Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green was one of the stops on a recent book tour by Ret. Lt. Col. Oliver North, the controversial TV personality who gained notoriety during the Iran-Contra scandal in the 80s. He spoke to our Lisa Autry about his new book "American Heros", which he says spotlights some of the good news coming from Iraq.
Louisville, KY – Both Democratic presidential candidates have offered their opinions on one of Kentucky's abundant resources: coal. Both champion clean coal. But, as Kentucky Public Radio's Kristin Espeland reports from partner-station WFPL in Louisville, there may not be much to champion, yet.
Louisville, KY – A waning economy, the war in Iraq and health care have been big issues in this year's presidential primary campaigns. Policies on the arts also have made their way into some candidates' platforms. This development is part of a concerted national effort. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer reports from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.
Lexington, KY – On the eve of Kentucky's primary, Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband jointly made their case why she should be the one to face Republican John McCain in the general election.
Lexington, KY – Michelle Obama made campaign stops in several Kentucky towns the night before the state's primary election. Her husband, presidential candidate Barack Obama, campaigned little in Kentucky, choosing instead to concentrate on winning in Oregon, which also votes on Tuesday.
During a rally last night at her husband's Lexington campaign office, Michelle Obama told some 250 volunteers they could make history in a matter of hours.
Bowling Green, Ky – Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton fired up a crowd at Western Kentucky University Sunday afternoon. The former First Lady spoke at a get-out-the-vote rally--one of several appearances Clinton made in the Commonwealth the past few days. The New York Senator is hoping a big win in Kentucky's primary will boost her battle against Barack Obama. Lisa Autry reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – This year's presidential contest is seeing a big use in social networking sites like MySpace and FaceBook. WKU Communications professor Jennifer Lewis says Barack Obama is using these sites much more effectively than other candidates. She spoke to Lisa Autry about new trends in political advertising.
Louisville, KY – This Tuesday, Kentucky Democrats will have seven candidates from which to chose as their nominee for the US Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell. The primary campaign has sometimes gone negative, especially between the two front runners. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports from partner station WFPL in Louisville.
Lexington, KY – The Fayette County Clerk expects heavy voter turnout as Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday. But as Kathleen Adams reports, even though last-minute glitches aren't anticipated, voters can shorten the process by being prepared.