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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Regional
11:57 am
Thu May 21, 2009

Ky surgeon home from Afghanistan tells of country's needs

Bowling Green, KY – An Air Force surgeon from Warren County recently returned from a deployment in Afghanistan. Dr. Brian Moore is Chief of Surgery at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. He told WKU Public Radio that Afghanistan is a nation in desperate need of basic services following more than 30 years of war. Dr. Moore spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
9:18 am
Thu May 21, 2009

WKU Hilltoppers ready for Sun Belt baseball tourney

Bowling Green, Ky – The Sun Belt Conference Baseball tournament is underway in Alabama. The WKU Hilltoppers have won a share of the regular season conference championship. Dan Modlin spoke with play-by-play announcer Randy Lee about the Sun Belt tourney.

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Regional
3:13 pm
Mon May 18, 2009

WKU historian discusses Obama's high court decision

Bowling Green, Ky – President Obama is weighing possible nominees to fill the vacancy soon to be left by Justice David Souter. WKU historian Patty Minter says, as always, it won't be an easy decision given the politics involved. She spoke to our Joe Corcoran.

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Regional
3:04 pm
Mon May 18, 2009

Ky economic experts predict turnaround by early 2010

Bowling Green, Ky – An unscientific survey of Kentucky businesses and economists predicts the state economy will start turning around by early next year. In this report, we hear about the current and future state of the Commonwealth's coffers.

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