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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu November 21, 2013

K.I.D.S. (Kids In Dayton Safe) to Provide Free Recreation Center Access to Local Youths

Dayton Mayor, Gary Leitzell

Children and young adults in the Dayton area are starting to receive free gift certificates that grant them admission to the city’s recreation centers. Mayor Gary Lietzell explained how the Kids In Dayton Safe program works to   WNKU’S Matt Kelley. ( get more information at www.daytonohio.gov )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 20, 2013

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Partners with NKU's Steely Library to Offer I.P. Workshop

W. Frank Steely Library at NKU is partnering with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office to present an intellectual property workshop on December 5th. Steely spokesman John Schlipp says the event will also serve as the grand opening of their new Patent and Trademark Resource Center. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Schlipp what people can learn about at the seminar. ( make reservations by emailing John Schlipp at John Schlipp <schlippj1@nku.edu>or get more information at http://ipac.nku.edu/ . )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Hugo Award Winning Author JohnScalzi to Visit NKU as Part of "Viva Humanitites"

3-Time Hugo Award winner, JohnScalzi

Award winning Science Fiction/Fantasy writer John Scalzi will be visiting Northern Kentucky University this Wednesday as part of the “Viva Humanities” program. Scalzi is best known for his work entitled “Redshirts”. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked the author what he’ll be doing on campus. ( get more information at http://artscience.nku.edu/viva.html )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 18, 2013

Cincinnati Better Business Bureau Offers Help to Avoid Holiday Scams

With veteran’s day just behind us and the holidays ahead; people are getting requests from all kinds of organizations asking for charitable donations. Erika Lehman; Executive Director of the Center for Ethics at the Better Business Bureau says more groups are providing information needed to be evaluated in relation to the Bureau's 20  charity  standards. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Lehman what the BBB is doing to help recognize legitimate charitable causes> (get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Ohio Department of Health Urges Caution to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Exposure When Heating Your Home

The recent cold snap has many people across the region turning on their furnaces for the first time this season, and the Ohio Department of Health is advising people to use extra caution when heating their homes. O-D-H spokesman Robert Jennings says that hospitals are reporting spikes in the number of carbon monoxide exposure cases they’re treating. Jennings explained to WNKU’s Matt Kelley the reasons why there are so many cases reported during this time of year. (get more information www.odh.ohio.gov )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Poll Shows Ohio Adults are not Eating Their Fruits and Veggies

According to data in the Ohio Health Issues Poll only about one in three adults in Ohio eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables daily. Jaime Love, spokesperson for Interact for Health said some of the causes and affects might surprise you. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Love why people aren’t eating enough produce. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org/ohio-health-issues-poll )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 11, 2013

November is National Adoption Month

November is National Adoption Month, and in keeping with the spirit of the occasion, Montgomery County Probate Court Judge Alice O. McCollum presided over several adoption ceremonies. Judge McCollum talked with WNKU’s Matt Kelley about why it was important for her to participate in the celebration. ( get more information at www.mcohio.org/childrenservices )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu November 7, 2013

Portsmouth Radio Club Donates to Help get Red Cross "On the Air" During Emergencies

The Portsmouth Radio Club is arranging for the American Red Cross to establish their emergency communications network in Scioto County. Eli Allen, Disaster Program Manager for the Red Cross believes this will strengthen their ability to respond to emergency situation. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Allen what the Radio Club did to help out. ( get more information about the Portsmouth  Radio Club at www.portsmouthradioclub.org or the Red Cross at www.redcross.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Streetcar Construction Changes Some Traffic Patterns In Cincinnati

Construction is underway for the first phase of the Cincinnati Streetcar project. City Transportation Engineer Michael Moore says they’re doing all they can to keep traffic moving but there will be some slow spots and detours. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Covington City Hall to Move to Make Space for Boutique Hotel

People doing business at Covington’s City Hall will soon have a new location to visit. Spokesperson Natalie Bowers says city Hall will move from its current location on Madison Avenue to a nearby spot on Pike Street. Ms. Bowers explained the reasons for the move to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.cityofcovington.org )

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