Murray, KY – The Democratic National Convention's first night was a memorable one for Graves County, Kentucky native Micah Spicer.
Spicer, who is Kentucky's youngest delegate at 19 years old, says although the convention's opening ceremony revolved around unifying the party, there were obvious divisions surrounding Senators Obama and Clinton.
Elizabethtown, Ky – The two candidates vying for Kentucky's 2nd Congressional House seat met Monday night in Elizabethtown for a forum sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau. Democrat David Boswell and Republican Brett Guthrie discussed their positions on free trade, environmental protection, tax policy, and labor issues. Kevin Willis was at the Hardin County event, and has our report.
Frankfort, Ky – ZAP-mobiles are coming to Simpson County, Kentucky. That's where the electric vehicle company says it will build a huge manufacturing plant. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.
Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky is one of only two states that do not automatically restore a felon's voting rights once all debts to society have been paid. But since March, Governor Beshear has granted partial pardons to nearly 800 inmates, allowing them to register for the November election. Several of those pardoned were convicted of crimes such as murder and rape. Lisa Autry has our report.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU President Gary Ransdell has welcomed back faculty and staff as the fall semester is set to begin. Dr. Ransdell was frank about some of the financial challenges facing WKU. Dan Modlin report.
Bowling Green, Ky – Dozens of refugees from southeast Asia, Africa, and Iraq will soon be arriving in Bowling Green. The city's International Center will be helping the refugees with job assistance, language skills, and learning how to live in the US. Joe Corcoran has our report.
Bowling Green, Ky – The ongoing standoff between Russia and the US and Europe over Georgia has led some to make predictions about a new cold war. But WKU Political Science Professor Roger Murphy says it's too early for that label. Professor Murphy spoke to WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis about how Moscow's invasion of Georgia signals a newly assertive Russia on the world stage.