Regional
1:55 am
Fri June 16, 2006

WKU Regents elect new chairman

Robert Earl Fischer

Bowling Green – The Western Kentucky University Board of Regents held a special meeting Friday to elect a new chairman. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
9:02 am
Thu June 15, 2006

KY researchers working on new, cheaper cervical cancer vaccine

Dr. Alfred Bennett Jenson

Louisville, KY – Two researchers now working at the University of Louisville recently saw their vaccine for cervical cancer approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The vaccine was invented more than ten years ago, and was held up in patent court. It's believed to be 100% effective against the cancer that kills almost 500,000 women worldwide each year. Dr. Alfred Bennett Jenson talked to Western's Public Radio about the groundbreaking vaccine.

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Regional
3:39 am
Thu June 15, 2006

State workers in KY won't get millions in back pay

Frankfort, KY – A Kentucky Supreme Court ruling means thousands of state employees seeking millions of dollars worth of back pay won't be getting it. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this story.

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Regional
2:27 am
Thu June 15, 2006

BG firefighter sues city

Bowling Green – A Bowling Green firefighter is taking legal action against the city for what he calls unfair punishment. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
2:23 am
Thu June 15, 2006

Fletcher must reveal billing statements to political foe

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher's administration is being ordered to reveal billing statements from outside counsel assisting with hiring probe defense matters. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this story.

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Regional
10:46 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Secrets of the courtroom: KY lawyers get an earful

Erlanger, Ky – David Feige is a renowed criminal defense attorney who makes frequent appearances on Court TV. He recently spoke to a meeting of Kentucky attorneys in Erlanger. In this interview with Dan Modlin, he offers some sage advice on how to best defend poor clients.

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Regional
10:05 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Lethal injection case impacts KY

Frankfort, KY – In a unanimous decision this week, the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier for death row inmates to challenge lethal injections. Thirty-six men and women are currently on Kentucky's death row. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.

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Regional
5:35 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Indiana's giant to miss KY-IN All-Star games

Indiana's Greg Oden, the best high school basketball player in the US.

Bowling Green, KY – The Indiana basketball player expected to dominate this year's All-Star series between Kentucky and the Hoosier state will miss both games with an injury. As Kevin Willis reports, Greg Oden is the most talked-about high school player in the US.

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Regional
3:41 am
Wed June 14, 2006

In Ky, it's BC and AD--not CE and BCE

Frankfort, KY – The state school board has again considered which set of historic designations Kentucky school children should be taught, and has reversed an earlier vote. From Frankfort, Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
2:18 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Special Report: Gov. Fletcher discusses re-election, Pence

Franklin, KY – Gov. Fletcher recently came to Franklin to tout the region's economic progress. While he was there, Fletcher was asked about his relationship with Lt. Gov. Steve Pence, and his prospects for re-election. Lisa Autry of Western's Public Radio was there and put together this report.

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