Regional
1:59 am
Tue June 20, 2006

Panel investigating Fletcher back at work

Governor Ernie Fletcher

Frankfort, KY – The special grand jury investigating the hiring practices of Governor Fletcher's administration is again at work in Frankfort. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.

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Regional
12:10 am
Tue June 20, 2006

Kentucky improving services for veterans

Bowling Green, KY – The deputy commissioner of Kentucky's Department of Veterans' Affairs says services for veterans in the Commonwealth are improving. Dan Modlin recently spoke with Marty Pinkston in Bowling Green.

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Regional
1:58 am
Mon June 19, 2006

Part 1: KY public defenders face lack of resources, funding

The 2006 Anthony Lewis Award

Bowling Green, KY – This is the first part of Dan Modlin's award-winning series called "A Matter of Resources." Dan's reports look at the challenges Kentucky public defenders are facing. This series recently won the Anthony Lewis Award presented at the 34th annual Public Defender Education Conference in Erlanger, Kentucky. It also won 1st place for "Best Series" at the 2006 Kentucky Associated Press awards.

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Regional
1:53 am
Mon June 19, 2006

Part 2: Ky Public Defenders face a lack of resources

Bowling Green, KY – This is the second part of Dan Modlin's award-winning series called "A Matter of Resources." Dan's reports look at the challenges Kentucky public defenders are facing. This series recently won the Anthony Lewis Award presented at the 34th annual Public Defender Education Conference in Erlanger, Kentucky.

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Regional
9:09 am
Sun June 18, 2006

In basketball, Kentucky no match for Indiana

Kentucky's Robert Buckner and AJ Slaughter answer questions after Saturday's loss.

Bowling Green, KY – The Indiana boys' All-Star basketball team cruised to a 90-74 win over Kentucky last Saturday night in Bowling Green. Kevin Willis took a behind-the-scenes look at the game and Kentucky's preperations.

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Regional
8:53 am
Sun June 18, 2006

Fletcher set to issue call for special session on tax relief

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher is preparing to issue the official call for a special legislative session this week on tax relief for small businesses. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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Regional
10:50 am
Fri June 16, 2006

KY All-Stars prep for big game vs. Indiana

Kentucky's Mr. Basketball, Walt Allen

Bowling Green, KY – The Kentucky boys' All-Star basketball team is preparing for its annual rivarly game against Indiana. The Kentucky side goes into the game as a big underdog--even with Indiana's dominating Mr. Basketball missing the game with an injury. Kevin Willis has been following the Kentucky side, and has this behind-the-scenes look at their preperation.

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Regional
8:16 am
Fri June 16, 2006

Gov. Fletcher signals date for session on tax relief

Frankfort, KY – Governor Fletcher is signaling his intent to call lawmakers into special session Thursday, June 29th, to address small business tax relief. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the latest from Frankfort.

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Regional
1:55 am
Fri June 16, 2006

WKU Regents elect new chairman

Robert Earl Fischer

Bowling Green – The Western Kentucky University Board of Regents held a special meeting Friday to elect a new chairman. Lisa Autry has this report.

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Regional
9:02 am
Thu June 15, 2006

KY researchers working on new, cheaper cervical cancer vaccine

Dr. Alfred Bennett Jenson

Louisville, KY – Two researchers now working at the University of Louisville recently saw their vaccine for cervical cancer approved by the Food and Drug Administration. The vaccine was invented more than ten years ago, and was held up in patent court. It's believed to be 100% effective against the cancer that kills almost 500,000 women worldwide each year. Dr. Alfred Bennett Jenson talked to Western's Public Radio about the groundbreaking vaccine.

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