Bowling Green, Ky – Darlene Price is one of five Democrats competing for the party's nomination in the US Senate race. A retired customs agent from Whitley City, Price says her career as a federal law enforcement officer has allowed her to see what's wrong with Washington. She spoke to our Lisa Autry.
Bowling Green, Ky – The weekend of May 7th marks the 65th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe. WKU Military Historian Jack Thacker came to the studios of WKU Public Radio to discuss how US involvement in the war changed the course of the American military.
Bowling Green, Ky – Title IX is the landmark 1972 law that prohibits gender-discrimination in any federally supported education program or activity. You probably have heard about the law's impact on collegiate athletics. Universities recently learned of changes in how they can be Title IX compliant. Kevin Willis recently discussed the changes with WKU Attorney Deborah Wilkins, and WKU Professor Aaron Hughey, with the Department of Counseling and Student Affairs.
Bowling Green, Ky – How bad was the weekend flooding throughout parts of the Commonwealth? At one point, the list of road closures was three pages long. Dan Modlin speaks with Keith Todd, a public information officer with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Bowling Green, Ky – In one of a series of interviews with Kentucky's U.S Senate candidates, Democrat Daniel Mongiardo says he wants to help create "Kentucky specific" jobs. Mongiardo is the state's current Lieutenant Governor, and is from Hazard. He spoke to our Lisa Autry.
Bowling Green, Ky – A change in the law this year is making it easier for some people to qualify for assistance in covering Medicare prescription drug plan costs. Southeast Regional Commissioner Paul Barnes says the new law exempts certain types of income from the qualification guidelines for the "Extra Help" program. Mr. Barnes spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky House and Senate leaders say the best way to end the state's budget impasse is for Gov. Beshear to offer a new state spending plan. Beshear says he did that in January. The back-and-forth on the budget is keeping our Tony McVeigh busy at the State Capitol.
Bowling Green, Ky – From our friend Cole Phelps, master mixologist at The Oakroom in Louisville:
Mint julep: Put 12 mint leaves in a glass, and add 3/4 oz. of syrup. Muddle gently, without tearing the leaves. While that sits, crush ice with a mallet. Add ice to glass, then pour in 2 1/4 oz. of bourbon. Add more ice to fill glass to the top. Pour in 1/4 oz more of the syrup on top of the ice, then garnish drink with mint. Add one sma