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12:19 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Reds Museum Opens New Exhibit

The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum has just opened an exhibit called "Kings of the Queen City". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg toured the displays and asked Executive Director Rick Walls how the exhibit got its  name.   

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6:00 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Most Recent Poll Reveals Most Kentuckians Don't Know how the Affordable Care Act Will Affect Them

Kate Keller; Interact for Health

The most recent Kentucky Health Issues Poll indicates that nearly 6 out of 10 Kentucky residents don’t have enough information to know how or whether the Affordable Care Act affects them personally. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Interact for Health spokesperson Kate Keller why people aren’t better informed. (get more information at www.interactforhealth.org or www.healthy-ky.org )

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2:38 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns to Speak About Prosecution of Domestic Terrorism

NKU President Geoffrey Mearns

Northern Kentucky University President Geoffrey Mearns will be speaking tonight at the Mercantile Library in Cincinnati about his experience prosecuting the domestic terrorists responsible for the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995. The presentation is this season’s last installment of the “Six at Six Lecture Series” sponsored by the Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. President Mearns spoke to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about his career as a prosecutor and this case. (get more information at http://sixatsix.nku.edu )

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6:00 am
Tue February 11, 2014

"One Man, One Bike, One State" A Scioto County Native's Solo Journey on the Ohio to Erie Trail

Jack Willaims

A Scioto county man is sharing his solo bicycle trip along the Ohio to Erie Trail with audiences throughout the region with a documentary film. Jack Williams completed the 346 mile journey from Cincinnati to Cleveland last summer. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Williams why he decided to take the trip and shoot the film along the way.( get in touch with Jack Williams 740.466.5595 )

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11:41 am
Sun February 9, 2014

UC Professor Leads Olympic Sled Design Team

skeleton sled
courtesy A2 Wind Tunnel

A University of Cincinnati professor led the design team that created the U.S. Olympic Team’s Skeleton Sled. 

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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.

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