Regional
10:52 am
Fri March 9, 2007

WKU Computer Expert Discusses Time Change

Bowling Green – The early start of Daylight Saving Time this weekend is leading to concerns about the impact on computers. Dan Modlin speaks with Dave Beckley, the Director of Network and Commuting Supporting at W-K-U.

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11:19 am
Fri March 2, 2007

Lake Cumberland Faces Uncertain Tourism Season

Bowling Green – Tourism leaders are aggressively promoting the Lake Cumberland region, hoping to offset negative perceptions ahead of the summer tourism season. The lake remains 43 feet below normal summer pool to allow for repair work to Wolf Creek Dam. Lisa Autry visited the region and has this report.

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Regional
2:45 am
Thu March 1, 2007

WKU Prof doubts claims made about alleged tomb of Jesus

Bowling Green, Ky – The producers of a program airing on the Discovery Channel say they've found the burial tomb of the family of Jesus. But WKU Religion Professor Joe Trafton doubts the claims. He recently sat down with Dan Modlin to discuss the tomb, and his ongoing research into the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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2:36 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Barren County named top rural area to live in the US

Bowling Green, Ky – Progressive Farmer magazine recently named Barren County the top rural area to live in the US. Joe Corcoran recently spoke with Barren County Judge-Executive Davie Greer and the editor of the publication about the honor.

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Regional
8:12 am
Wed February 14, 2007

WKU may offer doctorate in education degree

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU is developing a doctoral program which could become the first Doctor in Education degree offered by a comprehensive university in Kentucky. Dan Modlin discussed the proposed program with Dr. Sam Evans, Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at WKU.

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10:41 am
Fri February 2, 2007

Ky's candidates for Gov may face tough times fundraising

Bowling Green, Ky – With ten candidates running for the Governor's office in Kentucky, fundraising will be tight around the state. WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley talked with Western's Public Radio about the fundraising and campaigning challenges facing the ten candidates.

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9:50 am
Fri January 26, 2007

Profiles: Henry, Richards kick off 2007 Gov. campaigns

Bowling Green, Ky – In part of our ongoing coverage of the 2007 election season, Western's Public Radio offers these candidate profiles of Steve Henry and Jody Richards. Both Democrats have officially declared they are running for the Governor's office.

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11:39 am
Thu January 25, 2007

Lake Cumberland Residents Concerned Over Wolf Creek Dam

Bowling Green – The U-S Army Corps of Engineers announced this week that Wolf Creek Dam in Russell County is at high risk of failure. The dam impounds Lake Cumberland, which is a multi-million dollar tourist destination. Lisa Autry has more on the potential fallout and what mitigation efforts are underway.

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Regional
11:59 am
Fri January 19, 2007

BG aviation attorney: Pilot error to blame for Comair crash

Bowling Green, Ky – The federal government has released its report on the August Comair crash in Lexington that killed 49 people. Dan Modlin spoke with Bowling Green aviation attorney Steve Hixon about the report, which shows several instances of unprofessional behavior by the Comair pilots aboard flight 5191.

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3:54 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Kentuckians offer impressions of China

Bowling Green, Ky – With US relations with China growing in importance by the day, Western's Public Radio sat down with three members of our listening area who recently visited the Asian nation. They offer their unique perspectives on the Chinese people and culture.

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