Duke Energy has its own team of meteorologists who track storms. Sally Thelen is the utility's Communications Manager for Ohio and Kentucky. She talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis about how the forecasters help Duke prepare for severe summer weather.
The current issue of Cincinnati Magazine features a cover story entitled "Global Eats". It lists what the staff considers some of the best international ethnic dishes offered at restaurants in Greater Cincinnati. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Dining Editor Donna Covrett how the staff approached the task of putting the article together.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of Morgan's Raid, when Confederate General John Hunt Morgan and thousands of his troops invaded Ohio during the Civil War. The Ohio Historical Society is opening a trail that follows the raid's 561-mile path. Michael Craft is the society's Southwest Ohio Local History Coordinator. Craft talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis. More information at www.ohiocivilwar150.org
The Browngrass Festival in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky on Saturday, June 29th will bring together local talent for an all-day music fair. Local musician David Rhodes Brown founded the festival as a way to benefit WNKU. Brown visited our studios and talked with WNKU's Sara Dreibelbis.
Hamilton County's Municipal Mental Health Court will celebrate its 10th anniversary on June 27. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Heather Russell, one of the special court's two judges. He asked Russell how and why the court was started.
This year's 12th annual Paddlefest gets underway tomorrow. Brewster Rhoads, the founder of the three-day Ohio River event, talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg. Rhoads says the festival kicks off with the Kids Outdoor Convention at Coney Island.
The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be hosting “In the Tradition” to perform an African centered jazz concert on Friday to conclude their Juneteenth celebrations. Spokesman Chris Miller says the Detroit-based ensemble will perform music that captures the spirit of the struggle for freedom.