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6:00 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Chuck Mead: From Musician to Music Director on Broadway

Chuck Mead first made a name for himself as one of the co-founders of the Grammy nominated alternative country music group BR549; since then he’s produced and performed music all over the country. Right now he’s touring to promote his new album “Back at the Quonset Hut”. Mead stopped by the           WNKU studios to talk to Gary Keegan about a different facet of his career; as music director for the Toni Award winning “Million Dollar Quartet” on Broadway…

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6:00 am
Mon April 28, 2014

Ohio Department of Health Confirms Measles Outbreak

The Ohio Department of Health is confirming an outbreak of measles in the Columbus area. ODH epidemiologist Brian Fowler explained what’s happening to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.odh.ohio.gov )

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6:00 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Sweet Honey in the Rock to Celebrate 40 Years of Making Music at the Aronoff Monday Night

Sweet Honey in the Rock will coming to the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati to celebrate their 40th anniversary on Monday April 28th . Singer, spokesperson Carol Maillard talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about their longevity and their sound. She says Natanja Bulati Cassell described their music best. ( get more information at www.CincinnatiArts.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Inventors, Writers, Musicians and Others to Learn how to Protect Their Ideas at Imagine Expo 2014

Inventors, writers and musicians will be gathering at the Kenton County Public Library on May 17th to learn more about how to protect their unique concepts. John Schlipp, spokesman for the Intellectual Property Awareness Center at NKU says the event used to be called “Inventorfest”… but only the name has changed. Mr. Schlipp stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about what people will see and do. ( get more information at http://ipac.nku.edu/ipacservices.html )

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6:00 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Kentucky Health Issues Poll Shows 84% of Adults Favor Smoke-Free Campuses

The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll shows that eight in ten adults favor schools adopting tobacco-free campus policies. Interact for Health Spokesperson Jennifer Chubinski says people also support adhering to new USDA guidelines for nutrition, and requiring physical activity for students. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Chubinski what the statistics reveal. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org )

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6:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Montgomery County Ohio Takes a Proactive Approach to Help Ex-Offenders

Official in Montgomery Ohio County are taking a proactive approach to solving problems people who have been incarcerated face when re-entering society. County Program Coordinator Amy Piner says they’re hosting the Ohio Re-entry Best Practice Conference on May 2nd to help prevent ex-offenders going back into the system. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Piner why the conference is important to everyone. ( get more information at www.mcohio.org )

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6:00 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Spring is Here; But So Are Allergies!

Credit Dr. Jonathan Berstein; UC College of Health

Spring has finally arrived in the Tri-State, but for many people that means the start of a new season of sniffles, sneezing, and coughing. Doctor Jonathan Bernstein an expert in seasonal allergies at University of Cincinnati College of Health says it’s hard to gauge whether this year will be particularly hard on people with allergies. Doctor Bernstein talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the severity of allergy season this year. (get more information at http://healthnews.uc.edu/ )

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6:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

"Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects" has Something for Everyone

Warm weather means people are starting to think about heading outdoors to tackle projects that have been put off all winter. Spike Carlsen, author of “The Backyard Homestead Book of Building Projects” says it’s a great time to also consider becoming self-sufficient and sustainable. Carlsen told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that the most difficult challenge is getting started. (get more information at http://spikecarlsen.blogspot.com/2014/03/backyard-homestead-book-of-building.html )

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6:00 am
Wed April 16, 2014

Rajiv Satyal to Present "No Man's Land" at the Aronoff Saturday Night

Rajiv Satyal also known as “the Funny Indian” will be presenting his show “No Man’s Land” at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati this Saturday April 19th. W-N-K-U’s Matt Kelley asked Satyal what people can expect at the show. (get more information at http://www.rajivsatyal.com/see/no-mans-land/ )

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12:19 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

James McMullan Teaches Kids History Through Art in "Leaving China"

Internationally acclaimed Illustrator and New York Times best-selling author James McMullan is releasing his new book “Leaving China”. He says the new book about growing up in China during the Japanese occupation in second World War will help kids learn about history. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked McMullan where he got the inspiration to write about his experiences. (get more information at http://jamesmcmullan.com/LEAVING_CHINA.html )

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