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.
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 )
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 )
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 )
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 )
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.
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.