WNKU Local News
Knit one, pearl two, Cincy Bombshells--YAHOO!
A radical group of Cincinnati artists is making a point that's soft and cozy while adding warmth and color to a tight-knit community.As WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports "yarn bombing" is an international movement that's warming up the Queen City.
NKU African American Student Affairs coordinator receives honor
Northern Kentucky University's coordinator of African American Student Affairs was selected among the region's emerging African American leaders.WNKU's Cheri Lawson spoke with Deborah Strahorn about the honor.
Crosstown Shootout free of criminal charges but full of emotional charge
The Crosstown Shootout between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati began its rivalry decades ago . This year the bench clearing brawl ended with suspension for some players on both teams Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters considered...
NKU Moves Up to NCAA Division 1, Joins Atlantic Sun Conference
Northern Kentucky University is finally an NCAA Division 1 sports school and joins the Atlantic Sun Conference. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Covingotn Seeks Public Input on Riverfront Development
The City of Covington is seeking public input about thier plans to revitalize their riverfront district. City officials met with entrepreneurs and residents earlier this week to discuss the direction the development should take. Jackson Kinney...
Energy Alliance and Cincinnati State Create Training Center
The Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College are working together on a program that will result in homes becoming more environmentally efficient. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
NKU's Chase Law and Informatics Insitute Provides Interdisciplinary...
The Salmon P. Chase Law School at NKU is offering its' students a new way to hone their skills. The Law and Informatics Institute will allow students to explore interdisciplinary aspects of law involving business, health and information systems....
The Smithsonian's "Journey Stories" Comes to the Fort Thomas Museum
The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is coming to the Fort Thomas Military and Community Museum this Saturday. Renaissance Manager Debbie Buckley says it's one of only five museums selected to host the exhibit. WNKU's Matt Kelley visited with...
New Washington Park Taking Shape
A new and improved Washington Park is taking shape in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Preparations Underway for 2nd Annual Light Up OTR
In mid-December, Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood will sparkle with the second annual Light Up OTR celebration. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Northern Kentucky Health Department Offers Free Anonymous Screening on...
Tomorrow marks the 23rd annual World AIDS Day. The Northern Kentucky Health Department will be offering free, rapid anonymous screenings in cooperation with Saint John United Church of Christ. Health Department spokesman Bob Ford says this year's...
The Grascals to Perform in Middletown December 3rd
The Miami University Middletown Artist and Lecture series will present the Grascals this weekend. The group won the International Bluegrass Music Association's "Emerging Artists of the Year Award in 2005, Entertainers of the Year in 2006 and 2007, and...
Ohio, Kentucky Catholics support women's ordination
Some Catholics in Kentucky and Ohio are part of what they see as a growing worldwide movement. As Cheri Lawson reports, although the official Vatican position forbidding women's ordination is clear, increasing numbers of clergy and other believers are...
Ohioans Need to Learn More About Health Coverage
The 2011 Ohio Health Poll findings reveal that among Ohio adults, 85 percent report having insurance. But Spokesperson for the Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, Jennifer Chubinski says their knowledge about what medical treatments are...
Imax Film at Museum Center Captures Romance of Steam Locomotives and...
If you love the romance of steam locomotives and stunning scenery the Imax film at the Cincinnati Museum Center is for you. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Ohio Home Energy Assistance Program continues to Offer Services Despite...
The Ohio Home Energy Assistance Program will receive less money from the federal government this year than winter but spokesperson Janet Cesner says help for residents may actually increase. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Cesner how the agency will get by...
Historic Walking Tour Celebrates Local Holiday Traditions
People from the Tri-State will have an opportunity to explore the origins of Cincinnati Holiday traditions through "Building Holidays"; a walking tour of some of the landmark homes and buildings on the city's West Side beginning at the Bett's House....
Expert Offer Tips For Parents Concerned About Child Abuse
The recent scandal at Penn State has parents across the nation concerned about the treatment of their children during extra-curricular activities. Jean Toberman, the Program Director for The Council on Child Abuse for Southern Ohio says parents can...
NKU Looks to Make the Move to Division I
Northern Kentucky University is poised to change its NCAA status to become a Division I School. The plan has been in the works for several years, but officials are promising a decision soon. WNKU's Matt Kelley visited with NKU Athletic Director Doctor...
Folk artist Tracy Grammer to perform in Cincinnati
Internationally known singer-songwriter Tracy Grammer will perform November 18th in the first Queen City Balladeers special concert of the season. Grammer started her folk career in the 90's with her partner, Dave Carter.Carter's untimely death in...
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