Regional
2:54 am
Wed October 10, 2007

Fletcher seeks dismissal of lawsuit by AG

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the political affiliation of some of his appointees to state university boards. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
12:19 am
Wed October 10, 2007

In Edmonson County, a renewed interest in asphalt mining

Bowling Green, Ky – There is increasing interest in asphalt mining in Edmonson County. Dr. Mike May of the WKU Department of Geography and Geology says the asphalt mining can yield paving materials and the potential to help with the nation's energy resources. Dan Modlin has our interview.

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Regional
2:03 am
Mon October 8, 2007

Search continues for Ky Ed Commissioner

Frankfort, Ky – This year's second search for a new Kentucky Commissioner of Education is entering what could be its final month. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this update.

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Regional
12:24 am
Mon October 8, 2007

Part 2: Kids raised in "meth houses" face nightmare conditions

Bowling Green, Ky – Child safety experts in Kentucky say some children who are raised in so-called "meth houses" are facing dangerous and harmful living conditions. Many of these young people grow up in an environment where they see violence and drug abuse up close and personal. Dan Modlin has the second of our two-part series of reports.

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Regional
12:20 am
Mon October 8, 2007

Part 1: Ky communities suffer big costs due to meth

Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say meth abuse continues to be a costly problem for many communities. One narcotics task force in Hopkinsville, for example, says illegal meth labs have been found in several motel rooms. For somecommunities in the region, there high costs of policing and treating meth. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series of reports on the subject.

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Regional
11:58 am
Wed October 3, 2007

Candidates for AG's race seem polar opposites

Bowling Green, Ky – The Republican in the race says his opponent is a left-wing trial lawyer without any real experience. The Democrat says his opponent is an extremist who can't be trusted to uphold the law for all Kentuckians. Stan Lee and Jack Conway have engaged in a war of words over the Attorney General's race that will be decided next month. Lisa Autry spoke to both candidates.

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Regional
9:23 am
Wed October 3, 2007

Ky creating statewide health info network

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky appears to be making progress toward the goal of creating a statewide, electronic health information network. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio has this update.

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Regional
11:30 am
Tue October 2, 2007

Witnesses recall images of Allied bombings, Nazi death camps

Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of our two-part series of reports on WWII, we hear from those who saw firsthand the immediate aftermath of Nazi concentration camps in Europe. Also featured is a first-hand account of Allied bombing runs.

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Regional
2:51 am
Mon October 1, 2007

State employees may see higher health costs in future

Frankfort, Ky – State employees in Kentucky will see only a modest increase in their health insurance costs next year, but a top official is signaling that could change in coming years. Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:48 am
Mon October 1, 2007

In Ky, county attorneys are getting new DUI tool

Frankfort, Ky – There's more bad news for drunken drivers in Kentucky. County attorneys are getting another tool designed to help them obtain more DUI convictions. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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