Regional
2:42 am
Mon November 10, 2008

WKU professor reflects on anniversary of Nazi attack

Bowling Green – Monday marks the 70th anniversary of a brutal Nazi attack carried out against Jewish civilians in Germany. One historian who specializes in the study of Germany says "Crystal Night" should not be forgotten. Dan Modlin speaks with Dr. Jack Thacker from the WKU History Department.

Election 2008
5:01 am
Thu November 6, 2008

McCain Loses Nation, But Wins Kentucky

Richmond, KY – Voters in Kentucky performed Tuesday as expected. They returned Republican Mitch McConnell to the US Senate, while backing the GOP's presidential nominee. WEKU's Charles Compton explores their reasons.

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Regional
3:45 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Beshear pushing familiar ideas to raise new revenue

Bowling Green, Ky – Coming off an election where Democrats in the General Assembly went largely unscathed, Governor Steve Beshear is pressing ahead with ideas to generate more state revenue. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
3:43 am
Thu November 6, 2008

Next "election": Ky House Speaker

Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green Representative Jody Richards may have served as House Speaker longer than any Kentuckian in history, but that doesn't mean he'll go unchallenged next session. Greg Stumbo is trying to rally support to unseat Richards. Lisa Autry has this story.

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Election 2008
3:06 am
Thu November 6, 2008

WKU Profs offer perspective on Obama's transition

Bowling Green, Ky – President-elect Barack Obama is busy putting together his first cabinet. His chief of staff has reportedly been picked, and names are being floated for the positions of Secretary of State and Treasury. Dan Modlin spoke with WKU Political Sciece Professors Scott Lasley and Joel Turner, who both provided an historical perspective on presidential transitions.

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Election 2008
9:40 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Kentucky voters diverge from national trends

Frankfort, Ky – The national theme may have been "change", but Kentucky voters for the most part cast ballots for the incumbents. John McCain won the state's Presidential race handily, and Senator Mitch McConnell edged out Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford. Lisa Autry has this post-election wrap-up of how the Bluegrass State voted.

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Regional
9:34 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Few changes in Ky Senate after Election night

Frankfort, Ky – It was a good night for incumbents in Kentucky Senate races Tuesday. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh looks at some of the winners.

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Regional
9:31 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Ky House elections produce some close finishes

Frankfort, Ky – All 100 Kentucky House seats were up for grabs last night, but only 29 districts had contested races. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh looks at some of the results.

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Election 2008
9:28 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Ky voters report election problems

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky voters turned out in droves on Election Day and some of them believe they may have witnessed voting irregularities. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Election 2008
11:57 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Early Voters on Election Day

Murray, KY – The polls in Kentucky opened at six o'clock this morning. Angela Hatton was on hand to ask voters about their polling experience.

Just a handful of people were out early at the polling place at Hickory Woods Retirement Home in Murray. But some voters eating breakfast at Martha's Restaurant say they waited for twenty to thirty minutes to cast their ballot. Patsy Lampkin says her voting experience went pretty smoothly.

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