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1:52 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

McConnell faces challenge of keeping GOP relevant in Senate

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is assuming a higher profile in Washington these days in opposition to a Democratic White House and Congress. As the leader of Senate Republicans, McConnell's challenge is keeping his party relevant in policy-making. Lisa Autry reports on the Louisville Republican's efforts to preserve his party's presence in the Senate.

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9:16 am
Mon October 26, 2009

Former GOP floor leader Kelly nominated for judgeship

Dan Kelly

Frankfort, Ky – As expected, Kentucky Sen. Dan Kelly has been nominated to fill a vacant circuit judgeship in the 11th Judicial Circuit. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:13 am
Mon October 26, 2009

New floor leader elected by Kentucky's Senate GOP

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Senate Republicans have elected a new majority floor leader. We get the results from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:18 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Kentucky Supreme Court hears case over internet domain names

Frankfort, Ky – The legal battle over Kentucky's attempt to seize the domain names of some Internet gambling sites has reached the state supreme court. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
2:47 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Game on: expanded gaming amendments to be brought before Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – The debate over expanded gambling in Kentucky is again front and center, with the planned introduction of gaming amendments by two, high-profile Senate Republicans. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
2:45 pm
Thu October 22, 2009

Anti-smoking advocates in Ky want funding for program

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky advocates of a smoking cessation program approved in 2007 are calling for funding for the program, which has yet to receive a single state dollar. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:53 am
Mon October 19, 2009

Battle over effort by Kentucky to seize names of gambling websites continues

Frankfort, Ky – The year-long legal battle over Kentucky's attempts to seize the domain names of Internet gambling sites resumes this week in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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Regional
9:06 am
Fri October 16, 2009

Public needs to be patient ahead of getting H1N1 vaccine, officials say

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky health officials are urging patience regarding distribution of the H1N1, or swine flu, vaccine. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:44 am
Thu October 15, 2009

Part 2: Historians remember impact of raid at Harper's Ferry

Bowling Green, Ky – This is the second part in Dan Modlin's look at the impact John Brown's famous raid at Harper's Ferry had on US history. October 16th marks the 150th anniversary of the event.

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9:34 am
Thu October 15, 2009

Part 1: Historians recall impact of Harper's Ferry raid, 150 years later

John Brown, circa 1856

Bowling Green, Ky – October 16th marks the 150th anniversary of a pivotal event in US history--John Brown's raid at Harper's Ferry, Virgina. Dr. John Hardin of the WKU History Department says Brown's plan to raid an arsenal and help arm slaves led to increased tensions and more military training in the South. This is the first in a two-part series of stories about the impact the raid at Harper's Ferry had on the country. Dan Modlin reports.

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