Bowling Green, Ky – It's been a year many dairy farmers would like to forget. Low milk prices have contributed to reduced income, and some have found that the value of their dairy herds has declined. Dan Modlin reports on how Kentucky dairy farmers are being impacted.
Frankfort, Ky – Just call him Senator. Republican Rep. Jimmy Higdon of Lebanon won a decisive victory in last night's special election in a central Kentucky senatorial district. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
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.
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.
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.
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.