Regional
1:02 am
Tue December 19, 2006

Tuition rates are on the rise in Ky: Part 1 of series

Bowling Green, Ky – College students and their families are dealing with increasing tuition rates at Kentucky colleges and universities. In the first of a special two-part series of reports on the issue, Dan Modlin talks to Kentucky Budget Director Brad Cowgill, WKU Economics Department Chairman Bill Davis, and several college students.

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Regional
8:14 am
Fri December 15, 2006

State auditor's report: Ky adoption process broken

Frankfort, Ky – State Auditor Crit Luallen says the adoption process in Kentucky takes too long and a report from her office suggests several ways to improve the process. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
8:10 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Bowling Green teacher sees how Germany deals with Holocaust, WWII

Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green High School teacher Pat Scott was one of a dozen Kentucky educators who were picked to take a special trip to Germany. The group met with German teachers and regular people, to learn how modern Germany is impacted by the events of World War II. Scott spoke with Lisa Autry.

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Regional
8:43 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Higher Ed projects may be restored by lawmakers

Frankfort, Ky – Higher education projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars vetoed by Governor Fletcher may be restored by the 2007 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
7:16 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Is a new WKU campus coming to Owensboro?

Owensboro, Ky – Daviess County Judge-Executive Reid Haire is planning the creation of a full WKU campus in Owensboro. He says it should be built near the Owensboro Community and Technical College. He spoke with our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
7:09 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Ky Senator under investigation for possible ethics violations

Frankfort, Ky – A state senator from eastern Kentucky who may soon be part of a Democratic gubernatorial ticket is being investigated for a possible breach of the state's legislative ethics code. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this in-depth look at the probe.

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Regional
8:16 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Harold Ford Jr. mulling a second run at Senate

Bowling Green, Ky – Democrat Harold Ford Jr. appears to have indicated he wants to take a second run at the US Senate. Ford recently lost a close race to replace the outgoing Bill Frist. Lisa Autry has more.

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Regional
8:10 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Ky lawmakers aim to repeal "onerous" business tax

Frankfort, Ky – Efforts are underway in the Kentucky General Assembly to eliminate at least one element of Governor Fletcher's tax modernization plan, which was approved in 2005 and revised this past June. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
8:05 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Part 2 of series: Does minimum wage hike have political support?

Bowling Green, Ky – In part two of our special series on proposals to raise the minimum wage, we explore the political angles involved. Our guests include Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards and WKU Economics Department Chairman Bill Davis.

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Regional
8:07 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Kentucky and national lawmakers look to raise minimum wage: Part 1 of series

Bowling Green, Ky – Congressional lawmakers and Kentucky legislators say they will take steps to raise the minimum wage. It's a politically popular move, but many economists warn of unintended negative consequences. In the first of a two-part series, Dan Modlin takes a look at what impact such a wage hike would have on Kentucky and the nation.

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