Bowling Green, Ky – Despite warnings that safety equipment such as helmets should be worn when riding an ATV or motorcycle, thousands of Americans experience serious brain injuries each year. Dr. Charles Wood is a neurosurgeon from Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green who says the average lifetime cost of treating a brain injury patient is $4 million. He spoke to our Dan Modlin.
Bowling Green, Ky – Bowling Green was one of the stops on a recent book tour by Ret. Lt. Col. Oliver North, the controversial TV personality who gained notoriety during the Iran-Contra scandal in the 80s. He spoke to our Lisa Autry about his new book "American Heros", which he says spotlights some of the good news coming from Iraq.
Bowling Green, Ky – Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton fired up a crowd at Western Kentucky University Sunday afternoon. The former First Lady spoke at a get-out-the-vote rally--one of several appearances Clinton made in the Commonwealth the past few days. The New York Senator is hoping a big win in Kentucky's primary will boost her battle against Barack Obama. Lisa Autry reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – This year's presidential contest is seeing a big use in social networking sites like MySpace and FaceBook. WKU Communications professor Jennifer Lewis says Barack Obama is using these sites much more effectively than other candidates. She spoke to Lisa Autry about new trends in political advertising.
Louisville, KY – This Tuesday, Kentucky Democrats will have seven candidates from which to chose as their nominee for the US Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell. The primary campaign has sometimes gone negative, especially between the two front runners. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports from partner station WFPL in Louisville.