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10:44 am
Thu August 27, 2009

WKU political analyst believes Kennedy to get much credit if health care bill passes

Bowling Green, Ky – WKU Political Scientist Joel Turner believes that in the future many people will give Senator Ted Kennedy credit if a healthcare overhaul bill is passed. Professor Turner says the death of President Kennedy in 1963 led to an increase in interest in passing of his top legislative priorities. Dan Modlin has more.

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10:40 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Lawmakers looking into spending at KACO and League of Cities

Frankfort, Ky – Questionable spending practices at the Kentucky Association of Counties and the Kentucky League of Cities were the focus of a two-hour legislative hearing in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was there.

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10:52 am
Wed August 26, 2009

When looking for job, think from perspective of potential employer

Bowling Green, Ky – Unemployment rates have reached the 11% mark in Kentucky. With so many people looking for jobs, a hiring specialist from Nashville says those seeking employment must think from the perspective of the employer. Jennifer Way of Way Solutions recently led a workshop on job searches at WKU. She spoke to our Dan Modlin about the current hiring environment.

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9:40 am
Wed August 26, 2009

Kentucky seems to be making progress in improving voting machines

Frankfort, Ky – With the aid of federal dollars, Kentucky counties appear to be making good progress in updating their voting machines. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
11:53 am
Tue August 25, 2009

New research shows expanded gambling has little jobs impact

Bowling Green, Ky – An Economics Professor in Indiana has new research to consider in Kentucky's ongoing debate over whether to expand gambling. Governor Beshear supports slots machines at horse racing tracks as a means of boosting the state's signature industry and creating new revenue. But Dr. Michael Hicks of Ball State University says the impact on jobs will be minimal. Lisa Autry has our report.

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