Regional
11:18 am
Thu October 7, 2010

Bowling Green Boy's Bag Drive Helps Foster Chiildren

Noah Jones drops off donated bags at the Department for Protection and Permanency in Bowling Green.

Bowling Green – Every day in Kentucky, children are removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect. After witnessing some children pack their belongings in trash bags, 11 year old Noah Jones is leading an effort to provide them with luggage. Lisa Autry has more on the project "A Case for Dignity."

Regional
4:47 pm
Wed October 6, 2010

Kentucky League of Cities Hires New Executive Director

Bowling Green, KY – Officials with the Kentucky League of Cities are hoping to put spending problems in the past, as they announce the name of a new Executive Director. Jonathan Steiner comes to the position from New Hampshire, where he worked as Deputy Director for Member Services for that state's Local Government Center. Dan Modlin spoke with Mr. Steiner and with KLC President Elaine Walker......

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Regional
9:34 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Trial of woman suing WKU for wrongful termination enters last day of testimony

The Warren County Justice Center

Bowling Green, Ky – Dr. Julian Zhang is suing WKU, saying she was fired when her supervisor learned she was pregnant. But several witnesses have disputed the claim, saying Zhang was let go because of a poor work performance. Closing arguments are expected Thursday, September 30th. Kevin Willis has this update.

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Regional
9:23 am
Thu September 30, 2010

WKU President Emphasizes Need for Planning

Bowling Green, KY – WKU President Gary Ransdell says planning and setting priorities will be keys at the University, as the institution faces tough decisions in the future. Dr. Ransdell spoke to the Noon Rotary Club about four top priorities that have already been identified. Dan Modlin has this report......

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Health
11:22 am
Mon September 27, 2010

Medical Perception of Coffee Undergoing Major Shift

Bowling Green, Ky – Millions of Americans swear by the morning cup of coffee. A growing body of research suggests coffee has several positive health benefits. In this report, Kevin Willis speaks with Dr. Peter Martin, director of the Institute for Coffee Studies at Vanderbilt University, and Justin Shepherd, owner of Spencer's Coffeehouse in Bowling Green.

Regional
11:58 am
Fri September 24, 2010

WKU Forensics Team Prepares for the New Season

WKU Forensics Director Jace Lux has high hopes for the new season.
WKU Public Radio

Bowling Green, KY – Members of the WKU Forensics team will be hosting a major speech tournament at WKU this weekend. 29 university teams, including entrants from Ohio State, Clemson, and the University of Alabama will be competing. WKU Forensics Director Jace Lux says he has been impressed by what he has seen from the WKU team so far this year.

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Regional
12:41 pm
Thu September 23, 2010

Operations Manager of Local Animal Shelter Will Help in Haiti

Bowling Green, KY – A local leader at the Hildreth Animal Adoption Center has been asked to go to Haiti to help establish an animal shelter in that country. Hannah Pepin says she expects to face a number of challenges in the Earthquake-damaged area. She talks with
Dan Modlin.........

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Regional
9:24 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Annual festival for the deaf comes to southern Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing recently held its ninth annual Deaf Festival in Horse Cave. It attracted thousands of deaf Americans and their families to the south-central Kentucky region. Joe Corcoran reports.

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Regional
11:17 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Historians Urge the Public to Understand the History of the Fourteenth Amendment

Bowling Green, KY – Some WKU Historians say its very important for the American people to be familiar with the Fourteenth Amendment to the U-S Constitution. As immigration and citizenship issues become part of the political debate this year, they say its
important to understand the history and purpose of the Amendment.
Dan Modlin talks with Dr. John Hardin, Dr. Patty Minter, and Dr. Glenn Lafantasie.

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