Bowling Green, Ky – The statewide weather monitoring system known as the Kentucky mesonet is expected to expand this year. State climatologist Stuart Foster says 20 mesonet sites are already in operation, adding they've been providing useful information concerning hazardous weather in the commonwealth. Foster spoke with WKU Public Radio's Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, KY – Legislation aimed at helping bring a NASCAR Sprint Cup race to northern Kentucky is off to a fast start in the 2009 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh takes a detailed look at the measure and its potential impact.
Bowling Green, Ky – Millions of Americans lost money on investments in the past year. But those who actually sold assets at a loss will be limited in how much they can deduct on their 2008 tax returns. Dan Modlin spoke with Cliff Long, tax director for Holland CPAs in Bowling Green.
Bowling Green, Ky – The issue of cyber safety is drawing the attention of Kentucky lawmakers, and a relevant bill is now moving through the General Assembly. Dan Modlin speaks to Attorney General Jack Conway and consumer protection expert Todd Leatherman in this report about efforts to keep young people safe while they're on the web.
Bowling Green, KY – A coalition of grocery stores in Kentucky want to change state law to allow the sale of wine in their establishments. Proponents say consumers want to be able to purchase wine and food at one stop. The proposal got lost this year in a legislative session with more pressing issues, such as the budget shortfall. But,proponents say they will try again next year. Lisa Autry has the story.
Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky's Attorney General, Democrat Jack Conway, appears to be leaning towards a run for the US Senate seat currently held by Jim Bunning. Conway spoke to WKU Public Radio's Dan Modlin.
Bowling Green, Ky – Richard Norton Smith is one of America's foremost Abraham Lincoln scholars. He recently talked to Dan Modlin about the Lincoln presidency, including the modern misconception that Lincoln was extremely popular during his lifetime.