Colombia, Ky – Lindsey Wilson College Professor Daniel Phillips has an acute interest in the Virginia Tech campus shootings. Dr. Phillips spent five years at the school before coming to Colombia, Kentucky. He spoke with Lisa Autry about his feelings following the massacre in Blacksburg.
Bowling Green, KY – One of the most contentious issues emerging from the recent General Assembly was reforming the state pension fund. Lisa Autry recently spoke with Rep. Harry Moberly of Richmond, a member of a special State Retirement Task Force.
Bowling Green, Ky – The freezing conditions experienced overnight recently are having a huge impact on orchards in the region. Dan Modlin talked to Bill Jackson of Jackson's Orchard and Nursery in Warren County about the financial impact the cold is having on his operation.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson warns that the high number of candidates seeking the Governor's mansion could lead to a costly set of runoffs. He recently spoke to Dan Modlin about this issue, and also a mock primary being held at WKU.
Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of a two-part series, Lisa Autry explores the pros and cons of implementing casino gambling in Kentucky. This series recently won Second Place for Best Political Coverage from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.
Bowling Green, Ky – Some lawmakers in Kentucky are pushing for casino gambling as a way to generate extra revenue in the Commonwealth. Critics contend gambling creates more problems than benefits. Hear the first of a two-part series that recently won Second Place for Best Political Coverage from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.
Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU Political Science Department is again playing host to what's known as the "Congress to Campus" program. The idea is to bring former members of Congress to college and university campuses so that students can learn first-hand what it's like to work in government. Dan Modlin talks with two members of the program in this interview.
Glasgow, Ky – This special documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the deployment of the 623rd National Guard unit, based in Glasgow and several other towns in the region. This program recently won First Place for Best Series/Documentary from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.
Bowling Green, Ky – Following the tragic death of a northern Tennessee teen, law enforcement and education officials are warning parents about what's known as the "choking game." This report recently won First Place for Best Public Service Reporting from the Kentucky Associated Press.