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News from WNKU
9:41 am
Fri October 18, 2013

Cincinnati Reds Honorary Batboy Teddy Kremer Featured on a Baseball Card

Teddy Kremer and Reds former manager Dusty Baker
courtesy Redlegs Review

A Cincinnati man with Down Syndrome who gained notoriety as honorary batboy for the Cincinnati Reds now has his own baseball card.

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News from WNKU
11:44 am
Sat October 12, 2013

One of Our Region's First 'Death Cafes' is Being Hosted By Arlington Memorial Gardens

  In most circles talking about death is considered taboo or morbid but now
there’s a worldwide movement to change that and it’s coming to Cincinnati. The first meeting sponsored by Arlington Memorial Gardens of a “Death Café” is being held on Monday, October  21st at 7:00 p.m. The global movement was founded by Jon Underwood of England, and brought to the U.S. by Lizzy Miles, a social worker in Columbus, Ohio.

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News from WNKU
2:41 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati's Grand Marshal , Actor George Takei Leads Chicken Dance

Actor , George Takei of Star Trek fame leads Chicken Dance

Over the next two weeks, millions will flock toMunich, Germany for the 180th annual Oktoberfest .

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Science
10:25 am
Wed September 18, 2013

A Local Expert Weighs in on the Mediterranean Diet


The Mediterranean diet incorporates the basics of healthy eating plus some olive oil and  even a glass of red wine. Research shows even though this diet is not low fat it can reduce the risks of heart disease and also help with weight loss.

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Sports
12:04 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

More than a Good Luck Charm, Teddy Kremer Inspires the Cincinnati Reds and the Fans

Teddy Kremer talking with 3rd baseman Todd Frazier
courtesy Susan Deister

A crew from a national cable TV sports channel has spent a lot of time in Cincinnati during the past year. While a good portion of their time has been at the home of the Cincinnati Reds the team has not been their focus.ESPN has been following the story of Teddy Kremer, a 30-year-old with Down Syndrome who's been the team's honorary batboy 3 times and now has a job with the organization .

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Regional News
1:35 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

The Dog Days call for cool solutions for furry friends says local vet

courtesy wunderground

The dog days of August are a good time to share summer fun with your dog and while running and swimming can be enjoyable veterinarians say it’s important to keep safety tips in mind too.


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Regional News
1:02 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Health officials encourage prevention against West Nile Virus

Asian Tiger Mosquito
courtesy Hamilton County health department

In early August of this year a pool of mosquitos tested positive for the West Nile virus in a wooded area of a southwest Ohio park.  There were 121 reported cases of West Nile virus in Ohio in 2012, including seven deaths – two of them in Hamilton County.  Health officials say one case has been reported so far this year in Ohio. The disease is spread by infected mosquitos and can cause serious symptoms, including high fever, convulsions and paralysis.

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Regional News
11:45 am
Mon August 26, 2013

Cincinnati Zoo plans to breed sibling rhinos to save the species

Harapan
courtesy Cincinnati Zoo

Scientists at the Cincinnati Zoo are taking bold steps to save an endangered species.

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Regional News
6:51 pm
Sat August 24, 2013

A Cincinnati area company makes and delivers healthy organic meals

 Healthy Eating sounds like a good idea but it’s not always easy, fun or affordable…at least that’s how it seems .  Hectic schedules sometimes make cooking a chore and healthy cooking…well….doesn’t always happen for those who’d like it.

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Regional News
10:12 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

Reds Community Fund, Procter & Gamble partner for community makeover in Avondale

Temporary sign at the sight of the ball fields behind Hirsch Rec Center
Cheri Lawson

A Cincinnati neighborhood is the winner of The Reds Community Fund and Proctor and Gambles complete makeover of three baseball fields  plus additional community projects at Hirsch Recreation Center and Gabriel’s Place.

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