Regional
10:58 am
Wed February 2, 2011

Governor Beshear Delivers His "State of the Commonwealth" Address

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear told state lawmakers Tuesday night he continues to oppose broad-based tax increases and he's urging unity, not divisiveness. Kentucky
Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports on the Governor's "State of the Commonwealth" address.

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Regional
12:13 pm
Tue February 1, 2011

WKU Political Scientist Analyzes Egyptian Uprising

Bowling Green, KY – Middle East expert Dr. Soleiman Kiasatpour of the WKU political science department says the causes of the recent democtrations in Cairo have been simmering for decades in the Arab world and the effects could be felt in this country soon.

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Regional
1:38 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Better Business Bureau Warns Consumers about Super Bowl Ticket Scams

Bowling Green, KY – The Better Business Bureau says people wanting to purchase Super Bowl tickets should take steps to avoid being scammed. The BBB maintains a list of accredited ticket brokers. Consumer Protection specialists also say its a good idea not to buy tickets to major events from vendors who want money wired to them. Dan Modlin has more on the story........

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Regional
1:20 pm
Mon January 31, 2011

Better Business Bureau Warns Consumers about Super Bowl Ticket Scams

Bowling Green, KY – The Better Business Bureau says people wanting to purchase Super Bowl tickets should take steps to avoid being scammed. The BBB maintains a list of accredited ticket brokers. Consumer Protection specialists also say its a good idea not to buy tickets to major events from vendors who want money wired to them. Dan Modlin has more on the story........

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Regional
11:40 am
Thu January 27, 2011

The Catholic Conference of Kentucky Is a Force In Frankfort

Bowling Green, KY – One of the largest and most influential lobbying groups in Kentucky is also one of the least known. Joe Corcoran reports the Catholic Conference of Kentucky represents nearly one-tenth of the state's population.

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Regional
2:21 pm
Wed January 26, 2011

Road Crews are Conserving Salt

Bowling Green, KY – Ice and snow in many parts of the country have increased demand for road salt this year, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says road crews are taking steps to
conserve remaining supplies. Public Information Officer Keith Todd says the state "is not running out of salt", but will be less aggressive in treating roads for ice until salt supplies have been replenished. Dan Modlin has more on the story....

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Regional
12:35 pm
Wed January 19, 2011

WKU and Leaders in Owensboro Announce Business Accelerator Partnership

Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation President Nick Brake speaks at the Centre for Business and Research

Owensboro, KY – WKU faculty will focus on plant biotechnology and food science in the laboratory space that will be available at the Centre for Business and Research in Owensboro. The facility is located in a renovated tobacco warehouse, which contains about 38 thousand square feet of space. The Centre is scheduled to open officially in March.

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Regional
11:22 am
Fri January 14, 2011

New Rules for Kentucky Family Courts

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky now has a uniform set of rules governing all family law cases in the Commonwealth. they were unveiled at the state capitol in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Brescia University
10:07 am
Wed January 12, 2011

Brescia University Aiming to Grow its Student Ranks

Owensboro, Ky – In Owensboro, a small Roman Catholic school is embarking on a strategic growth plan designed to boost enrollment. Brescia University is a liberal arts school that prides itself on graduating students who have a holistic view of education, and who are interested in serving their communities. We visited the school's downtown Owensboro campus to learn about Brescia's approach to education, and how it plans to grow in the near future.

Regional
11:51 am
Mon January 10, 2011

BG Mayor Walker Named Secretary of State

Bowling Green – Bowling Green mayor Elaine Walker will finish out Kentucky Secretary of State Trey
Grayson's term after Grayson accepted a position at Harvard University. Walker will
assume her duties at the end of January. She appeared live on WKU Public Radio's "Morning Edition" with Joe Corcoran.

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