Bowling Green, Ky – Venezuela's President, Hugo Chavez, has a reputation for outlandish behavior. After the recent embarrassment of losing a referendum that would have made him President-for-life, Chavez announced he was moving his country's clocks a half-hour behind neighboring nations. WKU Political Scientist John Petersen spoke to Dan Modlin about Chavez and his latest moves.
Frankfort, Ky – Steve Beshear has been officially sworn-in as Kentucky's 61st Governor. Tuesday saw the traditional inaugural parade in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there, and sent us this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Credit experts say the holiday season can be one of the most important times of year in managing debt effectively. John Stanford is the Assistant Vice-President for Asset Protection at Service One Credit Union. He spoke to our Dan Modlin about how to distinguish between "good debt" and "bad debt", and about the need to get help early when debt is becoming a burden.
Frankfort, Ky – Testimony from a legislative committee in Frankfort indicates Kentucky is making progress in the battle against meth production, but still faces challenges in cleaning up property contaminated by meth labs. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Paducah, Ky – Lisa Autry brings us part two of her series on the 10th anniversary of the Heath High School shootings in Paducah, Ky. Today's report focuses on how school security changed in the aftermath of this, and other shootings around the nation. We hear from current Heath principal Russ Tilford, who was a teacher at the school in 1997, and Jon Akers, with the Kentucky Center for School Safety.