Regional
11:07 am
Fri September 1, 2006

In Lexington, remains of plane crash victims released to families

Lexington, Ky – The remains of the 49 victims of Sunday's deadly air crash in Lexington are now being released to the victim's families. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:05 am
Fri September 1, 2006

Ky expert says minimum wage increase misguided

Bowling Green, Ky – With the November general elections approaching, a possible increase in the minimum wage is becoming a big campaign issue. Congress is expected to take up a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour. One Kentuckian who has studied the issue says while the raise may be good politics, it's not good economics.

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Regional
9:42 am
Fri September 1, 2006

WKU expert: New pension reform bill will encourage savings

Bowling Green, Ky – President Bush recently signed into a law reforming the nation's pension laws. We get analysis of the impacts of the bill from WKU Economics Professor Bob Pulsinelli.

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Regional
1:18 am
Thu August 31, 2006

Ky farmer organizing effort to send livestock to Gulf Coast farmers

Bowling Green, Ky – A Kentucky farmer is helping to organize an effort to ship livestock to farmers along the Gulf Coast hit by Hurricane Katrina. Dan Modlin recently spoke to David Neville from Shelby County.

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Regional
1:12 am
Thu August 31, 2006

Wreckage recovery underway at Lexington crash site

Frankfort, Ky – Now that federal investigators have completed their work at the site of Sunday's air disaster in Lexington, wreckage recovery operations are getting underway. There's also talk of erecting a memorial. Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
3:40 am
Wed August 30, 2006

"Major announcement" coming for Somerset mental health facility

Somerset, KY – While the specifics are being kept a secret, a state lawmaker says a major announcement is expected next week concerning a Pulaski County mental health facility. The Communities at Oakwood facility near Somerset is the Commonwealth's largest home for mentally retarded adults. Dan Modlin has more.

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Regional
3:37 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Ky AG concerned about ads targeting families of airplane crash victims

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky's Attorney General is concerned over newspaper ads from law firms soliciting business from the families of victims of Sunday's air crash in Lexington. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
1:35 am
Wed August 30, 2006

Ky experiments with crop-based alternative fuels

Bowling Green, Ky – In Kentucky, efforts are underway to create alternative fuels using crops raised in the Commonwealth. Dan Modlin speaks with Keith Rogers, with the Governor's Office of Agriculture Policy.

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Regional
11:42 am
Tue August 29, 2006

Fletcher: Lexington runway should be permanently closed

Frankfort, Ky – Governor Fletcher wants permanent closure of the Lexington runway on which a doomed Comair jet attempted to take off Sunday, killing 49 people. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:42 am
Tue August 29, 2006

Analyst: Comair crash likely the result of errors by pilot and control tower

Bowling Green – Bowling Green attorney Steve Hixson is an airline transport pilot who spent years flying corporate jets for Fruit of the Loom. He speaks with Lisa Autry about the Comair crash and the potential fallout.

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