Our feature OKI Wanna Know is a chance for you to ask the offbeat questions that don't usually merit headlines. Many questions so far have been about roads and transportation and this week's is no different. WVXU's Bill Rinehart answers a question about roads in Northern Kentucky.
E-books, as they say, are having a moment. Sales were up 16.5% for the first 10 months of 2020, according to the Association of American Publishers, and several months into the pandemic, e-book checkouts from libraries shot up more than 50%.
Some people want to avoid talking about politics while they load their Thanksgiving plates this Thursday. In need of another conversation starter? Try your family's history. Doing so can open up a world of information.
A Northern Kentucky library will host a safe-opening ceremony Thursday morning. The hope is it will shine some light on local history. The 19th century safe was owned by the Covington-Cincinnati Bridge Company.
Libraries are hoping to benefit from the popularity of the newest home and lifestyle improvement guru. Marie Kondo has written books on organizing and has a popular show on Netflix where she helps people sort out their lives by decluttering.
This week twenty years ago our region experienced one of the worst floods in modern history. While river communities in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana suffered, the hardest hit was the city of Falmouth, Kentucky.
The U.S. Department of Education uses the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, to determine an individual's eligibility for federal student aid, including low-cost loans, grants and work-study programs. The FAFSA may also determine eligibility for state and school aid.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2012 American Community Survey, the City of Cincinnati has the second highest child poverty rate in the nation, with 53.1% of children living below the poverty line. And people all across our region are facing hard economic times, 18% of the Cincinnati tristate population now lives in poverty. WCPO recently launched a year-long series to explore childhood poverty in our region: the causes, efforts to reduce poverty rates and what day-to-day life is like for those in need.
The Covington Branch of the Kenton County Library has recently undergone a massive remodeling, inside and out, of the 39-year old facility on the corner of 5th and Scott. Executive Director Dave Schroeder joins Anne Arenstein to talk about the renovations, what’s new inside the building and some of the expanded resources available there for the community.