Regional
3:30 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Second hurdle jumped: Energy bill now moving to Senate

Frankfort, Ky – Supporters of an energy bill have cleared the full House in Frankfort. The measure provides tax breaks for Peabody Energy Company, which is looking to build at $3 billion coal gasification plant in the Commonwealth.

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Regional
3:22 am
Wed August 22, 2007

Expert offers advice on talking to kids about tragedies

Bowling Green, Ky – It seems like the news is constantly filled with tragic stories, from the Minneapolis bridge collapse, to the trapped Utah miners, to deaths in Iraq. Talking to children about these kinds of stories can be a difficult thing for parents. Dan Modlin recently spoke to Dr. Linda Lindeke of the University of Minnesota School of Nursing. She talked about the best ways to communicate these types of events to young people.

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Regional
2:52 am
Tue August 21, 2007

Texas company shows interest in expanding Ky operation

Frankfort, Ky – A Houston, Texas company is already expressing interest in expanding in Kentucky, should lawmakers approve tax incentives designed to attract such operations. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
5:09 am
Mon August 20, 2007

It's official: Ky lawmakers back in session

Frankfort, Ky – For the second time this summer, the Kentucky General Assembly is in session to enact energy legislation. The first session in July failed when House Democrats walked out. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
3:43 am
Mon August 20, 2007

Madisonville native teaches democracy in Iraq

Madisonville, Ky – A police officer from Hopkins County got an up-close look at efforts to democratize Iraq. Madisonville Police Lt. Wade Williams is back from that country, after teaching courses on democracy. He spoke to Lisa Autry about his experiences in Iraq.

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Regional
12:23 am
Mon August 20, 2007

Second special session about to start in Frankfort

Frankfort, Ky – A second Kentucky General Assembly special session on energy incentives gets underway Monday afternoon Frankfort. Here's the latest from Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:07 am
Fri August 17, 2007

Ky lawmakers agree on energy bill, ready for session

Frankfort, Ky – Late Thursday night, Kentucky House and Senate leaders reached a final agreement on an energy bill, and are now awaiting the Governor's call for a special session. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:45 am
Thu August 16, 2007

WKU football last program allowed to go 1A for the next four years

Bowling Green, Ky – The WKU football team is moving to the 1A level this year, and will be the last program allowed to make that move for the next four years. The NCAA has decided to enact a moratorium on 1AA teams making the switch. Dan Modlin has this feature on how the WKU transition to 1A is going so far, and how the school is handling the challenges involved.

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Regional
9:46 am
Wed August 15, 2007

In Pulaski County, crews cleaning up "Mt. Trashmore"

Somerset, Ky – A clean-up effort is underway at a cave in Pulaski County dubbed "Mt. Trashmore" by the locals. Cavers and volunteers are removing trash from cave in Shopville, which is an important habitat for a rare species of bats. Dan Modlin recently spoke to David Foster, Executive Director of the American Cave Conservation Association.

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Regional
9:39 am
Wed August 15, 2007

Ethics Commission to rule soon on complaint against Williams

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission will soon make a ruling in an ethics complaint against Senate President David Williams. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this story.

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