Regional
4:25 pm
Tue August 9, 2011

CPE President Stresses the Importance of Preparing Students for College

CPE President Bob King visits the studios at WKU Public Radio

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education President Bob King says new Common Core State Standards and the "Stronger by Degrees" program are keys to improving student performance in the Commonwealth. He says American students must be better prepared to compete in the global marketplace. He talks with Dan Modlin

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Regional
12:39 pm
Tue August 9, 2011

Fish Found in Kentucky and Tennessee is Listed as "Endangered"

Kentucky State Parks
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Regional
1:57 pm
Mon August 8, 2011

Kentucky Will Ask for a Waiver from "No Child Left Behind" Testing Mandates

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Department of Education Spokesperson Lisa Gross has confirmed that Kentucky will apply for a waiver from student testing mandates in the Federal "No Child Left Behind" law. Officials with the U-S Department of Education have indicated that they plan to offer such waivers to all fifty states, as long as those states meet other school reform requirements. President Obama had requested the waiver process.

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Arts & Culture
9:19 am
Mon August 8, 2011

Meet the Man who Interprets Arabic in Kentucky's Courtrooms

Bowling Green, Ky – Khaldoun Almousily is a busy man. When he's not teaching Arabic language classes at WKU, he's traveling the state, working as the only Arabic language interpreter and translator certified to appear in Kentucky's courtrooms. He spoke to WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis about how he's received in small towns, and the many different dialects within the Arabic language.

Regional
3:10 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

"Map Branded" Program Available to Some Small Agribusiness Firms

Bowling Green, KY – Small Agribusiness firms in the Commonwealth are being encouraged to apply for a program designed to stimulate the export of agricultural products from Kentucky.
Kelly Ludwig, Marketing Director of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture says many people underestimate the impact global markets can have. Dan Modlin has this report..

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Regional
12:53 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl to Stay in Bowling Green

Regional
11:01 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Krystal Hamburger Chain Looks for Buyer

Bowling Green, KY – The Krystal restaurant chain is well-known in many southern states for their square-shaped, small hamburgers. Officials with the Chattanooga-based company have announced that they are seeking new ownership, and have hired the Piper Jaffray firm to assist in that search. Krystal currently operates more than 360 company-owned and franchise restaurants in eleven states, and employs more than seven thousand people.

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Regional
9:52 am
Thu August 4, 2011

Merger Talks Underway in Hardin County

Bowling Green – Hardin County residents are being asked to consider unifying their county and city governments. A consultant's study finds merging would create Kentucky's third largest community while streamlining government services and adding new clout in Frankfort and Washington. In this report, Lisa Autry takes a closer look at the proposal.

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Regional
3:24 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

"Adopted" Soldier Project Gains Momentum

Regional
10:32 am
Tue August 2, 2011

Ongoing Phone Hacking Scandal Affects Many

Bowling Green, KY – With the repercussions from Great Britain's "News Of The World" phone hacking scandal continuing, many are worried about their own personal privacy. WKU Public Radio's Joe Corcoran looks at the ethics of phone hacking and what to do to prevent it.

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