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Local News
12:19 pm
Wed January 18, 2012

NKU to Play Key Role in UpTech Initiative to Develop Informatics Start Up Companies

Northern Kentucky University's College of Informatics will play a significant role in UpTech.  It is a newly-announced initiative designed to transform our region into a world-class, high-tech hub that will spawn informatics companies and create high-paying jobs.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
10:07 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Pink Smoke Over the Vatican showing in Cincinnati

Pink Smoke Over the Vatican is an award winning documentary about women and their struggle to be ordained Roman Catholic Priests.  The film is being shown at the Esquire Theater , Saturday January 14th. Following is a lunch and presentation by well known activist Father Roy Bourgeois.  Father Roy is an advocate of women's ordination and is featured in the film .

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Local News
2:18 pm
Tue January 3, 2012

Kentucky Releases Nearly a Thousand Prisoners

J. Michael Brown
Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet

Today, the  state of Kentucky is releasing 996 prisoners under a mandatory re-entry program.  J. Michael Brown is  Secretary of Kentucky's Justice and Public Safety Cabinet. He tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg the release is one of the provisions of a reform law that state legislators approved almost unanimously last spring.

 

Local News
8:38 pm
Thu December 22, 2011

St. Joseph Orphanage making holidays brighter for kids in need

Sarah and Santa at St. Joseph Orphanage Christmas Party

There’s no place like home for the holidays. At least that’s what the song says. But as WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports not everyone will be celebrating with parents and family this time of year.

Local News
1:59 pm
Thu December 22, 2011

New Documentary About Ruth Lyons Released

There is a new DVD documentary about the life and career of local television pioneer Ruth Lyons. Her 50-50 Club was broadcast in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus and Indianapolis. Lyons began on Cincinnati radio in the late 1930's and, after switching over to television, she remained a popular figure until deteriorating health forced her to retire in the mid 1960's. Mark Magistrelli and David Ashbrock co-produced the Lyons documentary.

Local News
5:36 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Vets discourage pets as holiday gifts

How much is that doggy in the window?  If you’re thinking of buying it as a
holiday gift, most vets say, “Leave it.” WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with
veterinarian Dr. Jodi Duff about giving pets as gifts.

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Local News
3:17 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Knit one, pearl two, Cincy Bombshells--YAHOO!

A soft side of graffiti is cozying up our region.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Crosstown Shootout free of criminal charges but full of emotional charge

The Crosstown Shootout between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati began its rivalry decades ago .This year a bench clearing brawl ended with suspension for some players on both teams.

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Local News
10:20 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Anna Louise Inn Honored as Service Provider of the Year

Cincinnati Union Bethel and the Anna Louise Inn are celebrating being chosen as the Julie Martin Service Provider of the Year award by the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless. The announcement came at an ironic moment as Cincinnati Union Bethel, operator of the Inn heads to court with Western Southern over proposed improvements to the property. Coalition spokesman Josh Spring talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about why the Anna Louise Inn is so important to the community. (get more information at www.cinunionbethel.org).

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