" Scioto County, Ohio" – Ohio is one of several states across the region that may be facing a shortage of skilled workers in the coming years. Stan Jennings is the Superintendent of the Scioto County Career Technical Center, and he says we need to emphasize the importance of skilled trade careers to our kids. Jennings explained the situation to WNKU's Matt Kelley. ( get more information at www.sciototech.org )
Highland Heights Ky. – Business Wise for the week of July 18 to 22 has Dave Hatter on mobile websites or app for your business,Tom Cooney and Crystal Faulkner on an I.R.A. provision and Invest Ohio,Carol Weinstein / Stuart Schaffer on data recycling,Phil Adams on Jungle Jim's, and Ryan Rybolt on how credit card processing has changed.
Cincinnati,OH – Cincinnati's Josh Eagle and The Harvest City will release their second album at the Southgate House on July 30th. WNKU's Cheri Lawson previewed the cd and sat down with the band for a chat, lead singer Josh Eagle, drummer, Mark Becknell, guitarist Jeremy Smart and Tommy Cappel who plays base and is producer/engineer for the group .
The new record's title------ A Good One is Hard to Find.
Cincinnati,OH – When outdoor temperatures are hot, keeping your feet cool by wearing flip flops everyday isn't always good for your feet.WNKU's Cheri Lawson talked with Greater Cincinnati podiatrist Dr. Kristin Titko about summer foot care and complications of daily wear of flip flops.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Uncertainty in the economy, and the looming national debt crisis have people scrambling for ways to protect their money. Dr. George Vredeveld an economics professor at the University of Cincinnati says more and more people are shying away from the stock market in favor of buying gold. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Vredeveld if people are just more comfortable with a tangible investment
Originally published on Tue December 27, 2011 1:00 am
Some people call him space cowboy, some people call him the gangster of love, but most know him as Steve Miller, the guitarist and vocalist whose laid-back, infectiously catchy tunes have soothed the nation for decades.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – The Cincinnati Public Library has a way to help people turn their computer into a time machine, of sorts. The Cincinnati Panorama of 1848 is a daguerreotype photograph of the riverfront area, which allows the user to zoom in on any particular point of interest to explore the city as it was at that time. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked library spokesman Jason Buydos how the virtual tour works. (visit the Cincinnati 1848 Panorama virtual tour at www.cincinnatilibrary.org/virtualLibrary )
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – People from across the region will have a rare opportunity to swim, (yes swim) across the Ohio River and back this weekend. The Great Ohio River Swim is sponsored by the Ohio River Way in cooperation with the Cincinnati One World Triathlon, that will be held Sunday. Spokesman Brewster Rhoads gave WNKU's Matt Kelley the details. ( get more information at www.ohioriverway.org/great-ohio-river-swim/ )
" Newport, Ky." – In about a month kids will be heading back to school across the region. 4C for Children resource and referral organization spokesperson Julie Witten, talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about what parents should look for in a day-care center (get more information at www.4cforchildren.org )
Elizabeth & The Catapult drop by for music and conversation, and while here they talk about a chance encounter with Feist, and also do a beautiful version of "Go away my lover" in which Elizabeth plays keys for the very first time.