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
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU journalism student Colleen Stewart recently spent a week in Hyderabad, India. She was there as part of a team of students and faculty that went to India to learn about international reporting. While in India, Colleen and her professor, Sara Shipley Hiles, focused their efforts on reporting the country's growing number of farmer suicides. In her own words, Colleen describes what she saw.
Louisville, Ky – The mint julep stands proud as the beverage known as Kentucky's signature drink. Unless you're new to the area and haven't been paying attention, you know the julep is synonymous with the Kentucky Derby. What you might not know, however, is that the mint julep's history traces back to a rose water drink in the Middle East. Kevin Willis recently visited the famous Seelbach Hotel in Louisville to learn the history and proper preparation of the famous drink.
Bowling Green, Ky – A new study of sleep apnea links that problem to an increased risk of stroke in both men and women. The lead researcher on the project, Dr. Susan Redline of Case Western Reserve University, says this is the first time that link has been established in women. She spoke to our Dan Modlin.