Bowling Green, Ky – Mike Hughes is project coordinator for the "Gear Up" Summer Camp at Western Kentucky University. The project is designed to get kids thinking about the idea of post-secondary education. He recently sat down Dan Modlin to discuss the effort.
Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear were both able to win enough votes to avoid a June run-off election. In this piece, we hear analysis of the recent primary elections with WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley. Also featured are Fletcher, Beshear, Senator Jim Bunning, Jody Richards, and Anne Northup.
Bowling Green, Ky – With the US Attorney firing scandal picking up speed in Washington, there's a new angle developing in Kentucky. A report in the Washington Post says the US Attorney for Western Kentucky, David Huber, was placed on a list of attorneys to be replaced. The US Attorney General is facing calls to resign over the firing scandal. Lisa Autry recently spoke to David Huber about his reaction to the news that he was being considered for dismissal.
Bowling Green, Ky – In this report, Kevin Willis explores the longterm effects physical and sexual abuse has on young children. A group of agencies in Kentucky is banding together in an attempt to educate the public on how to spot and report child abuse to authorities. We hear from guests including April Fulcher, a child victim's advocate with the Bowling Green Police Department.
Fort Campbell, KY – A nationwide project called "Operation Homefront" is putting personal computers in the hands of military families so they can stay in touch with loved ones overseas. Dan Modlin reports on a free giveaway this week at Fort Campbell.
Bowling Green, Ky – Dan Modlin recently attended a summit meeting of the Kentucky Cancer Consortium. Despite years of education efforts, Kentuckians remain the heaviest smokers in the US, which puts those in the state at greater risk for lung cancer. Dan has more on some of the information discussed at the summit.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Board of Education met in Bowling Green to finalize their offer to the next Education Commissioner. Dr. Barbara Erwin comes to Kentucky from Illinois. She survived questions over her leadership style and problems with her resume.
Bowling Green, Ky – Across the country, college and university faculty members are using new tactics to prevent classroom cheating. In this report, Dan Modlin talked to professors at WKU about some of techniques they use to combat cheaters.
Frankfort, Ky – With the primary election less than two weeks away, expanded gambling has become a key issue in the Kentucky governor's race. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh examines the issue and where the candidates stand.
Bowling Green, Ky – In just a few weeks Kentucky primary voters will have a chance to pick candidates for several races, including the state's top job. Lisa Autry sat down with WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley, who gave us his impressions on how the Republican and Democratic primaries are shaping up.