Highland Heights, KY – The wife of President William Howard TAft is often forgotten in history, but a new biography of Nellie Taft, who grew up in Cincinanti shows she did make a big difference while she was first lady. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik Talked with the author of NELLIE TAFT, THE UNCONVENTIONAL FIRST LADY OF THE RAGTIME ERA, Carl Sferrazza Anthony:
Burlington, KY – Both sides are still working with a mediator to try and work out a settlement between the Diocese of Covington and those in a class action about priest sexual abuse. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with Kentucky Post Reporter, Paul Long about the case
Highland Heights, KY – You see him frequently on the ten dollar bill, but there's a lot more to Alexander Hamilton than his work as treasurery secretary. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik talked with the author of the latest biography on Hamilton, Ron Chernow:
Highland Heights, KY – The stories of the Underground Railroad are told from many slaves perspectives in a new book by Fergus Bordewich. The author of BOUND FOR CANAAN, The Underground Railroad told WNKU's Maraynne Zeleznik it was the first grass roots political movement in history. He says that made his research difficult at times.
Highland Heights, KY – As the NCAA basketball tournament continues later this week, it has more and more people wondering if Northern Kentucky Universeity might one day be a part of it. The university is studying the possibility of becoming a Division I school. Mark Shanley is the co-chair of a campus steering committee looking into the options. He talked with WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik:
Cincinnati, OH – President Bush has tapped Cincinnati area Congressman Rob Portman to be United States Trade Representative. He'll be the administration's top salesman for free-trade agreements around the world. WNKU's Jay Hanselman talked with Xavier University Political Science Instructor Gene Beaupre about the announcement. He says Portman's decision surprised him...
Highland Heights, KY – The cost of prescription drugs seem to rise more and more each year. A new book talks about some things you still can do to save money. Rick Melcher is the co-author of SMART BUYS DRUG WISE. He told WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik you h ave to be your own consumer advocate:
Frankfort, KY – The state budget in Kentucky has been the number one topic in Frankfort for the past several weeks. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony Mcveigh takes a look at the budget process and a lawsuit linked to past budget actions: