Arts & Culture
9:42 am
Thu September 15, 2011

Kentucky Repertory Theatre World Premiere Explores Issues of Race, Prejudice, Identity

Horse Cave, Ky – Kentucky Repertory Theatre at Horse Cave is giving the world premiere of Where I Come From, a play set in a New York City courtroom that explores issues of race, ethnicity, and prejudice. Playwright Eric Daniels got the inspiration for the play when he served as a juror in a federal civil trial in Manhattan. KRT executive director Christopher Carter Sanderson says the play is valuable because it can provoke conversation about touchy subjects. Kevin Willis has our story.

US Civil War
4:36 pm
Wed September 14, 2011

At WKU, Contributions of Black Civil War Soldiers to be Remembered

Bowling Green, Ky – A Kentucky Civil War historian wants people to know about the contributions made by African-American soldiers. Robert Bell is with the US Colored Troops Living History Association, a group dedicated to the preservation of the history of African-Americans who served during the Civil War. A day of activities will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Kentucky Museum at WKU. Kevin Willis has this story.

Regional
9:25 am
Wed September 14, 2011

Legends of Bluegrass Reflect on the Genre's Early Days

The Rodney Dillard Band performs at the Bill Monroe celebration in Owensboro

Bowling Green/Owensboro – As the celebration of what would have been Bill Monroe's one hundredth birthday continues in Owensboro, some bluegrass pioneers are remembering the influence the "father of bluegrass" had on the music. Dan Modlin talks with several of them....

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Regional
12:26 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

WKU-Owensboro Receives Major Gift

Business
10:34 am
Tue September 13, 2011

WKU-Russell Athletic Partnership Provides Company with "Lab", WKU with Latest Uniform Technology

Bowling Green, Ky – When the WKU football team wanted a new series of "old school" looking uniforms, they didn't have to look far for a manufacturer. Russell Athletic is about a 10 minute drive from LT Smith Houchens stadium. The partnership provides Russell with a lab where they can test the latest uniform styles and technology, and it gives WKU the chance to have cutting-edge apparel. Kevin Willis has this story.

Regional
2:33 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Ten Years After 9/11, Search Team Looks Back

Search Dog Team Member Anne Detorre and her dog, Sniper, working in the Staten Island area in 2001. Sniper is a surviving member of the canine crew.

Bowling Green, KY – Members of the Barren River Area Search Dog Association have some vivid memories of the work they performed in the aftermath of the September eleventh terror attacks in New York City. In the second segment of a two part series, Dan Modlin talks with them.....

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Regional
9:44 am
Thu September 8, 2011

Cancer Survivor Documents His Story

Bowling Green, KY – Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist John Kaplan says he wants more cancer patients and their families to understand that many types of cancer can be treated successfully. That's why he photographed and documented his own fight against a potentially-deadly form of lymphoma. That story is the subject of a public TV documentary that will be airing soon. Dan Modlin has more on the story...

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Regional
3:51 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

"Flag Drop" Ceremony Planned at WKU Game

Regional
1:06 pm
Tue September 6, 2011

Search Dog Team Members Reflect on 9-11

Bowling Green, KY – Its been almost ten years since a small team of specially-trained individuals and their dogs left Bowling Green to go to New York. They were asked to do a tough job:
Help locate and identify some of the people who were killed in the September eleventh terror attacks. Dan Modlin has more on the story.......

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Three Books...
8:51 am
Tue September 6, 2011

What's In Store: 3 Tales Of A Terrifying Future

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Originally published on Mon January 2, 2012 8:53 pm

When I was a kid, I assumed that in the future things would get better and better until we were all driving flying cars and playing badminton with space aliens on top of 500-story buildings. Frankly, I kind of counted on this happening. But now I don't assume that we'll just keep going up anymore.

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