Bowling Green, Ky – Health officials in Kentucky say taking a daily vitamin containing folic acid can help to reduce the number of birth defects in the Commonwealth. Dan Modlin reports on the efforts to decrease the high rates of spina bifida in Kentucky.
Bowling Green, Ky – WKU History Department Professor Hugh Phillips talks to Dan Modlin about several challenges facing Russia: choosing their next leader, Iran, and North Korea. Dr. Phillips specializes in teaching the history of Russia.
Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Adjutant General Donald Storm is in Iraq, checking on state National Guard soldiers serving there. It was almost midnight when the General put in a call to Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio.
Bowling Green, KY – Innovative research using stem cells taken from the noses of adult humans is being conducted at the University of Louisville. Techniques used at U of L have helped cure spinal cord injuries in lab rats. Dan Modlin spoke to the man behind the groundbreaking research.
Morehead, Ky – Kentucky's fifth district Congressman says satellites and computers are making up for problems once associated with the eastern part of the Commonwealth. Somerset Republican Hal Rogers believes rapidly changing technologies in the field of telecommunications are a tremendous boost to southeastern Kentucky. Kevin Willis reports.
John Bowers talks with Dan Modlin about internet2.
Bowling Green – The Internet2 System is expected to offer a host of new educational opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the country. In this interview, Dan Modlin learns more about the new system from John Bowers, Director of Academic Technology at WKU.
Bowling Green – Since the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the government and private sector are increasingly hiring people to work in homeland security. Universities in Kentucky are beginning to offer degree programs in homeland security.
Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Attorney General's office is putting out a warning to those committing what it says are some of the worst crimes imaginable. The AG's office is conducting internet sting operations intended to bring child sex predators to justice. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – With both chambers of Congress up for grabs, the number of negative political ads is on the rise. Vanderbilt Political Science professor John Geer has researched the impact of attack ads. He spoke with Kevin Willis.