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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.