Election 2008
12:38 am
Fri October 24, 2008

Energy issues: what do Kentucky's Senate candidates say?

Gilbertsville, Ky – In this special report, Lisa Autry examines what Kentucky's US Senate candidates have to say about the most important energy issues impacting our region and nation. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford recently met in Gilbertsville for their final debate before the November election.

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Regional
12:31 am
Fri October 24, 2008

WKU English Prof has poem read on "The Writer's Almanac"

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Public Radio listeners are likely accustomed to hearing Garrison Keillor read poetry during our weekday feature "The Writer's Almanac." Keillor recently read a poem written by WKU English Professor Tom Hunley. In this special feature, Dan Modlin spoke with Tom about the honor, and about the art of writing poetry.

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Election 2008
11:26 am
Thu October 23, 2008

McConnell, Lunsford Meet in Kentucky Debate

Gilbertsville, KY – Kentucky's U.S. Senate race has garnered national attention as polls show the race tightening to almost dead even. Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford met at Kentucky Dam Village on Thursday for a final battle of wits before the November 4th election.

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Regional
10:23 am
Thu October 23, 2008

McConnell, Lunsford clash at last Senate debate

Gilbertsville, Ky – Republican Mitch McConnell finds himself in a suddenly tight re-election battle against Democrat Bruce Lunsford. Thursday morning in western Kentucky, the two squared off at their final face-to-face meeting before the November 4th election. The candidates clashed on almost every issue brought up. Lisa Autry was there, and has this report.

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Regional
7:03 am
Thu October 23, 2008

WKU President addresses campus incidents

Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU campus was a tense place Wednesday as several incidents led to rumors of gunfire and hostages. When the smoke cleared, all that was left was a series of physical altercations. WKU President Gary Ransdell addressed the situation at a news conference Thursday. Kevin Willis has more.

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Election 2008
4:13 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Six More Write-In Presidential Candidates Qualify In KY

Frankfort, KY – Their names won't appear on the ballot, but so far, at least six people have qualified to be write-in candidates for president in Kentucky's November 4th election.

Among them are conservative Alan Keyes of Maryland and Keith Judd, a federal prison inmate in Beaumont, Texas.

At least three Kentuckians have qualified as write-ins, including Billy Mills of Morgantown, Shelley Upchurch of Ft. Thomas and Leonard Habermehl of Frankfort.

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Regional
9:43 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Panel looking for ways to make Ky college more affordable

Frankfort, Ky – A 25-member panel appointed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will look for ways to make college in the commonwealth more affordable and accessible. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Election 2008
9:41 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Effort to prevent voter fraud in Ky underway

Frankfort, Ky – Two of Kentucky's constitutional officers are teaming up to prevent voter fraud in the November 4th presidential election. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
6:55 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Ky's prison population exploding; lawmakers looking for solutions

Frankfort, Ky – A burgeoning prison population, and the human and financial costs associated with it, has Kentucky lawmakers considering a major overhaul of the state's penal code. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
6:52 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Hoptown Senator denies fraud allegations

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Senator Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville and Murray State University are rebutting fraud allegations leveled against Pendleton by the state Republican Party. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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