Regional
11:04 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Mock Elections Underway at Some Kentucky High Schools

Bowling Green, KY – Students at several Kentucky High Schools have been participating in mock elections, as part of an educational program facilitated by the Office of Kentucky's Secretary of State. The students are using real voting machines from their respective counties to cast mock votes for the candidates in Kentucky's U-S Senate race between Republican Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway.

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Regional
5:16 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

Mammoth Cave Documentary to be Viewed in Other States

Bowling Green, KY – An award-winning public television documentary about Mammoth Cave will be available to TV stations across the country, starting in October. "Mammoth Cave; A Way to Wonder" recently won four regional Emmy Awards. Dan Modlin talks with David Brinkley
and Cheryl Beckley of WKYU-PBS.

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Regional
9:13 am
Tue September 14, 2010

WKU AD wants to move away from one-time football "money games"

WKU Hilltoppers heading to practice drills

Bowling Green, Ky – Each year, schools like WKU release new athletic schedules. Fans look forward to getting that information to know who, where, and when their favorite teams are playing. But collegiate athletic schedules aren't put together in the off-season. They often take years to complete, especially when it comes to football. We talked to WKU Athletics Director Ross Bjork about the business side of scheduling, and what it's like to work with other AD's around the nation.

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Regional
11:00 am
Mon September 13, 2010

Researchers are Checking the Effectiveness of the "Green Dot" Program

Dan Modlin talks with Jennifer Neville and Eileen Recktenwald about the Green Dot program.

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Regional
10:42 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Evansville political analyst says Indiana GOP could be set to make big gains

Evansville, IN – Several national polls show Republicans could be set for big Congressional gains this November. One of the states analysts are looking at is Indiana, which went for Barack Obama in the 2008 Presidential vote. Now, the GOP could be set to pick up a US Senate seat there, as well as several House seats. Kevin Willis spoke to University of Evansville Political Science Professor Robert Dion about Indiana's political climate.

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Regional
10:16 am
Thu September 9, 2010

State Health Officials Make Flu Shot Recommendations

Bowling Green, KY – Public Health Officials in Kentucky are recommending that most people in the state get a flu shot this year. The vaccine is now available in some parts of the
Commonwealth.

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Regional
10:09 am
Tue September 7, 2010

Suicide Prevention Leaders Call for Increased Public Awareness

QPR Trainer Bob Robey addresses a recent suicide prevention meeting at WKU.

Bowling Green, KY – Experts in the field say suicide prevention strategies can be effective, but a greater public awareness is needed. Leaders in the Kentucky Suicide Prevention group point to new educational programs in schools and inter-active projects that address cyber-bullying as positive steps taking place in the Commonwealth.

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Regional
9:40 am
Fri September 3, 2010

"Deafestival" Event Coming to Horse Cave

Dan Modlin talks with Virginia Moore and Anita Dowd of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing....

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Regional
5:15 pm
Thu September 2, 2010

WKU Hilltoppers Will Face Nebraska in the Season Opener

WKU Team members prepare for the new season

Bowling Green, KY –
WKU will open the football season at Nebraska. The Hilltopper team is hoping to improve on last year's record.

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Regional
10:58 am
Wed September 1, 2010

International diplomacy expert at UK talks about challenges remaining in Iraq

Bowling Green, Ky – With President Obama officially announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, Lisa Autry speaks with Carey Cavanaugh, Director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy at the University of Kentucky. Professor Cavanaugh talks about the many financial, political, and cultural challenges that remain in Iraq.

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