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3:21 pm
Thu June 11, 2009

All TVs to begin broadcasting in digital

Bowling Green, Ky – On Friday, June 12th, TV stations everywhere will begin transmitting in digital versus the old analog signal. The DTV switch has been in the making for nearly two years. The government and broadcasting industry have spent millions of dollars educating the public about the transition. Lisa Autry spoke with Gary Holmes of Neilsen Media Research.

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9:24 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Federal trial of road contractor delayed

Frankfort, Ky – There are new developments, including a trial delay, in the federal highway bid-rigging case against Kentucky road contractor Leonard Lawson and two others. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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Regional
9:15 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Ky superintendents worried over possible budget cuts

Bowling Green, Ky – School administrators across Kentucky are facing tough budget decisions. Governor Beshear has said that further cuts to education won't be part of his special session budget plan, but school officials must still deal with rising costs. Dan Modlin recently spoke with Hardin County Schools Superintendent Nanette Johnston and Daviess County Superintendent Tom Shelton.

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Regional
9:15 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Ky superintendents worried over possible budget cuts

Bowling Green, Ky – School administrators across Kentucky are facing tough budget decisions. Governor Beshear has said that further cuts to education won't be part of his special session budget plan, but school officials must still deal with rising costs. Dan Modlin recently spoke with Hardin County Schools Superintendent Nanette Johnston and Daviess County Superintendent Tom Shelton.

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Regional
10:34 am
Tue June 9, 2009

Search intensifies for next head of Ky public schools

Frankfort, Ky – In less than two months, a new person is expected to be overseeing Kentucky public schools. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update on the search for a new education commissioner.

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Regional
3:17 pm
Mon June 8, 2009

Number of students receiving degrees from Ky colleges up

Bowling Green, Ky – A recent report from the Council on Postsecondary Education reveals that the number of students receiving degrees from Kentucky colleges and universities was at a record level in May. And one of the most dramatic increases in the number of graduates was found in the number of Master's and Doctoral degrees. Dr. Richard Bowker is Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at WKU. He says strong graduate programs have a positive impact on the entire school. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
3:21 pm
Fri June 5, 2009

WKU trying to reduce campus power usage

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is implementing a new energy policy, designed to reduce unnecessary power usage. Christian Ryan Downing is the school's Sustainability Coordinator. She says some students groups have been trained to make energy-saving recommendations. She spoke with our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
4:30 pm
Thu June 4, 2009

Beshear adding expanded gambling to special session

Frankfort, Ky – Saying it's time to vote it up or down, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is adding the issue of video slots at horse tracks to the agenda of the June 15th special session. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:39 am
Thu June 4, 2009

Beshear calls for session to deal with $1 billion shortfall

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear makes it official and calls a special session to address an almost one billion dollar budget shortfall. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:37 am
Thu June 4, 2009

Senate considers FDA control of tobacco

Bowling Green, Ky – The US Senate is deciding if the Food and Drug Administration should have the power to regulate tobacco. Passage seems sure as a similar measure has already cleared the House. Lisa Autry has reaction from the Bluegrass State.

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