Regional
4:03 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Under Beshear budget, big higher education cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has delivered his first biennial budget address to a joint session of the 2008 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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Regional
4:02 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Ky facing major shortage of doctors

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Medical Association says there's a serious doctor shortage in the commonwealth and hopes lawmakers will help remedy the situation. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
2:24 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Major photography exhibit comes to WKU

Bowling Green, Ky – The opening of a special photography exhibit is scheduled this week at WKU. The "Eyes On the World" exhibit includes some of the top student and professional work in the world. The exhibit will be on display through Feb. 27. Dan Modlin spoke to WKU Photojournalism Professor James Kenney.

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Regional
6:25 am
Fri January 25, 2008

WKU Prof: Don't overreact to stock market swings

Bowling Green, Ky – The recent upheaval in world stock markets is a good indication of how virtually all economic activity is now global. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell believes most investors should take a long-term approach to equity markets, and not overreact to sudden swings in the stock markets. Dan Modlin talked with Prof. Cantrell about the US economy, and the proposed stimulus package coming out of Washington.

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Regional
6:18 am
Fri January 25, 2008

First inductees enter Ky Teacher Hall of Fame

Frankfort, Ky – The first inductees into the Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame have been announced in ceremonies at the State Capitol. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:08 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Lawmaker pushing tax relief for KY's working poor

Frankfort, Ky – A Louisville lawmaker who for years has been trying to give Kentucky's working poor some tax relief is making a new effort in the current legislative session. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
4:40 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Changing with the times: WKU MBA program to get revamped look

Bowling Green, Ky – Nationally, the MBA is one of the most increasingly popular degree programs for students to pursue. Still, many businesses are worried they won't have enough MBA candidates to choose from when they set about hiring new employees. WKU MBA coordinator Bob Hatfield recently spoke to WKU Public Radio about the revamped offerings available to students in the fall. Students can choose from three different options.

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Regional
2:23 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Push is on for more government transparency

Rep. Jim DeCesare

Bowling Green, Ky – A Warren County lawmaker believes more openness would make state government more efficient and hold legislators more accountable. Republican Jim DeCesare is sponsoring House Bill 105, known as the Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2008. It would create a website listing all state spending of $5,000 or more. Lisa Autry spoke to Rep. DeCesare and Jim Waters of the Bluegrass Policy Institute.

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Regional
1:07 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Ky students lobbying for Holocaust studies bill

Bowling Green, Ky – A group of Louisville 8th graders are lobbying for a resolution that would create a curriculum on the Holocaust to be used in Kentucky classrooms. Fred Whittaker, the students' teacher at St. Francis of Assisi, spoke to WKU Public Radio about why he teaches a Holocaust/genocide component in his classes.

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Regional
9:09 am
Fri January 18, 2008

How much money would Ky casino gambling generate?

Frankfort, Ky – There's some debate in Frankfort over how much money casino gaming could generate for Kentucky, if voters eventually say yes to expanded gambling. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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