Bowling Green, Ky – The number of adoptions in Kentucky is on the rise. Yet thousands of children in the Commonwealth are still waiting to be adopted. In this interview, Dan Modlin speaks with Tiffany Sago, adoption resource coordinator for the Family Enrichment Center.
Frankfort, Ky – Two Kentucky Democratic lawmakers say they will offer legislation next year designed to make it easier for ex-felons to get their voting rights restored. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Washington, DC – Kentucky's senior US Senator is challenging the incoming Democratic leadership to come up with longterm solutions for social security funding and the nation's immigration problems. Kevin Willis has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Members of Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division recently returned home from Iraq, just in time for the holiday season. Lisa Autry was there, and spoke with family members and soldiers.
Bowling Green, Ky – Dan Modlin talks with Dr. Stephan Bockenford, a visiting scholar to WKU. Dr. Bockenford is a native of Germany who discusses his country's evolving relationships with its neighbors and the US.
Bowling Green, Ky – An effort is underway in Kentucky to collect and publicize the contributions of African Americans in the commonwealth. WKU History Professor John Hardin is part of that effort, and spoke to Dan Modlin about "The Kentucky African American Encyclopedia."
Frankfort, Ky – It looks like there's a good chance for revival and passage of extensive campaign finance reform legislation that died in the 2006 Kentucky General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Elizabethtown, Ky – Nine Dana Manufacturing plants in Kentucky are facing an uncertain future, after the corporation last week announced it will close an additional eight plants and downsize three others to further cut costs as it emerges from bankruptcy. Lisa Autry reports on the plant in Elizabethtown.
Bowling Green, Ky – David Keeling is a man who has more than earned the title "man of the world." He's traveled to an estimated 175 countries, and has lived in numerous parts of the world and US. The head of the WKU Geography and Geology Department says taking a cultural geographer's view of the world provides a unique insight into current events. He spoke with Kevin Willis.
Bowling Green, Ky – Dr. Sergey Sevastyanov has a unique perspective on the six-party talks aimed at reigning in North Korea's nuclear weapons program. He's a Fulbright Scholar from Russia teaching in Kentucky. He recently spoke with Dan Modlin about the six-party negotiations.