Bowling Green, Ky – The recent upheaval in financial markets has prompted some investors to consider dramatic changes in their investment strategy. But Kelly May of the State Department of Financial Institutions says rash decisions can be costly in the long run. May also cautions investors to be wary of high pressure offers which must be acted upon quickly. Dan Modlin has this report on investment strategy in the face of a down market.
Frankfort, Ky – A diverse coalition of religious organizations in Kentucky is calling for a calm, dignified approach to the ongoing discussion of state and national immigration issues. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh covered the group's news conference at the State Capitol.
Lexington, KY – Jon Larson is a well-known Lexington defense attorney running as the Republican for the Kentucky 6th Congressional District seat. He describes himself as someone who represents the interests of poor people, the handicapped, immigrants, and prisoners.
Larson is challenging incumbent Democrat Ben Chandler.
Bowling Green, Ky – The candidates for Kentucky's 2nd District US House seat met for a debate in Bowling Green. Democrat David Boswell and Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie were asked about the government's intervention in the financial markets, the national debt, the No Child Left Behind Act, and more. Kevin Willis was there, and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Steve Beshear is reassuring Kentuckians his administration is doing all it can to help the commonwealth weather the current financial storms. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.
Bowling Green, Ky – A number of organizations representing the interests of blind and visually-impaired people are speaking out against a movie released this month by Miramax Films. The movie "Blindness" has been criticized for depicting blind people as ruthless and helpless. Dr. Ron Milliman is a marketing professor at WKU and vice-president of the South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Nashville, TN – In the second presidential debate, economic issues were not surprisingly front and center. Barack Obama and John McCain met at Nashville's Belmont University, and exchanged differing views on the causes of the current economic turmoil, as well as ideas on what should be done. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry was in the Music City debate night, and has this report.