Regional
9:43 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Panel looking for ways to make Ky college more affordable

Frankfort, Ky – A 25-member panel appointed by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will look for ways to make college in the commonwealth more affordable and accessible. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Election 2008
9:41 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Effort to prevent voter fraud in Ky underway

Frankfort, Ky – Two of Kentucky's constitutional officers are teaming up to prevent voter fraud in the November 4th presidential election. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
6:55 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Ky's prison population exploding; lawmakers looking for solutions

Frankfort, Ky – A burgeoning prison population, and the human and financial costs associated with it, has Kentucky lawmakers considering a major overhaul of the state's penal code. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
6:52 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Hoptown Senator denies fraud allegations

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Senator Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville and Murray State University are rebutting fraud allegations leveled against Pendleton by the state Republican Party. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
8:47 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Judge says state may continue with suit over internet gambling

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge says the Commonwealth of Kentucky may continue to seek forfeiture of the domain names of 141 Internet gambling sites. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh is tracking the lawsuit's progress.

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Election 2008
3:17 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Kentucky Reaches New Voter Registration High

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky's new voter registration numbers are out, and they're record-setting.

Four years ago, there were nearly 2.8 million registered voters in Kentucky. That rose to more than 2.8 million for the May primary.

But even that number has now been eclipsed, said Les Fugate, of the Secretary of State's office.

"We have a record number of registered voters who will be able to participate in this fall's election, with 2.9 million voters," said Fugate.

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Election 2008
3:04 am
Thu October 16, 2008

GOP believes Obama hurts Democrats in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – The head of the Republican Congressional Campaign Committee believes this year's presidential election will help the GOP in Kentucky's 2nd District House race. Kevin Willis explains.

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Regional
3:01 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Elaine Chao of Kentucky "last woman standing" in White House

Bowling Green, Ky – You might call Labor Secretary Elaine Chao the "last woman standing" in the Bush Administration. Chao, the wife of Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell, is the only original cabinet member still left. She came to Bowling Green recently to speak to female voters. Our Lisa Autry interviewed Chao at a local event.

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Regional
8:45 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Ky prisoner early release can continue--for now

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge says an early release program for Kentucky prison inmates may continue, for now. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, the judge wants to know more about how the program's being applied.

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Regional
8:42 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Judge asked to look again at invalid Ky road plan

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge is being asked to reconsider his order invalidating the Commonwealth of Kentucky's six-year road plan. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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