Regional
7:27 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Effort underway to engage Ky youth in civics, voting

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's Secretary of State says more young people in the Commonwealth need to be exposed to civics education. Tony McVeigh has this story from Frankfort.

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Regional
7:22 am
Wed September 20, 2006

Fletcher preparing Ky for Ryder Cup golf tourney

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher is in Ireland, checking out the 2006 Ryder Cup golf tournament, which will be held in Louisville in 2008. Kentucky Public Radio reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
9:21 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Part 2 of special series: Online child porn more common than many believe

Bowling Green, Ky – In part two of Dan Modlin's special series, we hear about some of the brutal instances of online child pornography that's been manufactured in Kentucky. This series is an effort to alert the public to the widespread nature of this crime. You can also hear the first part of the series at our website as well.

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Regional
6:44 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Ky Sec of State wants more civic engagement

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's top election official believes there is a crisis in civic engagement and literacy, especially among the young. However, Secretary of State Trey Grayson says something can be done about it. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
10:41 am
Mon September 18, 2006

Part 1 of Special Series: Ky in battle against online child pornography

Bowling Green, KY – As use of the internet has expanded, so has the amount of online child pornography. In the first of a special two-part series, Dan Modlin looks at the effect these images have on the victims, and efforts in Kentucky to combat the crime.

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Regional
11:56 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Dogs being trained to help in arson investigations

Bowling Green, Ky – Some of the best arson investigators aren't human. They're canines. Dan Modlin has this interview with Jeanne Brock, President of the Canine Accelerant Detection Association. The group trains dogs to help in fire investigations.

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Regional
1:18 am
Wed September 13, 2006

WKU Professor discusses water quality problems in China

Dan Modlin – WKU Geography and Geology Professor Chris Groves talks about the increasing water quality problems seen in China. Dan Modlin recently spoke with Professor Groves in the studio of Western's Public Radio.

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Regional
11:58 am
Tue September 12, 2006

WKU photojournalist discusses doctored photos taken in Lebanon

This photo, run by Reuters, was later discovered to be digitally altered.

Bowling Green, KY – Several doctored photographs were recently run by major media outlets during the war in Lebanon. The discovery of the manipulated images is raising a host of ethical issues for photojournalists. Dan Modlin talks with James Kenney, the head of the WKU Photojournalism Department.

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Regional
1:23 am
Mon September 11, 2006

More than 900 Ft. Campbell soldiers returning from Iraq

Fort Campbell is home to the Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division.

Bowling Green, KY – More than 900 soldiers from Fort Campbell's 101st Airborne Division are returning home from Iraq Sept. 12 and 13. Kevin Willis has this report.

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Regional
1:18 am
Mon September 11, 2006

Joe Corcoran attends 9/11 ceremonies in NYC

President Bush at a NYC ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims.

New York City, NY – Western's Public Radio reporter Joe Corcoran is in New York City this week. He's attended several 9/11 memorial services, and offers this report on what he has seen.

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