Regional
9:56 am
Wed July 13, 2011

WKU Officials Say "Continuity" is the Key for the Hilltopper Baseball Program

Bowling Green, KY – Former Associate Head Coach Matt Myers is promising to continue the emphasis on strong performance ---- on the field and in the classroom. WKU's new Head Baseball Coach says the Hilltoppers will focus on speed, pitching, and defense as they compete in the Sun Belt Conference. Dan Modlin has this report.....

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Regional
11:24 am
Mon July 11, 2011

WKU Historians Discuss the Impact of the Battle of Bull Run

Bowling Green, KY – WKU Historians Jack Thacker and Glenn LaFantasie say the first Battle of Bull Run helped to demonstrate how deadly and costly the Civil War would become. That battle, which was fought on July 21st, 1861, helped to shape the leadership of the Union and Confederate armies. The two historians talk with Dan Modlin, in the next in our series of interviews marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War....

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Betty Ford
9:58 am
Mon July 11, 2011

Glasgow Surgeon Remembers Impact of Betty Ford on Women's Health Issues

Bowling Green, Ky – America is remembering the life of former First Lady Betty Ford, who passed away Friday at the age of 93. A Glasgow surgeon has a unique connection to Mrs. Ford. Dr. William Thistlethwaite of TJ Sampson Hospital is the son of James Thistlethwaite, who diagnosed Mrs. Ford's breast cancer and assisted in her subsequent surgery. William spoke to WKU Public Radio about his father's role in helping Mrs. Ford, and the impact of her advocacy on behalf of women's health issues.

Regional
9:21 am
Fri July 8, 2011

WKU to Host Sustainability Institute

Gary Ransdell Hall at WKU

Bowling Green, KY – Educators and other interested individuals from across the region will attend the Education for Sustainability Institute at WKU later this month. The two day meeting will include information about how to incorporate sustainability in lesson plans, and how to make use of outdoor classrooms. The Institute will be held July 21st and 22nd in the Gary Ransdell Hall at WKU. Dan Modlin has this report......

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Regional
11:34 am
Wed July 6, 2011

Bowling Green City Commission Rejects Resolution to Move Terror Trial

The Federal Courthouse in Bowling Green, where the trial of two Iraqi terror suspects is currently scheduled to be held.

Bowling Green, KY – Mayor Joe Denning cast the deciding vote last night, when the Bowling Green City Commission defeated a resolution asking that the trial of two Iraqi terror suspects be moved. The resolution was sponsored by Commissioner Melinda Hill and was also supported by Commissioner Bruce Wilkerson. Commissioners Bill Waltrip and Slim Nash said they voted against the measure because they felt a legislative body shouldn't tell the judiciary where to hold a trial.

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Regional
10:50 am
Wed July 6, 2011

Workers Face a "Retirement Challenge"

Bowling Green, KY – Workers across the country are facing a number of decisions as they try to plan for retirement. Low interest rates on savings and volatility in the stock market have left some wondering about their investments. In the first segment of a two part series, Dan Modlin has this report.

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Regional
10:45 am
Wed July 6, 2011

Planning for the Future and the "Retirement Challenge"

Bowling Green, KY – How much income will someone need to retire? That's one of the tough questions facing many American workers as they plan for the years ahead. Dan Modlin has the second segment in his series, "The Retirement Challenge".....

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Regional
10:34 am
Wed July 6, 2011

American Workers Face a "Retirement Challenge"

Bowling Green, KY – Many American workers are facing some tough decisions as they approach retirement. Uncertainty in the investment markets and low interest rates on savings are making some wonder if they have enough income for their non-working years. Dan Modlin has the first segment of a two part series titled, "The Retirement Challenge"....

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Regional
12:05 pm
Fri July 1, 2011

WKU Group Aids Tornado-Torn Joplin

Bowling Green – A WKU instructor and seven students are back from Joplin, Missouri where a May tornado killed more than 150 people. The WKU group spent a weekend helping demolish what was left of homes, moving debris, and salvaging personal items. They shared their experience in an interview with Lisa Autry.

Regional
10:48 am
Thu June 30, 2011

New Legislation is Promised After Recent Audit

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky state lawmakers are promising new legislation addressing issues raised in a recent state audit of the Kentucky Retirement Systems. That's the word from Frankfort where Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh covered a lengthy hearing on the audit.

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