This weekend is shaping up to be a big one in downtown Cincinnati. The Bengals begin their first training camp at home on the riverfront. And the 50th annual Macy's Music Festival, which has gone through several previous names during the past five decades, takes place at Paul Brown Stadium. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Whether you live in a city or you’re just visiting, having a guide of people to know and places to go can be fun and helpful.Now,thanks to 30 young professionals affiliated with the Cincinnati Chamber there’s a new tool called See Cincinnati which can send you on a path of discovery in the Queen City.
The 2012 Ohio State Fair begins today in Columbus. It's one of the largest of its kind in the nation. State fair spokeswoman Alicia Shoults tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg there are several new wrinkles this year.
A unique summer camp in Cincinnati is teaching kids to write songs . Award winning musician and one of WNKU’s homegrown picks, April Combs of the Honneycombs this week is leading the second round of Songs for Peace and Art Camp.
Truvada is a drug newly approved to help prevent HIV infection. In 2004 The Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada as effective for those already infected with HIV.
WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with University of Cincinnati’s Dr. Judith Feinberg who says each year about 50 thousand adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV infection. Dr . Feinberg discussed the drug Truvada as a preventive.
In Middletown and Hamilton, the YMCA is offering free swimming lessons to k ids who might not otherwise have a chance to learn that skill. The program is called Operation Splash. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about it with Kim Munafo, Vice President of Development for the Great Miami Valley YMCA.
On July 1, the merger of the Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center became official. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Museum Center CEO Douglass McDonald how the new entity is organized.
The AAA is known for rescuing broken-down vehicles, providing trip itineraries and maps, and offering travel agent and insurance services. Now the century-old, non-profit auto club is establishing a new business model that combines those traditional member services with a new service, all under the same roof. The company's new prototype stores are going up in Northern Kentucky. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the changes with Cheryl Parker. She's a public affairs manager with AAA-Allied Group in the region that includes Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky.
Next Tuesday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform is holding a public meeting at Northern Kentucky Universtiy. The meeting will take place in the ballroom of the Student Union. Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson is heading the tax reform commission. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Abramson why the panel was established.