Regional
5:25 am
Tue November 6, 2007

Ten Commandments posted at State Capitol

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher's decision to post the 10 Commandments in the rotunda of the State Capitol is getting a mixed reaction from those visiting the Capitol. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
10:17 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Ky National Guard bucks recruiting trends

Frankfort, Ky – With the nation at war, the US Army is having a hard time meeting recruitment goals. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, that's not the case for the Kentucky National Guard.

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Regional
11:33 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Nick Clooney says young people want action on Darfur

Nick Clooney speaking to Kevin Willis at WKYU-FM.

Bowling Green, Ky – Nick Clooney visited WKU to discuss his visit to the Darfur region of Sudan, where an estimated 400,000 people have been slaughtered by government-backed militias. In eastern Chad, Clooney and his son, George, met hundreds of refugees who had fled the violence in Darfur. Here is the complete, unedited version of his conversation with WKU Public Radio.

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Regional
4:35 am
Wed October 31, 2007

WKU-EKU contest highlights need for organ donors

Bowling Green, Ky – A competition between WKU and EKU is designed to increase public awareness of organ donation issues. Kim Botner of the WKU School of Nursing says many people are unaware that donors can have an impact on people with a variety of health problems. Dan Modlin has our report.

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Regional
11:15 am
Tue October 30, 2007

Five counties in the running to land Peabody plant

Bowling Green, Ky – A new 3 billion dollar coal gassification plant is coming to Kentucky. Peabody energy company has announced its new facility will be built in one of five northwestern counties: Henderson, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union, or Webster. Kevin Willis reports on the potential economic impacts of the new plant.

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Regional
4:44 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Washington Co. bio-tech project first to get energy tax breaks

Frankfort, Ky – A high-tech, bio-refinery project to be built in Washington County is the first recipient of energy tax incentives approved by Kentucky lawmakers this summer. Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
4:59 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Ky Senators support ban on internet taxes

Bowling Green, Ky – The US Senate has yet to take up the issue of extending a moratorium that prevents state and local governments from levying taxes on internet access. The Senate's actions could have an impact on every American that logs on to the web. Kevin Willis reports.

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Regional
4:11 am
Tue October 23, 2007

Internet scam targets Ky animal breeders

Scottsville, Ky – A scam targeting Kentuckians who sell animals over the internet is gaining the attention of law enforcement. In Allen County, Jerry and Alice Wade receive the scam emails every week. The Wades breed puppies for sale on the internet and alerted WKU Public Radio about the scam. Kevin Willis has this story.

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Regional
4:56 am
Mon October 22, 2007

In Ky, outdated funding formula leads to police shortages: Part 2

Bowling Green, Ky – Officer salaries are listed as a primary reason why many police departments in Kentucky are unable to retain officers. Some funds originally collected to fund law enforcement agencies have been diverted to other causes. Dan Modlin has part two in our special series of reports.

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Regional
2:48 am
Mon October 22, 2007

Ky police departments face retention troubles: Part 1

Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say it is becoming increasingly difficult to retain personnel for police departments. Relatively low salaries are prompting some to leave the state for departments that pay better. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series.

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