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9:38 am
Fri October 30, 2009

Owensboro Leaders Believe New Hospital will Improve Health Care, Business

Owensboro, Ky – The head of the Owensboro Medical Health System says a new hospital would greatly improve the experience of those seeking care. OHMS President and CEO Jeff Barber believes a new facility is necessary to serve those in Daviess County, as well as those who come from surrounding counties such as Henderson, Ohio, and Union. Groundbreaking is set to take place in March, with the new hospital opening in 2013. Kevin Willis went to Owensboro to learn more about what the hospital will look like.

Regional
2:28 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

Auditor says KACO executives committed wasteful spending

Frankfort, Ky – Extravagant spending has been revealed in a State Auditor's examination of the finances of the Kentucky Association of Counties. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:25 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

WKU taking steps to lessen number of students needing remedial help

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is announcing a new partnership with the Green River Regional Education Cooperative. The two organizations will work together to address concerns about the relatively high number of students who need remedial classes when they get to college. WKU Provost Barbara Burch spoke to WKU Public Radio about the issue.

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Regional
2:34 pm
Wed October 28, 2009

Kentucky's 529 college tuition plans are in the red

Bowling Green, Ky – In the last two decades, families around the country have invested in state funds that pledge to cover the cost of attending college, no matter how much tuition increases. These 529 funds allow parents to pay future tuition costs at today's prices. But now most state-run programs are in the red. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
9:22 am
Wed October 28, 2009

Beshear effort underway to move Ky Senate Democratic

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has chosen another powerful Senate Republican to fill a gubernatorial appointment. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, the governor's intentions are clear.

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