Regional
2:28 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

Auditor says KACO executives committed wasteful spending

Frankfort, Ky – Extravagant spending has been revealed in a State Auditor's examination of the finances of the Kentucky Association of Counties. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:25 pm
Thu October 29, 2009

WKU taking steps to lessen number of students needing remedial help

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is announcing a new partnership with the Green River Regional Education Cooperative. The two organizations will work together to address concerns about the relatively high number of students who need remedial classes when they get to college. WKU Provost Barbara Burch spoke to WKU Public Radio about the issue.

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Regional
2:34 pm
Wed October 28, 2009

Kentucky's 529 college tuition plans are in the red

Bowling Green, Ky – In the last two decades, families around the country have invested in state funds that pledge to cover the cost of attending college, no matter how much tuition increases. These 529 funds allow parents to pay future tuition costs at today's prices. But now most state-run programs are in the red. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
9:22 am
Wed October 28, 2009

Beshear effort underway to move Ky Senate Democratic

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has chosen another powerful Senate Republican to fill a gubernatorial appointment. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, the governor's intentions are clear.

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Regional
10:08 am
Tue October 27, 2009

Warren County attorney says FAA should address pilot fatigue

Bowling Green, Ky – A Bowling Green attorney who specializes in aviation cases says pilot fatigue has become a serious safety concern. Steve Hixson says a Northwest Airlines flight that went well beyond its destination in Minneapolis last week is raising questions about the issue. Regardless of whether pilot fatigue was a factor in this particular case, Hixson says the FAA should address the matter.

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Regional
10:03 am
Tue October 27, 2009

Beshear denies political motives involved in Kelly appointment

Dan Kelly

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his appointment of former Senate Majority Leader Dan Kelly to a circuit judgeship. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
2:41 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

WKU women's basketball player accepts plea deal

Arnika Brown

Bowling Green, Ky – A WKU women's basketball player is accepting a plea deal in her counterfeiting case that was set to go to trial. Kevin Willis has this story.

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Regional
2:31 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

Dan Kelly chosen to fill vacant judgeship

Dan Kelly

Frankfort, Ky – As expected, former Kentucky Sen. Dan Kelly of Springfield has been chosen to fill a vacant circuit judgeship that serves Green, Marion, Taylor and Washington counties. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
1:52 pm
Mon October 26, 2009

McConnell faces challenge of keeping GOP relevant in Senate

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is assuming a higher profile in Washington these days in opposition to a Democratic White House and Congress. As the leader of Senate Republicans, McConnell's challenge is keeping his party relevant in policy-making. Lisa Autry reports on the Louisville Republican's efforts to preserve his party's presence in the Senate.

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Regional
9:16 am
Mon October 26, 2009

Former GOP floor leader Kelly nominated for judgeship

Dan Kelly

Frankfort, Ky – As expected, Kentucky Sen. Dan Kelly has been nominated to fill a vacant circuit judgeship in the 11th Judicial Circuit. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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