Bowling Green, KY – The Federal Reserve Board meets today (Tuesday) to consider whether or not to raise interest rates. WKU Economics Professor Dick Cantrell returns to our studio to offer his take on the health of the US economy.
Frankfort, KY – Every year on the first Saturday of August, thousands of people descend upon a tiny Catholic parish in far western Kentucky for the Fancy Farm picnic. Tony McVeigh has this look at this year's event.
Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher is reacting to news that Secretary of State Trey Grayson is considering a run against him in next May's Republican gubernatorial primary. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, KY – A citation against the Communities at Oakwood in Somerset says investigators failed to quickly act upon learning of alleged patient abuse. The Kentucky Associated Press says the latest incident took place in June. Kevin Willis has more.
Frankfort, Ky – A small Catholic parish in western Kentucky becomes the epicenter of the state's political world this weekend. It's time for the 126th annual Fancy Farm picnic. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports on the history and meaning behind the event.
Bowling Green, KY – A national Democratic organization plans to spend big bucks to unseat a freshman House Republican from northern Kentucky. Kevin Willis reports on the effort to defeat Rep. Geoff Davis.
Bowling Green, KY – With the future of Cuba in doubt following surgery this week on dictator Fidel Castro, attention is turning to the man tabbed to temporarily lead the country in Fidel's absence. Raul Castro is Fidel's younger brother, and has largely stayed out of view since taking control of the island nation. In this interview, WKU History Professor Andrew McMichael discusses the future of US-Cuba relations, and why Raul is known as "the mule."