Bowling Green, KY – The Khmer Rouge genocide led to the deaths of nearly 2 million Cambodians during the 1970s. Remarkably, not one single person has ever been brought to trial for the slaughter. But now, tribunals are being formed to prosecute some of the surviving Khmer Rouge leaders. We hear from Alex Hinton, an anthropology professor at Rutgers, and expert on the upcoming tribunals.
Bowling Green, KY – The Federal Reserve Board meets today (Tuesday) to consider whether or not to raise interest rates. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell returns to our studio to offer his take on the health of the US economy.
Frankfort, KY – Every year on the first Saturday of August, thousands of people descend upon a tiny Catholic parish in far western Kentucky for the Fancy Farm picnic. Tony McVeigh has this look at this year's event.
Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher is reacting to news that Secretary of State Trey Grayson is considering a run against him in next May's Republican gubernatorial primary. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, KY – A citation against the Communities at Oakwood in Somerset says investigators failed to quickly act upon learning of alleged patient abuse. The Kentucky Associated Press says the latest incident took place in June. Kevin Willis has more.
Frankfort, Ky – A small Catholic parish in western Kentucky becomes the epicenter of the state's political world this weekend. It's time for the 126th annual Fancy Farm picnic. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports on the history and meaning behind the event.