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.
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.
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.
Bowling Green, Ky – At WKU and many other US universities, renewed emphasis is being put on study abroad programs. WKU Study Abroad Director Reed Vesey spoke to us about the challenges in convincing students to study overseas, and the impact it has on those students and the Bowling Green campus when they return from their international adventures.
Bowling Green, Ky – The recent upheaval in financial markets has prompted some investors to consider dramatic changes in their investment strategy. But Kelly May of the State Department of Financial Institutions says rash decisions can be costly in the long run. May also cautions investors to be wary of high pressure offers which must be acted upon quickly. Dan Modlin has this report on investment strategy in the face of a down market.
Frankfort, Ky – A diverse coalition of religious organizations in Kentucky is calling for a calm, dignified approach to the ongoing discussion of state and national immigration issues. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh covered the group's news conference at the State Capitol.
Lexington, KY – Jon Larson is a well-known Lexington defense attorney running as the Republican for the Kentucky 6th Congressional District seat. He describes himself as someone who represents the interests of poor people, the handicapped, immigrants, and prisoners.
Larson is challenging incumbent Democrat Ben Chandler.