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10:39 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Upcoming WKU Men's Basketball Highlights Include Trip to Mexico, Game Against Louisville

The upcoming WKU men’s basketball schedule is out, and features road games at Southern Mississippi, Virginia Commonwealth, and Murray State.

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Sports
1:14 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

WKU Holding Send-Off Ceremony for Swimmer Donahue Thursday Evening

Claire Donahue qualified for the Olympics at trials in Omaha last week, turning in the sixth fastest time in world history in the 100 meter butterfly. Donahue will join the U.S. swim team for a week of training in Knoxville Friday, then she'll train in France for a week before heading on to London.

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Regional
9:03 am
Tue July 3, 2012

WKU Class Studies Severe Weather on Cross Country Trip

Tornadoes, hail and drought were just some of the things the students and their two professors came across on their two week journey throughout the Midwest.

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Health
3:46 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Health Care Ruling Brings Relief, Caution, Anger in Bluegrass State

Reaction is pouring in from all over the country following Thursday’s Supreme Court decision to uphold the federal health care law. To find out what the decision means for Kentucky, WKU Public Radio spoke with people from a variety of backgrounds to get a feel for the long-term ramifications for the Bluegrass State.

One of those people brings the perspective of both a doctor and a university official.

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Sports
2:47 pm
Wed June 27, 2012

WKU Men's Basketball Coaches Prepared to Embrace New NCAA Texting, Phone Rules

Up until now, college coaches from all sports have been forbidden from sending messages to recruits via text, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. They’ve also been limited to how many phone calls they make to recruits.

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Regional
9:55 am
Mon June 25, 2012

WKU Swimmer Heads For Olympic Trials

WKU's Claire Donahue following her dream to the Olympics.

****UPDATE:  Donahue posted a career-best time of 57.82 seconds at the preliminaries of the 100-meter butterfly Monday, putting her in second place at the USA Swimming Trials.  Donahue advances to the semifinals of the Olympic trials, which will take place Monday night and will be aired live on NBC.

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Sports
9:43 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Basketball Transfer Won't Suit Up for WKU Men this Season

WKU forward Michael Bradley has been denied a hardship waiver by the NCAA that would have made him eligible to play this fall for the Hilltopper basketball team. Bradley is a 6'10'', 225 pound native of Chattanooga, Tenn., who transferred earlier this year from Connecticut.

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Education
1:52 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Tuition Set to Increase Again at Kentucky's Public Schools

The panel that regulates tuition rates for Kentucky's state colleges and universities has finalized tuition hikes for the 2012-2013 school year that go as high as 6%.

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Sports
9:19 am
Thu June 21, 2012

WKU AD Likes Idea of Short College Football Playoff Series

The current BCS format could be changed next week to a four-team playoff system.

WKU's Athletic Director says a proposed four-team playoff model for college football would be a good move for the game. Todd Stewart tells WKU Public Radio a BCS presidential oversight committee will likely act on the proposal at a meeting next Tuesday.

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Health
3:42 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Ground Broken for Health Sciences Complex

Dignitaries pose for photograph at site of Health Sciences Complex groundbreaking

Groundbreaking ceremonies took place in Bowling Green Wednesday for a Health Sciences Complex that will be constructed on the campus of the Medical Center. Those speaking at the ceremony stress that  the new structure will help to provide instruction for nursing and physical therapy students at WKU.

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