Regional
11:19 am
Tue September 11, 2007

9/11 Memorial held in Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – A memorial service in honor of those killed six years ago in the 9/11 attacks was held at the Kentucky capitol. Governor Fletcher recalled meeting a New York City firefighter almost one year after the attacks. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports on the ceremony.

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Regional
4:26 am
Mon September 10, 2007

Nurses' meeting to tackle meth issues

Bowling Green, Ky – Members of the State Nurses Association will meet in Bowling Green soon, to address several health issues which relate to meth addiction. Susan Jones of the WKU Department of Nursing is the state president of the group. She says it's clear that meth abuse has become a serious problem for the whole community.

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Regional
4:22 am
Mon September 10, 2007

New Ky Supreme Court Justice named

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher has filled a vacancy on the state Supreme Court. Lisabeth Abramson becomes the second woman on the state's high court. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
3:47 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Barren Co. Sheriff: law enforcement standards changing in Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – Two public forums on the future of Kentucky law enforcement will held in upcoming days. Barren County Sheriff Chris Eaton says local law enforcement has become much more professional since new standards were approved by the General Assembly in 1998. However, he says it's unclear whether the general public knows about the changes. Sheriff Eaton spoke to our Dan Modlin.

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Regional
2:39 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Study to look at upgrading Natcher, Audubon parkways

Owensboro, Ky – Governor Fletcher has announced a $500,000 study that will look at upgrading the William H. Natcher and Audubon parkways in western Kentucky. Government and business leaders in the region want the parkways to serve as connectors to the future interstates 66 and 69.

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Regional
3:12 am
Wed September 5, 2007

WKU Geography Head leads journey to Siberia, the Arctic

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Geography and Geology Department Head David Keeling recently led an expedition to Siberian Russia, the Arctic Circle, and Western Alaska. He joins us on The Midday Edition to talk about what he learned concerning global climate change, and the impacts of oil extracts from the Arctic region.

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Regional
2:15 am
Wed September 5, 2007

Somerset and Princeton two sites for upcoming energy meetings

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Bowling Green, Ky – Public meetings on renewable energy will soon be held in Somserset and Princeton, Ky. The forums are being conducted by Kentucky's Rural Energy Consortium. The Somerset meeting will be held Sept. 18, with the Princeton gathering on Oct. 16.

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Regional
11:59 am
Tue September 4, 2007

UK study: type of cancer more common in Pulaski, Whitley, and Laurel counties

Bowling Green, Ky – A new study has found a much higher than average incidence of a cancer pre-cursor in patients in Pulaski, Laurel, and Whitley counties. University of Kentucky researchers say they are determined to find out why these southern Kentucky counties have a relatively high rate of cancer of the esophogus. Our guest is Dr. Nicholas Nickl, a researcher with the UK College of Medicine.

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Regional
9:50 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Experts worry about impact of TV drug ads on teens: Part 2

Bowling Green, Ky – Experts on drug addiction prevention are worried that TV ads make prescription drugs seem like "cure-alls" to many teenagers. The number of teens in Kentucky and the US who are addicted to prescription drugs is skyrocketing. Dan Modlin brings us part two of our special series on the issue.

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Regional
2:53 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Ky Rep. pushes fool-proof ID card for immigrants

Bowling Green, Ky – Kentucky's 2nd District Congressman says he knows a relatively easy way to solve many of the nation's problems with illegal immigration. Hardin County Republican Ron Lewis says the US should issue all guest workers fool-proof ID cards that would prove that they're in the country legally. Kevin Willis has more.

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