Regional
10:30 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Vocational rehab series taking place in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – A series of forums is being held in Kentucky regarding services for vocational rehabilitation. Dan Modlin spoke to Dr. David Beach, with the Kentucky Office for Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Regional
9:16 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Radcliff Senator wants tax break for military

Frankfort, Ky – A measure giving military personnel in Kentucky a state income tax break has won the unanimous support of the Kentucky Senate. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:39 am
Wed February 6, 2008

WKU soccer players, fans fight to keep sport

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Athletics Director Wood Selig announced recently that the school would eliminate the men's soccer program due to budget constraints. This has obviously angered the campus and local soccer community, with many of them marching on WKU President Gary Ransdell's house to voice their displeasure. Joe Corcoran reports.

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Regional
11:34 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Mammoth Cave trying to preserve trails

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park are looking at several plans to preserve the trail system at the world-famous site. Pubic Information Officer Vicki Carson spoke to Dan Modlin about the efforts.

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Regional
4:35 am
Mon February 4, 2008

Henderson Rep. wants big cigarette tax hike

Frankfort, Ky – A lawmaker from Henderson has filed a bill that would more than triple Kentucky's current cigarette tax. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
2:03 am
Mon February 4, 2008

To meet degree goals, more Ky adults must go back to school

Bowling Green, Ky – In an effort to boost the number of college graduates in Kentucky, the Council on Postsecondary Education is hosting an Adult Learner Summit in Lexington this week. Interim CPE President Brad Cowgill says adults are critical if the state is to meet its goal of doubling the number of degree-holders by 2020.

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Regional
1:10 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Latest gift will create endowed engineering post at WKU

Bowling Green, Ky – A major financial gift to the WKU engineering program will create an endowed chair in robotics and automation engineering. The gift comes from a pair of WKU graduates, Don and Jennifer Gruelich of Louisville. With state budget cuts impacting higher education, private sector support is growing more important than ever, according to WKU President Gary Ransdell. Dan Modlin reports.

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Regional
9:27 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Audio archive of Beshear's budget address

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Beshear has delivered his first budget address to lawmakers. His plan contains some tough medicine for Kentucky's higher education institutions. Here's an audio archive of the Governor's speech.

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Regional
9:21 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Rep. Lewis not running for re-election

Frankfort, Ky – There was some drama in Frankfort as the filing deadline passed to run for public office in Kentucky this year. Second District Rep. Ron Lewis of Hardin County is not running for re-election. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
4:03 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Under Beshear budget, big higher education cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has delivered his first biennial budget address to a joint session of the 2008 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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