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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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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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6:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Communities Across Ohio Conduct "Point In Time Count" to Assess Homelessness

Each year agencies from communities across Ohio conduct a “Point In Time Count” to assess homelessness in the state. Montgomery County Project Coordinator Kathleen Shanahan says it’s a great way to get a snapshot of several different regions to evaluate the problem. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Shanahan to explain how they find, and count the people they’re looking for. (get more information at http://www.mcohio.org/services/fcfc/index.html )

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6:00 am
Thu January 30, 2014

The Taft Museum of Art to Wrap up "Civil War Saturdays" Series this Weekend

The Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati will be wrapping up its “Civil War Saturdays” presentations this weekend. Public Programming Manager Mary Ladrick says this is the first series of its kind to be offered at the Taft. WNKU’s Matt Kelley asked Ms. Ladrick how the topic of the Civil War fits in with the museum’s mission. (get more information at www.taftmuseum.org )

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6:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

NKU Graduate Helps Train and Equip Firefighters in Africa

Dave Moore; Founder of the Africa Fire Mission

An NKU alumnus is using the skills he honed in the Masters of Public Administration program to help people thousands of miles away. Dave Moore says his non-profit education helped him to found the Africa Fire Mission. WNKU’s Matt Kelley talked to the former fire-chief to find out why he chose to train and equip emergency responders in Nairobi. (get more information at www.africafiremission.org or contact Chief Moore at dave@africafiremission.org or call (513)616-9192)

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