Regional
10:43 am
Wed July 12, 2006

In Ky, Governor signs order banning smoking in state buildings

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher has signed an executive order banning smoking in all state office buildings. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
10:39 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Gov. Fletcher looking into creation of legal defense fund

Frankfort, KY – Faced with mounting legal bills, Governor Fletcher is looking into creating a legal defense fund. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
3:59 am
Wed July 12, 2006

As new seatbelt law goes into effect, KY woman urges all to buckle up

Bowling Green, KY – A "primary" seatbelt law is now in effect in Kentucky. In this report, Lisa Autry hears the amazing story of a woman who believes wearing a seatbelt could have prevented major injuries she received in a wreck.

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Regional
3:55 am
Wed July 12, 2006

Ky AG trying to oust head of the state personnel board

Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo

Bowling Green – Kentucky's Attorney General is trying to oust the chairman of the state personnel board. Attorney General Greg Stumbo charges that Jack Smith's company received more than $33,000 in payment from the state. Dan Modlin has more.

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Regional
2:41 am
Wed July 12, 2006

New seatbelt law aims to save young lives

Bowling Green – A primary seatbelt law is now in effect in Kentucky. Police and parents alike hope the new law will save the lives of teen drivers, who according to research, contribute most to fatal accidents. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
9:21 am
Tue July 11, 2006

Special Report: Efforts to prevent child abuse in KY, Part 2

Bowling Green, KY – This is the second in a series of reports detailing the impact abuse and neglect has on children in the Commonwealth. In this story, we hear how meth addiction by parents puts children at risk for serious injury and death. Dan Modlin has this report.

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Regional
9:12 am
Tue July 11, 2006

Fletcher administration is sued for blocking access to blog site

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher's administration is being sued for blocking access to the web log--or "blog"--of one of the administration's harshest critics.

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Regional
9:09 am
Tue July 11, 2006

Governor: KY has 136.5 million dollar surplus

Governor Ernie Fletcher

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher received a warm reception in Georgetown, where he made a speech announcing a huge budget surplus. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
10:14 am
Mon July 10, 2006

In Kentucky, more Big Brothers and Big Sisters are needed

Bowling Green, KY – Big Brothers/Big Sisters of SouthCentral Kentucky is putting out the word that it needs more volunteers to service needy children in the region. Dan Modlin has this conversation with a case manager from the organization, and a Little Brother from Bowling Green.

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Regional
10:11 am
Mon July 10, 2006

Fletcher attorneys and prosecturs both pleased with latest ruling

Frankfort, KY – Attorneys for Governor Fletcher are pleased with the latest ruling in the criminal case against the Governor--but so are prosecutors. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an inside look at why in this report.

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