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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Regional
2:54 am
Wed October 10, 2007

Fletcher seeks dismissal of lawsuit by AG

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the political affiliation of some of his appointees to state university boards. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
12:19 am
Wed October 10, 2007

In Edmonson County, a renewed interest in asphalt mining

Bowling Green, Ky – There is increasing interest in asphalt mining in Edmonson County. Dr. Mike May of the WKU Department of Geography and Geology says the asphalt mining can yield paving materials and the potential to help with the nation's energy resources. Dan Modlin has our interview.

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