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9:23 am
Wed August 16, 2006

History made: First African-American judge sworn-in to Ky Supreme Court

Frankfort, Ky – Former appellate court Judge William McAnulty of Louisville has been sworn-in as the first African-American to serve on the Supreme Court of Kentucky. Here's an in-depth report from Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio.

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Regional
1:08 am
Wed August 16, 2006

Ky Budget Director: state economy seeing revenue growth

Bowling Green, Ky – State Budget Director Brad Cowgill is praising the Kentucky economy. He credits renewed interest in coal and continuing education efforts for contributing to higher employment and economic activity in the Commonwealth. Mr. Cowgill sat down with Dan Modlin to talk about the overall state of Kentucky's economy.

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Regional
9:08 am
Tue August 15, 2006

Time running out on jury looking into Fletcher's alleged hiring abuses

Frankfort, Ky – Time is running out on the current term of the grand jury investigating alleged hiring abuses by Governor Fletcher's administration. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
3:55 am
Tue August 15, 2006

Grand jury probing Fletcher gets another extension

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge is granting another 90-day extension to the grand jury investigating the hiring practices of Governor Fletcher's administration. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
1:31 am
Tue August 15, 2006

Expert: Ky GOP walking a tightrope

Bowling Green, KY – As next year's gubernatorial campaign draws closer, the Kentucky Republican party is in a very difficult position. That's the opinion of Joe Gershtenson, director of the Center for Kentucky History and Politics at EKU. He recently spoke to Kevin Willis about the current political landscape in the Commonwealth.

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Regional
9:44 am
Mon August 14, 2006

Fletcher can't be prosecuted while still in office

Frankfort, KY – A judge has ruled Governor Fletcher can't be prosecuted for alleged hiring violations while he's still in office. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
9:23 am
Mon August 14, 2006

In Cambodia, tribunals are being formed for Khmer Rouge genocide

Judges being sworn in for Khmer Rouge tribunals

Bowling Green, KY – The Khmer Rouge genocide led to the deaths of nearly 2 million Cambodians during the 1970s. Remarkably, not one single person has ever been brought to trial for the slaughter. But now, tribunals are being formed to prosecute some of the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders. We hear from Alex Hinton, an anthropology professor at Rutgers, and expert on the upcoming tribunals.

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Regional
11:55 am
Tue August 8, 2006

WKU expert looks at possible interest rate hike

Bowling Green, KY – The Federal Reserve Board meets today (Tuesday) to consider whether or not to raise interest rates. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell returns to our studio to offer his take on the health of the US economy.

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Regional
4:40 am
Tue August 8, 2006

AP: TN trauma centers footing the bill for KY motorcycle wrecks

Bowling Green, Ky – Two of Tennessee's major trauma hospitals say they are footing the bill for patients in neighboring states that don't have motorcycle helmet laws. One of those states is Kentucky.

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Regional
10:36 am
Mon August 7, 2006

Inside the "Farm"--An inside look at Fancy Farm 2006

Frankfort, KY – Every year on the first Saturday of August, thousands of people descend upon a tiny Catholic parish in far western Kentucky for the Fancy Farm picnic. Tony McVeigh has this look at this year's event.

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