Regional
7:44 am
Mon December 25, 2006

2007 KY legislative session soon underway

Frankfort, Ky – The 138 members of the Kentucky General Assembly will soon be returning to Frankfort for the start of the 2007 legislative session. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has a preview of the so-called "short session."

Read more
Regional
7:11 am
Wed December 20, 2006

Trey Grayson set to run again for Sec of State

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson has filed his official papers to run for re-election next year. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

Read more
Regional
7:07 am
Wed December 20, 2006

Higher tuition in Ky could have big impact on future generations

Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of our special two-part series of reports, Dan Modlin takes a look at what impact higher tuition rates could have on future generations of Kentucky students. We'll hear from Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards, WKU Political Science Professor Scott Lasley, State Budget Director Brad Cowgill, and others.

Read more
Regional
1:02 am
Tue December 19, 2006

Tuition rates are on the rise in Ky: Part 1 of series

Bowling Green, Ky – College students and their families are dealing with increasing tuition rates at Kentucky colleges and universities. In the first of a special two-part series of reports on the issue, Dan Modlin talks to Kentucky Budget Director Brad Cowgill, WKU Economics Department Chairman Bill Davis, and several college students.

Read more
Regional
8:14 am
Fri December 15, 2006

State auditor's report: Ky adoption process broken

Frankfort, Ky – State Auditor Crit Luallen says the adoption process in Kentucky takes too long and a report from her office suggests several ways to improve the process. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

Read more
Regional
8:10 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Bowling Green teacher sees how Germany deals with Holocaust, WWII

Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green High School teacher Pat Scott was one of a dozen Kentucky educators who were picked to take a special trip to Germany. The group met with German teachers and regular people, to learn how modern Germany is impacted by the events of World War II. Scott spoke with Lisa Autry.

Read more
Regional
8:43 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Higher Ed projects may be restored by lawmakers

Frankfort, Ky – Higher education projects worth hundreds of millions of dollars vetoed by Governor Fletcher may be restored by the 2007 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

Read more
Regional
7:16 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Is a new WKU campus coming to Owensboro?

Owensboro, Ky – Daviess County Judge-Executive Reid Haire is planning the creation of a full WKU campus in Owensboro. He says it should be built near the Owensboro Community and Technical College. He spoke with our Dan Modlin.

Read more
Regional
7:09 am
Wed December 13, 2006

Ky Senator under investigation for possible ethics violations

Frankfort, Ky – A state senator from eastern Kentucky who may soon be part of a Democratic gubernatorial ticket is being investigated for a possible breach of the state's legislative ethics code. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this in-depth look at the probe.

Read more
Regional
8:16 am
Tue December 12, 2006

Harold Ford Jr. mulling a second run at Senate

Bowling Green, Ky – Democrat Harold Ford Jr. appears to have indicated he wants to take a second run at the US Senate. Ford recently lost a close race to replace the outgoing Bill Frist. Lisa Autry has more.

Read more

Pages