Bowling Green, Ky – A new 3 billion dollar coal gassification plant is coming to Kentucky. Peabody energy company has announced its new facility will be built in one of five northwestern counties: Henderson, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, or Webster. Kevin Willis reports on the potential economic impacts of the new plant.
Bowling Green, Ky – The US Senate has yet to take up the issue of extending a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from levying taxes on internet access. The Senate's actions could have an impact on every American that logs on to the web. Kevin Willis reports.
Scottsville, Ky – A scam targeting Kentuckians who sell animals over the internet is gaining the attention of law enforcement. In Allen County, Jerry and Alice Wade receive the scam emails every week. The Wades breed puppies for sale on the internet and alerted WKU Public Radio about the scam. Kevin Willis has this story.
Bowling Green, Ky – Officer salaries are listed as a primary reason why many police departments in Kentucky are unable to retain officers. Some funds originally collected to fund law enforcement agencies have been diverted to other causes. Dan Modlin has part two in our special series of reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain personnel for police departments. Relatively low salaries are prompting some to leave the state for departments that pay better. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Governor's race pits a Republican incumbent against a Democrat with a long political history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh previously profiled Governor Fletcher. Now he hits the campaign trail with Democrat Steve Beshear.
Frankfort, Ky – State revenue projections for the current fiscal year in Kentucky are being slashed by almost $100 million, but a surplus already in the bank may prevent the state from going into the red. Tony McVeigh reports.
Frankfort, Ky – An anonymous complaint about the merit system investigation has sparked a legal battle between the Kentucky Attorney General's office and the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.