Regional
3:08 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Young BG attorney wants more lawyers to do pro-bono work for kids

Bowling Green, Ky – A young attorney from Warren County is encouraging others in her profession to consider doing more volunteer work to help represent children and the indigent. Jennifer Brinkley is with the Coffman Law Office, and recently spoke with Dan Modlin about her experiences in performing pro-bono work.

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Regional
10:19 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Summer project pushes KY kids to think about higher ed

Bowling Green, Ky – Mike Hughes is project coordinator for the "Gear Up" Summer Camp at Western Kentucky University. The project is designed to get kids thinking about the idea of post-secondary education. He recently sat down Dan Modlin to discuss the effort.

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Regional
11:12 am
Wed May 23, 2007

With primary over, KY voters can now look ahead to November

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear were both able to win enough votes to avoid a June run-off election. In this piece, we hear analysis of the recent primary elections with WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley. Also featured are Fletcher, Beshear, Senator Jim Bunning, Jody Richards, and Anne Northup.

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Regional
3:10 am
Mon May 21, 2007

KY Attorney connected to Gonzales firing scandal

Bowling Green, Ky – With the US Attorney firing scandal picking up speed in Washington, there's a new angle developing in Kentucky. A report in the Washington Post says the US Attorney for Western Kentucky, David Huber, was placed on a list of attorneys to be replaced. The US Attorney General is facing calls to resign over the firing scandal. Lisa Autry recently spoke to David Huber about his reaction to the news that he was being considered for dismissal.

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Regional
1:54 am
Mon May 21, 2007

KY agencies try to head off longterm impacts of child abuse

Bowling Green, Ky – In this report, Kevin Willis explores the longterm effects physical and sexual abuse has on young children. A group of agencies in Kentucky is banding together in an attempt to educate the public on how to spot and report child abuse to authorities. We hear from guests including April Fulcher, a child victim's advocate with the Bowling Green Police Department.

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Regional
12:24 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Projects gets computers to familes of Ft. Campbell soldiers

Fort Campbell, KY – A nationwide project called "Operation Homefront" is putting personal computers in the hands of military families so they can stay in touch with loved ones overseas. Dan Modlin reports on a free giveaway this week at Fort Campbell.

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Regional
8:53 am
Tue May 15, 2007

Cancer consortium underway in KY

Bowling Green, Ky – Dan Modlin recently attended a summit meeting of the Kentucky Cancer Consortium. Despite years of education efforts, Kentuckians remain the heaviest smokers in the US, which puts those in the state at greater risk for lung cancer. Dan has more on some of the information discussed at the summit.

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Regional
9:19 am
Fri May 11, 2007

KY's new Ed Commissioner faces big hurdles

Bowling Green, Ky – The Kentucky Board of Education met in Bowling Green to finalize their offer to the next Education Commissioner. Dr. Barbara Erwin comes to Kentucky from Illinois. She survived questions over her leadership style and problems with her resume.

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Regional
11:45 am
Wed May 9, 2007

As cheaters become more savvy, so do those trying to prevent them

Bowling Green, Ky – Across the country, college and university faculty members are using new tactics to prevent classroom cheating. In this report, Dan Modlin talked to professors at WKU about some of techniques they use to combat cheaters.

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Regional
11:41 am
Wed May 9, 2007

Expanded gambling up for debate in KY Gov race

Frankfort, Ky – With the primary election less than two weeks away, expanded gambling has become a key issue in the Kentucky governor's race. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh examines the issue and where the candidates stand.

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