Bowling Green, Ky – As the college basketball season gets underway, WKU coaches Darrin Horn and Mary Taylor Cowles face increasing expectations to make the NCAA tournament. Dan Modlin has this preview of both the mens' and womens' seasons.
Radcliff, Ky – WKU officials say a new Center for Regional Development will be opened in Radcliff. The Center is a collaborative effort which is designed to increase educational opportunities for those in the Hardin County region. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – In mid-December, WKU students will take finals and conclude the fall semester. But for 120 WKU students, it's been a history-making few months. The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Math and Science opened its doors this semester to many of the state's brightest students. WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis spoke to two Gatton Academy students, and the Academy's Executive Director.
Frankfort, Ky – For now at least, the Kentucky Board of Education plans to press on with its search for a new Education Commissioner. That's despite a request from the Governor-elect to hold off on any decision-making. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Frankfort, Ky – After denying Governor Fletcher a second term in office, Governor-elect Steve Beshear is quickly piecing together a new administration. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh provides us with an in-depth look at the moves Beshear has made so far.
Bowling Green, Ky – November 8th is the 65th anniversary of a pivotal military operation in WWII. "Operation Torch" was a coordinated Allied attack on North Africa in the fall of 1942. WKU Military Historian Jack Thacker says the operation proved to be great training for future US commanders like Dwight Eisenhower and George Patton. Dr. Thacker spoke to Dan Modlin about "Torch".
Bowling Green, Ky – With Democrat Steve Beshear winning the Governor's mansion, and Democrats posting big victories in several other statewide races, the post-election analysis has begun. What did Democrats do right? Where does the state GOP go from here? Lisa Autry has our report.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor-elect Steve Beshear held his first official news conference since defeating Governor Fletcher. Beshear talked about his future cabinet, and whether or not he plans to instigate wholesale personnel changes in state government. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Orlando, FL – Pat Duggins has a voice well-known to NPR listeners. For years, the Orlando reporter has covered NASA and its space shuttle program for the network. Pat has recently authored a book called "The Final Countdown", which details the coming end of the shuttle program. He talked to WKU Public Radio's Dan Modlin.