Regional
4:15 am
Fri July 21, 2006

Study: One in 4 KY teachers considers leaving due to parents

Bowling Green, KY – A new study reveals parent-teacher conflicts lead many classroom leaders to consider leaving the teaching profession. Kevin Willis has this story.

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Regional
9:37 am
Thu July 20, 2006

State Auditor calls attention to county jail funding

Bowling Green – State Auditor Crit Luallen spoke this week to Western's Public Radio about jail overcrowding and the financial burden jails place on county budgets. She also spoke about the 2007 Governor's race and her future political plans.

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Regional
8:56 am
Thu July 20, 2006

WKU ceremony to be held for Cornelius Martin

Cornelius Martin

Bowling Green, KY – The WKU community will come together Thursday afternoon to remember the life of its former Board of Regents Chairman, Cornelius Martin. Mr. Martin was killed in June during an auto accident in Logan County. Kevin Willis has more.

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Autism in Kentucky
10:22 am
Wed July 19, 2006

Autism Project at WKU Gives Teens Hope for Future

Bowling Green, KY – This is the second of a special two-part series of reports on autism. In this story, Kevin Willis explains how a one-of-a-kind program at WKU known as the Kelly Autism Project is providing teens with autism the skills they need to get jobs and college admission.

Regional
10:14 am
Wed July 19, 2006

KY trying to create secure, electronic medical records network

Frankfort, KY – A state board is trying to create a secure, electronic medical records network in Kentucky is getting some advice from a national expert. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
11:56 am
Tue July 18, 2006

Part 1 of Special Series: How autism impacts entire family

More American children are diagnosed with autism now than ever before.

Bowling Green, KY – More attention is being paid to autism now than ever before. Studies show an estimated 1 in every 500 American children has an autism-related disorder. This is the first of a two-part series of reports on how autism is impacting families in the listening area. In this story, we hear the mother of a 3 year old boy describe the painful process of understanding her son's disorder.

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Regional
3:05 am
Tue July 18, 2006

In KY, GOP candidates have more cash than Dems

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky's GOP Congressional incumbants are doing well in the fundraising department. As Kevin Willis reports, several Republicans in the state have much more cash on hand than their Democratic challengers.

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Regional
2:00 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Program provides seeing-eye-dogs for wounded veterans

Gen. Tommy Franks congratulates Cpl. Michael Jernigan, the recipient of the first \"Paws for Patriots\" dog.

Bowling Green, KY – A new program is providing guide dog services for US military veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dan Modlin has this interview with Dennis Norris, executive director of Southeastern Guide Dogs. This report was heard on The Midday Edition, Monday, July 17.

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Regional
1:49 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Fletcher grand jury meets with judge

Frankfort, KY – The grand jury investigating the hiring practices of Governor Fletcher's administration has met privately with the circuit judge overseeing the case. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
1:47 am
Mon July 17, 2006

Obscene graffitt gone from KY Capitol building

Frankfort, KY – The obscene graffiti that for three days marred the limestone front of Kentucky's historic Capitol building is now gone. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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