Bowling Green – President Obama is poised to sign an omnibus Appropriations bill into law. Criticized for its many earmarks, the measure avoids a partial government shutdown for the rest of the fiscal year. As Lisa Autry reports, both of Kentucky's U.S. Senators voted against the bill.
Bowling Green – The owner of Ellis Park in Henderson says he will reduce the number of meets this season and shut down the track next year. The news came at a meeting yesterday of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Lisa Autry has more.
Franklin, Ky – In Simpson County, business leaders and residents are wondering if federal help could come for the construction of an electric car plant. The project--which has been plagued with problems--is under new management which has applied for a $200 million loan from the US Department of Energy. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry visited Franklin to learn the latest on the electric car effort.
Bowling Green, Ky – Researchers in Kentucky are hoping to encourage more African-Americans to participate in research projects relating to dementia and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Deborah Danner is director of the African-American Dementia Outreach Partnership at the University of Kentucky. She says patients need to be aware of the benefits of getting proper medications in a timely manner. She spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, KY – Discussion over how Kentucky high school coaches respond to athletes suffering from heat-related illnesses was front and center at a legislative hearing in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there.