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News from WNKU
11:47 am
Fri October 10, 2014

J.D. Souther is ready for his performance at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton

JD Souther
courtesy JD Souther

J.D. Souther is well known for co-writing hits for the Eagles,Linda Ronstadt and James Taylor to name a few.His career has spanned 4 decades and he’s getting ready to release a new album this winter.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with J.D. Souther who will be performing at the Victoria Theater in Dayton, October 10th.

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News from WNKU
12:43 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Kill the Messenger,story of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and Former NKU Student ,Gary Webb

Kill the Messenger to be released in theaters Oct.10th
Cheri Lawson

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist and former Northern Kentucky University student gained notoriety for telling the truth in what was to become the biggest story of his career. Because of his investigative reporting, Gary Webb was destroyed professionally.As WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports, a movie based on the true story of Webb’s work, is scheduled to be released in theaters October 10th.

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News from WNKU
4:15 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Nick and Drew Lachey,Grand Marshals of Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 2014

Drew and Nick Lachey check out jumbotron on Fountain Square before leading Chicken Dance
Cheri Lawson

As 16 days of Oktoberfest got underway this weekend in Munich, Germany, the largest celebration of its kind in the U.S. was held in Cincinnati.WNKU's Cheri Lawson, reports Cincinnati Natives and Stars Drew and Nick Lachey were Grand Marshals
 

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News from WNKU
9:42 am
Sun September 21, 2014

World Famous Rick Guidotti and his FotoFocus Exhibition "The Spirit of Difference" Come to Cincinnat

courtesy Positive Exposure

An award winning fashion photographer who’s worked with supermodels like Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer has changed his focus to kids living with disabilities or genetic difference.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Rick Guidotti  founder and director of “Positive Exposure” an organization that celebrates the richness and beauty of human diversity.

Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival is bringing Rick Guidotti to Cincinnati.

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News from WNKU
7:44 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Ohio River Throwdown Features Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

The 2nd annual Ohio River Throwdown happens this weekend at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. The all day festival created to celebrate the roots of American music will feature 13 bands on 3 stages. Jason Isbell,Justin Townes Earle , Grace Potter and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to name a few are scheduled to perform.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Christian Letts, guitarist with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros about the band.

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News from WNKU
4:25 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Visitors to Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention Could Shake and Shimmy Their Way to Fitness

Belly Dance teacher Maali Shaker rehearses with her class for the Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention
Cheri Lawson

A dance form at one time thought to be  exotic and risqué is now considered a good workout for mind and body.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports August 15-17th the Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention comes to Blue Ash, Ohio

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News from WNKU
9:51 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Hundreds Rally, Some Pray as 4 States' Same-Sex Marriage Cases are Heard in Federal Appeals Court

Hundreds of supporters of Same-Sex Marriage rallied near the courthouse
Cheri Lawson

Supporters of gay marriage rallied and a few opponents prayed outside a courthouse in Cincinnati Wednesday. 

 That's where judges were hearing oral arguments  for and against bans on same-sex marriage in four states. (Ohio,Kentucky,Michigan and Tennessee). WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports

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News from WNKU
6:37 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

The 2015 All-Star Game Logo Unveiled at Great American Ball Park

2015 All-Star Game logo unveiled at Great American Ball Park
Cheri Lawson

The Reds and Major League baseball unveiled the logo for next year's All -Star Game at Great American Ball Park. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports Cincinnati is where the 86th Mid Summer Classic is scheduled to be played.

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News from WNKU
1:11 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Cincinnati Doctor Claims to have Tattoo Regret Solution

Before and After picture of tattoo removal
coutesy of Advanced Cosmentic Surgery and Laser Center

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 21% of adult Americans have some kind of permanent artwork on their bodies. And for many of those people tattoo regret has also become increasingly prevalent.


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News from WNKU
1:16 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Vice President Biden talked Expanding Economic Opportunities during National Urban League Convention

V.P Biden at Nationl Urban League Convention
Cheri Lawson

In Cincinnati,Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden talked about the economy and employment.The Vice President made his remarks during the annual meeting of the National Urban League.

Within the conference theme of “One Nation Underemployed,” the Vice President spoke about the need for better job training and increased economic opportunities for all Americans.

The Vice President says there’s a reason for optimism when it comes to job creation. In his words “jobs are coming home.”

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