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Local News
11:59 am
Thu April 26, 2012

CSO Names New Music Director

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has a new Music Director.  Louis Langree will take the baton starting with the 2013-2014 season. WNKU's  Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
6:39 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Counting Down to TEDx Xavier University

TED  is a nonprofit organization which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED was started 26 years ago  as a conference bringing people together to share ideas.Since then people from around the world have embraced the concept of TED by creating conferences and programs.

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Local News
4:33 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Sassy Molasses Puts a Twang to the Grief Cycle with EP Series

photo courtesy Ivo Vretanarov

The band, Sassy Molasses, is releasing a series of  5 concept ep's . The first installment “Denial and Isolation” just debuted  at the Clifton Heights Music Festival. Sassy Molasses was nominated for the 2011 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Folk/ Americana act .

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Local News
11:10 am
Mon April 16, 2012

New Washington Park Garage Opens This Week

The new garage beneath Washington Park in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood opens to the public this Friday.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the garage and the park renovations with Anastasia Mileham, a spokeswoman for 3CDC, the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation.

Local News
2:56 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Aerial Fitness, a Circus Inspired Workout

Lisa Schwegman demonstrates her skills on the silks in The Cincinnati Circus Company's Aerial Fitness class at Newport on the Levee

If you’ve always dreamed of running away to the circus and you’re one of those people who really cares about staying in shape….a popular  workout trend could be for you.

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Local News
11:04 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Cincinnati Police and Other Law Enforcement Agencies Nab Weapons and Make Arrests

Cincinnati Police, along with federal ATF officers and the Ohio Parole Authority are announcing major results from a collaborative crackdown on violent crime in the city. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
12:02 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Christ Hospital Tests Surgical Treatment for High Blood Pressure

The Christ Hospital says it's the first medical center in the Cincinnati region to test a new surgical treatment for high blood pressure.  The hospital is also recruiting new patients to take part in the surgical trial.  Dr. Eugene Chung is Director of Outcomes at The Christ Hospital's Heart and Vascular Center. He tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that high blood pressure is an almost universal problem, especially as we age. He says, in many patients, it's very difficult to control.

Local News
5:29 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Cincinnati Magazine Lists City's Hidden Treasures

The cover story in the April edition of Cincinnati Magazine lists and describes 65 of the city's hidden treasures. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Deputy Editor Amanda Boyd Walters how she and the magazine's staff came up with the hidden gems highlighted in the article.

Local News
5:15 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Mallory Says State of City is Upbeat

Cincinnati is on the move and must continue to build for the future.  That was the theme of Mayor Mark Mallory's 7th State of the City Address last night.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
2:53 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Cincinnati Reds and 1st Baseman Joey Votto Agree to a Very Big Deal

It’s Opening Day in Cincinnati. After the traditional parade the Reds will take on the Miami Marlins at Great American Ball Park.It’s a big deal to baseball fans in this region.Another big baseball deal is the one with Red’s First Baseman  Joey Votto.

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