Regional
11:11 am
Wed April 11, 2007

In Ky, concerns rise over possibility of primary runoffs

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson warns that the high number of candidates seeking the Governor's mansion could lead to a costly set of runoffs. He recently spoke to Dan Modlin about this issue, and also a mock primary being held at WKU.

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Regional
11:06 am
Wed April 11, 2007

Casino gambling issue creates high emotions: Part 2 of series

Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of a two-part series, Lisa Autry explores the pros and cons of implementing casino gambling in Kentucky. This series recently won Second Place for Best Political Coverage from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.

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Regional
11:03 am
Wed April 11, 2007

Should Ky have casino gambling? Part 1 of series

Bowling Green, Ky – Some lawmakers in Kentucky are pushing for casino gambling as a way to generate extra revenue in the Commonwealth. Critics contend gambling creates more problems than benefits. Hear the first of a two-part series that recently won Second Place for Best Political Coverage from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.

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Regional
5:18 am
Tue April 10, 2007

"Congress to Campus" program comes to WKU

Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU Political Science Department is again playing host to what's known as the "Congress to Campus" program. The idea is to bring former members of Congress to college and university campuses so that students can learn first-hand what it's like to work in government. Dan Modlin talks with two members of the program in this interview.

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Regional
5:08 am
Tue April 10, 2007

Law enforcement groups team up to battle drug scene

Bowling Green, Ky – Hear Lisa Autry's story about a Warren County area drug roundup that won First Place for Best Use of Sound from the recent Kentucky Associated Press awards.

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Documentary
5:04 am
Tue April 10, 2007

Deployment: A Look Back at a Year in the Life of the 623rd

Glasgow, Ky – This special documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the deployment of the 623rd National Guard unit, based in Glasgow and several other towns in the region. This program recently won First Place for Best Series/Documentary from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.

Regional
4:56 am
Tue April 10, 2007

TN authorities warn parents about deadly "choking game"

Bowling Green, Ky – Following the tragic death of a northern Tennessee teen, law enforcement and education officials are warning parents about what's known as the "choking game." This report recently won First Place for Best Public Service Reporting from the Kentucky Associated Press.

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Regional
4:52 am
Tue April 10, 2007

In Ky, some desperate seniors resort to dealing drugs

Bowling Green, Ky – Lisa Autry has this report on the story of Kentucky seniors who have resorted to selling drugs in order to make ends meet. This story won an honorable mention award for Best Enterprise/Investigative report from the Kentucky Associated Press.

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Regional
4:30 am
Mon April 9, 2007

Somerset opening new railpark

Somerset, Ky – In Pulaski County, a new railpark is ready to open. Development officials believe the new service will be a big boost to the region's economy. We hear from Susan Clark of Norfolk Southern, Greg Jones of Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation, and others.

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Regional
3:53 am
Thu April 5, 2007

WKU has role in developing environmental policy in China

Bowling Green, Ky – We've all heard stories about China's growing economic, cultural, and political clout. But China also faces major environmental problems. In this interview, we meet Dr. Jennifer Turner, Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum. She works with researchers at WKU and other institutions to help China develop strategies for dealing with its environmental problems.

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