Regional
5:01 am
Mon May 5, 2008

Who has the advantage in Indiana ahead of primary?

Evansville, IN – Professor Robert Dion's phone has been ringing off the hook lately. When you're a political science instructor in Indiana that's what happens these days. With Hoosier State voters ready to go to the polls, Dr. Dion spoke to WKU Public Radio about how Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have been courting Indiana residents.

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Regional
11:43 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Ky farmers worried about rising cost of beef production

Bowling Green, Ky – As the cost of producing beef goes up, some farmers in Kentucky are concerned about whether they can raise cattle profitably this year. Dan Modlin recently spoke with WKU Agriculture Professor Nevil Speer, and WKU Farm assistant manager David Newsome.

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Regional
11:36 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Ky university leaders tell of budget cut woes

Frankfort, Ky – A two-day hearing on proposed tuition increases at Kentucky colleges and universities has wrapped up in Frankfort. WKU President Gary Ransdell is one of those who testified. As Tony McVeigh reports, Dr. Ransdell says schools are scrambling to figure out how they'll cut their budgets.

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Regional
10:25 am
Thu May 1, 2008

WKU geologist: why did some people feel quake more than others?

Bowling Green, Ky – Recent aftershocks of an April 18th quake centered in Illinois continue to be felt in the region. Last month's earthquake provided a jolt to many residents in Kentucky and Indiana. WKU Geologist Mike May says researchers are hoping to learn more about why some people felt the 5.2 magnitude quake more than others. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:18 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Impact of tuition hikes talked about at hearings

Frankfort, Ky – Hearings are underway in Frankfort on proposed tuition hikes at state universities and community and technical colleges. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:16 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Ky CPE moving ahead with search for new leader

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is moving forward with a national search for a new president. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:57 am
Wed April 30, 2008

WKU Prof sees impacts of Rwandan genocide, 14 years later

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Psychology Professor Sam McFarland recently returned from a trip to Rwanda and Kenya. He came to WKU Public Radio to discuss the lingering impact of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, which led to the deaths of an estimated 800,000 people in a few months. Dr. McFarland was in Africa as part of trip with a group called Church World Service.

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Regional
9:06 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Cowgill out as head of CPE

Frankfort, Ky – The interim president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education has resigned. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:23 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Credit crunch leads to less student loan opportunies in KY

Bowling Green, Ky – The national credit crisis is being felt on university campuses, including those in the Commonwealth. Many lenders are leaving the student-lending business, including a major provider of students loans in Kentucky. Cindy Burnette of the WKU Financial Aid office spoke with our Lisa Autry.

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Regional
3:18 am
Thu April 24, 2008

Kentucky budget cuts impact state's military veterans

Bowling Green, Ky – Many different groups in Kentucky are facing cutbacks due to the state's lean budget recently passed by the General Assemble. Warren County veteran's advocate Robert Spiller says Kentucky's veterans could be seriously impacted by budget cuts. The retired Colonel spoke to Dan Modlin.

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