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Regional News
1:57 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Cincy Blues Fest hosts national, regional and local acts at Sawyer Point this weekend

Chuck Brisbin

Ana Popovic, Watermelon Slim  and  EG Kight to name a few, will be Keeping the Blues Alive in Cincinnati this weekend. The Cincy Blues Fest is happening at Sawyer Point on the Queen City’s Riverfront. 40 acts spread out across three stages will entertain thousands of music lovers

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson welcomed Chuck Brisbin and Brian Franks of the Tuna Project in the studio for a sample of what to expect and a few details.

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Regional News
7:28 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Austrian priest brings message of church reform to Cincinnati

Fr. Helmut Schuller speaking in Cincinnati
Cheri Lawson

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Regional News
10:40 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Cincinnati Native has Best Time Ever on Jeopardy which airs tonight

Alex Trebek and Liz Kelly
courtesy of Jeopardy

Cincinnati native  Liz Kelly appears as a contestant on tonight's episode of TV's Jeopardy.   The 31-year-old, who grew up in Cincinnati, attended Little Flower Elementary School, McAuley High School and Xavier University.  Liz went on to law school at Vanderbilt.  Liz is the oldest of 6 kids.  Her parents Rich and Gail Kelly and 4 of her five siblings live in Cincinnati.  Liz is an attorney, now living in Chicago and working for the IRS office of Chief Counsel.

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Regional News
1:56 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and Hubby Mark Kelly Drew Cheers From Parade Crowd

Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and hubby Mark Kelly
Cheri Lawson

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Regional News
9:23 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Northside 4th of July Parade is Recognized as a One of a Kind

The ladies lawn chair brigade
courtesy of Northside 4th of July Parade

This week Americans will celebrate Independence Day. People around the country will line parade routes ,watch fireworks and have picnics. One Cincinnati neighborhood’s tradition has evolved into a one of a kind event.

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Regional News
2:40 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Cincinnati Reds' Homer Bailey has thrown His 2nd Career No-No

courtesy Cincinnati Reds

Cincinnati Reds starter Homer Bailey has pitched his second no-hitter in ten months topping the San Francisco Giants 3-0.

WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports it was the first no hit game of the 2013 Major League season

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Regional News
12:48 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band with Noah Hunt to perform at Covington's Madison Theater

Blues musician and 5 time grammy nominee Kenny Wayne Shepherd along with his lead vocalist and native Cincinnatian Noah Hunt will perform Friday, June 14th  at the Madison Theater in Covington , Kentucky.

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Regional News
6:47 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City set to Release their 3rd Record

Josh Eagle and the Harvest City Band Members as Kids

The Cincinnati Band ,Josh Eagle and The Harvest City is getting ready to release its third album June 7th.The show is being held at the Southgate House Revival and everyone who gets a ticket will also get a copy of the CD.

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Regional News
10:31 pm
Sun May 26, 2013

First Cincinnati-area Woman is Ordained by Roman Catholic Women Priests

Bishop Bridget Mary Meehan ordains Dr. Debra Meyers
Cheri Lawson

An organization promoting women in the priesthood has ordained its first Cincinnati-area woman.

WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports the Association of Roman Catholic Women Priests on Saturday ordained a Northern Kentucky University professor.

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Regional News
11:21 am
Thu May 23, 2013

UC Health Integrative Medicine Services Available in West Chester

Traditional, western, medical doctors are increasingly accepting wholistic approaches to wellness. Physicians at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center are among those researching and implementing complementary and integrative modalities for healing.

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