Owensboro, Ky – The WKU Board of Regents has given approval to a plan that would move the school's football program to the Division 1A ranks. Dan Modlin was in Owensboro where the Regents were meeting, and has this report.
Radcliff, Ky – First Lady Laura Bush came to Hardin County to speak on behalf of 2nd District Congressman Ron Lewis. Republicans hope the visit by Mrs. Bush will increase GOP turnout in the area next Tuesday. Kevin Willis was at the Radcliff event, and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU History Professor Ed Yaeger has written a new book on the political life of Ronald Reagan. Yaeger discusses his book, "Ronald Reagan's Journey: From Democrat to Republican" with Dan Modlin.
Bowling Green, Ky – Health officials in Kentucky say taking a daily vitamin containing folic acid can help to reduce the number of birth defects in the Commonwealth. Dan Modlin reports on the efforts to decrease the high rates of spina bifida in Kentucky.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU History Department Professor Hugh Phillips talks to Dan Modlin about several challenges facing Russia: choosing their next leader, Iran, and North Korea. Dr. Phillips specializes in teaching the history of Russia.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Adjutant General Donald Storm is in Iraq, checking on state National Guard soldiers serving there. It was almost midnight when the General put in a call to Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio.
Bowling Green, KY – Innovative research using stem cells taken from the noses of adult humans is being conducted at the University of Louisville. Techniques used at U of L have helped cure spinal cord injuries in lab rats. Dan Modlin spoke to the man behind the groundbreaking research.
Morehead, Ky – Kentucky's fifth district Congressman says satellites and computers are making up for problems once associated with the eastern part of the Commonwealth. Somerset Republican Hal Rogers believes rapidly changing technologies in the field of telecommunications are a tremendous boost to southeastern Kentucky. Kevin Willis reports.
John Bowers talks with Dan Modlin about internet2.
Bowling Green – The Internet2 System is expected to offer a host of new educational opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the country. In this interview, Dan Modlin learns more about the new system from John Bowers, Director of Academic Technology at WKU.