Bowling Green, Ky – WKU has unveiled a new energy policy, designed to reduce consumption. The plan calls for personal conservation, education, and building design that could lead to energy savings. Governor Beshear visited the campus Wednesday to announce the policy alongside WKU President Gary Ransdell. Dan Modlin was there and has this report.
Frankfort, KY – School accountability standards in Kentucky will be radically redesigned under landmark legislation approved by the 2009 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has been keeping track of the legislation's trajectory.
Bowling Green, Ky – A public awareness campaign is underway in Kentucky this month to address the issue of sexual assault. Dr. Tammy Hatfield of Lindsey Wilson's School of Professional Counseling says its very important for friends and family members to be supportive of victims of this type of criminal activity. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green – The WKU men's basketball team is in Portland, Oregon ahead of the team's opening round NCAA tournament game against Illinois. Fans gave the Hilltoppers a big send-off Tuesday afternoon as they departed from the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport. Lisa Autry spoke with Coach Ken McDonald about the Toppers chances in the tournament.
Frankfort, KY – Senior judges in Kentucky are going to remain in their current positions for several months to help save the commonwealth some much-needed revenue. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Nashville, TN – All over the world, scientists are trying to unlock the secrets of the human brain. At Vanderbilt University in Nashville, researchers are engaged in cutting-edge experiments designed to reveal how we arrive at legal decisions, such as guilt and innocence. As Kevin Willis reports, the research could help us understand how juries and judges administer verdicts.
Bowling Green, Ky – Supporters of smoke-free policies in Kentucky are hoping to eventually see those policies implemented statewide. Dr. Ellen Hahn, director of the Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy, says time and money have to be invested for the effort to work. Opponents, on the other hand, believe the rights of business owners to set smoking policies should be preserved. Dan Modlin reports.
Frankfort, KY – In Frankfort, the hallways of the Kentucky State Capitol are quiet, after 28-days of frenetic legislative activity. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, the stillness is only temporary.
Frankfort, KY – A bill granting disaster days to school districts that lost instructional time to this winter's destructive ice storm has won final Kentucky General Assembly approval. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.