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President Biden speaks during visit to Covington on Jan. 4, 2023.

During visit to Covington, Pres. Biden touts $1.6 billion in federal funding for the Brent Spence Bridge project

Kenton Hornbeck, LINK nky Reporter January 4, 2023

Standing on a platform nestled underneath the Clay Wade Bailey Bridge on the banks of the Ohio River, a riverboat floating off to his side, President Joe Biden touted the $1.6 billion in federal funding...

Carmen Hickerson (left), Julie Kirkpatrick (right) and Amy Tobin (center) address the crowd at the Norse Spirit Society pilot event.

Norse Spirit Society: Bigger than bourbon

Killian Baarlaer, Arts & Life Editor November 20, 2022

Bourbon and the state of Kentucky are inextricable. The alcoholic beverage that originated in Kentucky—home of 95% of bourbon production—has formed into a $9 billion dollar industry that generates...

Kansas players celebrate after a college basketball game against North Carolina in the finals of the Mens Final Four NCAA tournament, Monday, April 4, 2022, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Reflecting on a March Madness for the ages

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

Kevin Harlan said it best at the outset of the 2016 NCAA Tournament.  “Welcome to the Big Dance. This tournament is so. Much. Fun.”  Boy was it ever. It’s been three years since college basketball...

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 10

NKU Sports Talk Radio Show: Episode 10

Northerner Staff March 22, 2022

In Episode 10 of the NKU Sports Talk Radio Show, Brendan, Justis and Noah react to the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament, including the St. Peter's Peacocks and their improbable run to their Sweet...

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear speaks

Beshear wants to ‘break ground next year’ on $2 billion Brent Spence project

Mark Payne, LINK nky March 1, 2022

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine met Monday for a joint press conference in Covington to announce a “Memorandum of Understanding” that would see the possibility of a companion Brent...

The Capitol Building in Frankfort, KY.

Redistricting lawsuit alleges ‘excessive splitting’ in Campbell and Boone Counties

Mark Payne, LINK nky politics and government reporter January 25, 2022

The new legislative and congressional maps in Kentucky became law last week, but only after Governor Andy Beshear vetoed the statehouse and congressional districts. He did not act on the senate maps. The...

A screencap during the student media forum hosted by NKU SPJ.

NKU hosts Student Media Forum for student journalists

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor November 24, 2021

College newsroom leaders face challenges from re-engaging the student body in a post-pandemic world to obtaining public records to squeezing in time for personal lives, according to editors from seven...

A Kentucky player dribbles the ball toward the middle of the field during Kentuckys 2-0 win over the Norse on Friday.

NKU men’s soccer wraps up preseason action with 2-0 exhibition loss to Kentucky

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor August 20, 2021

  The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team concluded their preseason schedule with a setback against the visiting Kentucky Wildcats on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. The Norse...

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Kentucky COVID-19 vaccine Phase 1C starts Monday but expect delays in NKY

Rachel Smith, News Editor February 26, 2021

Following Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s plan to begin administering vaccinations to those who qualify for Phase 1C on March 1, NKU has released updated information for site locations and qualifications...

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Beshear outlines Kentucky’s Phase 1 reopening beginning May 11

Billy Keeney, News Editor April 29, 2020

Kentucky will begin its Phase 1 reopening starting May 11, according to a press conference from Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear. May 11 Phase 1 reopenings will include construction, manufacturing, vehicle/vessel...

Ohio businesses can start opening up as early as May 1.

Ohio to open businesses starting May 1

Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor April 28, 2020

Ohio and Kentucky have amended their stay-at-home directives, both state governors announced in separate statements yesterday.  Ohio will begin opening some non-essential businesses on Friday, as part...

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Update: Ohio, Kentucky primaries scheduled for June

Billy Keeney, News Editor March 16, 2020

Update: Dr. Amy Acton, director of the Ohio Department of Health, has ignored the court's decision to go through with tomorrow's primary and has issued a director's order closing all polling stations tomorrow....

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