Matt Kelley

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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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Regional News
3:15 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Scioto County BDD to Present Fall-O-Ween Carnival

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its first annual Fall-O-Ween carnival this Monday. Spokesperson Shawn Jordan says the proceeds from the celebration will directly benefit the students at Vern Riffe School. Jordan explained what they’re raising money for to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. ( get more information at http://www.sciotocountydd.org/ )

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Regional News
2:57 pm
Thu October 25, 2012

Toyota and the United Way Partner to bring the "Bornlearning Academy" to 10 Kentucky Schools

Toyota Manufacturing Kentucky and the United Way are partnering to launch innovative pre-school learning academies in ten schools across the Commonwealth. The first Bornlearning Academy opened this week at Grandview Elementary School in Bellvue. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Bellevue Independent Schools Director of Special Services Becky Nixon about what this means to the school and the community. (get more information about the Toyota/United Way Bornlearning Academy at http://uwky.org/bornlearning/index.html )

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Regional news, sports
6:00 am
Mon October 22, 2012

Cincinnati Cyclones Optimistic About Their Season Despite NHL Lockout

The National Hockey League’s players are sitting out the first part of their season while contract negotiations continue. But, that’s not having any effect on Cyclones fever in Cincinnati. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details. (get more information about the cyclones at www.cycloneshockey.com )

Regional News
6:00 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Falls Brings Deer Out of the Woods, Onto Roadways

The beginning of fall means drivers around the Tri-State will have to be more aware of deer on the roadways. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mark Marraccini of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife why we see so many more deer during this time of year.

Regional News
6:00 am
Wed October 17, 2012

Holiday Market to Share German Tradition With Local Community

Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati will be the home to one of the city’s newest holiday traditions. Cincideutsch will be presenting an authentic German style market the weekend after Thanksgiving. Spokesperson Linda McAlister says the organization is thrilled to share the experience with the community. McAlister talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what the group is, and what they have in store.(get more information about Cincideutsch at http://www.meetup.com/cincideutsch/ )

regional news
6:00 am
Tue October 16, 2012

Portsmouth-Scioto County Tourism is Rising

Tourism is on the rise in the Portsmouth –Scioto County area. Visitors Bureau Director Kim Bauer says special events and the Fall colors are drawing people from nearby cities.WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Bauer why they’re getting so many first time visitors ( get in touch with the visitors bureau at http://ohiorivertourism.org/ )

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6:00 am
Fri October 12, 2012

NKU Students Rally Around Professor Facing Cancer

A group of students at NKU is “going the extra mile” support one of their instructors who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Student spokesperson Margot Bayer says they want to raise awareness and money to combat the disease.  Bayer stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about how they came up with the idea (get details and registration information at  http://makingstrides.acsevents.org/site/TR?fr_id=47340&pg=entry )

Regional News
6:00 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Erlanger Branch of the Kenton County Public Library to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

The Erlanger Branch of the Kenton County Public Library will be celebrating its ten year anniversary this Saturday. Spokesperson Venus Moose says it was established in 1911 and has had five different locations before finding its permanent home on Kenton Lands Road a decade ago. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Moose how it became Kentucky’s busiest library. (get more information at www.kentonlibrary.org)

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