Regional
11:55 am
Tue August 8, 2006

WKU expert looks at possible interest rate hike

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.

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Regional
4:40 am
Tue August 8, 2006

AP: TN trauma centers footing the bill for KY motorcycle wrecks

Bowling Green, Ky – Two of Tennessee's major trauma hospitals say they are footing the bill for patients in neighboring states that don't have motorcycle helmet laws. One of those states is Kentucky.

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Regional
10:36 am
Mon August 7, 2006

Inside the "Farm"--An inside look at Fancy Farm 2006

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.

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Regional
2:02 am
Mon August 7, 2006

Fletcher responds to news of Trey Grayson's interest in Gov. job

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.

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Regional
8:57 am
Fri August 4, 2006

KY AG's office responds to dismissal motions by Fletcher

Attorney General Greg Stumbo

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office has entered a response to dismissal motions filed by attorneys for indicted Governor Fletcher. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
2:12 am
Fri August 4, 2006

Monticello man convicted of robbing same BG bank twice

Bowling Green, Ky – A Wayne County man is facing a possible life sentence after he was found guilty of robbing the same Bowling Green bank twice in less than a month. Kevin Willis has this story.

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Regional
4:20 am
Thu August 3, 2006

AP: Pulaski Co's Oakwood facility accused of more abuse

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.

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Regional
3:30 am
Thu August 3, 2006

Ky political attention focused on Fancy Farm

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.

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Regional
3:25 am
Thu August 3, 2006

Dems plan ad blitz to unseat KY Republican

Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY)

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.

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Regional
12:13 am
Thu August 3, 2006

WKU expert: Cuba's Raul Castro known as "the mule"

Raul Castro

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."

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