Fourth of July http://wvxu.org en The Capitol Steps take over Friday's Cincinnati Edition time for a political BBQ! http://wvxu.org/post/capitol-steps-take-over-fridays-cincinnati-edition-time-political-bbq <p><strong>FRIDAY, JULY 4 - 1:00PM</strong></p><p>Join <a href="http://www.capsteps.com/radio/"><strong>The Capitol Steps</strong></a> as they skewer all things political on the Fourth of July Edition of <strong><a href="http://www.capsteps.com/radio/">Politics Takes a Holiday</a>.</strong> With musical political satire poking fun at all sides of the issues, it's the one new thing in Washington sure to earn bipartisan support. If you're looking for a fun way to enjoy your Independence Day, you've come to the right place!</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Kevin Reynolds 28637 at http://wvxu.org The Capitol Steps take over Friday's Cincinnati Edition time for a political BBQ! It's a party for the USA http://wvxu.org/post/its-party-usa <p></p><p>With July 4 falling on a Friday this year, local communities are celebrating our nation's birthday all weekend long.</p><p>Fireworks displays, concerts, parades and festivals are planned across Greater Cincinnati.</p><p>The celebrations begin on Fountain Square Thursday night with a 10 o'clock fireworks show. More fireworks are planned in Washington Park on the 5th.</p><p>On Saturday, the Cincinnati Park Board is honoring veterans with a parade and festival at Sawyer Point.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:15:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28746 at http://wvxu.org It's a party for the USA AAA says optimistic Americans fueling Fourth of July travel numbers http://wvxu.org/post/aaa-says-optimistic-americans-fueling-fourth-july-travel-numbers <p>If you're packed and ready to take a trip for the Fourth of July, you'll be in good company.&nbsp; AAA projects 41 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home for the holiday weekend.&nbsp; AAA Corporate Public Affairs Manager Cheryl Parker says that's a 1.9 percent increase from last year and a 14 percent increase compared to the Memorial Day travel period.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 28551 at http://wvxu.org AAA says optimistic Americans fueling Fourth of July travel numbers Get ready for this year's Fourth of July Rock n' Roll Carnival! http://wvxu.org/post/get-ready-years-fourth-july-rock-n-roll-carnival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No better way to celebrate Independence Day (and weekend) than a community parade, carnival, food trucks, kid events and music! </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Chris Nascimento</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sits down with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer with a preview of the upcoming </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.northsiderocks.com/">Fourth of July Rock n’ Roll Carnival</a> in Northside</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:00:15 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 28347 at http://wvxu.org Get ready for this year's Fourth of July Rock n' Roll Carnival! Ohioans expected to hit the roads in big numbers during holiday week http://wvxu.org/post/ohioans-expected-hit-roads-big-numbers-during-holiday-week <p></p><p>If you're among the 1.7 million Ohioans AAA says are taking a vacation this Independence Day holiday, you're in good, but likely crowded, company. The auto club estimates 1.4 million Ohioans will drive more than 50 miles from home between Wednesday, July 3 and Sunday, July 7.</p><p><strong>Where are we going?</strong></p><p>Pack your patience, a majority of the top destinations listed by AAA are along the I-75 corridor.</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:09:15 +0000 Tana Weingartner 14450 at http://wvxu.org Ohioans expected to hit the roads in big numbers during holiday week