Bowling Green, Ky – Trumpeter Marshall Scott and guitarist John Martin recently stopped by the studios of WKU Public Radio to share their music and thoughts about the current and future state of jazz in the US. Marshall is director of the WKU Jazz Band, and John teaches guitar studies at WKU. In this special one-hour program, we hear live and studio recordings of John and Marshall performing as a duo and a quintet.
Frankfort, Ky – Arguments challenging the conventional wisdom surrounding global warming before a committee of the Kentucky General Assembly have drawn both praise and strong criticism from lawmakers and those in the audience. Tony McVeigh of Kentucky Public Radio reports.
Radcliff, Ky – WKU President Gary Ransdell has announced plans to open a Center for Regional Development in Radcliff. The Hardin County city sits next door to Fort Knox, which is expanding at a rapid pace thanks to the recent Base Realignment and Closure moves. The WKU Center is designed to offer degree programs that will benefit those in and around the military community. Dan Modlin has our report.
Owensboro, Ky – In northwestern Kentucky, a group of 12 Chambers of Commerce are banding together to lobby for the region's business interests. The effort is called "C-LINK", for "Chamber Leadership Initiative of Northwestern Kentucky." The group's first goal is to lobby lawmakers to fund Kentucky's portion of I-69, which will run through Henderson, Webster, Hopkins, and Christian counties. Kevin Willis went to Owensboro and Henderson to learn more about C-LINK.