Regional
12:16 am
Wed September 27, 2006

States are taking up effort to halt funding of countries supporting terrorism

Bowling Green, Ky – Since 9/11, the US and other countries have stepped up the tracking of groups that fund terrorist organization. In Missouri, an effort is underway to divest public funds from companies that do business with countries that sponsor terrorism. Dan Modlin has this interview with Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman.

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Regional
12:02 am
Wed September 27, 2006

WKU still working to get new phone prefix

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is still trying to get a new prefix for campus phone numbers. The school wants to use the 9-5-8 prefix which spells out "WKU" on the dial. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
10:22 am
Tue September 26, 2006

New effort spotlights cervical cancer education

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky is one of ten states participating in a public awareness campaign on cervical cancer. The project has been organized by the National Lieutenant Governor's Association. We hear from Kentucky Lt. Gov. Steve Pence.

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Regional
10:04 am
Tue September 26, 2006

Computer system is helping Ky track prescription drug abuse

Frankfort, Ky – In Frankfort, Kentucky lawmakers have gotten an update on the computerized system that is helping the state track prescription drug abuse. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
10:50 am
Mon September 25, 2006

WKU expert: Several reasons behind falling gas prices

Bowling Green, Ky – If you drive an automobile, you've no doubt noticed the falling gas prices in the past few weeks. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell tells Western's Public Radio there are several reasons behind the decreasing costs.

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Regional
9:53 am
Mon September 25, 2006

WKU expert: Several reasons behind falling gas prices

Bowling Green, Ky – If you drive an automobile, you've no doubt noticed the falling gas prices. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell says there are several factors behind the drop in fuel costs. Dan Modlin recently spoke to Prof. Cnatrell in the studios of Western's Public Radio.

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Regional
9:43 am
Mon September 25, 2006

Judge will rule soon on purging of Ky voters from rolls

Attorney General Greg Stumbo

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge will soon rule on the Kentucky Attorney General's lawsuit challenging the purging of thousands of names from the state's voter rolls. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Health
8:13 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Innovative Program Gives At-Risk Kids in Kentucky the Skills to Succeed

Fort Mitchell, Ky – A unique public-private partnership in Kentucky and Ohio is being credited with changing the lives of at-risk mothers. The "Every Child Succeeds" program provides intensive home visits for moms who are pregnant with--or who have just had--their first child. Kevin Willis of Western's Public Radio visited one Kentucky town where the program works.

Regional
8:01 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Laurel County native dies in Iraq

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky National Guard is reporting the non-combat death of a Laurel County native. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
8:26 am
Thu September 21, 2006

New head of Oakwood promises change is coming

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky lawmakers have been updated on changes underway to end neglect and abuse problems at the state's largest facility for mentally handicapped adults. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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