Election 2008
5:03 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Hillary and Bill Rally Supporters In Lexington

Lexington, KY – On the eve of Kentucky's primary, Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton and her husband jointly made their case why she should be the one to face Republican John McCain in the general election.

Full story at WUKY

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Election 2008
5:02 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Michelle Obama Stumps In Kentucky

Lexington, KY – Michelle Obama made campaign stops in several Kentucky towns the night before the state's primary election. Her husband, presidential candidate Barack Obama, campaigned little in Kentucky, choosing instead to concentrate on winning in Oregon, which also votes on Tuesday.

During a rally last night at her husband's Lexington campaign office, Michelle Obama told some 250 volunteers they could make history in a matter of hours.

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Election 2008
5:00 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Lexington Voters Weigh Their Choices

Lexington, KY – Only two minor delays were reported this morning when the polls opened in Lexington. Kathleen Adams talked with voters outside a Fayette County precinct near UK and filed this report.

Full story at WUKY

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Regional
3:48 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Hillary Clinton comes to WKU; hopes to score big win Tuesday

Bowling Green, Ky – Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton fired up a crowd at Western Kentucky University Sunday afternoon. The former First Lady spoke at a get-out-the-vote rally--one of several appearances Clinton made in the Commonwealth the past few days. The New York Senator is hoping a big win in Kentucky's primary will boost her battle against Barack Obama. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
3:48 am
Mon May 19, 2008

WKU prof says Obama using new political ad mediums

Bowling Green, Ky – This year's presidential contest is seeing a big use in social networking sites like MySpace and FaceBook. WKU Communications professor Jennifer Lewis says Barack Obama is using these sites much more effectively than other candidates. She spoke to Lisa Autry about new trends in political advertising.

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Regional
3:26 am
Mon May 19, 2008

US Senate Primary Often Dirty for Kentucky Dems

Louisville, KY – This Tuesday, Kentucky Democrats will have seven candidates from which to chose as their nominee for the US Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell. The primary campaign has sometimes gone negative, especially between the two front runners. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports from partner station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story at WEKU

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Regional
3:00 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Voter Turnout Expected To Be Heavy In Fayette County

Lexington, KY – The Fayette County Clerk expects heavy voter turnout as Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday. But as Kathleen Adams reports, even though last-minute glitches aren't anticipated, voters can shorten the process by being prepared.

Full story at WUKY

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Regional
9:35 am
Fri May 16, 2008

History to be made with new chief justice of Ky high court

Frankfort, Ky – History will be made next month at the Kentucky Supreme Court, as a new chief justice is sworn-in. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh says it's a rare occurrence.

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Regional
3:13 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Senate President Williams sues Gov. Beshear over veto

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is being sued over his veto of a two-year state road plan approved by the 2008 General Assembly. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:08 am
Fri May 16, 2008

WKU effort aims at creating new human-powered water purifier

Bowling Green, Ky – Five outstanding engineering students from as far away as Venezuela are on the WKU campus, hoping to develop an effective, low cost water purifier. Dr. Kevin Schmaltz of the WKU Engineering Department is one of the project managers. He says the idea is to develop a purifier that operates on human power, so it can be used in emergency settings. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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