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3:17 pm
Mon July 20, 2009

"Blue Lights" effort to target traffic violators

Bowling Green, Ky – A new traffic enforcement campaign is underway in Kentucky. The "Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass" effort is being coordinated by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet and area law enforcement officials. Dan Modlin reports.

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12:39 pm
Mon July 20, 2009

Ahramson to join Beshear election ticket

Frankfort, Ky – It's official. Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramsom is Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's running mate for the 2011 gubernatorial campaign. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
2:07 pm
Fri July 17, 2009

Jail inmates trying to better futures by getting GED

Bowling Green, Ky – Today's job market is tough for those with even the best education, but what about those whose resumes have the stain of jail time? Some inmates at the Warren County Regional Jail have increased their chances of landing a job by completing their GED. Jailer Jackie Strode says inmates often rely on former employers and churches to help them find a job after their release. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
1:59 pm
Fri July 17, 2009

New program aims to make older drivers safer

Bowling Green, Ky – Senior citizens in the Commonwealth are involved in more than 15,000 vehicle collision per year. Now, some special training programs for older drivers are being implemented in Southcentral Kentucky. Dan Modlin spoke with Bobby Williams, the Highway Safety Coordinator for the Barren River Area Development District.

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Regional
9:44 am
Thu July 16, 2009

Ky Senate loses GOP member to PSC

Frankfort, Ky – A gubernatorial appointment means the Republican-controlled Kentucky Senate now has one less Republican. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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Regional
9:28 am
Wed July 15, 2009

Capitol dome in Frankfort getting a facelift

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's State Capitol in Frankfort will be 100 years old next year and efforts are already underway to spruce up the dome of the historic building's rotunda. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:17 am
Tue July 14, 2009

Beshear warns some agencies may suffer bigger budget cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is following up on warnings of deeper budget cuts than earlier anticipated for some state agencies. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
2:53 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

Ky dairy farmers feel the pinch of declining food prices

Bowling Green, Ky – Declining food prices are welcome relief for consumers. However, it's terrible news for those who make a living raising animals and growing crops. Dairy farmers, including those in Kentucky, have been especially hard hit during the recent drop in food prices. Dan Modlin reports.

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Regional
2:50 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

Etown students taking home awards in broadcast journalism

Elizabethtown, Ky – Some students at Elizabethtown High School are learning the ropes in broadcast journalism. Teacher Belinda Stark says the Broadcast Journalism class started a few years ago with just one computer. Now, students at Elizabethtown High have won a number of student journalism competitions. Dan Modlin has our report.

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Regional
12:30 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

Ky National Guard continues to exceed recruiting goals

Bowling Green, Ky – In Kentucky and throughout the US, the National Guard is exceeding its required strength levels. In the years following the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Guard has had the advantage of becoming more selective. Today's recruits must have higher test scores and at least a high school diploma. Lisa Autry has this report.

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