Regional
12:01 pm
Wed January 27, 2010

Kentucky needs more Census workers

Bowling Green, Ky – The US Census Bureau is still looking for part-time workers in Kentucky. Federal officials say filling census-taker positions has been harder than expected, especially in southern and eastern Kentucky. Lisa Autry speaks with Lanny Brannock in the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.

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Regional
11:56 am
Wed January 27, 2010

Beshear gives tax reform ideas little chance of passing

Bowling Green, Ky – In a wide-ranging interview with WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry, Governor Beshear said it's now up to lawmakers to come up with ways to fill the state's massive budget deficit. The Governor said talk of tax reform is likely just that--talk. This interview originally aired during Morning Edition on Wednesday, January 27.

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Regional
2:10 pm
Tue January 26, 2010

Kentucky Census Jobs Remain Unfilled

Bowling Green – The federal government needs more census takers on the ground in Kentucky. Recruiting workers has been especially difficult in the eastern half of the state. Lisa Autry has this interview with Wayne Hatcher, a regional director for the U.S. Census Bureau.

Regional
12:07 pm
Tue January 26, 2010

Owensboro businessman files to run against Guthrie

Bowling Green – Kentucky Congressman Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green will have a challenger in this year's election. Owensboro realtor Ed Marksberry has filed to run for the second district seat. Lisa Autry reports.

Regional
11:10 am
Mon January 25, 2010

It's the last week for comments on postal changes in Bowling Green and London

Bowling Green, Ky – This week marks the deadlines for those who would like to submit written comments on postal service professionals to consolidate services. This issue has led to some controversy in the state, as the postal service looks for ways to reduce costs. Dan Modlin reports on how the proposed changes could impact postal facilities in Bowling Green and London, Ky.

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Regional
12:32 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Kentucky's universities asking lawmakers to avoid higher ed cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Public university presidents in Kentucky are urging state lawmakers to hold the line on further budget cuts. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
12:30 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Casino gambling effort killed in Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – It's over for Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's budget proposal based on gambling revenues. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
12:26 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

PRIDE cleanup effort underway in Kentucky

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky PRIDE fund will be used to help cleanup numerous dump sites in the state. Chris Fitzpatrick says participating counties agree to provide a 25% match for the cleanup of dump sites costing less than $50,000. Dan Modlin reports on the environmental effort.

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Regional
7:47 am
Wed January 20, 2010

In budget address, Beshear bets on casino-style gaming

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear wants to use revenue from casino-style gambling at horse tracks to balance the state's next biennial budget. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
5:31 pm
Thu January 14, 2010

Trey Grayson Launches U.S. Senate Bid in High Tech Fashion

Bowling Green – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson officially launched his bid for U.S. Senate Thursday. The Republican candidate is going to the world wide web to speak with as many voters as possible. Lisa Autry has this report.

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