Bowling Green, Ky – Experts in the field of brain injury say helmets can be among the most important safety equipment young people can own, especially if they are involved in a variety of potentially dangerous summer activities. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Edward Hall, director of the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center at UK.
Bowling Green, Ky – Gov. Steve Beshear promised to call a special session of the legislature if lawmakers could come to an agreement beforehand on reforming the pension system for state workers. The session is now up and running. Our Dan Modlin has this report featuring comments by Gov. Beshear, House Speaker Jody Richards, Senate President David Williams, and head of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Dave Adkisson.
Lexington, KY – Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has a number of potential VP picks, including some female candidates that may appeal to the women's vote, according to Al Cross, Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, speaking on WUKY radio on Wednesday.
Bowling Green, KY – A recent poll released by Rasmussen Reports says that just 17 percent of people polled nationwide believe that reporters try to give unbiased coverage of election campaigns. The statistics raise a number of questions about the quality and fairness of reporting in covering this year's presidential campaign.
Owensboro, Ky – The upcoming River of Music Party (ROMP) in Owensboro is a major tourist event for the Daviess County area. The series of concerts and workshops attracts some of the top names in bluegrass music. Dan Modlin recently spoke to some officials about the event, which takes place June 26-28.
Bowling Green, Ky – As state officials develop plans for a special legislative session to deal with pension reform, the head of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce says change is needed as soon as possible. Chamber President Dave Adkisson, a former Owensboro mayor, spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – In the wake of a legislative report critical of Kentucky retirement system investment returns, system officials are defending their efforts. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Education Commissioner John Draud believes he has finally quieted questions surrounding his request for fully-loaded state car. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.
Bowling Green, Ky – A researcher with the WKU Department of Geography and Geology has some potentially bad news for lovers of west coast wines. Dr. Greg Goodrich says a cooling trend in the Pacific Ocean could lessen the quality of grapes grown in places like Napa Valley, California. He spoke with our Kevin Willis.