Regional
10:52 am
Mon March 15, 2010

WKU lecture guest says total elimination of nuclear weapons not realistic

Bowling Green, KY – A political scientist who will be speaking at WKU next week says world leaders should focus on managing nuclear weapons, rather than trying to abolish them. Dr. Richard Harknett of the University of Cincinnati believes it's unrealistic to think the world will be totally free of such weapons. Harknett is the upcoming Boyd-Luebkker Lecture Series guest at WKU. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:41 am
Wed March 10, 2010

Wildlife Experts Urge Kentuckians To Get To Know Their Howling Neighbors

Bowling Green – Although their population is not increasing, coyotes are now permanent residents of the state of Kentucky. In this report, Dan Modlin speaks with a UK wildlife specialist about the positive and negative contributions from coyotes.

Regional
10:06 am
Tue March 9, 2010

Kentucky death penalty procedures being reviewed

Frankfort, Ky – The revised protocol for carrying out the Death Penalty in Kentucky has been reviewed by a legislative oversight committee in Frankfort. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:59 am
Tue March 9, 2010

More seniors getting Social Security info online

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Social Security Administration say increasing numbers of senior citizens are going online to obtain and provide social security information. David Smith is the District Manager of the Bowling Green office. She talked to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:55 am
Mon March 8, 2010

Expanded gambling bills remain alive in Kentucky General Assembly

Frankfort, Ky – Time is running out on the 2010 legislative session, but bills to help Kentucky's horse industry through expanded gambling remain alive in the House and Senate. We get an update from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Haiti's Earthquake
4:35 pm
Fri March 5, 2010

Owensboro Surgeon Returning to Haiti on Medical Mission

Owensboro, Ky – For the second time since a massive earthquake hit Haiti in January, Dr. Philip Hurley of Owensboro is heading on a medical mission. Hurley is an orthopedic surgeon who is volunteering his time to help the countless victims of the quake. On his first trip, Dr. Hurley performed numerous operations, including many amputations. He's expecting more of the same this trip. He spoke with Kevin Willis from his Daviess County office.

Regional
2:13 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Bill boosting Kentucky's dropout age moving in legislature

Frankfort, KY – Legislation boosting Kentucky's drop out age, which has the backing of first lady Jane Beshear, continues moving forward in the 2010 General Assembly. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
2:11 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

House leaders say they're on verge of budget deal

Frankfort, Ky – For the past few days, Kentucky House leaders have been saying they're very close to a state budget agreement. Now, it looks like the wait may be over. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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Health
4:09 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

New Owensboro Rehab Center Takes Different Approach to Helping Addicts

Owensboro, Ky – In Owensboro, an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center is taking an unusual approach in helping addicts get clean. The Owensboro Regional Recovery center doesn't employ doctors, nurses, or professional counselors. Instead, former addicts serve as peer mentors for residents. The Daviess County facility targets male addicts who are homeless. Kevin Willis recently visited the center and has our report.

Regional
4:04 pm
Mon March 1, 2010

Kentucky's Homeland Security Director warns against being complacent

Bowling Green, Ky – The Executive Director of the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security says there is a risk of terrorism in the Bluegrass State. Tom Preston says it would be a mistake to become complacent about the issue just because most Kentuckians don't live in or near large population centers. Preston recently spoke at the Bowling Green Noon Rotary Club. Dan Modlin has our report.

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