Regional
10:16 am
Thu September 9, 2010

State Health Officials Make Flu Shot Recommendations

Bowling Green, KY – Public Health Officials in Kentucky are recommending that most people in the state get a flu shot this year. The vaccine is now available in some parts of the
Commonwealth.

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Regional
10:09 am
Tue September 7, 2010

Suicide Prevention Leaders Call for Increased Public Awareness

QPR Trainer Bob Robey addresses a recent suicide prevention meeting at WKU.

Bowling Green, KY – Experts in the field say suicide prevention strategies can be effective, but a greater public awareness is needed. Leaders in the Kentucky Suicide Prevention group point to new educational programs in schools and inter-active projects that address cyber-bullying as positive steps taking place in the Commonwealth.

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Regional
9:40 am
Fri September 3, 2010

"Deafestival" Event Coming to Horse Cave

Dan Modlin talks with Virginia Moore and Anita Dowd of the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing....

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Regional
5:15 pm
Thu September 2, 2010

WKU Hilltoppers Will Face Nebraska in the Season Opener

WKU Team members prepare for the new season

Bowling Green, KY –
WKU will open the football season at Nebraska. The Hilltopper team is hoping to improve on last year's record.

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Regional
10:58 am
Wed September 1, 2010

International diplomacy expert at UK talks about challenges remaining in Iraq

Bowling Green, Ky – With President Obama officially announcing the end of combat operations in Iraq, Lisa Autry speaks with Carey Cavanaugh, Director of the Patterson School of Diplomacy at the University of Kentucky. Professor Cavanaugh talks about the many financial, political, and cultural challenges that remain in Iraq.

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Regional
10:55 am
Wed September 1, 2010

Summer Heat and Lack of Rain Take a Toll on Kentucky's Corn Crop

Bowling Green, KY – This summer's prolonged hot weather has hurt corn yields for many farmers. Some are now harvesting what's left of their crop----long before they would usually have combines in the field.

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Regional
3:07 pm
Mon August 30, 2010

Marking the 65th Anniversary of the Decision to Use Atomic Weapons at the End of World War Two

Bowling Green, KY – President Harry Truman was known for making tough decisions, and is remembered as the President who said , "the buck stops here." But few decisions could have been more difficult than the one he made to use atomic weapons in bombing missions against the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, in August of 1945.

WKU Public Radio has produced a special documentary report on that decision.

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Regional
12:03 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Governor Beshear talks furloughs, charter schools

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear speaks to WKU Public Radio about a host of subjects, including state worker furloughs, instant racing, charter schools, and the World Equestrian Games.

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Getting Children Vaccinated
9:19 am
Wed August 25, 2010

Kentucky Research Shows No Benefit to Delaying Childhood Vaccinations

Bowling Green, Ky – Delaying the vaccinations a child is to receive in the first year of life has no positive impact on that child's cognitive development. That's the conclusion of research conducted at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, and published in the journal Pediatrics. Researcher Dr. Michael Smith spoke to WKU Public Radio about the study, and WKU Nursing Instructor Deanna Hanson described the negative consequences of delaying or forgoing vaccinations.

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