Bowling Green, Ky – The Academy of Math and Science at WKU has a new name after a major gift by a Muhlenberg County native. Bill Gatton didn't attend WKU, but greatly believes in the idea of funding higher education in the region. Kevin Willis reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Federal Reserve took steps recently in an effort to lower interest rats and to boost confidence in credit markets. WKU Economics Chairman Bill Davies says Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke has a unique background that equips him to handle credit problems. Dan Modlin spoke to Dr. Davies during a Midday Edition interview segment.
Frankfort, Ky – Supporters of an energy bill have cleared the full House in Frankfort. The measure provides tax breaks for Peabody Energy Company, which is looking to build at $3 billion coal gasification plant in the Commonwealth.
Bowling Green, Ky – It seems like the news is constantly filled with tragic stories, from the Minneapolis bridge collapse, to the trapped Utah miners, to deaths in Iraq. Talking to children about these kinds of stories can be a difficult thing for parents. Dan Modlin recently spoke to Dr. Linda Lindeke of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She talked about the best ways to communicate these types of events to young people.