Bowling Green, Ky – A new study of sleep apnea links that problem to an increased risk of stroke in both men and women. The lead researcher on the project, Dr. Susan Redline of Case Western Reserve University, says this is the first time that link has been established in women. She spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Frankfort, Ky – On July 1st, if Kentucky is still without a state budget, a partial shutdown of state government will ensue. Non-essential services, like state parks, will close. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains why the commonwealth finds itself in such a precarious predicament.
Bowling Green, Ky – Besides the budget, Governor Beshear will decide what issues will be addressed in a special session next month. Senate President David Williams has suggested adding charter schools to the agenda as Kentucky tries to secure millions of dollars in federal "race to the top" money. Lisa Autry recently spoke with Warren County lawmakers Jody Richards and Jim DeCesare, who offer a recap of the General Assembly and a look ahead at the special session.
Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear recently signed into law a bill that will help to fund the healthcare costs of the Kentucky Teacher Retirement System (KTRS). The change will include larger deductions from the paychecks of teachers and many university employees across the state. Dan Modlin reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – A recent debate in Bowling Green featured the two Democrats considered to be front-runners for the Democratic Senate nomination. Attorney General Jack Conway and Lieutenant Governor Daniel Mongiardo were present for the event. Lisa Autry was there and has this report.