Highland Heights, Kentucky – Ohio Governor-elect John Kasich was in Cincinnati this week to talk to business leaders and Mayor Mark Mallory. He also visited the job training facilities at Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, where he spoke with reporters. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg has the story.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – People walk past the perfume isle at department and drug stores everyday without a second thought about where the products come from.. Fabienne Cristenson took the skills she developed after earning several undergraduate degrees, an M-B-A and ten years of experience with G-E Aviation to start "Possets Perfume" from home. Now she ships her fragrances worldwide. She explained to WNKU's Matt Kelley how it all started. (get more information at www.possets.com )
Highland Heights, Kentucky – Metro has revamped its Route 1 bus service. The new, enhanced route is designed to take passengers to dozens of Cincinnati's arts venues. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the new service with Metro spokeswoman Sallie Hilvers.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – After a year-long search, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra has named John Morris Russell as its new permanent conductor to replace the late Eric Kunzel. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber will be getting two-hundred fifty thousand dollars in grant money from the state of Ohio to identify and help businesses that are in danger of laying off employees, downsizing or closing. The Chamber's Vice President of Marketing, Doug Moormann talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about how they became involved with the "Early Warning Network"... (get more information at www.cincinnatichamber.com )
Highland Heights, Ky – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson was one of the first establishment Republicans to fall victim to the Tea Party Movement when he was defeated in the Republican senatorial primary by Rand Paul - who went on to win the general election. At a "Reflections on the Political Climate" forum held at Northern Kentucky University, Grayson talked about what he learned from that loss with the forum's moderator, WNKU's Craig Kopp
Highland Heights, Ky. – 31 years ago December third, eleven concert-goers died in a crush of fans waiting to get into a Who concert at Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum. Tom Brown was 17 years old then - and barely survived the crush. He - and others - want a permanent memorial to the 11 victims placed at the site and he talked with Craig Kopp about why that night should never be forgotten
" Covington, Ky." – A pharmaceutical company in Covington may be on the verge of changing the way doctors treat cancer. Dr. Ray Takigiku, founder of Bexion Pharmaceuticals says they've developed a promising new approach to fighting the disease. Dr. Takigiku told WNKU's Matt Kelley that their research began as a result of a study at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center