Researchers say ovarian cancer can be difficult to detect and treat. However, Dr. Daniel Metzinger of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center in Louisville believes the medical field is finding more effective ways to prolong the lives of those with the disease. He believes new strategies need to be developed to help with early diagnosis.   A number of public awareness activities are scheduled in the region during the month of September, and an ovarian cancer awareness seminar will be held in Bowling Green on September 15th. Dr.

A woman from Louisville is heading to prison for embezzling money from the Little Sisters of the Poor. Investigators say the woman stole more than $364,000 from the charity. Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley sentenced 53-year-old Mary K. Montfort to 27 months in federal prison. She also must pay restitution of the money she was accused of stealing from the national charity.

The Kentucky lottery plans to drop its nightly televised program and instead stream the drawings online.  A lot has changed since the state lottery began more than two decades ago. 

The Bowling Green Police have arrested 31 year old Carlos Garcia-Hernandez in connection with the August 3rd, 2012 robbery of the BB&T Bank branch on Nashville Road. Authorities say several Crime Stoppers tips assisted detectives in the capture of the suspect. The robbery took place shortly after 11:00 am on August 3rd.

The confusing process of setting up Kentucky’s health insurance exchange should get clearer later this month. The Affordable Care Act requires states to set up exchanges in which residents can compare and purchase health plans. Governor Steve Beshear choose to set up the state exchange earlier this year, rather than let the federal government operate the system.

A group managing a Superfund site in western Kentucky has sued more than 300 companies, municipalities and universities to recoup the cost of waste removal at the Superfund site. LWD PRP wants to force 334 others to kick in money to cover the costs of removing a variety of liquid wastes, oils, and other hazardous and non-hazardous pollutants from the LWD incinerator site in Calvert City, Kentucky.

An Indiana University study has found that what people studied in college had a direct effect on their chances of employment during the recession. People with degrees in health, education and biology/life sciences had the best chance of getting and holding a job in 2009 and 2010, according to the recent study by the Indiana Business Research Center at IU’s Kelley School of Business.

Olympic gold medalist Claire Donahue is spending Tuesday on the campus of her alma mater, WKU. The former Hilltopper swimmer brought home a gold medal from the London games as part of the women’s 4 x 100-meter medley relay team.

The fall campaign season is in full swing as both national parties hold their conventions. WKU Political Science Professor Dr. Saundra Ardrey spoke to WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry and previewed this week's Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.

new long-term rehabilitation center for soldiers at Fort Knox is celebrating a ribbon-cutting this week. The ceremony for the Warrior Transition Battalion Complex will be held on Wednesday afternoon at the post. The new center located near Ireland Army Community Hospital will provide a temporary home for wounded, ill and injured service members who need at least six months rehabilitative care.