Regional
9:00 am
Wed September 24, 2008

Ky not seeing foreclosure crisis, at least not yet

Frankfort, Ky – The national mortgage crisis is driving foreclosure rates skyward in some states, but so far, that has not been the case in Kentucky. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, proactive steps taken by state leaders may be part of the reason why.

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Regional
5:07 am
Wed September 24, 2008

Guthrie's company threatens to sue over DCCC ad

Bowling Green, KY – A Louisville TV station has pulled an ad by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee attacking the business that employs Republican candidate Brett Guthrie. A lawyer representing the company has threatened to sue over the ad, saying it's "demonstrably false." Kevin Willis reports.

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Election 2008
10:58 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Candidates Debate in Tight KY-2 Race

Lexington, KY – The candidates for Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District seat are willing to go against the wishes of party leadership. Warren County Republican Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green and Daviess County Democrat David Boswell debated Monday night on Kentucky Educational Television.

To view the KET debate for KY-2 candidates, click here

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Regional
1:24 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Search for new head of CPE underway

Frankfort, Ky – The panel searching for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education continues to make good progress. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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Regional
1:22 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Ky cracking down on illegal online gambling sites

Frankfort, Ky – The Commonwealth of Kentucky is going after the domain names of internet websites offering illegal gambling opportunities to Kentucky citizens. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Election 2008
1:17 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Indiana sees unusual role as Presidential battleground state

Bowling Green, Ky – Indiana is usually an afterthought in Presidential elections, reliably voting Republican since 1964. But this year there are some indications that the contest between John McCain and Barack Obama may have put the Hoosier State in play. We spoke to University of Evansville Political Science Professor Robert Dion.

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Regional
1:12 am
Tue September 23, 2008

WKU Prof critical of media economic coverage

Bowling Green, Ky – A professor with the WKU Economics Department says the news media has oversimplified its reporting on the economy. Dr. Brian Strow says the poor coverage is contributing to confusion about financial institutions and the stock market. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:58 am
Fri September 19, 2008

Bunning blasts Fed's recent bailouts of AIG, Fannie, Freddie

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Bowling Green, Ky – Moves by the Federal Reserve to calm financial market turmoil have reignited a longstanding debate: how and when should the government intervene in free markets? Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning is one of the leading critics of the Fed's recent bailouts. Kevin Willis reports.

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Election 2008
3:47 am
Fri September 19, 2008

KY-2: Candidates to Debate on Kentucky Educational Television

Bowling Green, KY – The two candidates running for Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District will appear Monday night on Kentucky Educational Television in Lexington for a live debate.

Owensboro Democrat David Boswell will face Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie. The two are competing to replace retiring Congressman Ron Lewis.

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Regional
12:33 am
Fri September 19, 2008

GM's 100th anniversary bittersweet as BG plant lets workers go

Bowling Green, Ky – General Motors is celebrating its 100th anniversary, but the company is also slowing down production at its Bowling Green assembly plant. About 70 workers are being laid off, and plant manager Paul Graham says it's not clear how long those employees will be out of work. Dan Modlin has our story.

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