Highland Heights, KY – A woman attempting to be "the first" to swim the length of the Ohio River hit the halfway point this past weekend just west of Cincinnati. 54 year old Mimi Hughes didn't learn to swim until age 30. She has completed a number of similar trips including a swim of the Danube River which is twice as long as the Ohio.
She chose the 981 mile Ohio River because of its beauty and as a fundraiser to promote the education of girls and women.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Don't know whether to kiss, bow or shake hands when you meet someone from another country? You're not alone, International Language Plus may have a solution for you. CEO Sandra Roberts says it's important to learn more than just the words. She explained cross-culture training to WNKU's Matt Kelley. (get more information at http://www.schooloflanguage.com/)
Highland Heights, KY – This week 89.7 WNKU welcomes Cincinnati's folk-pop duo, Shiny and the Spoon, to Studio 89 where they play a few tunes from their self-titled debut CD, and talk with Pam Temple, broadcast on June 21, 2010. Find out more about Shiny and the Spoon at www.myspace.com/shinyandthespoon. "Rock 'N' Roll, Indie, Soul, Blues, News, & More."
"Highland Heights, Ky." – If you're a music fan you may be noticing more and more groups playing instruments that look like they came from the bar scene in Star Wars. The Zendrum is just such an instrument. One of the pioneers of the art of playing the Zendrum is Ken Kozora. He stopped by the WNKU studios to share a moment of "Zen" with our own Matt Kelley (get more information at http://a3arts.org/index.php?option=com_comprofiler&task=userProfile&user=88&Itemid=71 )
By WNKU BusinessWise with Crystal Faulkner and Tom Cooney
WNKU BusinessWise 06-14-10
Highland Heights, KY – WNKU Business Wise for the week of June 14, 2010 with Shawn Kelley, the Managing Partner of the Kelley Financial Group; Dave & Liane Phillips, Co-Founders of Cincinnati Works; Attorney Janet Pecquet, a Partner with Beckman Weil Shepardson; Mary Cantando, author and sales/marketing expert and Dr. James Votruba, President of NKU.
Cincinnati,OH – This Sunday (June 20th) marks the 100th anniversary of Father's Day.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau Report there are one hundred fifty eight thousand stay-at-home dads, that's up from one hundred forty thousand in 2008. ( and compares to 5.6 million stay at home moms)
Cincinnatian Mark Fightmaster is a financial writer. His work has been quoted in "The Wall Street Journal", BusinessWeek and Entertainment Weekly.
"Cincinnati, Ohio" – Cincinnati World Cinema is in its' ninth year of bringing alternative movies to theaters in the Tri-State. The all-volunteer group is screening "Beer Wars" at the Redmoor in Mount Lookout next week (no need for a draft for this war). Spokesman Tim Swallow told WNKU's Matt Kelley the title caught his attention, but the story is great. (get more information at http://www.cincyworldcinema.org/x_100622bw.php )
Highland Heights, KY – This week 89.7 WNKU welcomes Lagniappe, Cincinnati's only Cajun - New Orleans Jazz - Gypsy Band, to Studio 89 where they play a few tunes from their latest CD 'Irrational Exuberance, Enfin', and talk with Pam Temple, broadcast on June 14, 2010. Find out more about Lagniappe at www.myspace.com/lagniappe. "Rock 'N' Roll, Indie, Soul, Blues, News, & More."