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Regional News
10:39 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Park in Greenup County, KY Hosts Annual Tractor Show

This Saturday, Greenbo Lake State Resort Park in Greenup County, Kentucky is hosting its 9th annual tractor show. In this Postcard story, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg  asked park spokesman Paul Verespy about the show.

Regional News
9:48 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Grand Opening of Smale Riverfront Park Phase One

This Friday evening, the city of Cincinnati is marking the grand opening of Phase One of the Smale Riverfront Park.  For a preview of the festivities and the features of the park, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Cincinnati Parks Director Willie Carden. 

Music
9:38 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Carrie Newcomer Bringing Her Music to Loveland and Dayton, Ohio

 

Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer will be in Loveland, Ohio at Grailville Retreat Center leading a writing workshop sponsored by Grailville, Women’s Way of Ohio and Kentucky and Women Writing for a Change.Newcomer is also performing at Grailville, May 20th and at a fundraiser for the Dayton International Peace Museum at Shiloh Church UCC May 18th.

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Local News
11:05 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Cincinnati Offers Free Landlord Training Class

This Friday, May 18, the city of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Police Department will offer a free, landlord-training class. There might not be much public awareness about the class, but it's offered once every quarter.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Police Officer Katie Werner how people can sign up for the course.  

Local News
4:49 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Five Rivers Metroparks Has Extensive Bikeway Network

Officials with Five Rivers Metroparks in the Dayton, Ohio area say they now have the largest connected bikeway network in the nation. To find out more about the extensive system of bike trails, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dan Sahli, Outdoor  Coordinator for the Metroparks system. 

Local News
4:34 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Annual Cycling Tour of Scioto River valley This Weekend

This weekend, the 51st annual Tour of the Scioto River Valley will take cyclists on a journey from Columbus to Portsmouth, Ohio and back.  Frank Seebode is the  director of the tour. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked him how the event got started.

Local News
11:12 am
Thu May 10, 2012

May Issue of Cincinnati Magazine Highlights Great Places to Enjoy Nature

The May edition of Cincinnati Magazine is devoted to places set aside for all of us to  exercise, enjoy the great outdoors and commune with nature. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Linda Vaccariello, the magazine's Executive Editor. 

Local News
10:29 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Cloggers Kick Off the 43rd Annual Appalachian Festival at Coney Island

One of our region's largest cultural fairs kicks off May 11th .The 43rd annual Appalachian Festival is back at Coney Island, Mother's Day weekend, after being rained out last year.

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Local News
10:12 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Cincinnati Innovates is Open To Your Great Idea

Cincinnati’s annual idea contest is underway. It’s the 4th year for Cincinnati Innovates,an entrepreneurial support program giving folks a chance to get their great idea funded.

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Local News
9:53 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Hospice of Hope Event Honors Parents Who Have Died

Hospice of Hope is a non-profit organization serving 6 counties in Kentucky and 6 counties in Ohio by providing end of life care. Saturday,May 12th in Maysville, Hospice of Hope is hosting a Parent’s Legacy Luncheon , an event created to honor a parent or other influential person who has died.

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