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.
Bowling Green, Ky – The candidates for Kentucky's 2nd District US House seat met for a debate in Bowling Green. Democrat David Boswell and Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie were asked about the government's intervention in the financial markets, the national debt, the No Child Left Behind Act, and more. Kevin Willis was there, and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Steve Beshear is reassuring Kentuckians his administration is doing all it can to help the commonwealth weather the current financial storms. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.
Bowling Green, Ky – A number of organizations representing the interests of blind and visually-impaired people are speaking out against a movie released this month by Miramax Films. The movie "Blindness" has been criticized for depicting blind people as ruthless and helpless. Dr. Ron Milliman is a marketing professor at WKU and vice-president of the South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Nashville, TN – In the second presidential debate, economic issues were not surprisingly front and center. Barack Obama and John McCain met at Nashville's Belmont University, and exchanged differing views on the causes of the current economic turmoil, as well as ideas on what should be done. WKU Public Radio's Lisa Autry was in the Music City debate night, and has this report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for Rep. Larry Belcher, who was killed in an auto accident on I-65 in Edmonson County. As Kevin Willis reports, the services will held in the lawmaker's hometown of Shepherdsville.
Bowling Green, Ky – Some 60,000 Kentucky military veterans and senior citizens have yet to file the necessary tax forms to receive their economic stimulus checks. IRS spokeswoman Jodie Reynolds spoke to Dan Modlin about what these Kentuckians need to do.