Regional
12:42 am
Fri January 9, 2009

Warren, Butler GOP pick Hughes to run for Senate

Bowling Green, Ky – Republicans in Warren and Butler Counties have selected Bowling Green lawyer J. Marshall Hughes to run for a vacant Kentucky Senate seat. Hughes will be on the ballot for the February 10th special election to choose the replacement for Brett Guthrie, who left the 32nd district seat to become a US Representative. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
12:28 am
Fri January 9, 2009

Moberly out as chairman of House A&R

Frankfort, KY – The longtime chairman of the powerful Appropriations and Revenue committee of the Kentucky House has been replaced. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
12:42 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Cheater, cheater: Profs worried about online cheating

Bowling Green, Ky – University faculty members from around the nation are expressing concern over the amount of online cheating taking place on writing projects. Dan Modlin spoke with Paul Bush, an English Professor with the Bowling Green Community College of WKU. He says one way around the problem is for instructors to clearly spell out the consequences of cheating before the semester begins.

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Regional
11:00 am
Wed January 7, 2009

Stumbo new House Speaker; Jody Richards out

Frankfort, KY – The torch has been passed in Frankfort. On the opening day of the 2009 legislative session, House Democrats pulled a stunner, and sent their top leader packing. Watching it all unfold was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
10:37 am
Wed January 7, 2009

History Made In the Kentucky General Assembly

Frankfort, KY – The torch has been passed in Frankfort. On the first day of the 2009 General Assembly session, House Democrats pulled a stunner and sent their top leader packing. Watching it all unfold was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

Regional
11:43 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Ky GOP wants to examine 2009 budget cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Senate Republicans want to take a more expansive look at state budget cuts when the 2009 regular session gets underway today in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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Regional
11:38 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Why is local bank getting millions in bailout cash?

Bowling Green, Ky – Citizens First Bank of Bowling Green is receiving nearly $9 million in federal bailout cash. President and CEO Mary Cohron told WKU Public Radio's Joe Corcoran how the money will be used.

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Regional
11:35 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Progress being made on Bowling Green ballpark

Bowling Green, Ky – Despite some difficult weather conditions, construction has been progressing on a new Bowling Green ballpark. The facility will be home to a minor league affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays. Dan Modlin spoke with Shane Butler of Alliance Corporation who says the project has been moving ahead on several fronts.

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Regional
11:47 am
Thu December 18, 2008

Ky's Postal Service facing economic downturn as well

Bowling Green, Ky – The US Postal Service, including offices in our listening area, is facing big challenges this holiday season. It's not so much the volume of mail; in fact, there are fewer letters and packages being sent this holiday season. But lower volume means less dollars coming into the Postal Service. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
2:38 am
Wed December 17, 2008

Ky airman shot down in Vietnam buried at Arlington

Bowling Green, Ky – A Kentucky Airman who had been missing since his plane crashed in the Vietnam War will be buried at Arlington National Ceremony. His three children are planning to attend the service. One of them is Russell McElroy of Bowling Green. He spoke to our Dan Modlin about what it means to finally know his Father will receive the proper burial he earned.

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