Bowling Green, Ky – GM plans to trim 20% of its hourly US workforce by July 1st. Earlier, GM announced a new round of buyouts and early retirement incentives aimed at returning to profitability. GM also posted the worst annual loss of any US automaker in history. Lisa Autry spoke with national spokesman Dan Flores and the president of Bowling Green area UAW chapter Eldon Renaud.
Frankfort, Ky – Bad weather forced cancellation of ceremonies in Hodgenville Tuesday that were to launch a 2 year celebration of President Lincoln's birth. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, state lawmakers in Frankfort moved ahead with their own tribute to a native son in Kentucky.
Bowling Green, Ky – US leaders recently have openly called on European countries to send more fighting troops to southern Afghanistan, where the toughest Taliban-related fighting is taking place. WKU Political Science Professor Roger Murphy says the US and Europe have differing views over what role NATO forces should be playing in Afghanistan. He spoke with our Kevin Willis.
Scottsville, Ky – Allen County, Kentucky is one of the hardest-hit areas from the recent line of storms that ravaged parts of this state, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Alabama. Lisa Autry visited the Scottsville area to see the damage firsthand.
Bowling Green, Ky – A series of forums is being held in Kentucky regarding services for vocational rehabilitation. Dan Modlin spoke to Dr. David Beach, with the Kentucky Office for Vocational Rehabilitation.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Athletics Director Wood Selig announced recently that the school would eliminate the men's soccer program due to budget constraints. This has obviously angered the campus and local soccer community, with many of them marching on WKU President Gary Ransdell's house to voice their displeasure. Joe Corcoran reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park are looking at several plans to preserve the trail system at the world-famous site. Pubic Information Officer Vicki Carson spoke to Dan Modlin about the efforts.