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6:00 am
Fri April 4, 2014

NKU Professor Regents Professor Emeritus Releases "The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War"

Northern Kentucky University Regents Professor of History Emeritus Dr. Michael Adams will be discussing his new book “The Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War” at the Griffin Hall Digitorium on April 10th. Adams says many stories about the war are sanitized versions of what actually happened. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Adams why it’s important to understand the darker nature of the conflict…(get more information at http://www.amazon.com/Living-Hell-Dark-Side-Civil/dp/1421412217 )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Tunes-n-Blooms Begins a New Season Thursday at the Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden will be kicking off "Tunes n Blooms" on April 3rd. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Thayne Maynard about what’s in store this year. (get more information at www.cincinnatizoo.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

The Blind Boys of Alabama to Perform at Northern Kentucky University Friday Night

The Blind Boys of Alabama will be performing tomorrow night at Greaves Hall on the campus of Northern Kentucky University. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with group spokesman Jimmy Carter to find out more about their sixty-plus years in the industry and what to expect the concert.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon March 17, 2014

Cincy Nation to Host Inaugural "Dog Run" March 29th at VOA Park in West Chester

Jeff McMahon and his running partner Duke

Cincy Nation will be hosting its inaugural  “Dog Run” on March 29th at the Voice of America Park in Westchester. Organizer Jeff McMahon says the event will benefit ten local charities, and give people an opportunity to spend some quality time with their canine companions. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. McMahon why they decided to present a 5K run that includes dogs. (get more information at www.cincynationrun.com )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Dayton Picked to Partner with U.S. Department of Education, National League of Cities

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley

Dayton is one of 14 cities nationwide that have been selected to partner with the U.S. Department of Education and the National League of Cities to work with residents on education reform in their community. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mayor Nan Whaley why Dayton was chosen to participate in the program. (get more information at www.daytonohio.gov )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Changing Gears Brings Affordable Vehicles to People who Need Them

A local non-profit group is putting a new spin on an old approach to help people find affordable transportation. Joel Bokelman , spokesperson for Changing Gears says his group takes donated vehicles and gets them to the people in our community who desperately need a reliable car to make their way out of poverty. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr. Bokelman how Changing Gears differs from other charitable groups that also ask for donated vehicles.

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Local Realtor Uses Drone Aircraft Technology to Show Properties

A Cincinnati area realtor is combining his love of flying remote-controlled aircraft with a unique way to give his customers a bird’s eye view of properties they’re interested in. Derek Tye, CEO of the Tye group explained how he came up with the idea to WNKU’s Matt Kelley…

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Green Energy Ohio to Host Workshop in Dayton March 14th

Green Energy Ohio is inviting the public to learn about the affordability of sustainable energy resources at a workshop at the Dayton Convention Center this Friday. Spokesman Bill Spratley says today is the last day to get the early-bird rate for the event. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Mr. Spratley to find out more about the day’s activities. (get more information at www.greenenergyohio.org )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

U.C. Doctor to Study the Impact of Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery on Cancer Risk

Dr. Daniel Schauer

A University of Cincinnati doctor will be studying the impact of bariatric weight-loss surgery on cancer rates in severely obese adults. Dr. Daniel Schauer says a two-million dollar grant will fund the research. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Schauer where the money came from. ( get more information at www.healthnews.uc.edu   )

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News from WNKU
6:00 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Kentucky Legislature Considers New Automobile Restraint Law for Children

The Kentucky legislature is considering a new law that would require children up to nine years of age, or fifty-seven inches tall to be secured in a booster seat when traveling in a car. Triple A spokesperson Cheryl Parker says that a recent survey of its members shows overwhelming support for the measure.  WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Parker to explain what is being proposed. ( get more information at www.lrc.ky.gov/record/14RS/hb199.htm  )

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