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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.