Regional
12:23 pm
Mon June 1, 2009

GM Dealers See Better Times Ahead

Bowling Green, KY – As General Motors enters into bankruptcy protection, dealers think the automaker will emerge stronger and leaner. For now, dealers are hoping to allay any fears that consumers might have about purchasing a GM vehicle. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
12:10 pm
Mon June 1, 2009

Good News and Bad for General Motors' Kentucky and Tennessee Plants

Bowling Green, KY – General Motors says it will permanently close nine more plants and idle three otehrs to trim production and labor costs under bankruptcy protection. Lisa Autry has more on the future of GM factories in Kentucky and Tennessee.

Regional
10:18 am
Mon June 1, 2009

Kentucky Governor Will Call Special Session

Consensus Forecasting Group meets in Frankfort to determine extent of budget deficit.

Frankfort, KY – A independent panel of economists has confirmed Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's fears. The state is facing a budget shortfall near one billion dollars heading into next fiscal year which begins July 1st. A battle could be brewing between Senate leaders and Governor Beshear over the need for a special legislative session. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.

Regional
4:51 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

General Motors Nearing Bankruptcy

Bowling Green – General Motors is on the brink of bankruptcy ahead of a government-imposed deadline next Monday. In this report, Lisa Autry has differing views on whether GM is any better off today than when it began restructuring six months ago.

Regional
3:22 pm
Wed May 27, 2009

Beshear reverses English-only driving test policy

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has quickly reversed a new policy requiring the state's written driver's license test to be offered only in English. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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Regional
11:35 am
Wed May 27, 2009

Derby Chef fills a tall order

Bowling Green, KY – Good food is always part of Derby weekend in Kentucky. In this report, Joe Corcoran speaks with the man tasked with feeding more than 100 thousand people.

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Regional
9:26 am
Wed May 27, 2009

McConnell mum on opinions concerning Sotomayor

Bowling Green, Ky – In a visit to Bowling Green, Senator Mitch McConnell said he is not pre-judging President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. Kentucky's senior Senator said he wants to closely examine the record of Sonia Sotomayor before giving any opinions. Sotomayor is President Obama's first pick for the high court, and is the first Hispanic woman ever nominated for the job. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
4:54 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Ky has fourth highest number of kids at risk of hunger

Elizabethtown, Ky – A new study shows Kentucky with the fourth-highest number of children ages five and under who are at risk of hunger. The Feeding America study highlights the impact the ongoing recession is having on those who were struggling even in the best of times. We spoke with Tami Delaney, who works with the Elizabethtown-based America's Second Harvest of Kentucky's Heartland.

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Regional
4:54 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Ky has fourth highest number of kids at risk of hunger

Elizabethtown, Ky – A new study shows Kentucky with the fourth-highest number of children ages five and under who are at risk of hunger. The Feeding America study highlights the impact the ongoing recession is having on those who were struggling even in the best of times. We spoke with Tami Delaney, who works with the Elizabethtown-based America's Second Harvest of Kentucky's Heartland.

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Regional
4:48 pm
Tue May 26, 2009

Kentucky jobless rate still at 25-year high

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's unemployment rate held steady from March to April, but remains at a 25-year high. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest numbers.

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