Regional
9:44 am
Wed June 13, 2007

Ky prosecutors, police seek to increase DUI convictions

Bowling Green, Ky – A unique conference is being held in Bowling Green, where Kentucky prosecutors and law enforcement agents are coordinating efforts to better prosecute DUI cases. Both groups admit they sometimes fail to work together properly to ensure that drunk drivers are found guilty of their crimes. Dan Modlin spoke to attendees about the issues involved.

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Regional
9:39 am
Wed June 13, 2007

Ky facing $12 billion deficit in state worker retirment plans

Frankfort, Ky – In Frankfort, a state commission is moving ahead with efforts to eliminate a 12-billion dollar deficit in state employee retirement plans. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update.

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Regional
11:32 am
Tue June 12, 2007

Ky group providing financial advice to those with life-threatening illnesses

Bardstown, Ky – When news of a potentially life-threatening illness hits someone, important decisions have to be made. Now, a group called the "Patient Advocate Foundation" is helping to provide financial advice and information to those in need. Luke Barlowe of Bardstown joins us to talk about how the group helps the sick keep their insurance and jobs.

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Regional
2:59 am
Tue June 12, 2007

New information may lead to another state hiring investigation

Frankfort, Ky – The only person convicted in the state hiring scandal involving Kentucky Governor Ernie Fletcher's administration is providing information that may spark a new investigation. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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Regional
2:51 am
Tue June 12, 2007

Ky AG trying to recoup "overcharges" by drug makers

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky attorney general's office has gotten approval to continue using an outside law firm to help recoup alleged overcharges by pharmaceutical companies. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
10:27 am
Mon June 11, 2007

Report says Ky making progress following No Child Left Behind

Bowling Green, Ky – The No Child Left Behind Act has been controversial since it was adopted by Congress in 2002. Now the Washington-based Center on Education Policy has released a study showing the progress made by students in reading and math. Kevin Willis spoke with the group's president about Kentucky's advances in those subject areas.

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Regional
2:31 am
Thu June 7, 2007

Senate President pushing idea of special session

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Senate President David Williams of Burkesville is trying to revive interest in holding a special session of the General Assembly this summer. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
2:27 am
Thu June 7, 2007

Ky one of the worst when it comes to colon cancer deaths

Louisville, Ky – A University of Louisville researcher is speaking out about the need for greater awareness of colon cancer prevention in Kentucky. Dr. Whitney Jones says the Bluegrass State ranks near the top when it comes to colon cancer deaths. He spoke to Dan Modlin about ways to prevent the disease.

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Regional
10:27 am
Wed June 6, 2007

Chances of special session dwindling as lawmakers balk

Frankfort, Ky – Unless Governor Fletcher forces the issue, it now appears unlikely that there will be a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly this month. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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Regional
10:24 am
Wed June 6, 2007

On 63rd anniversary of D-Day, a WKU Historian reflects on assault

Bowling Green, Ky – June 6th is the 63rd anniversary of the D-Day invasion. Thousands of Allies stormed the beaches in Normandy, France in the greatest invasion of modern warfare. WKU Military Historian Jack Thacker sat down with our Dan Modlin to discuss the strategy behind the D-Day assault.

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