Evansville, IN – Several national polls show Republicans could be set for big Congressional gains this November. One of the states analysts are looking at is Indiana, which went for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential vote. Now, the GOP could be set to pick up a US Senate seat there, as well as several House seats. Kevin Willis spoke to University of Evansville Political Science Professor Robert Dion about Indiana's political climate.
Bowling Green, KY – Experts in the field say suicide prevention strategies can be effective, but a greater public awareness is needed. Leaders in the Kentucky Suicide Prevention group point to new educational programs in schools and inter-active projects that address cyber-bullying as positive steps taking place in the Commonwealth.
Bowling Green, Ky – With President Obama officially announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, Lisa Autry speaks with Carey Cavanaugh, Director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy at the University of Kentucky. Professor Cavanaugh talks about the many financial, political, and cultural challenges that remain in Iraq.
Bowling Green, KY – This summer's prolonged hot weather has hurt corn yields for many farmers. Some are now harvesting what's left of their crop----long before they would usually have combines in the field.
Bowling Green, KY – President Harry Truman was known for making tough decisions, and is remembered as the President who said , "the buck stops here." But few decisions could have been more difficult than the one he made to use atomic weapons in bombing missions against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in August of 1945.
WKU Public Radio has produced a special documentary report on that decision.