Regional
12:06 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Drug agents in Ky say they're working around federal cuts

Frankfort, Ky – Drug enforcement authorities in Kentucky say despite drastic cuts in federal funding, statewide drug interdiction efforts are still netting impressive results. Tony McVeigh has this story from Frankfort.

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Regional
12:00 am
Tue May 1, 2007

First Lady holds first celebration of hope for Ky cancer survivors

Frankfort, Ky – Hundreds of breast cancer survivors in Kentucky traveled to Frankfort this week, to attend the First Lady's annual Celebration of Hope. From Kentucky Public Radio, Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
4:14 am
Mon April 30, 2007

Ky's Mr. Basketball coming to WKU

Elizabethtown, Ky – Elizabethtown High School star Stephon Pettigrew is coming to WKU. The Mr. Basketball winner chose the Hilltoppers after UK didn't offer a scholarship.

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Regional
3:50 am
Mon April 30, 2007

Beshear backs expanded gaming for Ky

Bowling Green, Ky – In our ongoing series of gubanatorial candidate profiles, Dan Modlin talked with former Lt. Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Regional
12:55 am
Thu April 26, 2007

WKU Russian expert says Yeltsin unlike any other Russian leader

Bowling Green, Ky – The recent death of former Russian President Boris Yeltsin reveals a mixed record for the country's first post-Soviet leader. Dr. Hugh Phillips is a Russian expert with the WKU History Department. He says much of Yeltsin's early success came from his ability to relate to the average Russian citizen.

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Regional
9:54 am
Wed April 25, 2007

Bowling Green Police dealing with a series of high-profile cases

Bowling Green, Ky – The Bowling Green Police Department is coping with three recent high-profile incidents involving fatalities. Joe Corcoran talked with Bowling Green Police Chief Doug Hawkins about how the department is handling the cases.

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Regional
2:42 am
Tue April 24, 2007

WKU looking to boost international education opportunities

Dan Modlin – As part of WKU's efforts to expand its international appeal and reach, the school is now a member of the American Council on Education's Internationalization Collaborative. Dr. John Petersen, WKU's interim chief international officer, spoke to Dan Modlin about how the program will increase international education opportunities for WKU students, faculty, and staff.

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Regional
2:36 am
Mon April 23, 2007

Azar Nafisi brings tales from Iran to WKU

Author Azar Nafisi

Bowling Green, Ky – Azar Nafisi is the author of the national bestselling book Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books. It tells the story of an underground book-reading club of Iranian females during the time of the country's Islamic Revolution. Nafisi will speak Monday night at WKU's Van Meter Auditorium at 7:30pm as part of the Cultural Enhancement Series. She also spoke to Joe Corcoran before arriving at WKU.

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Regional
11:15 am
Wed April 18, 2007

In Kentucky, a school shooting survivor remembers day of horror

Bowling Green, Ky – In 1997, a high school gunman walked into Paducah's Heath High School and opened fire. Missy Jenkins Smith was hit by a bullet and paralyzed from the waist down. She talked to Lisa Autry about the similarities and differences between the Heath shootings and the massacre at Virginia Tech.

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Regional
11:09 am
Wed April 18, 2007

In Kentucky, a school shooting survivor remembers day of horror

Bowling Green, Ky – In 1997, a high school gunman walked into Paducah's Heath High School and opened fire. Missy Jenkins Smith was hit by a bullet and paralyzed from the waist down. She talked to Lisa Autry about the similarities and differences between the Heath shootings and the massacre at Virginia Tech.

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