Frankfort, KY – Tax modernization is again shaping up to be a key issue for the Kentucky lawmakers who will be headed to Frankafort after the holidays for the start of the 2005 Legislative session. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports:
Frankfort, KY – Thursday, Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher will celebrate his first anniversary on the job. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports Fletcher is spending a lot of time this week looking back:
Cincinnati, OH – 25 years ago, eleven people died outside Riverfront Coliseum when they were crushed trying to get into a concert by the WHO. It's still one of the worst tragedies in U.S. concert history. Cincinnati Post reporter Rick Bird covered the story. Back then we hwas working for WEBN. He talked with WNKU's Jay Hanselman about his memories from 25 years ago:
Frankfort, KY – One month after the 2004 election, Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson is already working on legislation for 2005 to improve future elections in the Commonwealth. Kentucky public radio's Tony McVeigh Reports:
Highland Heights, KY – The NKU basketball team had a chance to take on three divisoin one teams this past week. Cincinnati Post Sports Reporter Josh Katzowitz followed the team as it played Kentucky, U-C and Ohio State. He told WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik it was a good opportunity for NKU:
You can read Josh Katzowitz's story in Saturday's Post.
Cincinnati, OH – This Saturday the a capella ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock will perform at Music Hall. WNKU's Maryanne Zeleznik got a chance to talk with member Ysaye Barnwell. They talked about how the group has changed since founder Bernice Johnson Reagon retired. The group now has six members instead of five:
Highland Heights, KY – The U-S Senate candidates from Kentucky have been traveling across the Bluegrass State this week in a last push before Tuesday's election. The race between Republican incumbent, Jim Bunning and Democratic Challenger Daniel Mongiardo is reportedly getting closer. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports the gloves have been off from the campaign's start:
Cincinnati, OH – On Wednesday, WNKU aired a story about the Cincinnati Public School Renewal on Tuesday's ballot. In the piece, City Council member Pat Dewine said the school board could not explain why the system was 22-million dollars over budget last year. After the story aired, we received a fax from Cincinnati resident Tom Conlon Junior that contained a fact sheet concerning budget overruns. The information was compiled from a memo by the school's treasurer to board members.