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In Ky, outdated funding formula leads to police shortages: Part 2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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Regional
9:24 am
Thu October 18, 2007

Beshear: Profile of a Dawson Springs native running for Governor

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Governor's race pits a Republican incumbent against a Democrat with a long political history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh previously profiled Governor Fletcher. Now he hits the campaign trail with Democrat Steve Beshear.

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Regional
9:20 am
Thu October 18, 2007

Fletcher and Beshear spar on ethics, casinos

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher and his Democratic opponent Steve Beshear went head-to-head at a public forum in Frankfort. Tony McVeigh was there, and filed this report for Kentucky Public Radio.

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Regional
9:12 am
Tue October 16, 2007

State revenue outlook slashed by $100 million

Frankfort, Ky – State revenue projections for the current fiscal year in Kentucky are being slashed by almost $100 million, but a surplus already in the bank may prevent the state from going into the red. Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
9:09 am
Tue October 16, 2007

Ky AG and Ethics commission at odds

Frankfort, Ky – An anonymous complaint about the merit system investigation has sparked a legal battle between the Kentucky Attorney General's office and the Executive Branch Ethics Commission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Regional
7:15 am
Tue October 16, 2007

Ky GOP questions Beshear campaign consultants

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Republican Party is questioning an expenditure made by the campaign of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Steve Beshear. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
11:48 am
Thu October 11, 2007

Hate crimes on the rise in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – Human Rights groups say hate crimes in Kentucky and the US have been on the rise since 2004. Linda McCray of the Bowling Green Human Rights Commission says her office is receiving a wide variety of complaints. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
11:43 am
Thu October 11, 2007

New phone scam victimizing Kentuckians

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office is warning of a new phone scam sweeping through the state. The office told WKU Public Radio the calls involve a recorded message about credit card interest rates. Kevin Willis has our story.

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Regional
9:22 am
Thu October 11, 2007

A profile of Ernie Fletcher, hoping for 4 more years in office

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher hopes voters will give him a second term in office. Has he earned another four years in the state's highest office? Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went to Larue County in search for the answers. Tony will also have a profile of Democratic challenger Steve Beshear coming soon.

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