Bowling Green, Ky – Several groups representing Kentucky veterans want state lawmakers to consider funding for a western Kentucky veteran's healthcare facility. A military leader in the state says the facility is needed to help provide special care for alzheimer's patients.
Bowling Green, Ky – A structural engineer who teaches at Western Kentucky University says many people may be misled by the "structurally deficient" rating which had been given to the bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis. Dr. Shane Palmquist conducted bridge inspections for more than five years, and says the rating has a specific meaning to inspectors. He spoke to Dan Modlin in the studio of Western's Public Radio.
Frankfort, Ky – A top Kentucky Transportation Cabinet official says there are no bridges in the Commonwealth like the one that collapsed in Minneapolis. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Bowling Green, Ky – When new British Prime Minister Gordon Brown recently visited the White House, analysts tried to pick up clues about how he'll relate to President Bush. WKU Political Science Professor and British native Roger Murphy says back home, Brown is so far doing a masterful job at keeping his competition at bay. Dr. Murphy spoke to Dan Modlin in the studios of Western's Public Radio.
Frankfort, Ky – In the wake of last month's failed session, momentum appears to be building in Kentucky for another session on energy incentives. This report comes from Kentucky Public Radio's Frankfort Bureau Chief Tony McVeigh.