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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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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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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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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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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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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12:21 am
Mon September 11, 2006

Western's Public Radio airs Midday newscast from Sept. 11, 2001

Bowling Green, KY – On September 11, 2001, the news staff at Western's Public Radio went on the air with an abbreviated Midday Edition newscast at about 11:45am. Just a few hours earlier, planes had crashed into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon. On the fifth anniversary of the attacks, we offer a rebroadcast of that Midday Edition. Click on the MP3 icon above to hear how September 11th sounded that day.

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11:45 am
Fri September 8, 2006

WKU suicide expert says discussion is key to prevention

Bowling Green – Next week is National Suicide Prevention Week, and a special program is planned at Western Kentucky University. Dan Modlin talks with an outreach coordinator at Western.

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11:55 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Change of Venue Denied in Glasgow Mayor's Trial

Glasgow, KY – The criminal trial involving Glasgow Mayor Darrell Pickett will stay in Barren County, despite the prosecution's request to move the trial to another part of the state. Lisa Autry has this report.

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1:02 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Change of venue denied for Glasgow mayor's Trial

Glasgow, KY – The criminal trial involving Glasgow Mayor Darrell Pickett will stay in Barren County, despite the prosecution's request to move the trial to another part of the state. Lisa Autry has this report.

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