A race and family walk in Boone County on Saturday, July 27 will raise money for Kentucky families in the midst of adoption. Geniene Delahunty is the director and founder of the Running for Home 5K. She talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis about how the event got started.
Ohio farm field workers are joining others from across the country in Washington to urge legislators and the EPA to strengthen protections for laborers exposed to pesticides and other harmful agricultural by-products. The Farm Labor Organizing Committee, or FLOC, says whistle blowers are often retaliated against and have difficulty finding work again. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked FLOC spokesman Mario Vargas to explain what dangers field workers are facing. (get more information about FLOC at www.floc.com )
This month is the 50th anniversary of the ZIP code. The United States Postal Service created the system in 1963 to help sort mail, but people have come up with lots of other uses since then. Chris Rider is Senior Technology Architect at NKU's Center for Applied Informatics. He talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis about how he uses ZIP codes in his work.
A non-profit restaurant in Dayton, Ohio allows customers to pay what they can. Robert Adamson is the founder and executive chef at One Bistro. He talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis about how this community cafe system works.
While it may seem like an innocent joyride, giving a child a spin on the riding mower can quickly turn into disaster. More than nine-thousand children are treated for lawn mower related injuries each year. WNKU’s Matt Kelley has details on how to prevent a summer tragedy.
While most of us have been sweltering in this week's weather, a team of artisans is hard at work in a very cool room in Columbus. Operating under strict secrecy, they're creating the butter cow, the butter calf and the butter sculpture for this year's Ohio State Fair, which opens July 24. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the buttery creations with Jenny Hubble of the American Dairy Association.
Former Kroger Chairman and CEO Joe Pichler and his wife Susan have donated an undisclosed amount of money to add features to Cincinnati's new Smale Riverfront Park. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked the Cincinnati Park Board's Steve Schuckman how the gift will be used.