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1:03 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Local Scholar Publishes Book With Unique Perspective on Abraham Lincoln

The Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati has just published a book entitled "We Called Him Rabbi Abraham...Lincoln and American Jewry". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Rabbi Gary Zola about his book.

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6:00 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Ohio to Test Emergency Alert System at 9:50 EST This Morning

Ohio’s Emergency Alert System sirens will be tested during a statewide drill at 9:50 this morning. Kelli Blackwell, spokesperson for the Emergency Management Agency says that given the polar vortex and flooding in the state recently “Severe Weather Awareness Week” couldn’t come at a better time. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Blackwell what people should expect. (get details at www.ema.ohio.gov )

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10:07 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Playhouse Announces 2014-2015 Season

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has just unveiled its lineup for the 2014-2015 season. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the productions with Artistic Director Blake Robison.   

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6:20 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Cincinnati Magazine reviews the area's "The Top 10 Best New Restaurants"

The Cover story in the March issue of Cincinnati Magazine is entitled “The Top 10 Best New Restaurants”. Joanne Drilling, the magazine’s new dining editor, tells WNKU’s Steve Hirschberg the restaurants are ranked in order.

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6:00 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week Begins Today

Today is the first day of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. National MS Society Ohio Valley Chapter spokesman Rich Walburg says they have a full schedule of events designed to educate people about the disease.  Mr. Walburg told WNKU’s Matt Kelley that it may not always be apparent that someone you know is affected by MS. ( get more information at www.fightmstoday.org or get information about the MS run/walks at www.runms.org or www.walkmsohiovalley.org )

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12:55 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

Noah's Ark Theme Park Set to be Built in Northern Kentucky

Science Guy , Bill Nye and Creation Museum founder and CEO Ken Ham debate February4th "Is creation a viable model of origins?"
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Construction of a theme park that will include a replica of Noah’s Ark will begin this spring.

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6:22 am
Fri February 28, 2014

U.S. AIR FORCE MUSEUM OPENS SHUTTLE EXHIBIT

The National Museum of the United States Air Force in suburban Dayton, Ohio was unsuccessful in getting a retired space shuttle to put on display. But it did get the next best thing and has just opened an exhibit. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Curator Doug Lantry.    

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6:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Mardi Gras on MainStrasse Begins Tonight

Mainstrasse Village in Covington will be kicking off their Mardi Gras celebration tonight with the "Big Head Parade" and music from The Naked Karate Girls. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked organizer Donna Kremer why the event is such an integral part of the culture in the region. (get more information at www.mainstrasse.org )

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6:00 am
Thu February 27, 2014

NKU Graudate Student Collaborates With Professor to Publish Underground Railroad Book

An NKU graduate student is joining the ranks of published scholars at the university. “Cincinnati’s Underground Railroad” was co-authored by Richard Cooper and Professor Eric Jackson. WNKU’s Matt Kelley caught up with Mr. Cooper at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to find out how the collaboration came about. (get more information at http://www.arcadiapublishing.com/9781467111560/Cincinnatis-Underground-Railroad )

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12:41 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

NKY Tri-ED Says 2013 a Good Year for Business

2013 was a good year for business in Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties. That's the word from Dan Tobergte, President and CEO of the economic development corporation known as Northern Kentucky Tri-ED. He talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.  

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