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10:45 am
Fri June 26, 2009

Gambling supporters used school funding to arm-twist undecideds

Bowling Green, Ky – The recent special session in Frankfort is now over, but coming to light are the tactics used by some supporters of video slots machines at racetracks. The measure ultimately failed in a Senate committee. Before that, House Speaker Greg Stumbo tried to use public school funding as an enticement to get votes for the plan. Dan Modlin reports.

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12:41 pm
Thu June 25, 2009

Tony McVeigh looks back on special session

Frankfort, Ky – An eight-day, special session of the Kentucky General Assembly dominated by the issue of video slots at horse tracks is history. Watching it all unfold was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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12:40 pm
Thu June 25, 2009

Beshear still positive on session, despite slots failure

Frankfort, Ky – Despite the failure of the slots bill, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says the special session produced many significant accomplishments. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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4:00 pm
Wed June 24, 2009

Special session over; economic incentives, bridge funding pass

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky lawmakers are heading home, after finishing their work in the special session called by Gov. Steve Beshear. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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9:49 am
Wed June 24, 2009

Wednesday could be final day for Ky special session

Frankfort, Ky – The current special session of the Kentucky General Assembly is expected to wrap up today in Frankfort. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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3:51 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Beshear considering another special session?

Frankfort, Ky – One day after defeat of the slots bill, Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear spoke briefly with the House Democratic Caucus. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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11:54 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Former WKU Middle East expert says calm approach is needed in Iran

Bowling Green, Ky – A retired WKU Middle East expert says the political unrest in Iran is creating some important challenges for US and British diplomats. Dr. George Masannat says a calm approach is needed during this time. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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9:07 am
Tue June 23, 2009

Video slots bill dies in Senate committee

Frankfort, Ky – The slots bill is dead, but there are still matters to be resolved before the special session of the Kentucky General Assembly can end. For one thing, as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains, slots revenue is still in the House budget bill.

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9:29 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Ky House preparing to take up video slots bill

Frankfort, Ky – History will be made Friday morning when the Kentucky House of Representatives takes up legislation allowing video slot machines at horse tracks. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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9:28 am
Fri June 19, 2009

Series of forums to address needs of small business in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – Small businesses have been hit especially hard during the recession. In Kentucky, a series of forums is being held to help get would-be business owners the information they need to start up a successful enterprise. Joe Corcoran reports.

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