Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati will be the last of four voter –approved casinos to open in Ohio. The Cincinnati Casino scheduled to open in spring of 2013 kicked off it’s first round of recruiting efforts last month and people interested in dealer positions have until September 16th to apply .
The September issue of Cincinnati Magazine, now on newsstands, features a cover story entitled "Champions of Breakfast". It chronicles what the magazine calls 58 tasty places to start your day. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Amanda Boyd Walters, Cincinnati Magazine's Deputy Editor, where the idea for the article came from.
Ohio's new ban on texting while driving goes into effect, today. According to a recent survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, 35% of motorists of all ages admit that they text while driving; and nearly half of 18-24-year-old drivers say they text while behind the wheel. AAA spokeswoman Cheryl Parker explains the new law to WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Richmond in Madison County, Kentucky, south of Lexington. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the battle with Civil War historian Dr. James Ramage, Regents Professor of History at Northern Kentucky University.
Interested in being transported back in time? A "Full Renaissance Experience" for the whole family is what the 23rd annual Ohio Renaissance Festival promises. Characters from the era of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh and Shakespeare will entertain crowds in Harveysburg, Ohio for 8 weekends starting September 1st.
A new program has been established to help selected small Kentucky communities benefit from adventure tourism opportunities. The program is called Trail Towns. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the program with Gil Lawson, a spokesman for the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet.