Bowling Green – As travelers prepare to fly to their Thanksgiving destinations, some are wary of full-body scanners at security checkpoints, prompting a national debate on safety versus privacy. In this report, Lisa Autry tells us what to expect at Kentucky airports.
Bowling Green, KY – November marks the 150th anniversary of the election of President Abraham Lincoln. Although the nation's 16th President was a native of Kentucky, he received relatively little support from the state in the Presidential election of 1860. Dan Modlin talks with historians Dr. Jack Thacker and Dr. Glenn Lafantasie of the WKU History Department.........
Bowling Green – Some agriculture leaders in Kentucky are expressing concern about the shortage of veterinarians who can treat farm animals in the state. Dan Modlin reports on a scholarship program designed to recruit more large animal vets while forgiving their student loan debt.
Frankfort – A private contractor that manages health care services for Kentucky state government is promising new rules and management. Passport Health Plan receives public dollars to manage Medicaid plans in Jefferson and 15 surrounding counties. A recent state audit found millions of dollars in questionable spending on meals, travel, and lobbying. Board chairman and CEO Larry Cook says while it's possible some of Passport's money was misspent, the transfers were legal.