Local/Regional News
6:09 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Legislative Panel Approves Bonding Plan

Frankfort, KY – A plan to use private bond proceeds to finance student loans in Kentucky has cleared its final hurdle. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local/Regional News
4:43 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Unemployment Up Again In KY

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's unemployment rate jumped to 6.7% (six-point-seven percent) in July,

up from 6.3% (six-point-three percent) in June. Rick Howlett reports.

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Local/Regional News
4:35 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Kentucky Citizens Getting Fatter

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's obesity rate has gone up in each of the last
three years, according to a report released today by Trust for
America's Health. Stephanie Sanders has more.

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Local/Regional News
4:16 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Parole Provisions Face Court Challenge

Frankfort, KY – In an effort to reduce the state's prison population and save money, Kentucky lawmakers this year altered inmate parole provisions. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, a court challenge to the changes is now being mounted.

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Local/Regional News
9:28 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Chandler Says U-S Can't Afford To Be Fighting Two Wars Anymore

Lexington, KY – Sixth District Representative Ben Chandler Discussed The War and other topics at a recent Commerce Lexington public affairs luncheon.

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Local/Regional News
9:26 am
Mon August 18, 2008

UK Gets A Million And A Half Grant For Energy Research

Lexington, KY – Federal And State Officials Pay Visit To UK Campus To Make Announcement Surrounding Coal To Liquid Fuels Research.

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Local/Regional News
5:14 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Report: Half Of Eligible Kids Are Signed Up For Medicaid

Louisville, KY – Child advocates say tens of thousands of kids have no health insurance. Rick Howlett reports.

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Election 2008
4:47 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Political Conventions Mark a Turning Point in the Election

Bowling Green, KY – The Democratic and Republican conventions mark the real beginning of the general election race for president, according to Western Kentucky University Political Science Professor Dr. Scott Lasley.

"It signals a start to the general election," Lasley said.

"For a lot of people, this is their signal to start clueing in," he added.

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Local/Regional News
4:40 am
Mon August 18, 2008

UK-Alltech Announce New STEM Initiative

Lexington, KY – Alltech Founder Says He Wants Other Kentucky Corporations To Do Their Part In Keeping Kentucky Students Living, Studying, And Working In The Commonwealth.

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Local/Regional News
4:34 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Beshear's Higher Ed Bonding Plan Passes First Test

Frankfort, KY – A plan to use private bond proceeds to re-supply Kentucky's exhausted student loan funds has cleared its first hurdle. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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