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6:00 am
Fri February 7, 2014

NKU Students Partner with The Cincinnati Museum Center to Present "Medicine, Marbles, and Mayhem"

The Cincinnati Museum Center is hosting a new exhibit titled; “Medicine, marbles, and Mayhem”.  Public History graduate students from Northern Kentucky University designed and built the exhibit under the supervision of     Dr. Brian Hackett.  Dr. Hackett stopped by the WNKU studios to talk to Matt Kelley about where they got the artifacts for the exhibit. (get details at www.cincymuseum.org )

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4:16 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Reds Equipment Truck Heading to Arizona

Although we're facing the depths of winter this week, there's a harbinger of more mild weather, ahead. The truck carrying the Reds' equipment left Great American Ball Park today for the team's spring training headquarters in Goodyear, Arizona. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Equipment Manager Rick Stowe what kinds of items are loaded on the truck.  

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10:34 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" and Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham Debate Creationism vs Evolution

Bill Nye and Ken Ham at debate
courtesy Amy Harris

Despite the threat of an ice storm, an audience of hundreds turned out to hear Bill Nye The Science Guy debate the founder of Northern Kentucky’s Creation Museum.

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8:58 am
Wed February 5, 2014

What Makes You a Cincinnatian?

The cover story in the February issue of Cincinnati Magazine is entitled "How Cincy Are You?" WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Executive Editor Linda Vaccariello about the ways in which the article helps locals answer that question, including the way Cincinnatians talk.    

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12:09 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" to Debate Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham

Courtesy of Creation Museum

The debate over the belief in divine creation versus evolution will be played out Tuesday evening in Northern Kentucky.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports Bill Nye the Science Guy will face off with one of the most outspoken supporters of creationism.

Watch streaming video of the debate

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10:52 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Cincinnati to Get More Police Officers on Streets

Help is on the way.  That's what Mayor John Cranley is telling Cincinnati residents concerned about the upsurge in crime, especially the 11 homicides already this year.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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6:00 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Cincinnati Better Business Bureau Warns Consumers of "One Ring" Phone Scams

The Better Business Bureau of Cincinnati is warning people about a new phone scam that could be adding charges to their monthly bills. BBB Spokesperson Sandra Guile explained how the con works to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.cincinnati.bbb.org  or http://cincinnati.bbb.org/article/BBB-Warns-of-Ring-Once-Scam-Hitting-Area-Cellphones-45586 )

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8:39 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

The Anderson Ferry Closed for Two and a Half Days Due to Heavy Ice on the River

Anderson Ferry landing, Ohio side
Cheri Lawson

The Anderson Ferry on the Ohio River closed down for two and a half days because of heavy ice on the river. 

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3:11 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Newport Aquarium's SharkRay, Sweet Pea, Gives Birth, Makes History

The Newport Aquarium's "Sweet Pea",the first shark ray to breed in a controlled environment, has given birth.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports.

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10:36 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Ground Broken For New Anna Louise Inn

Ground has been broken for the new Anna Louise Inn. It's moving to Cincinnati's Mount Auburn neighborhood after an agreement was reached to sell the original inn to Western & Southern. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Steve MacConnell, the President and CEO of the inn's parent agency, Cincinnati Union Bethel.  

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