A scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo has come up with a unique way to tell if polar bears are pregnant involving a dog named Elvis.Thanks to Dr. Erin Curry , an animal conservation scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo, a beagle is now the one responsible for detecting pregnancy in polar bears by sniffing out the results.
People doing business at Covington’s City Hall will soon have a new location to visit. Spokesperson Natalie Bowers says city Hall will move from its current location on Madison Avenue to a nearby spot on Pike Street. Ms. Bowers explained the reasons for the move to WNKU’s Matt Kelley. (get more information at www.cityofcovington.org )
Former and current military students at Northern Kentucky University are preparing for several celebrations in honor of Veteran’s Day November eleventh. Dave Merriss; spokesman for the new Veteran’s Resource Station at NKU says there are events and programs to suit almost anyone’s interest. Merriss talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they have planned, and the “Wall of Honor” photo display anyone can take part in. (get more information at http://veterans.nku.edu/ )
The Cincinnati chapter of People Working Cooperatively will be holding their annual “Prepare Affair” on November 9th. PWC spokesperson Kim Sullivan says it’s a great way to meet your neighbors and enjoy the fall weather. Ms. Sullivan talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about what they’ll be doing to help elderly homeowners this season. (get more information at http://www.pwchomerepairs.org/events/annual-main-events/prepare-affair.aspx )
Matthew 25 Ministries and Cintas are unveiling a new tool to help provide aid to disaster victims as quickly as possible. Cintas spokesperson Michelle Goret says the new Mobile Disaster Relief Vehicle will be able to deliver supplies at a moment’s notice. Ms. Goret talked to WNKU’s Matt Kelley about the initiative, and the partnership between the two organizations.
Volunteers from across the Tri-State and the Cincinnati Bengals will be joining forces for the annual “Hometown Huddle” today. Barbara Dundee, C-E-O of the Marvin Lewis Community Fund says all the initiative takes place in all N-F-L markets in cooperation with the United Way. Ms. Dundee described how the initiative works to WNKU’s Matt Kelley . ( get more information at www.marvinlewis.org )