Regional
5:31 pm
Thu January 14, 2010

Trey Grayson Launches U.S. Senate Bid in High Tech Fashion

Bowling Green – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson officially launched his bid for U.S. Senate Thursday. The Republican candidate is going to the world wide web to speak with as many voters as possible. Lisa Autry has this report.

Regional
7:53 am
Thu January 14, 2010

Beshear, other high ranking officials to take pay cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has unveiled a new initiative designed to save taxpayers more dollars. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
7:46 am
Thu January 14, 2010

Bowling Green hospital raising funds for new "hospitality home"

Bowling Green, Ky – The Bowling Green Medical Center is launching a capital campaign to raise money for a hospitality house. The 13,000 square foot facility would be a home away from home for families who have loved ones at the hospital. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
6:45 am
Wed January 13, 2010

Bill providing new protections to domestic violence victims close to passage

Frankfort, KY – Amanda's Bill, which is designed to strengthen domestic violence laws in Kentucky, has moved another step closer to final passage. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh is tracking the bill's progress.

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Regional
9:44 am
Tue January 12, 2010

Some lawmakers want to raise state's minimum high school dropout age

Bowling Green, Ky – Lawmakers in Warren and surrounding counties are in support of raising the minimum dropout age in Kentucky. Two bills have been filed in the current legislative session to raise the high school dropout age from 16 to 18. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
9:40 am
Tue January 12, 2010

WKU partnering with company to increase number of international students

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials at Western Kentucky University have entered a new partnership to enhance the quality of international student experiences at the school. Through an agreement with the global educational services provider Navitas, WKU hopes to increase the number of successful international students on campus. Dan Modlin reports.

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Regional
9:28 am
Tue January 12, 2010

WKU alum says patients need to reach out to their healthcare providers

Bowling Green, Ky – The author of a new book about becoming a better healthcare consumer says too many people are afraid to ask their doctors questions. And WKU alum Jeff Knott believes patients have a responsibility to give accurate descriptions of symptoms to their physicians. Knott spoke to Dan Modlin about the issues.

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Meth Scourge
9:25 am
Tue January 12, 2010

"Shake and Bake" Meth Production on the Rise in Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky – A new one-step method of producing methamphetamine is gaining in popularity throughout the region. "Shake and bake" is a technique where meth ingredients are placed in a plastic bottle and shaken. Kevin Willis spoke to law enforcement agents in Bowling Green and Elizabethtown about the dangers the method poses to those involved, and those who come into contact with the discarded bottles.

JazzSet
12:30 pm
Thu January 7, 2010

Kenny Barron On JazzSet

Kenny Barron.
Carol Friedman

Originally published on Thu July 25, 2013 1:12 pm

When the National Endowment for the Arts informed Kenny Barron that he'd been named a Jazz Master — that's the highest honor in jazz that the nation bestows — "I was elated and surprised," Barron says. "And then I kept thinking, 'Damn, am I really this old?' "

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Regional
9:47 am
Tue January 5, 2010

Kentucky Governor Previews 2010 General Assembly

Bowling Green – Kentucky lawmakers return to Frankfort Tuesday, January 5 for the start of the 2010 legislative session. The overriding issue will be overcoming a 1.5 billion dollar budget deficit over the next two years. Governor Steve Beshear talked about his legislative priorities in a phone interview with Lisa Autry.

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