" Frankfort, Ky." – During these difficult economic times, most of us are trying to save money and stretch our budgets. But, did you know that millions of dollars in unclaimed money is waiting to be picked up in Kentucky? State Treasurer Todd Hollenbach says that there's more than five million waiting to be claimed in Campbell County alone. Hollenbach told WNKU's Matt Kelley that's where the Treasure Finders program comes in...(You can check if you have unclaimed money at www.kytreasury.com)
Highland Heights, Kentucky – The 2009 United Way of Greater Cincinnati campaign is headed into its final week. This year's goal is at least $62 million and 10,000 new donors. To find out how the campaign is going, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Rob Reifsnyder, the president of the organization.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – A flute teacher at Northern Kentucky University has found a way to reach students around the world. In addition to her duties at NKU, Nina Perlove conducts classes over the Internet on YouTube. The classically-trained flutist tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that she came up with the idea while she was Executive Director of the Starling Project Foundation, an organization that helps violin prodigies.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – The president of the U-S Humane Society is coming to the Tri-State for a town hall meeting to find out what's issues are important to local animal lovers. Wayne Pacelle is conducting a whistle stop tour of major cities around the country to talk about new programs and address current topics. Pacelle explained to WNKU's Matt Kelley why the trip is necessary ( to RSVP go to www.humanesociety.org look under twon hall meetings)
"Highland Heights, Ky." – The Federal "cash for clunkers" program is over, but it's not too late for Kentucky residents to take advantage of a tax incentive that could save hundreds of dollars. Kentucky Automobile Dealers Association spokesman Lee Searcy says House bill three is good for buyers and dealers. He told WNKU's Matt Kelley how people can get credit for their trade-in ( you can get more information at www.kyada.com)
Highland Heights, Kentucky – On January 19th, The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will open an exhibition that pulls no punches in displaying some of the most brutal manifestations of racism and hatred in our nation's history. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.