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News from WNKU
11:52 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Oil Spill Clean Up in Colerain Township Continues

Sunoco Logistics/Mid-Valley contractors removing oil from pond using skimmers
courtesy EPA

The clean up effort and investigation are underway at Oak Glen Nature Preserve near Cincinnati . WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports thousands of gallons of crude oil leaked from an interstate pipeline. 

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News from WNKU
10:02 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Shoot Out the Lights Ready to Release New Record

Shoot Out The Lights new record
courtesy Shoot Out The Lights

“Let’s Get Lost”, is the title of the new CD by Cincinnati based , Shoot Out the Lights.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with a few members of the band and got a preview of the new record . The release party is happening Friday, March 14th at Northside Tavern in Cincinnati's Northside neighborhood

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News from WNKU
11:45 am
Tue March 11, 2014

The Band 2/3 Goat Plays for WNKU on the way to SXSW

2/3 Goat album cover Stream of Conscience
courtesy 2/3 Goat

An acoustic driven New York City band with Kentucky roots stopped by our studios at WNKU on the way to play at SXSW.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with the lead singers of 2/3 Goat, Ryan Dunn and Northern Kentucky University grad Annalyse McCoy .

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News from WNKU
12:55 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Noah's Ark Theme Park Set to be Built in Northern Kentucky

Science Guy , Bill Nye and Creation Museum founder and CEO Ken Ham debate February4th "Is creation a viable model of origins?"
Amy Harris

Construction of a theme park that will include a replica of Noah’s Ark will begin this spring.

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News from WNKU
6:20 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Lily Tomlin is Bringing Her Act to Springfield , Ohio

One of America’s most recognizable comedians and actresses for over four decades is continuing to entertain audiences on the big screen and stage. 

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News from WNKU
11:09 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Final Tour of Princess Diana Exhibit Inspires Visitors at Cincinnati Museum Center

Princess Diana's Wedding Gown
Cheri Lawson

An award-winning exhibition chronicling the life of Diana, Princess of Wales opened  at Cincinnati Museum Center.

 It's the final stop for the exhibit that has toured the world for over a decade.

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News from WNKU
11:41 am
Sun February 9, 2014

UC Professor Leads Olympic Sled Design Team

skeleton sled
courtesy A2 Wind Tunnel

A University of Cincinnati professor led the design team that created the U.S. Olympic Team’s Skeleton Sled. 

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News from WNKU
10:34 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" and Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham Debate Creationism vs Evolution

Bill Nye and Ken Ham at debate
courtesy Amy Harris

Despite the threat of an ice storm, an audience of hundreds turned out to hear Bill Nye The Science Guy debate the founder of Northern Kentucky’s Creation Museum.

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News from WNKU
12:09 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" to Debate Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham

Courtesy of Creation Museum

The debate over the belief in divine creation versus evolution will be played out Tuesday evening in Northern Kentucky.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports Bill Nye the Science Guy will face off with one of the most outspoken supporters of creationism.

Watch streaming video of the debate

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News from WNKU
8:39 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

The Anderson Ferry Closed for Two and a Half Days Due to Heavy Ice on the River

Anderson Ferry landing, Ohio side
Cheri Lawson

The Anderson Ferry on the Ohio River closed down for two and a half days because of heavy ice on the river. 

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