Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Social Security Administration say increasing numbers of senior citizens are going online to obtain and provide social security information. David Smith is the District Manager of the Bowling Green office. She talked to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – Time is running out on the 2010 legislative session, but bills to help Kentucky's horse industry through expanded gambling remain alive in the House and Senate. We get an update from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Owensboro, Ky – For the second time since a massive earthquake hit Haiti in January, Dr. Philip Hurley of Owensboro is heading on a medical mission. Hurley is an orthopedic surgeon who is volunteering his time to help the countless victims of the quake. On his first trip, Dr. Hurley performed numerous operations, including many amputations. He's expecting more of the same this trip. He spoke with Kevin Willis from his Daviess County office.
Frankfort, KY – Legislation boosting Kentucky's drop out age, which has the backing of first lady Jane Beshear, continues moving forward in the 2010 General Assembly. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Frankfort, Ky – For the past few days, Kentucky House leaders have been saying they're very close to a state budget agreement. Now, it looks like the wait may be over. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.
Owensboro, Ky – In Owensboro, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center is taking an unusual approach in helping addicts get clean. The Owensboro Regional Recovery center doesn't employ doctors, nurses, or professional counselors. Instead, former addicts serve as peer mentors for residents. The Daviess County facility targets male addicts who are homeless. Kevin Willis recently visited the center and has our report.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security says there is a risk of terrorism in the Bluegrass State. Tom Preston says it would be a mistake to become complacent about the issue just because most Kentuckians don't live in or near large population centers. Preston recently spoke at the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club. Dan Modlin has our report.
Frankfort, Ky – University students, concerned about the possibility of additional budget cuts to higher education, rallied Tuesday in the rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Frankfort, Ky – Legislation under consideration by Kentucky lawmakers addresses the growing problem of juveniles transmitting obscene material over cells phones. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.