The Associated Press http://wkyufm.org en Governor Announces Contract to Repair Western Kentucky Bridge http://wkyufm.org/post/governor-announces-contract-repair-western-kentucky-bridge <p>The western Kentucky&nbsp;bridge that was taken out by a ship will be repaired by Memorial Day.&nbsp; Governor Steve Beshear on Thusday announced the award of an emergency contract to fix the Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake.&nbsp;The governor says the $7 million fix will save the crucial summer tourism season for the region around Land Between the Lakes.&nbsp;</p><p>&quot;Quite honestly, this is a lot sooner than I thought was possible when we first saw the damage to the bridge,&quot; remarked Beshear.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 8760 at http://wkyufm.org Governor Announces Contract to Repair Western Kentucky Bridge GM Puts Volt Into 'Neutral' To Let Sales Catch Up http://wkyufm.org/post/gm-puts-volt-neutral-let-sales-catch General Motors will suspend production of its Chevrolet Volt electric car for five weeks amid disappointing sales.<p>A GM spokesman said Friday that the company will shut down production of the Volt from March 19 until April 23, idling 1,300 workers at the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant.<p>"We're taking a temporary shutdown," said GM spokesman Chris Lee. "We're doing it to maintain our proper inventory levels as we align production with demand."<p>GM sold 7,671 Volts last year, below its original goal of 10,000 cars. The company stopped publicly announcing sales targets last year. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 23:09:00 +0000 The Associated Press 8468 at http://wkyufm.org GM Puts Volt Into 'Neutral' To Let Sales Catch Up Air Force Mortuary Official Resigns Amid Scandal http://wkyufm.org/post/air-force-mortuary-official-resigns-amid-scandal One of three officials accused of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/12/08/143334376/report-hundreds-of-troops-ashes-were-dumped-in-landfill">mismanaging the mortuary at Dover Air Force Base, Del.</a>, and of retaliating against three whistle-blowers, has resigned.<p>The Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal investigative agency, said Friday that Quinton Keel had resigned and that it is in touch with Air Force officials about their final decisions on disciplinary action against the two other accused officials.<p>The Air Force issued a statement saying only that Keel Fri, 02 Mar 2012 22:38:00 +0000 The Associated Press 8466 at http://wkyufm.org Air Force Mortuary Official Resigns Amid Scandal