celebrate Veteran's Day

Several groups from the Northern Kentucky University community will be celebrating Veteran’s Day with a full schedule of events and activities. Veteran’s spokesman Doug Winford, talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they have planned…...(get a full schedule of events at www.nku.edu )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Wed November 7, 2012

NKU to Open Veterans' Affairs Center in February

Veterans’ Day is coming up this Friday and the Veterans’ Services Office at Northern Kentucky University is working hard to make the transition into college life easier for military members.  WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Assistant Director Dave Merriss about a new initiative to provide a designated space for student veterans on campus. ( contact the Veterans’ Affairs Office at http://nkuonline.nku.edu/smartcatalog/veterans-services.htm )

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Regional News
6:00 am
Thu November 1, 2012

St. Elizabeth to Conduct Stroke Risk/Awareness Seminar

St. Elizabeth Cardio Vascular Health Unit

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Regional News
6:00 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Puppy-Up Walk Returns With a New Mission

Pet lovers, dog owners and walkers will be joining together on Sunday November 4th for the “Two-Million Dogs Puppy-Up Walk” at Miami Whitewater Forest. Spokesperson Sarah Tiltman says this year’s event will benefit research exploring the common links between human and canine cancer. Tiltman explained how the two are connected to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.2milliondogs.org )


Regional News
10:24 am
Sat October 27, 2012

People Working Cooperatively Help Neighbors with "Prepare Affair"

People Working Cooperatively will be helping homeowners get ready for the winter on Saturday November 10th. Spokesman Jock Pitts says the group will assist elderly and disabled people get a jump on the season by doing yard work and other household chores during this year’s “Prepare Affair”. Pitts told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that they’re always looking for volunteers, and no special skills are necessary. (get more information at www.pwchomerepairs.org )

  

  

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