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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.