Regional
10:30 am
Wed August 27, 2008

CATS assessment team meeting in Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – A task force studying Kentucky's student accountability and assessment efforts has met for a second time in Frankfort. We get an update from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Election 2008
4:10 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Youngest Kentucky Delegate Discusses Obama Versus Clinton Divisions

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.

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Regional
11:47 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Boswell, Guthrie meet at Ky Farm Bureau forum in Etown

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.

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Regional
9:25 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Tracking devices being used in some state vehicles

Frankfort, Ky – A pilot project underway in Kentucky is helping the state keep better track of its huge inventory of state vehicles. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
2:09 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Electric car facility coming to Franklin, Ky

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.

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Regional
2:07 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Should Ky restore voting rights of felons?

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.

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Regional
10:49 am
Fri August 22, 2008

Ky closes deal on $50 million bond issue for education

Frankfort, Ky – The deal is done. Kentucky has closed on a 50-million dollar bond issue, the proceeds of which will be used for student loans. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
12:18 am
Fri August 22, 2008

WKU President outlines goals, challenges ahead

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.

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Regional
2:19 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Bowling Green set for new influx of refugees

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.

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Regional
9:29 am
Wed August 20, 2008

WKU expert: too early to call US-Russian relations "Cold War"

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.

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