One of the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organizations begins its annual conference in Cincinnati Wednesday with events all week including an address by Vice President Joe Biden.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports it’s the first time the National Urban League will gather in southwest Ohio
Singer-songwriter Dan Hicks has been recognized as an American original with his brand of music he likes to call folk swing. In his 40 plus years as a performer he’s collaborated with artists like Tom Waits, Bette Midler, Willie Nelson and Maria Muldauer to name a few.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Dan who’ll be performing at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley, July 9th with the Hot Licks.
Some Cincinnatians are planning to gather outside the offices of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati today in support of a teacher who’s leaving the faculty of Purcell-Marian High School after 45 years.
The resignation of 66-year-old Richard Hague, and today’s rally, are in reaction to the wording of a new contract for Catholic school teachers.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson tells us more about another teacher who will not return in the fall.
Richard Miller is gay. He lives with his partner in Cincinnati where together they have six kids. And because of that he’s lost his job.
Buffalo Killers is another homegrown pick from Ohio with lead singers -songwriters Zach and Andrew Gabbard, plus new member Sven Khans and Joey Sebaali . The bands 6th album ‘Heavy Reverie” is out on Sun Pedal Records . Heavy Reverie was recorded in Cleveland, Ohio with producer Jim Wirt who’s also produced for Fiona Apple and Incubus to name a few.