Regional
9:23 am
Mon November 19, 2007

WKU's Marshall Scott and John Martin talk jazz, share music

Bowling Green, Ky – Trumpeter Marshall Scott and guitarist John Martin recently stopped by the studios of WKU Public Radio to share their music and thoughts about the current and future state of jazz in the US. Marshall is director of the WKU Jazz Band, and John teaches guitar studies at WKU. In this special one-hour program, we hear live and studio recordings of John and Marshall performing as a duo and a quintet.

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Regional
9:03 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Global warming skeptics receive praise, scorn in Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – Arguments challenging the conventional wisdom surrounding global warming before a committee of the Kentucky General Assembly have drawn both praise and strong criticism from lawmakers and those in the audience. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
9:07 am
Wed November 14, 2007

New WKU center in Radcliff to offer more degree choices

Radcliff, Ky – WKU President Gary Ransdell has announced plans to open a Center for Regional Development in Radcliff. The Hardin County city sits next door to Fort Knox, which is expanding at a rapid pace thanks to the recent Base Realignment and Closure moves. The WKU Center is designed to offer degree programs that will benefit those in and around the military community. Dan Modlin has our report.

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Regional
8:59 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Plans for Beshear inauguration moving ahead

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Governor-elect Steve Beshear is making progress with plans for Inauguration Day, which is just a few weeks away. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
5:07 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Owensboro region group banding together to lobby for I-69

Owensboro, Ky – In northwestern Kentucky, a group of 12 Chambers of Commerce are banding together to lobby for the region's business interests. The effort is called "C-LINK", for "Chamber Leadership Initiative of Northwestern Kentucky." The group's first goal is to lobby lawmakers to fund Kentucky's portion of I-69, which will run through Henderson, Webster, Hopkins, and Christian counties. Kevin Willis went to Owensboro and Henderson to learn more about C-LINK.

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Regional
4:59 am
Wed November 14, 2007

Ky leads nation in ATV deaths; program might cut fatalities

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky has the dubious distinction of having the highest ATV-related death rate in the US. The state Department of Agriculture says something can--and must--be done about it. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:59 am
Tue November 13, 2007

At WKU, pressure on coaches to make NCAA tourney

WKU senior Courtney Lee

Bowling Green, Ky – As the college basketball season gets underway, WKU coaches Darrin Horn and Mary Taylor Cowles face increasing expectations to make the NCAA tournament. Dan Modlin has this preview of both the mens' and womens' seasons.

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Regional
11:54 am
Tue November 13, 2007

New WKU center in Hardin County to boost region

Radcliff, Ky – WKU officials say a new Center for Regional Development will be opened in Radcliff. The Center is a collaborative effort which is designed to increase educational opportunities for those in the Hardin County region. Dan Modlin reports.

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WKU Gatton Academy
11:48 am
Fri November 9, 2007

First Semester at Gatton Academy Winding Down

Bowling Green, Ky – In mid-December, WKU students will take finals and conclude the fall semester. But for 120 WKU students, it's been a history-making few months. The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Math and Science opened its doors this semester to many of the state's brightest students. WKU Public Radio's Kevin Willis spoke to two Gatton Academy students, and the Academy's Executive Director.

Regional
2:07 am
Fri November 9, 2007

No delay: Ky Board of Education will press on with search

Frankfort, Ky – For now at least, the Kentucky Board of Education plans to press on with its search for a new Education Commissioner. That's despite a request from the Governor-elect to hold off on any decision-making. Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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