Regional
12:23 am
Thu September 7, 2006

WKU expert: Iran seeks to purge Universities

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Bowling Green, Ky – The President of Iran says he wants to purge Universities in his country of moderate and secular professors. The plan is raising criticism in the US and elsewhere. We hear more from WKU Political Science Professor Soleimon Kiasatpour, who once lived in Iran.

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Regional
10:39 am
Wed September 6, 2006

Lewis and Weaver debate Iraq, Iran, veterans issues

Bowling Green, Ky – The Second District House race in Kentucky is picking up steam as November approaches. In this interview segment, Rep. Ron Lewis and Democratic challenger Mike Weaver discuss the war in Iraq, relations with Iran, and how to best serve the interests of veterans.

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10:24 am
Wed September 6, 2006

Hardin County boy expelled for bringing gun to school

Elizabethtown, Ky – A Hardin County teenager is being expelled from his middle school after a gun he brought to school went off in class. Kevin Willis has more.

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Regional
12:19 am
Tue September 5, 2006

New plans to be announced for Kentucky mental health facility

Columbia, KY – The Communities at Oakwood home for mentally retarded adults in Somerset is at risk of closure because of repeated health and safety violations. A major announcement is expected this afternoon concerning the future of Oakwood. Lisa Autry recently spoke with Dr. Daniel Phillips, a professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Lindsey Wilson College.

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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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