"Cincinnati, Ohio" – WNKU's Crystal Faulkner is one of the 10 Women of the Year named by the Enquirer. You know her as our financial guru on businesswise, but she's got other talents you may not know about. WNKU's Matt Kelley asked Crystal if she always wanted to be a businesswoman ( get more information about Crystal Faulkner at http://www.cfscpa.com/)
Highland Heights, KY – The great American boardgame "Monopoly" has gotten the "Greatful Dead" treatment. That's right, Debbie Gold -- who worked with the Dead for years -- has created Deadopoly. She'll be talking about it this Saturday night on WNKU's "Golden Road" with Tom Sweeney. Here's a little preview...
05/12/10 – Imagine if you were in a foreign country and ended up in the hospital with severe pain but couldn't tell the health care professionals where you hurt. This is reality for many people in the United States who do not easily speak English.
WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports that in Greater Cincinnati the need for qualified professional interpreters is growing.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – ODOT, the Ohio Department of Transportation, is moving ahead with its plan to improve traffic monitoring and traffic flow around the state. The plan is called the Intelligent Transportation System. Parts of the plan are already in place in Cincinnati. In October, Cleveland will get high-tech equipment installed as part of the next phase of the plan. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the system with ODOT's Deputy Director, Scott Varner.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – Law enforcement officers from around the region and their families gathered in downtown Cincinnati, yesterday, to honor police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg was at the Police Memorial Day ceremonies and has this report.
" Cincinnati, Ohio" – Prescription drug abuse is rising throughout the nation, especially in areas close to state borders. Danna Droz of the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy says people frequently see more than one doctor for the same condition and end up getting multiple prescriptions for the same drugs. Droz says Ohio and Kentucky will soon be sharing prescription drug information to combat the problem. She told WNKU's Matt Kelley how people "work" the current system
Highland Heights, Kentucky – This weekend the Cincinnati Reds will host Major League Baseball's second annual Civil Rights Game. It will be accompanied by a variety of special activities the entire weekend. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Michael Anderson, the Reds' Public Relations Manager. Anderson says the weekend gets underway Friday afternoon, at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, with a round-table discussion about baseball and the civil rights movement.