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News from WNKU
10:58 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Caring For Your Gay Teen is a New eBook Written by Cincinnati Native and Psychologist Dr James Brush

The new eBook written by Dr. James Brush

Caring for Your Gay Teen, is a new eBook intended to help parents who wish to support their teen who might be questioning his or her sexual identity, who might have interests considered unusual for his or her gender, or who might not be heterosexual.

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9:53 am
Wed November 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Zoo is using a Beagle to Sniff out Pregnant Polar Bears

Elvis the Beagle working hard to detect pregnant polar bears
photo courtesy of Cincinnati Zoo

A scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo has come up with a unique way to tell if polar bears are pregnant involving a dog named Elvis.Thanks to Dr. Erin Curry , an animal conservation scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo, a beagle is now the one responsible for detecting pregnancy in polar bears  by sniffing out the results.

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6:00 am
Tue November 5, 2013

Streetcar Construction Changes Some Traffic Patterns In Cincinnati

Construction is underway for the first phase of the Cincinnati Streetcar project. City Transportation Engineer Michael Moore says they’re doing all they can to keep traffic moving but there will be some slow spots and detours. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Mr.

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6:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Covington City Hall to Move to Make Space for Boutique Hotel

People doing business at Covington’s City Hall will soon have a new location to visit. Spokesperson Natalie Bowers says city Hall will move from its current location on Madison Avenue to a nearby spot on Pike Street. Ms. Bowers explained the reasons for the move to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.cityofcovington.org )

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6:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

NKU's Military Community Prepares for Veteran's Day Celebrations

NKU's Veteran's Resource Station

Former and current military students at Northern Kentucky University are preparing for several celebrations in honor of Veteran’s Day November eleventh. Dave Merriss; spokesman for the new Veteran’s Resource Station at NKU says there are events and programs to suit almost anyone’s interest. Merriss talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they have planned, and the “Wall of Honor” photo display anyone can take part in. (get more information at http://veterans.nku.edu/ )

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6:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

People Working Cooperatively to Hold "Prepare Affair" to Help Seniors get Ready for Winter

The Cincinnati chapter of People Working Cooperatively will be holding their annual “Prepare Affair” on November 9th. PWC spokesperson Kim Sullivan says it’s a great way to meet your neighbors and enjoy the fall weather. Ms. Sullivan talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they’ll be doing to help elderly homeowners this season. (get more information at http://www.pwchomerepairs.org/events/annual-main-events/prepare-affair.aspx )

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6:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

St. Elizabeth Hospital and Joseph-Beth Bookseller to Present Stroke Awareness Program

Tuesday October 29th is World Stroke Day; and Saint Elizabeth Healthcare is partnering with Joseph-Beth Booksellers for a presentation as part of the “Wellness by the Book” series on stroke recognition and prevention. The speaker, Doctor Kevin Miller says one of the most important factors in treating a stroke victim is recognizing the symptoms.

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6:00 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Cintas and Matther 25: Ministries Unveil Mobile Disaster Relief Vehicle

Cintas Matthew 25: Ministries Mobile disaster Relief Vehicle

Matthew 25 Ministries and Cintas are unveiling a new tool to help provide aid to disaster victims as quickly as possible.  Cintas spokesperson Michelle Goret says the new Mobile Disaster Relief Vehicle will be able to deliver supplies at a moment’s notice. Ms. Goret talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the initiative, and the partnership between the two organizations.

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3:00 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Cincinnati Reds Hire Pitching Coach Bryan Price to be Manager

Cincinnati Reds new manager Bryan Price
Cheri Lawson

Before the 2013 World Series is even started, the Cincinnati Reds have taken steps to prepare for next season.  

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6:00 am
Wed October 23, 2013

4th Annual "Bark Out Against Battering" to Take Place at in Cincinnati this Saturday

The fourth annual “Bark Out Against Battering Pet Fest” will be taking place this Saturday at Washington Park in Downtown Cincinnati. Spokesperson Emily Kuchey says it’s a great way to give your dog an early Halloween treat and learn about services in the Tri-State area. Ms. Kuchey explained to WNKU’s Matt Kelley that since so many good causes select October as a month of awareness, sometimes it’s hard to get the word out.

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