Regional
4:59 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Ky leads nation in ATV deaths; program might cut fatalities

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky has the dubious distinction of having the highest ATV-related death rate in the US. The state Department of Agriculture says something can--and must--be done about it. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:59 am
Tue November 13, 2007

At WKU, pressure on coaches to make NCAA tourney

WKU senior Courtney Lee

Bowling Green, Ky – As the college basketball season gets underway, WKU coaches Darrin Horn and Mary Taylor Cowles face increasing expectations to make the NCAA tournament. Dan Modlin has this preview of both the mens' and womens' seasons.

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Regional
11:54 am
Tue November 13, 2007

New WKU center in Hardin County to boost region

Radcliff, Ky – WKU officials say a new Center for Regional Development will be opened in Radcliff. The Center is a collaborative effort which is designed to increase educational opportunities for those in the Hardin County region. Dan Modlin reports.

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WKU Gatton Academy
11:48 am
Fri November 9, 2007

First Semester at Gatton Academy Winding Down

Bowling Green, Ky – In mid-December, WKU students will take finals and conclude the fall semester. But for 120 WKU students, it's been a history-making few months. The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Math and Science opened its doors this semester to many of the state's brightest students. WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis spoke to two Gatton Academy students, and the Academy's Executive Director.

Regional
2:07 am
Fri November 9, 2007

No delay: Ky Board of Education will press on with search

Frankfort, Ky – For now at least, the Kentucky Board of Education plans to press on with its search for a new Education Commissioner. That's despite a request from the Governor-elect to hold off on any decision-making. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
2:04 am
Fri November 9, 2007

Beshear moving quickly to get first cabinet in place

Frankfort, Ky – After denying Governor Fletcher a second term in office, Governor-elect Steve Beshear is quickly piecing together a new administration. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh provides us with an in-depth look at the moves Beshear has made so far.

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Regional
2:22 am
Thu November 8, 2007

Ky House, Senate leaders pledge bipartisan spirit

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky House and Senate leaders are pledging to work cooperatively with Governor-elect Steve Beshear. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
12:56 am
Thu November 8, 2007

WKU Historian recounts forgotten "Operation Torch"

Bowling Green, Ky – November 8th is the 65th anniversary of a pivotal military operation in WWII. "Operation Torch" was a coordinated Allied attack on North Africa in the fall of 1942. WKU Military Historian Jack Thacker says the operation proved to be great training for future US commanders like Dwight Eisenhower and George Patton. Dr. Thacker spoke to Dan Modlin about "Torch".

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Regional
9:20 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Beshear unseats Fletcher; Big wins across the board for Dems

Bowling Green, Ky – With Democrat Steve Beshear winning the Governor's mansion, and Democrats posting big victories in several other statewide races, the post-election analysis has begun. What did Democrats do right? Where does the state GOP go from here? Lisa Autry has our report.

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Regional
2:27 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Governor-Elect says he'll retain some personnel

Frankfort, Ky – Governor-elect Steve Beshear held his first official news conference since defeating Governor Fletcher. Beshear talked about his future cabinet, and whether or not he plans to instigate wholesale personnel changes in state government. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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