Regional
8:47 am
Thu October 5, 2006

New names added to Ky fallen firefighters memorial

Frankfort, Ky – In Frankfort, three more names have been added to the Kentucky fallen firefigters memorial. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh attended the ceremony, and has this report.

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Regional
8:43 am
Thu October 5, 2006

In Ky, a former Amish member offers views on school shootings

Amish school where shootings took place

Bowling Green, Ky – This week's school shootings in a Pennsylvania Amish community have focused attention on the reclusive sect. Barren County native Ruth Irene Garrett left the Amish faith when she was 22. She spoke with Lisa Autry about how the shootings will impact the Amish community.

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Regional
7:42 am
Tue October 3, 2006

WKU Executive Committee approves move to 1-A football

Bowling Green, Ky – The Executive Committee of the WKU Board of Regents has approved a proposal to move the University's football program to the 1-A ranks. In this special report, Dan Modlin has comments from WKU President Gary Ransdell, Athletic Director Wood Selig, and Faculty Regent Robert Dietle.

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Regional
7:28 am
Tue October 3, 2006

Ky judge rules on lawsuit filed by AG against Sec of State's office

Frankfort, Ky – A Frankfort judge has issued a ruling in a lawsuit filed by the Kentucky Attorney General's office against the Secretary of State. The suit involved the purging of thousands of names from the state's voter rolls. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
7:26 am
Tue October 3, 2006

WKU expert says Chavez scores big at home with attacks on US

Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuala

Bowling Green, Ky – Americans took note recently when the President of Venezuela called President Bush "the devil" at a UN speech. WKU Political Science professor John Peterson tells Dan Modlin Chavez was playing to his leftist base in Venezuela. Dr. Peterson describes the broader foreign policy challenges facing the US in Latin America.

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Regional
7:44 am
Fri September 29, 2006

New report details widespread welfare fraud in KY

Frankfort, Ky – A special grand jury that has been investigating welfare fraud in Kentucky has issued an 11-page final report. With details on the findings, Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.

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Regional
7:41 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Ky Dems take shots at GOP over "gender equity" bill

Frankfort, Ky – With the November election just around the corner, Democratic women in the Kentucky House are criticizing their Republican colleagues for voting against a measure desribed as a "gender equity" bill. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
7:27 am
Thu September 28, 2006

Say goodbye to tolls on Green River and Audubon Parkways

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Fletcher has announced the toll booths on two western Kentucky parkways are coming to a close in November. Motorists driving from Bowling Green to Owensboro will be very pleased. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
7:24 am
Thu September 28, 2006

New Ky Education Secretary pleased with enrollment rates

Secretary Laura Owens

Bowling Green, Ky – The new Secretary of the Kentucky Education Cabinet says she's encouraged by enrollment figures for colleges and universities in the Commonwealth. Laura Owens is a WKU graduate who says Kentucky residents are now more aware of the value of post-secondary education.

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Regional
7:07 am
Thu September 28, 2006

New Ky Education Secretary pleased with enrollment rates

Secretary Laura Owens

Bowling Green, Ky – The new Secretary of the Kentucky Education Cabinet says she's encouraged by enrollment figures for colleges and universities in the Commonwealth. Laura Owens is a WKU graduate who says Kentucky residents are now more aware of the value of post-secondary education.

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