Regional
4:48 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

McConnell will support Obama if President boosts Afghan war effort

Bowling Green, Ky – A new report from the top US commander in Afghanistan is raising questions about whether the US should do more to support the war effort in that country. General Stanley McChrystal says "under-resourcing" the Afghanistan war could lead to defeat. Kentucky's senior US Senator, Mitch McConnell, says he'll support President Obama if the administration takes steps to provide additional military support. McConnell spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
4:31 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

Ethics complaint against Ky Senate Minority leader dismissed

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has dismissed an ethics complaint against Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Ed Worley of Richmond. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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Regional
5:19 pm
Mon September 21, 2009

Domestic violence measure named in honor of Amanda Ross

Frankfort, Ky – Another level of protection for alleged victims of domestic violence is at the heart of legislation to be offered this week by Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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The Economy Project
4:31 pm
Mon September 21, 2009

First Time Home Buyers Rush to Buy Before Tax Credit Deadline

Bowling Green, Ky – First time home buyers across the nation will be scrambling in the next few weeks to take advantage of a government tax credit before it expires.

The deadline for receiving the $8,000 credit isn't until December, but experts say, homes should be under contract much sooner in order to still qualify.

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Regional
10:40 am
Mon September 21, 2009

Unique Mammoth Cave program to air on WKYU PBS

Bowling Green, Ky – A new public television report on Mammoth Cave will be premiering across the region during the first week in October. WKYU PBS producer-director Cheryl Beckley says the unique project spanned many months, and allowed producers to include footage of all four seasons outside the cave. We hear more about the production in this report by Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:35 am
Mon September 21, 2009

Steve Nunn arraigned on murder charges

Lexington, Ky – Former Kentucky legislator Steve Nunn has been arraigned in Fayette District Court on a murder charge. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was in the courtroom.

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Regional
4:37 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

Economic official says Ky needs fresh thinking

Frankfort, Ky – The new, tighter economy requires fresh thinking when it comes to industrial prospects, says Kentucky's top economic development official. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:13 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Nunn, now charged with murder, hails from one of southcentral Ky's most famous families

Frankfort, Ky – He's the son of a former Kentucky governor. He grew up in the governor's mansion, went to college, raised a family and built a successful political career of his own. But now, Steve Nunn is charged with murder. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Health
8:57 am
Thu September 17, 2009

Bowling Green Hospital Using New Robotic Surgery System

Bowling Green, Ky – The use of robots in surgical procedures is increasing across the US, as more surgeons look for ways to perform less invasive procedures. Dr. Matthew Rutter is the leader of the Da Vinci Surgical Team at The Medical Center in Bowling Green. He spoke to our Dan Modlin about how the new system works.

Regional
9:49 am
Wed September 16, 2009

Some Ky lawmakers want EPOs extended to dating relationships

Bowling Green, Ky – The death of 29-year-old Amanda Ross and murder charges against Steve Nunn are raising questions about the efficacy of "EPOs"--emergency protective orders. Nunn and Ross were engaged at one point, and also had a history of domestic violence. Two state lawmakers have pre-filed bills in the General Assembly that would extend EPOs to dating relationships. Lisa Autry reports.

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