Regional
4:58 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Kentucky health officials say state ready for swine flu

Bowling Green, Ky – In an effort to prepare for any possible swine flu outbreak in Kentucky, state health officials are requesting 100,000 doses of anti-viral treatments from a federal stockpile. In this report, Dan Modlin tells us how the state and individuals are preparing in case the swine flu shows up closer to home.

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Regional
4:54 pm
Tue April 28, 2009

Wife of former DC sniper speaks at Ky event

Frankfort, Ky – The former wife of D-C Sniper John Muhammad was the keynote speaker at this year's Victims' Rights Day at the Kentucky State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there.

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Regional
12:16 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Opposition growing to elimination of tenure at Ky schools

Frankfort, Ky – Opposition is mounting to the elimination of tenure for new faculty hires at community colleges in Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has been tracking the growing insurrection.

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Regional
12:13 pm
Mon April 27, 2009

Program aims to make first-time home buying in Ky easier

Frankfort, Ky – A new state program, which begins next month, will make it easier for Kentuckians to purchase their first home. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:32 am
Mon April 27, 2009

Ky Supreme Court rules on sex offender case

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Supreme Court says convicted sex offenders who move to Kentucky have a duty to register as sex offenders in the Commonwealth. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:28 am
Mon April 27, 2009

Warren County teacher inducted into Teachers Hall of Fame

Bowling Green, Ky – The names of five teachers in the country were recently announced as new inductees into the National Teachers Hall of Fame. One of those teachers is Patrice McCracy of Cumberland Trace Elementary in Warren County. She spoke to our Dan Modlin about the honor.

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Regional
9:23 am
Mon April 27, 2009

Hardin County hoping to land high-tech battery plant

Bowling Green, Ky – State officials are developing new tax breaks in an effort to land a high-tech auto battery plant in Hardin County. Kentucky is applying for a share of $2 billion in federal stimulus money to help fund a $600 million complex. The fuel cell plant could create as many as 2,000 jobs. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
4:55 am
Tue April 21, 2009

WKU program helps students with brain injuries

Bowling Green, Ky – A special program is now helping students who have suffered brain injuries to attend classes at Western Kentucky University. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Richard Dressler of the WKU Acquired Brain Injury Program, as well as a student currently receiving assistance from the effort.

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Regional
3:29 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Effort underway to help free up credit for small businesses

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with the Small Business Administration have announced some changes to help free up credit for small businesses in the region. Steve Ayers is District Director for the agency in Kentucky. He says guarantees have been increased and fees have been reduced to help keep credit flowing to small enterprises. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
3:23 am
Mon April 20, 2009

More community college faculty in Ky upset over tenure policy

Frankfort, KY – A protest over elimination of tenure for new community college faculty members in Kentucky appears to be growing. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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