Regional
9:44 am
Wed May 25, 2011

Area Red Cross Helping with Flood and Tornado Relief

Bowling Green, KY – Volunteers from the South Central Kentucky Chapter of the Red Cross are helping with relief efforts in several parts of the country. In the aftermath of widespread flooding and deadly tornadoes, the chapter has sent volunteers to numerous areas.
Dan Modlin talks with Emergency Services Director Bill Schlicht......

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Regional
11:55 am
Mon May 23, 2011

Critics Seek Explanations To Rising Kentucky Tuition

Bowling Green – After years of consecutive increases, students will once again pay higher tuition this fall at Kentucky's public colleges and universities. The schools say the tuition hikes are needed to compensate for less state funding and increasing costs for utilities, employee health care, and pensions. Critics contend schools could be more frugal. One advocacy group will lobby the General Assembly next year for a tuition moratorium. Lisa Autry has more.

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Regional
10:06 am
Mon May 23, 2011

Kentucky Republicans hold Unity Rally

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Republicans held a post-primary rally at state GOP headquarters in Frankfort Saturday to show a united front for the fall's general election. But Kentucky Public Radio's Frankfort bureau chief Tony McVeigh reports it appears there may be a few chinks in their armor.

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Regional
12:04 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Chinese Learning Center to Open at WKU

Bowling Green, KY – The grand opening ceremony for the Chinese Learning Center at WKU will be held Friday May 20th. The new facility will be located in the Helm Library and will contain artwork, reading materials, and videos of Chinese culture. Dan Modlin talks with Cheryl Kirby-Stokes of The Confucius Institute.........

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Regional
5:01 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

NPR's Frank Deford dicusses his craft

Bowling Green, KY – For years sports journalist Frank Deford has let his feelings be known with his commentaries every Wednesday morning on NPR's "Morning Edition". Joe Corcoran spoke with Deford about sports, sports writing and his new novel "Bliss, Remembered".

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Regional
5:43 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Light Turnout Reported Across Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky – Election officials in several parts of the Commonwealth say voter turnout has been very light in today's Primary Election in Kentucky. We'll have updates on the returns tonight, starting at six pm Central time... on WKU Public Radio

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Regional
4:37 pm
Tue May 17, 2011

Safety Experts Warn Teen Drivers about the Month of May

Bowling Green< KY – Accident statistics indicate that May is a very deadly time period for teenagers driving cars or riding in automobiles driven by other teens. Safety experts say parental involvement and seat belt usage can be key factors in reducing the number of teen fatalities on the roadways. Dan Modlin has this report...

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Regional
10:12 am
Mon May 16, 2011

Kentucky Voters Go To The Polls Tuesday

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky voters this Tuesday will decide primary races for six, statewide constitutional offices. Frankfort bureau chief Tony McVeigh assesses the field of candidates.

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Regional
11:16 am
Fri May 13, 2011

Department of Financial Institutions Urging Medical Professionals to Help in the Fight Against Senior Investment Abuse

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Department of Financial Institutions are speaking with medical professionals about ways to help identify senior citizens who might be vulnerable to scam artists selling questionable investment products. Department spokesperson Kelly May says people in the medical field are often the first to detect confusion and difficulty in making decisions.

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Regional
3:38 pm
Thu May 12, 2011

Kentucky researchers to test new combination vaccine for infants

Louisville, Ky – Some Kentucky researchers are taking part in a study looking into the effectiveness of a new combination vaccine for children. The University of Louisville Pediatrics Department is participating in the nationwide effort to find out more about a shot that combines vaccines for six different infectious diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Hepatitis B, and a form of meningitis. Kevin Willis spoke to the lead researcher at U of L.

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