Regional
9:19 am
Wed December 9, 2009

Kentucky's state capitol to be adorned with new murals

The Capitol building in Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – Plans are being made to place murals depicting Kentucky's rich history on the walls of the rotunda of the State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
11:16 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Effort underway to increase access to higher education

Bowling Green, Ky – Leaders from 24 public colleges and university systems are working together on an "Access to Success Initiative", to increase the number of low-income and minority students completing college. Britt Kirwan, the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, says the country has a great deal at stake regarding the matter. Dan Modlin reports.

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Regional
9:30 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Some Ky lawmakers pushing for tax code changes

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear is ruling out any kind of tax reform in the upcoming legislative session. But some lawmakers say given Kentucky's deficit and need for new revenue, now is the perfect time to consider a revamping of the state's tax code. Lisa Autry has our report.

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Regional
9:25 am
Tue December 8, 2009

How is Beshear doing halfway through his term as Governor?

Frankfort, Ky – Thursday marks the midpoint of Gov. Steve Beshear's first term as Kentucky's chief executive. To assess the administration's performance, the governor is sitting down with reporters at the State Capitol, including Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:23 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Beshear: layoffs and furloughs possible in light of budget troubles

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says all options are on the table, including layoffs and furloughs, to balance the state budget. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:35 am
Mon December 7, 2009

Latest Ky revenue projections to show improvement

Frankfort, Ky – Later this month, revenue projections on which Kentucky's next biennial budget will be based will be delivered to state leaders. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Arts & Culture
4:16 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

WKU Pre-College Strings Program Looking to Expand

Ching-Yi Lin

Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU Pre-College Strings Program is an effort to encourage Warren County public school students to learn string instruments. The program's newest instructor is Ching Yi-Lin, who is hoping to expand the program to disadvantaged young people throughout the region. Kevin Willis spoke with Ching-Yi and one of her pupils about the program's goals.

Regional
4:08 pm
Thu December 3, 2009

Kentucky misses out on Harley-Davidson plant

Frankfort, Ky – Harley-Davidson won't be moving its Pennsylvania motorcycle assembly plant to Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh tells us why.

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Regional
10:53 am
Thu December 3, 2009

Special Senate race could have big impact on legislature

Frankfort, Ky – All eyes will be on five central Kentucky counties Tuesday for a special election to fill a vacant state senate seat. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says the election results could have deep repercussions.

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Regional
4:40 pm
Tue December 1, 2009

Capitol rotunda getting facelift

Frankfort, Ky – Scaffolding now completely fills the rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol, where extensive renovation and repair work is underway. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh gives us an exclusive view from the top.

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