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News from WNKU
10:43 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Five Time Grammy Winner and Legendary Guitarist Robert Cray Releases In My Soul

  Five time grammy award winner and legendary guitarist, Robert Cray, recently released his 17th studio album, IN MY SOUL.WNKUs Cheri Lawson talked with Cray who’s scheduled to be in Cincinnati at the Taft Theater July 1st with John Hiatt.

CL: Robert, Congrats on another CD, In My Soul, another one that draws listeners in. Out of the ten song collection which one are you absolutely attached to?

RC: I don’t think there’s just one. We’re playing a lot of the songs on stage right now and we’re just havin’ fun with everyone. For us it’s new and we’re groovin’ on all of it.

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News from WNKU
1:11 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Making Kites at Happen Inc. for Northside Kite Fly...this Saturday!

Debbie Von Bokern displays kites at Happen Inc.
Cheri Lawson

The American Kite Flyers Association has declared April, National Kite Month. And Saturday, April 5th, Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood is hosting a Kite Fly for all. Kids and adults are welcomed to make a kite at Happen Inc. in Northside before the big Kite Fly.

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News from WNKU
7:34 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Tradition Always Wins on Opening Day in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds Players after warming up Opening Day 2014
Cheri Lawson

Win or Lose Opening Day in Cincinnati will always be special to Reds fans and the team.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports.

 

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News from WNKU
4:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The National Film, Mistaken for Strangers, Opens at Esquire Theatre

Courtesy, The National

Cincinnati native and lead singer of The National, Matt Berninger, is coming home tonight with little brother Tom. The duo will answer questions at the Esquire Theater about their new rockumentary, Mistaken for Strangers, produced by Tom.  The film is getting positive reviews.


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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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