Regional
2:33 am
Fri October 10, 2008

Guthrie, Boswell meet in BG for final debate

Bowling Green, Ky – The candidates for Kentucky's 2nd District US House seat met for a debate in Bowling Green. Democrat David Boswell and Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie were asked about the government's intervention in the financial markets, the national debt, the No Child Left Behind Act, and more. Kevin Willis was there, and has this report.

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Regional
2:47 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Beshear appoints Economic Action Team

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Steve Beshear is reassuring Kentuckians his administration is doing all it can to help the commonwealth weather the current financial storms. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Regional
2:45 am
Thu October 9, 2008

WKU Prof critical of film depiction of the blind

Bowling Green, Ky – A number of organizations representing the interests of blind and visually-impaired people are speaking out against a movie released this month by Miramax Films. The movie "Blindness" has been criticized for depicting blind people as ruthless and helpless. Dr. Ron Milliman is a marketing professor at WKU and vice-president of the South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Election 2008
11:50 am
Wed October 8, 2008

In Nashville, McCain and Obama spar on economic issues

Nashville, TN – In the second presidential debate, economic issues were not surprisingly front and center. Barack Obama and John McCain met at Nashville's Belmont University, and exchanged differing views on the causes of the current economic turmoil, as well as ideas on what should be done. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry was in the Music City debate night, and has this report.

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Regional
11:46 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Funeral plans set for Ky lawmaker killed in auto accident

Bowling Green, Ky – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for Rep. Larry Belcher, who was killed in an auto accident on I-65 in Edmonson County. As Kevin Willis reports, the services will held in the lawmaker's hometown of Shepherdsville.

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Regional
11:44 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Ky veterans and seniors need to file soon to get stimulus checks

Bowling Green, Ky – Some 60,000 Kentucky military veterans and senior citizens have yet to file the necessary tax forms to receive their economic stimulus checks. IRS spokeswoman Jodie Reynolds spoke to Dan Modlin about what these Kentuckians need to do.

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Regional
10:59 am
Mon October 6, 2008

Belmont in spotlight as candidates ready for debate

Nashville, TN – Belmont University in Nashville is basking in the spotlight as the site of the second presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry went to Belmont and spoke with administrators and students to learn about the intense preparation that has gone into the event.

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Regional
4:30 am
Mon October 6, 2008

Ky Education Commish back at work after stroke

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Education Commissioner Jon Draud, who suffered a mild stroke a month ago, is easing his way back into his job in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Regional
3:29 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Ky Attorney General trying to block early release of inmates

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General, Jack Conway, has gone to court in an effort to block the early release of some state inmates. The President of the Commonwealth's Attorney Association, Chris Cohron, explains why the public should be concerned. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
2:29 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Proposed bailout would change the course of US financial system

Bowling Green, Ky – With Americans being bombarded with news coverage about a proposed multi-billion dollar financial market bailout, it's easy to become overwhelmed. In this special documentary by Dan Modlin, WKU Public Radio takes a measured, in-depth look at the package being considered by Congress, and the possible positive and negative ramifications of its passage. We hear from a variety of experts in economics and political science, including WKU Professors Ed Yager, Brian Goff, and Dennis Wilson.

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