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9:21 am
Mon May 11, 2009

Bunning defies critics, says he's staying in 2010 race

Frankfort, Ky – The 2010 U.S. Senate race was the topic du jour Saturday night at this year's GOP Lincoln Dinner at the Galt House in Louisville. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there and has this report.

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Regional
9:18 am
Mon May 11, 2009

Ky's revenue receipts to be released

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and legislative leaders will learn more today about the state's budget situation, with the official release of state revenue receipts for April. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:22 am
Fri May 8, 2009

Kentucky Republicans gather amid Senate feud

Bowling Green, KY – The state's top Republicans gather in Louisville Saturday night for the party's annual Lincoln Dinner. Political observers will be watching for any news that could emerge at the event concerning next year's U.S. Senate race in Kentucky. Lisa Autry has this report.

Regional
9:37 am
Thu May 7, 2009

Ky switchgrass might lead to less emissions at coal plants

Frankfort, Ky – Experiments with a native Kentucky grass may be showing the way to reduced emissions at coal-fired power plants in the commonwealth. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
9:33 am
Thu May 7, 2009

Many Ky school districts using "disaster days"

Frankfort, Ky – Nearly 40-percent of Kentucky school districts are taking advantage of legislation allowing them to waive instructional days due to weather-related disasters. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Regional
3:33 pm
Tue May 5, 2009

GM workers make due as plant is idled

Bowling Green, Ky – The Bowling Green Corvette plant is idle in the coming weeks as GM cuts production to meet sagging demand for its product. This comes as workers prepare for the prospect of temporary layoffs this summer. Lisa Autry has reaction from a GM worker in this report.

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Regional
3:26 pm
Tue May 5, 2009

Health care, tobacco interests spent most on lobbying Ky lawmakers

Frankfort, Ky – Health care and tobacco interests spent the most on lobbyists during the 2009 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the numbers.

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Regional
10:56 am
Tue May 5, 2009

Celebration of Hope held for breast cancer survivors

Frankfort, Ky – The annual Celebration of Hope for breast cancer survivors, usually held on the first Monday after the Kentucky Derby, is fast becoming a Kentucky tradition. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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Regional
4:55 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Latest major for WKU students is Pop Culture Studies

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is now just the second university in the nation to have a major in Popular Culture Studies. Dan Modlin spoke with the program's director, Dr. Tony Harkins, about what the program will offer students.

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Regional
4:49 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

First Ky swine flu case involves Warren County woman

Bowling Green, Ky – Add Kentucky to the list of states that have a confirmed case of the swine flu. As Kevin Willis reports, a woman from Warren County has tested positive for what's being called the "H1N1" strain of flu.

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