Bowling Green, KY – WKU Political Science Professor Ed Yager has recently completed a book on the political life of Ronald Reagan. In it, he discusses the importance of Reagan switching political parties in the 1960s. Dan Modlin has this interview with Professor Yager.
Frankfort, KY – The viewing of political web logs--or blogs--by state employees on state time is being blocked by Governor Fletcher's administration. As Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, one blogger in particular is extremely upset with the move.
Bowling Green, KY – A good-bye ceremony is planned for next Thursday, as nearly 500 Kentucky Army National Guard soldiers prepare to head to Iraq. Many of the soldiers come from Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, and Knox counties. Kevin Willis has this report on the deployment of the "Mountain Warriors."
Frankfort, KY – It's being called the largest deployment of Kentucky Army National Guard troops in response to Operation: Iraqi Freedom. It affects many Guardsmen in Pulaski, Laurel, Whitley, and Knox counties. Kevin Willis has this report.
Bowling Green – Kentucky lawmakers are going into special session Thursday to deal with tax relief for small businesses. In this report, Lisa Autry reports on how the alternative minimum calculation (AMC) tax is affecting businesses in the Commonwealth.
Somerset, KY – Four workers at Communities of Oakwood have been arrested and charged with felony abuse after allegedly assaulting a patient. The Pulaski County facility is Kentucky's largest home for mentally retarded adults. Lisa Autry has this report.
Washington, DC – Kentucky Rep. Ed Whitfield will hold hearings after learning federal authorities and numerous local police agencies nationwide have gathered the phone records of private individuals. Kevin Willis has this story.