Regional
9:50 am
Fri January 26, 2007

Profiles: Henry, Richards kick off 2007 Gov. campaigns

Bowling Green, Ky – In part of our ongoing coverage of the 2007 election season, Western's Public Radio offers these candidate profiles of Steve Henry and Jody Richards. Both Democrats have officially declared they are running for the Governor's office.

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Regional
11:39 am
Thu January 25, 2007

Lake Cumberland Residents Concerned Over Wolf Creek Dam

Bowling Green – The U-S Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that Wolf Creek Dam in Russell County is at high risk of failure. The dam impounds Lake Cumberland, which is a multi-million dollar tourist destination. Lisa Autry has more on the potential fallout and what mitigation efforts are underway.

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Regional
11:59 am
Fri January 19, 2007

BG aviation attorney: Pilot error to blame for Comair crash

Bowling Green, Ky – The federal government has released its report on the August Comair crash in Lexington that killed 49 people. Dan Modlin spoke with Bowling Green aviation attorney Steve Hixon about the report, which shows several instances of unprofessional behavior by the Comair pilots aboard flight 5191.

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Regional
3:54 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Kentuckians offer impressions of China

Bowling Green, Ky – With US relations with China growing in importance by the day, Western's Public Radio sat down with three members of our listening area who recently visited the Asian nation. They offer their unique perspectives on the Chinese people and culture.

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Regional
4:42 am
Wed January 10, 2007

WKU expert: Iran's oil infrastructure in need of repair

Bowling Green, KY – WKU Political Science Professor Soleiman Kiasatpour talks with our Dan Modlin about the state of Iran's oil sector.

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Regional
4:38 am
Wed January 10, 2007

Timetable set to pick next Ky Ed Commissioner

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's search for a new Commissioner of Education is picking up steam. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest from the state Board of Education.

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Regional
4:34 am
Wed January 10, 2007

Hospice official says families wait to long to contact them

Bowling Green, Ky – Officials with Hospice organizations across the state and nation are waiting too long to contact their organization. Dan Modlin spoke with Gary Bohannon, the director of the Elizabethtown-based Hospice and Palliative Care of Central Kentucky.

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Regional
11:53 am
Tue January 9, 2007

Paducah Businessman Billy Harper Lays Out Campaign for Governor

Bowling Green – The man challenging Ernie Fletcher for the G-O-P nomination for Kentucky Governor spoke with Western's Public Radio about why he's running and his plans if elected. Lisa Autry has a conversation with Billy Harper.

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Regional
9:59 am
Wed January 3, 2007

Area lawmakers forecast what to expect from General Assembly

Bowling Green, KY – With the 2007 General Assembly underway in Frankfort, we hear from two lawmakers in the listening area about what we can expect. Joining us is Brett Guthrie, a Republican state Senator from Warren County, and Democratic Rep. Brent Yonts of Muhlenberg County.

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Regional
9:54 am
Wed January 3, 2007

KY Universities hoping for big impact from GA session

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's universities are hoping lawmakers in the current General Assembly session will restore many of the projects vetoed last year by the Governor. Joining us for this interview is Robbin Taylor, Governmental Relations Assistant to WKU President Gary Ransdell.

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