Regional
1:24 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Search for new head of CPE underway

Frankfort, Ky – The panel searching for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education continues to make good progress. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest.

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Regional
1:22 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Ky cracking down on illegal online gambling sites

Frankfort, Ky – The Commonwealth of Kentucky is going after the domain names of internet websites offering illegal gambling opportunities to Kentucky citizens. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Election 2008
1:17 am
Tue September 23, 2008

Indiana sees unusual role as Presidential battleground state

Bowling Green, Ky – Indiana is usually an afterthought in Presidential elections, reliably voting Republican since 1964. But this year there are some indications that the contest between John McCain and Barack Obama may have put the Hoosier State in play. We spoke to University of Evansville Political Science Professor Robert Dion.

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Regional
1:12 am
Tue September 23, 2008

WKU Prof critical of media economic coverage

Bowling Green, Ky – A professor with the WKU Economics Department says the news media has oversimplified its reporting on the economy. Dr. Brian Strow says the poor coverage is contributing to confusion about financial institutions and the stock market. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
10:58 am
Fri September 19, 2008

Bunning blasts Fed's recent bailouts of AIG, Fannie, Freddie

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Bowling Green, Ky – Moves by the Federal Reserve to calm financial market turmoil have reignited a longstanding debate: how and when should the government intervene in free markets? Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning is one of the leading critics of the Fed's recent bailouts. Kevin Willis reports.

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Election 2008
3:47 am
Fri September 19, 2008

KY-2: Candidates to Debate on Kentucky Educational Television

Bowling Green, KY – The two candidates running for Kentucky's 2nd Congressional District will appear Monday night on Kentucky Educational Television in Lexington for a live debate.

Owensboro Democrat David Boswell will face Bowling Green Republican Brett Guthrie. The two are competing to replace retiring Congressman Ron Lewis.

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Regional
12:33 am
Fri September 19, 2008

GM's 100th anniversary bittersweet as BG plant lets workers go

Bowling Green, Ky – General Motors is celebrating its 100th anniversary, but the company is also slowing down production at its Bowling Green assembly plant. About 70 workers are being laid off, and plant manager Paul Graham says it's not clear how long those employees will be out of work. Dan Modlin has our story.

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Regional
3:18 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Laurel Co. death row appeal denied by Ky's high court

Frankfort, Ky – The latest appeal from Kentucky death row inmate Ronnie Lee Bowling has been rejected by the state supreme court. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
3:10 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Chief Justice of Ky Supreme Court at WKU Constitution Week event

Bowling Green, Ky – The Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court says one of the biggest challenges facing the judicial system is the number of litigants who represent themselves in court. Chief Justice John Minton says it's a trend being reported throughout Kentucky and the US. He spoke recently at a "Constitution Week" event on the campus of WKU.

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Regional
5:16 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Ky AAA: fuel conservation best weapon against high prices

Bowling Green, Ky – Most drivers in Kentucky are paying around $4 a gallon for gasoline in the aftermath of Hurricane Ike. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency to prevent price gouging at the pumps. That action has restored some calm to the market, according to Roger Boyd of Kentucky AAA. He spoke to our Lisa Autry.

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