Regional
2:49 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Community Ed groups teaming up with teachers, schools, churches

Bowling Green, Ky – Community Education classes will be offered across the state this fall, with a wide variety of course offerings. Anne Grubbs of Bowling Green-Warren County Community Educaiton says the cooperation of area schools, teachers, and churches is a key to the success of such programs. She recently spoke to Dan Modlin inside the studios of Western's Public Radio.

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Regional
2:44 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Ky House and Senate leaders try to find energy compromise

Frankfort, Ky – With another special session on energy incentives looming, Kentucky House and Senate leaders are trying to hammer out a final compromise. Here's the latest from Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio.

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Regional
2:41 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Gambling forces team up to push treatment programs

Frankfort, Ky – Various gambling interests in Kentucky are joining forces to promote responsible gaming and treatment programs for problem gamblers. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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9:36 am
Wed August 8, 2007

Ky Attorney General concerned over electronic voting machines

Attorney General Greg Stumbo

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's Attorney General is raising alarms about electronic voting machines in the state, but the Secretary of State says those concerns are overblown. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
12:09 am
Wed August 8, 2007

Ky Board of Education changing leadership

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Board of Education has decided a change of leadership is needed in wake of a failed attempt to find a new Education Commissioner. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this story from Frankfort.

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Regional
4:49 am
Tue August 7, 2007

WKU partners with Kenyan medical school, villages

Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU Biology Department is expanding its partnership with the University of Nairobi medical school, and is creating new partnerships with several Kenyan villages. Selected WKU pre-med and pre-dental students will travel to Kenya to help give medical care to villagers. Under the plan, Kenyan medical students will also provide care as well. We hear more about the partnership from Dr. Nancy Rice, of the WKU Biology Department.

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Regional
2:49 am
Tue August 7, 2007

BG latest city to take up possible smoking ban

Bowling Green, Ky – City leaders in Bowling Green are debating whether or not to enact a ban on smoking in certain public areas. Lisa Autry has this in-depth look at the arguments behind both sides of the issue. We hear from commissioner Slim Nash, who is sponsoring the ban, and citizens like Bob Talley who say local government shouldn't tell businesses they can't allow smoking on their property.

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Regional
9:25 am
Mon August 6, 2007

Possible Senate preview? Stumbo takes on McConnell at Fancy Farm

Fancy Farm, Ky – The Kentucky's govenor's race wasn't the only attention-grabbing campaign at this year's Fancy Farm picnic. As Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, there was considerable talk about next year's US Senate race, as well.

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Regional
9:21 am
Mon August 6, 2007

Mud flies at Fancy Farm: Beshear vs. Fletcher

Fancy Farm, Ky – The two men who want to be Kentucky's next governor spent time Saturday lobbing verbal grenades at each other. Watching the battle at the annual Fancy Farm picnic unfold was Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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2:18 am
Mon August 6, 2007

Veterans' groups want Ky lawmakers to fund new healthcare facility

Bowling Green, Ky – Several groups representing Kentucky veterans want state lawmakers to consider funding for a western Kentucky veteran's healthcare facility. A military leader in the state says the facility is needed to help provide special care for alzheimer's patients.

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