Regional
10:36 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Ex-lawmaker's Trial To Stay in Lexington

Lexington – An attorney for Steve Nunn says the defense team us unlikely to ask that the former Barren County lawmaker's murder trial be moved. Kevin Willis has this update on the case.

Regional
10:33 am
Fri November 19, 2010

State Lawmaker Advocates For Native Americans

Frankfort – Should Kentucky officially recognize Native American tribes living within its borders? A Louisville lawmaker thinks so. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh takes a look at the lawmaker's ongoing crusade.

Regional
10:26 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Henderson Community College Names New President

Henderson – Dr. Kristin Williams will become the new president of Henderson Community College. She will replace Dr. Patrick Lake, who is leaving the top post after 25 years. Dan Modlin reports.

Regional
9:54 am
Fri November 19, 2010

Ky Cities, Counties Faced With Rising Retirement Costs

Frankfort – The Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees will require larger contributions from local governments to cover the rising costs faced by the county employees retirement system in the coming year.

Local governments will now contribute 18.9 percent of non-hazardous duty employees' salaries to the retirement system, and for hazardous duty employees, the contribution rate will be 35.7 percent. That reflects a 2 percent and 2.5 percent increase respectively.

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Regional
4:34 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

WKU Students and Faculty Advisors Complete Work on Hazardous Materials Study

Bowling Green, KY – Students and Faculty advisors from the WKU Department of Public Health have completed a study on the flow of hazardous materials being transported through the region. The findings will be supplied to local Emergency Management officials, to help with future planning for possible hazmat incidents. Dan Modlin has this report....

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Proposed Interstate in Ky
11:03 am
Mon November 15, 2010

I-69 Study to be Discussed at Public Forum

Bowling Green, KY – A public meeting will be held in Mayfield to get public input on a new study regarding a proposed Western Kentucky corridor for Interstate 69. Officials in Kentucky are hoping that portions of existing roadways can be included in the corridor, to help manage costs. Public Information Officer Keith Todd of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says public comments will be accepted on the proposal until the end of November. Dan Modlin spoke with Todd.

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JazzSet
2:27 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

Mario Pavone And Orange Double Tenor On JazzSet

Originally published on Thu January 5, 2012 2:17 pm

On a Sunday afternoon during their honeymoon in November 1961, Mario Pavone and his bride Mary drove from Connecticut to New York, to a club date that would be documented on a pivotal album. John Coltrane: Live at the Village Vanguard featured the saxophonist's expanding group with Eric Dolphy on bass clarinet, with music so powerful that Pavone — an aspiring bassist — could not let it go. When Coltrane died in July 1967, Pavone made his move. He quit his job and drove again to New York, to the funeral.

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Regional
12:57 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

2011 Ballot Taking shape in KY

Frankfort, KY – Two more candidates have qualified to seek constitutional offices in Kentucky. Capitol Bureau reporter Tony McVeigh reports on the men filing for state Ag Commissioner and State Auditor.

Regional
12:52 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

October Revenue Up Over October '09

The Capitol building in Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – There's more positive news on Kentucky's economy coming out of Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest state revenue figures.

Regional
12:47 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

Western Kentucky Mosque Gains Final Approval

Bowling Green – A Western Kentucky zoning board is giving the okay for a permit to operate a mosque. Mayfield officials are reversing a previous denial that had led to national controversy. Kevin Willis has more.

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