Regional
1:27 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

State Officials Recommend Vaccination Againt Pertussis

Regional
12:59 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Hal Rogers Hopes to Land Powerful Chairmanship

Washington – Kentucky's fifth district congressman could lead the House Appropriations Committee as Republicans assume control of the U-S House in January. Hal Rogers of Somerset will find out Tuesday if he's been chosen chairman of the appropriations committee. Lisa Autry reports.

Regional
12:56 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Restuarant Scam Hits KY

Frankfort – The Kentucky Department for Public Health is warning of a nationwide scam targeting restaurants. Lisa Autry has details in this report.

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Regional
12:52 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

KY State Government Promotes Small Business Tax Credit

Frankfort – Small businesses in Kentucky will soon be eligible for a tax credit when they hire new employees. Mark Johnson with the state Cabinet for Economic Development says up until now, the tax incentives were only available to large manufacturers.

"Those businesses have certainly needed that type of assistance, but this program is really going to be for retail-based business, service-based business that typically in the past have not had access to this type of program."

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Regional
12:44 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Fort Knox Transformation On Schedule

Frankfort – Good progress is being made on conversion of the Fort Knox Army post to a new mission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was at a briefing for state lawmakers.

Regional
2:39 pm
Mon December 6, 2010

Court Interpreters are in Demand in Kentucky Courtrooms

Ervin Dimeny speaks to the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club

Bowling Green, KY – Officials with the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts say there is a growing need for interpreters in the state's courtrooms. Interpretive services can be made available to those who don't speak English, and to those who don't understand the language well enough to fully comprehend the workings of the court.
In addition, services are available to those with hearing loss.

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Regional
9:55 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Book About Todd Gibbs to be Released Nationally

Bowling Green, KY – Many of the people who knew Todd Gibbs describe him as being a remarkable person. Although he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of five, this Allen County native became a newspaper columnist, radio news director, basketball referee, and youth and church leader. He was also the "National Cystic Fibrosis Poster Representative" and traveled to the White House to meet the President. A book about his life ("Not a Wasted Breath") will be released nationally on December 14th.

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Regional
9:55 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Book About Todd Gibbs to be Released Nationally

Bowling Green, KY – Many of the people who knew Todd Gibbs describe him as being a remarkable person. Although he was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of five, this Allen County native became a newspaper columnist, radio news director, basketball referee, and youth and church leader. He was also the "National Cystic Fibrosis Poster Representative" and traveled to the White House to meet the President. A book about his life ("Not a Wasted Breath") will be released nationally on December 14th.

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Regional
9:19 am
Fri December 3, 2010

It's lawmakers vs. administration over "Passport" blame

Frankfort, Ky – The debate over Kentucky's huge contract with Passport for regional Medicaid services continues to rage in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh witnessed three hours of verbal jousting over the topic.

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Regional
9:15 am
Fri December 3, 2010

Filmmaker in Bowling Green to showcase Burmese refugees

Bowling Green, Ky – More than 1,000 refugees from Burma have arrived in Bowling Green in recent years. For more than 60 years, Burma's military regime has persecuted ethnic minorities, prompting many to flee their country for refugee camps in Thailand. From there, some have made it to the US. Documentary filmmaker Paco Beltran is in Bowling Green to see how some of these refugees have settled into life in southern Kentucky. Lisa Autry has our story.

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