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2:13 am
Tue February 12, 2008

WKU expert: US, Europe view NATO role differently

Bowling Green, Ky – US leaders recently have openly called on European countries to send more fighting troops to southern Afghanistan, where the toughest Taliban-related fighting is taking place. WKU Political Science Professor Roger Murphy says the US and Europe have differing views over what role NATO forces should be playing in Afghanistan. He spoke with our Kevin Willis.

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Regional
3:51 am
Mon February 11, 2008

Beshear's casino gambling bill to be unveiled soon

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is moving forward with plans to introduce casino gambling legislation this week. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
12:55 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Allen County twisters cause incredible damage

Scottsville, Ky – Allen County, Kentucky is one of the hardest-hit areas from the recent line of storms that ravaged parts of this state, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Alabama. Lisa Autry visited the Scottsville area to see the damage firsthand.

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Regional
10:30 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Vocational rehab series taking place in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – A series of forums is being held in Kentucky regarding services for vocational rehabilitation. Dan Modlin spoke to Dr. David Beach, with the Kentucky Office for Vocational Rehabilitation.

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Regional
9:16 am
Wed February 6, 2008

Radcliff Senator wants tax break for military

Frankfort, Ky – A measure giving military personnel in Kentucky a state income tax break has won the unanimous support of the Kentucky Senate. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:39 am
Wed February 6, 2008

WKU soccer players, fans fight to keep sport

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Athletics Director Wood Selig announced recently that the school would eliminate the men's soccer program due to budget constraints. This has obviously angered the campus and local soccer community, with many of them marching on WKU President Gary Ransdell's house to voice their displeasure. Joe Corcoran reports.

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Regional
11:34 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Mammoth Cave trying to preserve trails

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials at Mammoth Cave National Park are looking at several plans to preserve the trail system at the world-famous site. Pubic Information Officer Vicki Carson spoke to Dan Modlin about the efforts.

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Regional
4:35 am
Mon February 4, 2008

Henderson Rep. wants big cigarette tax hike

Frankfort, Ky – A lawmaker from Henderson has filed a bill that would more than triple Kentucky's current cigarette tax. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
2:03 am
Mon February 4, 2008

To meet degree goals, more Ky adults must go back to school

Bowling Green, Ky – In an effort to boost the number of college graduates in Kentucky, the Council on Postsecondary Education is hosting an Adult Learner Summit in Lexington this week. Interim CPE President Brad Cowgill says adults are critical if the state is to meet its goal of doubling the number of degree-holders by 2020.

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Regional
1:10 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Latest gift will create endowed engineering post at WKU

Bowling Green, Ky – A major financial gift to the WKU engineering program will create an endowed chair in robotics and automation engineering. The gift comes from a pair of WKU graduates, Don and Jennifer Gruelich of Louisville. With state budget cuts impacting higher education, private sector support is growing more important than ever, according to WKU President Gary Ransdell. Dan Modlin reports.

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