Local/Regional News
2:51 am
Mon November 10, 2008

Lawmakers Continue To Look At Revising Penal Code

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Tonic
2:38 pm
Sat November 8, 2008

Not Your Ordinary Holiday Book

NPR commentator Bailey White weighs in on writing, Georgia, Vermont, and the Presidential election

Bailey White has entertained NPR listeners for over a decade. She talks to tonic about that and much more.

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UK Perspectives
11:48 am
Fri November 7, 2008

Talking Diplomacy

Lexington, KY – A conversation with Carey Cavanaugh, Director of UK's Patterson School of Diplomacy & International Commerce.

UK Perspectives
11:43 am
Fri November 7, 2008

The Notable Kentucky African-American Database

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd visits with the creators of the Notable Kentucky African-American Database, Reinette Jones and Rob Aken.

UK Perspectives
11:41 am
Fri November 7, 2008

President to President

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews a fellow president Tyler Montell, President of UK's Student Government.

UK Perspectives
11:36 am
Fri November 7, 2008

UK Opera Performs La Boheme

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd discusses the UK Opera Theater's production of Puccini's La Boheme with Everett McCorvey and soprano Amelia Groetsch.

Election 2008
10:35 am
Fri November 7, 2008

Kurtz: Election In KY Proves Bluegrass More Conservative Than Elsewhere

Lexington, KY – Hall of Fame Journalist Ken Kurtz offers some post-election analysis as it relates to Kentucky breaking a 44 year old tradition of voting with the winner of the presidential election.

Election 2008
5:02 am
Thu November 6, 2008

McCain Loses Nation, But Wins Kentucky

Richmond, KY – Voters in Kentucky performed Tuesday as expected. They returned Republican Mitch McConnell to the US Senate, while backing the GOP's presidential nominee. WEKU's Charles Compton explores their reasons.

Full story and audio at WEKU news

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Election 2008
4:57 am
Thu November 6, 2008

WKU Profs Offer Perspective on Obama's Transition

Bowling Green, KY – President-elect Barack Obama is busy putting together his first cabinet. His chief of staff has reportedly been picked, and names are being floated for the positions of Secretary of State and Treasury. Dan Modlin spoke with WKU Political Science Professors Scott Lasley and Joel Turner, who both provided an historical perspective on presidential transitions.

Full story and audio at WKYU news

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Local/Regional News
3:03 am
Thu November 6, 2008

KY To Have More Federal Dollars To Help Poor Pay For Heat This Winter

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear says the federal government had already doubled Kentucky's funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, from 34-million to 68-million dollars. But now, that's been bumped up another nine-percent, to 75-million. "This extra money will enable us to help even more people and will enable us to give even more assistance to eligible families. In essence to keep them warm during the long, cold, dark winter ahead."

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