Regional
12:44 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Fort Knox Transformation On Schedule

Frankfort – Good progress is being made on conversion of the Fort Knox Army post to a new mission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was at a briefing for state lawmakers.

Regional
2:39 pm
Mon December 6, 2010

Court Interpreters are in Demand in Kentucky Courtrooms

Ervin Dimeny speaks to the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club

Bowling Green, KY – Officials with the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts say there is a growing need for interpreters in the state's courtrooms. Interpretive services can be made available to those who don't speak English, and to those who don't understand the language well enough to fully comprehend the workings of the court.
In addition, services are available to those with hearing loss.

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Regional
9:55 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Book About Todd Gibbs to be Released Nationally

Bowling Green, KY – Many of the people who knew Todd Gibbs describe him as being a remarkable person. Although he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of five, this Allen County native became a newspaper columnist, radio news director, basketball referee, and youth and church leader. He was also the "National Cystic Fibrosis Poster Representative" and traveled to the White House to meet the President. A book about his life ("Not a Wasted Breath") will be released nationally on December 14th.

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Regional
9:55 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Book About Todd Gibbs to be Released Nationally

Bowling Green, KY – Many of the people who knew Todd Gibbs describe him as being a remarkable person. Although he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of five, this Allen County native became a newspaper columnist, radio news director, basketball referee, and youth and church leader. He was also the "National Cystic Fibrosis Poster Representative" and traveled to the White House to meet the President. A book about his life ("Not a Wasted Breath") will be released nationally on December 14th.

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Regional
9:19 am
Fri December 3, 2010

It's lawmakers vs. administration over "Passport" blame

Frankfort, Ky – The debate over Kentucky's huge contract with Passport for regional Medicaid services continues to rage in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh witnessed three hours of verbal jousting over the topic.

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Regional
9:15 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Filmmaker in Bowling Green to showcase Burmese refugees

Bowling Green, Ky – More than 1,000 refugees from Burma have arrived in Bowling Green in recent years. For more than 60 years, Burma's military regime has persecuted ethnic minorities, prompting many to flee their country for refugee camps in Thailand. From there, some have made it to the US. Documentary filmmaker Paco Beltran is in Bowling Green to see how some of these refugees have settled into life in southern Kentucky. Lisa Autry has our story.

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Regional
1:59 pm
Mon November 29, 2010

Groundbreaking For KY, IN Bridge Span

Louisville – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held Tuesday for the Milton-Madison bridge project
on the Ohio River east of Louisville. The new bridge will replace the narrow, 81 year old span that connects Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana. The Indiana Transportation Department's Will Wingfield says original plans called for the existing bridge to be closed for a year, but contractors have found a way to cut the downtime to just ten days.

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Regional
10:10 am
Mon November 29, 2010

Cyber Monday Safety Tips From the BBB

Louisville – A surge in online holiday shopping is expected today, but the Better Business Bureau has some words of caution for so-called "Cyber Monday." Kentucky Public Radio's Rick Howlett reports.

Regional
10:06 am
Mon November 29, 2010

Budget Cuts Shutter History Sites in Kentucky's Capital City

Frankfort – In about three weeks, the Kentucky Historical Society will close three historic sites in Frankfort. As Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports, staff and budget cuts have caused curators to fall behind.

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Regional
11:32 am
Wed November 24, 2010

Manuscripts Curator Reflects on How Thanksgiving Became a National Holiday

Bowling Green, KY – How did Thanksgiving Day become a National Holiday? And did the Pilgrims consume a few alcoholic beverages at the first Thanksgiving Day feast? Manuscripts Curator Jonathon Jeffrey of the Kentucky Libaray and Museum has studied the lives of the Pilgrims and provides some perspective..... He talks with Dan Modlin

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