Frankfort, KY – The special session of the Kentucky General Assembly to reduce the tax burden on small businesses is history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh covered the session and put together this overview.
Bowling Green, KY – The Commissioner of Public Health in Kentucky is urging local governments to pass smoking bans following the release of a report by the US Surgeon General. Kevin Willis has this story.
Bowling Green, KY – US Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky is speaking out against the New York Times over its reporting on a top-secret program that monitors the activities of suspected terrorists. Kevin Willis has this story.
Bowling Green, KY – The mayor of Glasgow is speaking out for the first time since being indicted last week on charges he conspired with two city employees to steal public funds. Lisa Autry has this story.
Frankfort, KY – State employees are now being denied access to Public Radio websites by Governor Fletcher's administration. But Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says that's not the case for the websites of some commercial radio stations.
Frankfort, KY – The president of the Kentucky Senate wants Governor Fletcher to expand the agenda of the current special session, but Fletcher appears disinclined to do so. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky is ranked in the bottom ten states when it comes to the well-being of children. The Commonwealth is listed 42nd of 50 states according to the latest "Kids Count" survey from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Lisa Autry has this story.
Bowling Green – Bowling Green Police, working with WKU police, the city fire department and the ATF, announced last Friday that a 22-year-old and four juveniles are under arrest in a series of fires around Western Kentucky University. Lisa Autry has details.
Glasgow, KY – Glasgow mayor Darrell Pickett has been indicted on a felony charge of complicity to theft by deception. The acts allegedly took place while Pickett was Glasgow's police chief. Lisa Autry has this story.