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9:23 am
Thu September 30, 2010

WKU President Emphasizes Need for Planning

Bowling Green, KY – WKU President Gary Ransdell says planning and setting priorities will be keys at the University, as the institution faces tough decisions in the future. Dr. Ransdell spoke to the Noon Rotary Club about four top priorities that have already been identified. Dan Modlin has this report......

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Health
11:22 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Medical Perception of Coffee Undergoing Major Shift

Bowling Green, Ky – Millions of Americans swear by the morning cup of coffee. A growing body of research suggests coffee has several positive health benefits. In this report, Kevin Willis speaks with Dr. Peter Martin, director of the Institute for Coffee Studies at Vanderbilt University, and Justin Shepherd, owner of Spencer's Coffeehouse in Bowling Green.

Regional
11:58 am
Fri September 24, 2010

WKU Forensics Team Prepares for the New Season

WKU Forensics Director Jace Lux has high hopes for the new season.
WKU Public Radio

Bowling Green, KY – Members of the WKU Forensics team will be hosting a major speech tournament at WKU this weekend. 29 university teams, including entrants from Ohio State, Clemson, and the University of Alabama will be competing. WKU Forensics Director Jace Lux says he has been impressed by what he has seen from the WKU team so far this year.

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Regional
12:41 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Operations Manager of Local Animal Shelter Will Help in Haiti

Bowling Green, KY – A local leader at the Hildreth Animal Adoption Center has been asked to go to Haiti to help establish an animal shelter in that country. Hannah Pepin says she expects to face a number of challenges in the Earthquake-damaged area. She talks with
Dan Modlin.........

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Regional
9:24 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Annual festival for the deaf comes to southern Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing recently held its ninth annual Deaf Festival in Horse Cave. It attracted thousands of deaf Americans and their families to the south-central Kentucky region. Joe Corcoran reports.

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Regional
11:17 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Historians Urge the Public to Understand the History of the Fourteenth Amendment

Bowling Green, KY – Some WKU Historians say its very important for the American people to be familiar with the Fourteenth Amendment to the U-S Constitution. As immigration and citizenship issues become part of the political debate this year, they say its
important to understand the history and purpose of the Amendment.
Dan Modlin talks with Dr. John Hardin, Dr. Patty Minter, and Dr. Glenn Lafantasie.

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Regional
11:04 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Mock Elections Underway at Some Kentucky High Schools

Bowling Green, KY – Students at several Kentucky High Schools have been participating in mock elections, as part of an educational program facilitated by the Office of Kentucky's Secretary of State. The students are using real voting machines from their respective counties to cast mock votes for the candidates in Kentucky's U-S Senate race between Republican Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway.

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Regional
5:16 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

Mammoth Cave Documentary to be Viewed in Other States

Bowling Green, KY – An award-winning public television documentary about Mammoth Cave will be available to TV stations across the country, starting in October. "Mammoth Cave; A Way to Wonder" recently won four regional Emmy Awards. Dan Modlin talks with David Brinkley
and Cheryl Beckley of WKYU-PBS.

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Regional
9:13 am
Tue September 14, 2010

WKU AD wants to move away from one-time football "money games"

WKU Hilltoppers heading to practice drills

Bowling Green, Ky – Each year, schools like WKU release new athletic schedules. Fans look forward to getting that information to know who, where, and when their favorite teams are playing. But collegiate athletic schedules aren't put together in the off-season. They often take years to complete, especially when it comes to football. We talked to WKU Athletics Director Ross Bjork about the business side of scheduling, and what it's like to work with other AD's around the nation.

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Regional
11:00 am
Mon September 13, 2010

Researchers are Checking the Effectiveness of the "Green Dot" Program

Dan Modlin talks with Jennifer Neville and Eileen Recktenwald about the Green Dot program.

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