Highland Heights, Kentucky – Recently the Hamilton County Commissioners put together a citizen panel charged with coming up with ideas to make county government more efficient and cost effective. To find out what the committee will do, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with County Commissioner Todd Portune.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – "I completely understand what I'm heading into." That's what Butch Jones, the new University of Cincinnati football coach, told a Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce audience at an "Eggs and Issues" program yesterday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Highland Heights, KY – Willy Porter stops by the studio to talk with John Patrick and play some tunes LIVE from his latest album, 'How To Rob A Bank,' in advance of his appearance at Molly Malone's in Covington, broadcast on February 26, 2010. Find out more about Willy Porter at www.willyporter.com. "Rock 'N' Roll, Indie, Soul, Blues, News, & More."
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – "Slip" is back in the wild. According to Thayne Maynard, the Cincinnati Zoo's star manatee has been successfully released in Florida. Maynard talked to WNKU's Matt Kelley about how Slip is doing and about the recent killer whale tragedy at SeaWorld...
Highland Heights, KY – Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio have teamed up for another film -- this time a thriller called "Shutter Island." WNKU's Craig Kopp calls it sort of "A Beautiful Mind" without all that genius stuff...
Highland Heights, KY – Old House, Green House is Cincinnati's first-ever program on energy efficiency and sustainability for old-house owners. It was presented recently by the Cincinnati Preservation Association (CPA). WNKU's Cheri Lawson asked preservation director Margo Warminski about the biggest misconceptions related to sustainability and old buildings.
Highland Heights, KY – After 15 years as a neo-Nazi white supremacist, Tom "TJ" Leyden left the movement. He turned away from hate and began teaching tolerance. The former skinhead was invited by President Clinton to speak at the White House Conference on Hate. His book SKINHEAD CONFESSION (FROM HATE TO HOPE) is a detailed account of his life as one of the most powerful men in the white power movement and the epiphany that led him to combat hate and bigotry.