Regional
3:41 am
Wed June 14, 2006

In Ky, it's BC and AD--not CE and BCE

Frankfort, KY – The state school board has again considered which set of historic designations Kentucky school children should be taught, and has reversed an earlier vote. From Frankfort, Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
2:18 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Special Report: Gov. Fletcher discusses re-election, Pence

Franklin, KY – Gov. Fletcher recently came to Franklin to tout the region's economic progress. While he was there, Fletcher was asked about his relationship with Lt. Gov. Steve Pence, and his prospects for re-election. Lisa Autry of Western's Public Radio was there and put together this report.

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Regional
2:11 am
Tue June 13, 2006

KY death penalty foes cheer Supreme Court ruling

Frankfort, KY – Death penalty opponents in Kentucky are welcoming a Supreme Court ruling that allows legal challenges to the use of lethal injection. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.

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Regional
9:49 am
Mon June 12, 2006

Low KY test scores taken up by state board of education

Frankfort, KY – Discussion of low performing schools in Kentucky is one of several agenda items State Board of Education members will address at their two day meeting in Frankfort, which begins Tuesday the 13th. Kevin Willis has this report.

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Regional
1:08 am
Mon June 12, 2006

In Franklin, an RV site could be major tourist draw

Franklin, KY – Bowling Green area businessman David Garvin has a vision of bringing a massive RV dealership to Simpson County, KY. He says such a project could be an economic windfall to the region. But Garvin is still waiting for state lawmakers to pass tax breaks that would help the development. Lisa Autry reports.

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Regional
2:00 am
Fri June 9, 2006

Ft. Knox prepares to meet BRAC challenges: Part 1 of series

Children sitting in a tank exhibit sponsored by the Radcliff Chamber of Commerce

Ft. Knox, KY – In the first of a two-part series, Kevin Willis takes a look at how Ft. Knox and the surrounding region face major challenges brought about by the Base Reallignment and Closure (BRAC) report. Fort Knox is losing its Armor Center, but gaining thousands of new civilian jobs.

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Regional
1:45 am
Fri June 9, 2006

BRAC brings higher ed challenges, opportunities: Part 2 of series

Elizabethtown, KY – In part two of a special series on BRAC changes coming to the Hardin County area, Dan Modlin takes a look at how the changes will impact higher education in the region.
Included is a discussion on the demands for new degree programs.

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Regional
1:32 am
Fri June 9, 2006

Trial date set for Gov. Fletcher

Governor Fletcher

Frankfort, KY – A trial date has been set for Governor Fletcher, whose arraignment was held Friday in Franklin District Court. This report is from Tony McVeigh, Capital Bureau Chief of Kentucky Public Radio.

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Regional
9:08 am
Thu June 8, 2006

WKU expert: US right to show photo of dead Al-Zarqawi

The body of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi, formerly the head of Al-Qaeda in Iraq

Bowling Green, KY – A Middle East expert from WKU says it's important the US has shown a photo of the body of Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi. In this report we also hear details of how the airstrike against Al-Zarqawi was carried out.

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Regional
5:37 am
Thu June 8, 2006

Study: KY classroom size doesn't affect academic outcome

Frankfort, KY – A new study says classroom size does not necessarily impact the academic outcome of students in Kentucky. The report was commissioned by a legislative oversight committee in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this report.

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