Bowling Green, Ky – Most Kentuckians had probably assumed that the state's May primary election would have little impact on this year's Presidential election. But WKU Political Scientist Joel Turner says that could be changing. Dr. Turner says the close nature of the Democratic contest could give Kentucky added significance this May.
Bowling Green, Ky – The US Department of Agriculture has ordered the biggest beef recall in American history after videos surfaced of sick cattle being mistreated at a meatpacking facility. Dr. Nevil Speer is an animal scientist in the WKU Agriculture Department. He says the video clearly depicts clear violations of established standards. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – An advisory panel of the Kentucky House is proposing some major changes to the constitutional amendment on casino gambling offered last week by Governor Steve Beshear. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.
Bowling Green, Ky – The close nature of the Democratic primary could make some of the later primary states like Kentucky and North Carolina more important than in previous elections. Dr. Joel Turner of the WKU History Department says, ironically, states like Florida and Michigan might have had more impact on the outcome if they had left their primaries at their previously-scheduled times. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – Now that Kentucky lawmakers have had some time to study Governor Steve Beshear's casino gambling legislation, many questions and concerns are being bandied about. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.