Regional
11:58 am
Wed October 3, 2007

Candidates for AG's race seem polar opposites

Bowling Green, Ky – The Republican in the race says his opponent is a left-wing trial lawyer without any real experience. The Democrat says his opponent is an extremist who can't be trusted to uphold the law for all Kentuckians. Stan Lee and Jack Conway have engaged in a war of words over the Attorney General's race that will be decided next month. Lisa Autry spoke to both candidates.

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Regional
9:23 am
Wed October 3, 2007

Ky creating statewide health info network

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky appears to be making progress toward the goal of creating a statewide, electronic health information network. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio has this update.

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Regional
11:30 am
Tue October 2, 2007

Witnesses recall images of Allied bombings, Nazi death camps

Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of our two-part series of reports on WWII, we hear from those who saw firsthand the immediate aftermath of Nazi concentration camps in Europe. Also featured is a first-hand account of Allied bombing runs.

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Regional
2:51 am
Mon October 1, 2007

State employees may see higher health costs in future

Frankfort, Ky – State employees in Kentucky will see only a modest increase in their health insurance costs next year, but a top official is signaling that could change in coming years. Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:48 am
Mon October 1, 2007

In Ky, county attorneys are getting new DUI tool

Frankfort, Ky – There's more bad news for drunken drivers in Kentucky. County attorneys are getting another tool designed to help them obtain more DUI convictions. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:40 am
Mon October 1, 2007

Ky WWII vets recall a nation pulling together

Bowling Green, Ky – The PBS series on WWII is drawing a great deal of attention to the roles millions of American soldiers and citizens played during that time. Dan Modlin has spoken to several WWII veterans in our listening area who recounted how everyday people helped out in the war effort. This is the first of two-part series brought to you by WKU Public Radio.

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Regional
11:48 am
Wed September 26, 2007

New report details cost of being poor in Ky

Frankfort, Ky – A comprehensive new report titled "The High Price of Being Poor in Kentucky" is getting the attention of state lawmakers, who are now discussing possible solutions. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
11:19 am
Wed September 26, 2007

WKU expert: Iranian leader earns points at home for US visit

Bowling Green, Ky – Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has caused great controversy this week during his visit to the US. While softening his tone during a speech at Colombia University, Ahmadinejad blasted away at America during a UN speech. This is an expanded interview with Soleiman Kiasatpour, Middle East expert with the WKU Political Science Department. He joined Kevin Willis to discuss the fallout of the Iranian's visit.

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Regional
3:26 am
Wed September 26, 2007

WKU prof questions study on college students' history knowledge

Bowling Green, Ky – A recent study by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute indicates that college freshmen and seniors are doing very poorly in the study of US history. But a WKU historian says the study should have focused on more than multiple choice questions. Dr. Robert Dietle spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
9:30 am
Tue September 25, 2007

Bowling Green GM workers join national strike

Bowling Green, Ky – Workers at Bowling Green's Corvette plant are joining thousands of other United Auto Workers this week on the picket lines. The union decision to strike raises the stakes for both workers, and GM. Lisa Autry reports on the possible impact the strike could have on our region.

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