Regional
4:55 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Latest major for WKU students is Pop Culture Studies

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is now just the second university in the nation to have a major in Popular Culture Studies. Dan Modlin spoke with the program's director, Dr. Tony Harkins, about what the program will offer students.

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Regional
4:49 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

First Ky swine flu case involves Warren County woman

Bowling Green, Ky – Add Kentucky to the list of states that have a confirmed case of the swine flu. As Kevin Willis reports, a woman from Warren County has tested positive for what's being called the "H1N1" strain of flu.

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Regional
4:48 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Beshear: next budget shortfall could be $1 billion

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is warning another huge budget shortfall appears to be looming on the horizon for the commonwealth. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:29 am
Thu April 30, 2009

Janis Ian speaks to WKU Public Radio about her life in music

Bowling Green, Ky – Singer-songwriter Janis Ian had her first hit record at the age of 15. But the subject matter of that song led to controversy and an intriguing career that is the basis for her autobiography. Ian recently visited the campus of WKU to take part in the Kentucky Writer's Conference. Dan Modlin spoke to Ian, and asked about her career in music.

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Regional
9:23 am
Thu April 30, 2009

Task force trying to address Ky's jobless trust fund

Frankfort, Ky – A task force charged with finding ways to replenish Kentucky's depleted unemployment insurance trust fund is holding frequent meetings in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh is keeping track of the panel's progress.

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Regional
4:58 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Kentucky health officials say state ready for swine flu

Bowling Green, Ky – In an effort to prepare for any possible swine flu outbreak in Kentucky, state health officials are requesting 100,000 doses of anti-viral treatments from a federal stockpile. In this report, Dan Modlin tells us how the state and individuals are preparing in case the swine flu shows up closer to home.

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Regional
4:54 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Wife of former DC sniper speaks at Ky event

Frankfort, Ky – The former wife of D-C Sniper John Muhammad was the keynote speaker at this year's Victims' Rights Day at the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there.

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Regional
12:16 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Opposition growing to elimination of tenure at Ky schools

Frankfort, Ky – Opposition is mounting to the elimination of tenure for new faculty hires at community colleges in Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has been tracking the growing insurrection.

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Regional
12:13 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Program aims to make first-time home buying in Ky easier

Frankfort, Ky – A new state program, which begins next month, will make it easier for Kentuckians to purchase their first home. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:32 am
Mon April 27, 2009

Ky Supreme Court rules on sex offender case

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Supreme Court says convicted sex offenders who move to Kentucky have a duty to register as sex offenders in the Commonwealth. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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