Bowling Green, Ky – As President Bush wraps up his Middle East visit, citizens in the region appear skeptical that the efforts will pay off. WKU Political Science Professor Soleiman Kiasatpour says most observers aren't expecting any major breakthroughs. But the Middle East expert says new leadership in that region does offer some hope for the future. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Kiasatpour.
Frankfort, Ky – When Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear was running for office, he promised ethics reforms if elected. Now, as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, Beshear is living up to the promise.
Bowling Green, Ky – Later this year, Kentucky and the nation will celebrate the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth in Hodgenville. Before he became president, Lincoln was a lawyer in Illinois. Dan Modlin speaks with Anderson University (IN) professor Brian Dirck about his book "Lincoln The Lawyer."
Bowling Green, Ky – This is the time of year when many high school and middle school students are making decisions about courses they will take next year. Ed Colby, with the testing firm ACT, says too many students set goals that are too low. He joins us for this Midday Edition interview segment.
Frankfort, Ky – The state's tight budget situation was on the minds of Kentucky lawmakers as they gathered in Frankfort for the start of the 2008 legislative session. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.