Regional
10:15 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Recent quakes raise safety issues in our region

Bowling Green, Ky – Recent earthquakes impacting Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois are raising questions about surface geology. The most recent quake did relatively little damage, but there are concerns about the safety of the regional population should a massive quake hit. We hear from Dr. Mike May of the WKU Geography and Geology Department, and Dr. William Andrews of the Kentucky Geological Survey.

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Regional
10:09 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Millions in state contracts awarded without proper review

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Finance Cabinet officials are apologizing for computer problems that led to the approval of millions of dollars in state contracts without proper legislative review. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
11:59 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Candidate profile: Daviess Co Judge-Executive Reid Haire

Bowling Green, Ky – In our continuing series of candidate profiles, we hear from Daviess County Judge-Executive Reid Haire, a Democrat who is running for the 2nd District US House seat. He spoke to our Lisa Autry.

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Election 2008
12:02 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Candidate profile: Owensboro Sen. David Boswell

Owensboro, Ky – Our series of candidate profiles continues with a look at Senator David Boswell of Owensboro. The Democrat is running for the 2nd District US House seat being vacated by Republican Ron Lewis. Senator Boswell spoke to our Lisa Autry.

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Election 2008
3:42 am
Thu May 8, 2008

Democratic Senate candidates talk to WKU Public Radio

Bowling Green, Ky – The list of Kentucky Democrats running for the US Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell is a long one, but two names appear to be floating to the top. Bruce Lundsford and Greg Fischer are considered the two front-runners for their party's nomination. They spoke to WKU Public Radio about the economy, Iraq, and negative campaigning.

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Regional
2:45 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Upcoming Hot Rod reunion huge tourism draw in BG

Bowling Green, Ky – The mid-June National Hot Road Association reunion is Bowling Green's biggest single tourism event of the year. The group recently signed a 5 year contract for their annual event to be held in south-central Kentucky. Dan Modlin spoke to members of the group and has this report.

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Regional
2:40 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Breast cancer survivors honored at state capitol

Frankfort, Ky – Hundreds of breast cancer survivors were the guests of honor Monday at the annual Celebration of Hope at the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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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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