Bowling Green, Ky – Safety experts are warning those who are making use of portable generators to beware of carbon monoxide dangers. With widespread power outages brought on by the ice storm, many residents have turned to such generators for power. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Public Service Commission says the ice storm of 2009 has led to the worst statewide power outage in commonwealth history. Kevin Willis has some details on the damage done throughout the Bluegrass State.
Bowling Green, Ky – A spokesman for Bowling Green Municipal Utilities told WKU Public Radio Wednesday that only 20-25 customers were still without power. Miles McDaniel said BGMU crews worked overnight to restore power to residents. Falling trees and limbs knocked down power lines throughout the BGMU service region Tuesday.
Bowling Green, Ky – A former US Representative from southern Indiana believes it would be a mistake to close the terrorist detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. John Hostettler toured the prison in 2005 as a member of the House Armed Services Committee. President Obama recently signed an executive order that calls for the facility to be closed. Hostettler spoke with WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry.
Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo says he'll run for the US Senate seat currently held by Republican Jim Bunning. In 2004, Mongiardo barely lost to Bunning in what virtually every analyst thought would be a cakewalk for the Republican. Lt. Gov. Mongiardo spoke to WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry about his decision.
Bowling Green, Ky – Although the problems faced by major automakers and large financial institutions have received more public attention, small business owners are also facing many tough challenges. Dan Modlin has this report on how recession is impacting small business owners in our listening area.
Frankfort, KY – Eight gas retailers in Kentucky investigated for alleged price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Ike have agreed to pay the state thousands of dollars in fines. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.