Bowling Green, Ky – The capture and release of 15 British sailors and marines has drawn attention to the disputed boundaries off the coasts of Iran and Iraq. Dan Modlin spoke with the head of the WKU Department of Geography and Geology, David Keeling, about the conflict and other similar international boundary disputes.
Bowling Green, Ky – A WKU Sociology class is taking place in a must unusual setting: the Barren County women's jail. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Holli Drummond about the class she teaches that includes as students female inmates.
Bowling Green, Ky – Gail Minger lost her son in a 1998 dorm fire at Murray State University. Since then, she's worked to increase the overall campus safety at schools in Kentucky. Lisa Autry attended a forum on WKU campus safety held in Bowling Green.
Bowling Green, Ky – Iran has a noted history in taking hostages. The latest episode is the capture of 15 British sailors and Marines in disputed waters off the coast of Iran and Iraq. Dan Modlin recently spoke to WKU Political Science Professor Soleiman Kiasatpour, an expert on Iranian affairs, on what might be behind this provocative move.
Bowling Green – New mortgage foreclosures shot to a record high at the end of last year as borrowers with poor credit had troubled keeping up with their monthly payments. The nationwide wave of foreclosures is blamed on risky subprime lending. Lisa Autry speaks with Jim Meyer of Meyer Mortgage Corporation in Bowling Green.
Jamestown – Members of the news media have seen firsthand the repair projects underway at Wolf Creek Dam. Lisa Autry provides a look at what the Corps of Engineers is doing to control seepage at the dam in Southeastern Kentucky.
Bowling Green – The early start of Daylight Saving Time this weekend is leading to concerns about the impact on computers. Dan Modlin speaks with Dave Beckley, the Director of Network and Commuting Supporting at W-K-U.
Bowling Green – Tourism leaders are aggressively promoting the Lake Cumberland region, hoping to offset negative perceptions ahead of the summer tourism season. The lake remains 43 feet below normal summer pool to allow for repair work to Wolf Creek Dam. Lisa Autry visited the region and has this report.