Regional
5:08 am
Tue April 10, 2007

Law enforcement groups team up to battle drug scene

Bowling Green, Ky – Hear Lisa Autry's story about a Warren County area drug roundup that won First Place for Best Use of Sound from the recent Kentucky Associated Press awards.

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Documentary
5:04 am
Tue April 10, 2007

Deployment: A Look Back at a Year in the Life of the 623rd

Glasgow, Ky – This special documentary takes a behind-the-scenes look at the deployment of the 623rd National Guard unit, based in Glasgow and several other towns in the region. This program recently won First Place for Best Series/Documentary from the Kentucky Associated Press awards.

Regional
4:56 am
Tue April 10, 2007

TN authorities warn parents about deadly "choking game"

Bowling Green, Ky – Following the tragic death of a northern Tennessee teen, law enforcement and education officials are warning parents about what's known as the "choking game." This report recently won First Place for Best Public Service Reporting from the Kentucky Associated Press.

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Regional
4:52 am
Tue April 10, 2007

In Ky, some desperate seniors resort to dealing drugs

Bowling Green, Ky – Lisa Autry has this report on the story of Kentucky seniors who have resorted to selling drugs in order to make ends meet. This story won an honorable mention award for Best Enterprise/Investigative report from the Kentucky Associated Press.

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Regional
4:30 am
Mon April 9, 2007

Somerset opening new railpark

Somerset, Ky – In Pulaski County, a new railpark is ready to open. Development officials believe the new service will be a big boost to the region's economy. We hear from Susan Clark of Norfolk Southern, Greg Jones of Southeast Kentucky Economic Development Corporation, and others.

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Regional
3:53 am
Thu April 5, 2007

WKU has role in developing environmental policy in China

Bowling Green, Ky – We've all heard stories about China's growing economic, cultural, and political clout. But China also faces major environmental problems. In this interview, we meet Dr. Jennifer Turner, Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center's China Environment Forum. She works with researchers at WKU and other institutions to help China develop strategies for dealing with its environmental problems.

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Regional
1:54 am
Thu April 5, 2007

Boundary dispute between Iraq and Iran nothing new says WKU expert

Bowling Green, Ky – The capture and release of 15 British sailors and marines has drawn attention to the disputed boundaries off the coasts of Iran and Iraq. Dan Modlin spoke with the head of the WKU Department of Geography and Geology, David Keeling, about the conflict and other similar international boundary disputes.

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Regional
3:16 am
Tue April 3, 2007

New report to shed light on students' knowledge of economics

Bowling Green, Ky – Dan Modlin talks to WKU Economics Professor Bill Davis about the release of an upcoming report on how much high school students know about economics.

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Regional
3:12 am
Tue April 3, 2007

Proceed directly to jail: WKU class reaches out to Barren Co. jail inmates

Bowling Green, Ky – A WKU Sociology class is taking place in a must unusual setting: the Barren County women's jail. Dan Modlin spoke with Dr. Holli Drummond about the class she teaches that includes as students female inmates.

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Regional
3:17 am
Thu March 29, 2007

Mother of fire victim pushes for safety at WKU

Bowling Green, Ky – Gail Minger lost her son in a 1998 dorm fire at Murray State University. Since then, she's worked to increase the overall campus safety at schools in Kentucky. Lisa Autry attended a forum on WKU campus safety held in Bowling Green.

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