Local/Regional News
4:13 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Encouraging News On KY students And The ACT

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's ACT scores are steadily on the rise and more students are taking the college-prep test than ever before. Stephanie Sanders reports.

Read more
Local/Regional News
9:27 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Teens Help In Literacy Project For Disabled

Lexington, KY – In part two of our look at Lexington's Summer Youth Employment Program, Alan Lytle introduces us to three area students helping on a very important book project. Special thanks to WUKY Summer Youth Employment Reporters Autumn Scott and Kelvin Relford who helped make this story possible.

Local/Regional News
9:23 am
Tue August 12, 2008

State Chamber of Commerce Has Plan To Boost College Financial Aid

Frankfort, KY – Even with the backing of state lottery proceeds, financial aid for Kentucky college students is failing to keep pace with rising tuition costs. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:13 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Memorial For Eight Belles Set For Next Month

Louisville, KY – The ashes of Kentucky Derby runner-up Eight Belles will be
interred at the Kentucky Derby Museum next month. As Stephanie
Sanders reports, Eight Belles was the filly who ran second in the Run
for the Roses, only to collapse moments later due to fractures in both
front legs.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:09 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Legal Challenge Brewing Over Jail Underfunding

Murray, KY – The Kentucky County Judge
Executives' Association plans to file a lawsuit within the next thirty days
against the state over a lack of county jail funding. Kentucky Public Radio's Angela Hatton has details.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:38 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Gov. Beshear Says Feds Have Interviewed Him For Trans. Dept. Probe

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he has been briefed by federal investigators on the ongoing probe of the state Transportation Cabinet. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

Read more
Local/Regional News
1:50 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Summer Youth Employment Program Teaches Teens About Working World

Lexington, KY – As middle and high school students across Lexington return to the classrooms this week, some may be asked by their teachers about what they did on their summer vacation. As Alan Lytle reports, at least150 Lexington kids can say they got their first taste of the working world through the city's summer youth employment program.

Read more
Local/Regional News
11:37 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Female Activist To Be Ordained

Lexington, KY – Although the Roman Catholic Church banned women from becoming priests over two-thousand years ago, a Jessamine County woman will be "ordained" by a church activist group. Bryan Bartlett has the story.

Read more
UK Perspectives
2:39 am
Fri August 8, 2008

Biofuel Breakthroughs

Lexington, KY – Mark Crocker, Associate Director for Biofuels and Environmental Catalysts at UK's Center for Applied Energy Research, discusses some of the innovative ideas and concepts that are currently being explored at the Center.

Read more
Local/Regional News
4:11 am
Thu August 7, 2008

Beshear Puts CPE Back In Governor's Office

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear wants the Council on Postsecondary Education to report directly to him, a reversal of his predecessor's policy. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

Read more

Pages