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1:14 am
Thu November 2, 2006

First Lady Rallies Republicans in Radcliff

First Lady Laura Bush

Radcliff, Ky – First Lady Laura Bush came to Hardin County to speak on behalf of 2nd District Congressman Ron Lewis. Republicans hope the visit by Mrs. Bush will increase GOP turnout in the area next Tuesday. Kevin Willis was at the Radcliff event, and has this report.

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1:07 am
Thu November 2, 2006

WKU author chronicles impact of Reagan's party switch

President Ronald Reagan

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU History Professor Ed Yaeger has written a new book on the political life of Ronald Reagan. Yaeger discusses his book, "Ronald Reagan's Journey: From Democrat to Republican" with Dan Modlin.

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4:29 am
Tue October 31, 2006

Effort in KY aims at decreasing spina bifida

Bowling Green, Ky – Health officials in Kentucky say taking a daily vitamin containing folic acid can help to reduce the number of birth defects in the Commonwealth. Dan Modlin reports on the efforts to decrease the high rates of spina bifida in Kentucky.

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Regional
2:17 am
Mon October 30, 2006

Kentuckians could soon get discount prescription drugs

Frankfort, Ky – Kentuckians in all 120 counties could soon have access to discount prescription drugs, thanks to a free program. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:14 am
Mon October 30, 2006

WKU expert: Putin likely to hand-pick successor

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU History Department Professor Hugh Phillips talks to Dan Modlin about several challenges facing Russia: choosing their next leader, Iran, and North Korea. Dr. Phillips specializes in teaching the history of Russia.

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Regional
6:17 am
Thu October 19, 2006

Ky's Adjutant General in Iraq visiting troops

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Adjutant General Donald Storm is in Iraq, checking on state National Guard soldiers serving there. It was almost midnight when the General put in a call to Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio.

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Regional
9:49 am
Fri October 13, 2006

Groundbreaking stem cell research taking place in Kentucky

Bowling Green, KY – Innovative research using stem cells taken from the noses of adult humans is being conducted at the University of Louisville. Techniques used at U of L have helped cure spinal cord injuries in lab rats. Dan Modlin spoke to the man behind the groundbreaking research.

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Regional
9:45 am
Fri October 13, 2006

Somerset Rep. touts economic development in Southeastern KY

Morehead, Ky – Kentucky's fifth district Congressman says satellites and computers are making up for problems once associated with the eastern part of the Commonwealth. Somerset Republican Hal Rogers believes rapidly changing technologies in the field of telecommunications are a tremendous boost to southeastern Kentucky. Kevin Willis reports.

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Regional
6:45 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Internet2 To Have Major Impact on Education

John Bowers talks with Dan Modlin about internet2.

Bowling Green – The Internet2 System is expected to offer a host of new educational opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the country. In this interview, Dan Modlin learns more about the new system from John Bowers, Director of Academic Technology at WKU.

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10:28 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Universities Prepare Students for Career in Homeland Security

Bowling Green – Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the government and private sector are increasingly hiring people to work in homeland security. Universities in Kentucky are beginning to offer degree programs in homeland security.

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