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12:03 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

NKU Host Northern Kentucky History Day March 22

On March 22, the annual Northern Kentucky Regional History Day will be held in the Votruba Student Union at Northern Kentucky University. Dr. Andrea Watkins, a history professor at NKU, is coordinator of the event. She spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.  

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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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6:00 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Local Realtor Uses Drone Aircraft Technology to Show Properties

A Cincinnati area realtor is combining his love of flying remote-controlled aircraft with a unique way to give his customers a bird’s eye view of properties they’re interested in. Derek Tye, CEO of the Tye group explained how he came up with the idea to WNKU’s Matt Kelley…

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New Program
1:42 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

WNKU Partners with CincyMusic.com to Present "CincyMusic.com Soundcheck"

WNKU and CincyMusic.com are pleased to announce CincyMusic.com Soundcheck to air every Thursday at 10:00 pm on WNKU beginning this Thursday, March 13th.  Soundcheck will be an hour of local music hosted by the one and only Venomous Valdez. The show will focus on local artists that are performing that weekend, releasing new material, or are just worthy of a little extra attention. 

 

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11:41 am
Mon March 10, 2014

NKU DUAL DEGREE AGREEMENT WITH KOREAN UNIVERSITY

Northern Kentucky University and Hansung University in Seoul, South Korea have signed a Dual Degree Agreement, which is the first of its kind for each of the two schools. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. Francois LeRoy, Executive Director of NKU's International Education Center. He says the agreement is the result of a partnership between the two universities, which  began in 2007.  

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6:00 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Green Energy Ohio to Host Workshop in Dayton March 14th

Green Energy Ohio is inviting the public to learn about the affordability of sustainable energy resources at a workshop at the Dayton Convention Center this Friday. Spokesman Bill Spratley says today is the last day to get the early-bird rate for the event. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to Mr. Spratley to find out more about the day’s activities. (get more information at www.greenenergyohio.org )

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11:06 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Betts Longworth Tours Resume This Month

Starting this month, the Betts House in Cincinnati's West End will resume walking tours of the Betts Longworth Historic District on the fourth Saturday of each month. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Dayle Deardurff, Executive Director of the Betts House, where the district is located.   

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6:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

U.C. Doctor to Study the Impact of Bariatric Weight-Loss Surgery on Cancer Risk

Dr. Daniel Schauer

A University of Cincinnati doctor will be studying the impact of bariatric weight-loss surgery on cancer rates in severely obese adults. Dr. Daniel Schauer says a two-million dollar grant will fund the research. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Dr. Schauer where the money came from. ( get more information at www.healthnews.uc.edu   )

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6:22 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Cincinnati Gears Up for Bockfest

Cincinnati's 22nd annual Bockfest takes place this weekend. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the event with Steve Hampton, Executive Director of the Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation.  

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6:00 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Kentucky Legislature Considers New Automobile Restraint Law for Children

The Kentucky legislature is considering a new law that would require children up to nine years of age, or fifty-seven inches tall to be secured in a booster seat when traveling in a car. Triple A spokesperson Cheryl Parker says that a recent survey of its members shows overwhelming support for the measure.  WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Parker to explain what is being proposed. ( get more information at www.lrc.ky.gov/record/14RS/hb199.htm  )

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