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12:40 pm
Thu June 25, 2009

Beshear still positive on session, despite slots failure

Frankfort, Ky – Despite the failure of the slots bill, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says the special session produced many significant accomplishments. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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4:00 pm
Wed June 24, 2009

Special session over; economic incentives, bridge funding pass

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky lawmakers are heading home, after finishing their work in the special session called by Gov. Steve Beshear. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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9:49 am
Wed June 24, 2009

Wednesday could be final day for Ky special session

Frankfort, Ky – The current special session of the Kentucky General Assembly is expected to wrap up today in Frankfort. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:51 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Beshear considering another special session?

Frankfort, Ky – One day after defeat of the slots bill, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear spoke briefly with the House Democratic Caucus. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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11:54 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Former WKU Middle East expert says calm approach is needed in Iran

Bowling Green, Ky – A retired WKU Middle East expert says the political unrest in Iran is creating some important challenges for US and British diplomats. Dr. George Masannat says a calm approach is needed during this time. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
9:07 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Video slots bill dies in Senate committee

Frankfort, Ky – The slots bill is dead, but there are still matters to be resolved before the special session of the Kentucky General Assembly can end. For one thing, as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains, slots revenue is still in the House budget bill.

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9:29 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Ky House preparing to take up video slots bill

Frankfort, Ky – History will be made Friday morning when the Kentucky House of Representatives takes up legislation allowing video slot machines at horse tracks. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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9:28 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Series of forums to address needs of small business in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the recession. In Kentucky, a series of forums is being held to help get would-be business owners the information they need to start up a successful enterprise. Joe Corcoran reports.

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4:02 pm
Thu June 18, 2009

Video slots bill passes committee, will likely get full House vote Friday

Frankfort, KY – The video slots bill easily cleared the budget committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives and is expected to receive a floor vote on Friday. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh watched the committee vote.

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10:33 am
Thu June 18, 2009

New program aims to boost reading skills of Ky's young students

Bowling Green, Ky – Selected teachers from across the Commonwealth are participating in special programs to improve reading skills among elementary students. Dr. Jennifer Montgomery is the Director of the WKU Kentucky Reading Project. She spoke to our Dan Modlin about the year-long graduate-level reading course for teachers.

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