Local/Regional News
8:02 am
Thu December 17, 2009

OMG! No More Texting In State Vehicles

Frankfort, KY – Gov. Beshear says more than 53-thousand crashes, involving nearly 200 fatalities, occurred in Kentucky last year due to driver distractions, like text messaging. So Beshear is launching what he calls his Eyes on the Road initiative. "Banning state employees from text messaging while driving state-owned vehicles. Also included in this ban is emailing, instant messaging or engaging in any other form of electronic date retrieval or electronic data communication."

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Local/Regional News
7:59 am
Thu December 17, 2009

Former KY Secy Of State Drex Davis Passes Away

Frankfort, KY – Back when Democrats were in firm control of state government, Drex Davis was known for his ability to hop between the offices of State Treasurer and Secretary of State.

Between 1971 and 1987, Davis served in one office or the other, without interruption. In 24 years of running for political office, he lost only once - a 1967 primary race for Secretary of State.

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Local/Regional News
7:57 am
Thu December 17, 2009

Santa Driving More Than A Sleigh This Year

Lexington, KY – Lextran Community Outreach spokesperson Jill Barnett says look closely. She says, "passengers will see some festive drivers for their Lextran buses, and Santa Claus may be driving the bus and if that's the case, all passengers ride for free." Lextran will also provide free shuttle service to Southern Lights at the Kentucky Horse Park on Tuesday December 22. Just be at the transit center at 7.

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Local/Regional News
7:51 am
Thu December 17, 2009

UK Professor's Book On Appalachia Wins Regional Literary Award

Lexington, KY – History Professor Ronald D. Eller's Book "Uneven Ground: Appalachia Since 1945" has received the Southern Political Science Association's V.O. Key Award. Jennifer Parker has details.

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Local/Regional News
1:27 pm
Wed December 16, 2009

Party Switch Deadline Nears

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UK Perspectives
2:26 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

New College of Pharmacy

Lexington, KY – Dr Todd speaks with Dr. Patrick McNamara regarding the opening of UK's new College of Pharmacy building.

UK Perspectives
2:20 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Veteran's Resources Center

Lexington, KY – This time on UK Perspectives, Dr. Todd discusses the university's new Veteran's Resources Center with its director, Tony Dotson

Local/Regional News
1:34 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Lawmakers Discuss The Budget

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Local/Regional News
7:15 am
Tue December 15, 2009

Beshear And "Science Kid" Teaming Up For New H1 N1 Vaccine Campaign

Frankfort, KY – Sid the Science Kid of PBS is teaming up with Gov. Steve Beshear to tout the importance of swine flu vaccines, especially for young people. Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control says it's unclear how much longer H1N1, or swine flu, will remain active. "Or how long it'll take for things to calm down in places like Kentucky that are still having widespread disease. But we do know that vaccine is the best way to protect individuals and those around them."

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Specials
9:02 am
Mon December 14, 2009

Technology Haunts Commentary Even In The Public Washroom

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper with a humorous essay about technological "minefields" in public bathrooms.

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