Bowling Green, Ky – In light of the recent workplace shootings in Henderson that took 6 lives, WKU experts in the field of counseling talked to WKU Public Radio about potential warning signs at the office. Dan Modlin has our report.
Bowling Green, Ky – An employee returned to a Henderson plant after a break and shot several co-workers before killing himself. At least 6 are dead following the violence at Atlantis Plastics. Kevin Willis has the latest.
Frankfort, Ky – Leadership races in the Kentucky General Assembly won't be decided until January, but the campaigning is already underway. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says that's particularly the case among House Democrats
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is being generous with his praise for lawmakers on both sides of the aisle involved in pension reform efforts. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Bowling Green, Ky – A new report released by the Giving USA Foundation shows that Americans gave a record amount to charity in 2007, topping $300 billion for the first time. This all comes despite the constant drumbeat of bad economic news over the past year. Lisa Autry spoke with Giving USA board member Bob Lewis of Lexington, Ky.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky House members are saying their goodbyes to Majority Whip Rob Wilkey, who is retiring. Lawmakers were also stunned to hear news of the sudden death of longtime Henderson Rep. Gross Lindsay. Tony Mcveigh reports from Frankfort.
Bowling Green, Ky – Experts in the field of brain injury say helmets can be among the most important safety equipment young people can own, especially if they are involved in a variety of potentially dangerous summer activities. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Edward Hall, director of the Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center at UK.
Bowling Green, Ky – Gov. Steve Beshear promised to call a special session of the legislature if lawmakers could come to an agreement beforehand on reforming the pension system for state workers. The session is now up and running. Our Dan Modlin has this report featuring comments by Gov. Beshear, House Speaker Jody Richards, Senate President David Williams, and head of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Dave Adkisson.
Lexington, KY – Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has a number of potential VP picks, including some female candidates that may appeal to the women's vote, according to Al Cross, Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues at the University of Kentucky, speaking on WUKY radio on Wednesday.