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.
Bowling Green, Ky – The State Council on Postsecondary Education has outlined a plan to double the number of college graduates in Kentucky by the year 2020. Some CPE officials say the plan will have a major impact on Kentucky's future economic opportunities. Dan Modlin has this story.
Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher's decision to post the 10 Commandments in the rotunda of the State Capitol is getting a mixed reaction from those visiting the Capitol. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Frankfort, Ky – With the nation at war, the US Army is having a hard time meeting recruitment goals. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, that's not the case for the Kentucky National Guard.