Local/Regional News
12:02 am
Thu August 7, 2008

Commissioner Defends TASER Purchases

Lextington, KY – Kentucky's State Police commissioner hopes to set the story straight about the agency's recent purchases of TASER equipment. Bryan Bartlett has the story.

Local/Regional News
5:46 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Your Car Or Mine?

Lexington, KY – In this week's "Focus On UK",hear about the university's effort to encourage more folks to carpool.

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Local/Regional News
3:16 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Kentucky Challenger Lunsford Faces a Tough Fight Against Sen. McConnell

Lexington, KY – Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford must excite grassroots Democrats in Kentucky to beat incumbent U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell, according to Al Cross, director of the University of Kentucky Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues.

"If [Lunsford] can energize grassroots Democrats to be for him, then he does have a chance to beat Mitch McConnell, because we've got a very bad national mood, and a bad imcumbent mood," Cross said.

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Local/Regional News
2:49 am
Wed August 6, 2008

State School Board Chief Re-Elected

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky School Board has unanimously approved a second term for chairman Joe Brothers of Elizabethtown. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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UK Perspectives
10:44 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Promoting Diversity

Lexington, KY – President Todd interviews Dr. J. J. Jackson, UK's new Vice President for Institutional Diversity and the first person to hold this position in the University's history. She discusses the importance of diversity in an academic setting and her plans to help UK achieve its goals in this vital area.

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Local/Regional News
5:06 am
Tue August 5, 2008

PSC Warns Of Costly Heating Bills Next Winter

Lexington, KY – Kentucky's Public Service Commission expects natural gas prices to keep rising. Kentucky Public Radio's Ben Taylor explains why.

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Local/Regional News
1:03 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Beshear Wants Electric Cars Fast Tracked

Frankfort, KY – Low-powered, electric vehicles could soon become a more common sight on urban streets in Kentucky. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh explains.

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Local/Regional News
12:28 am
Tue August 5, 2008

Fayette Schools Making Progress With NCLB Mandates

Lexington, KY – According to No Child Left Behind test results released Tuesday, a record number of Fayette County schools met federal goals last year. Kentucky Public Radio's Ben Taylor reports.

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Local/Regional News
12:00 am
Tue August 5, 2008

UK Coach-Pulley No Longer On Football Team

Lexington, KY – UK Coach Rich Brooks says Curtis Pulley will not lead the Wildcats into Papa John's Stadium.

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Sports
9:34 am
Mon August 4, 2008

UK Releases Full 2008-09 Men's Basketball Schedule

Lexington, KY – KENTUCKY BASKETBALL
2008-09 Schedule
Date Opponent Live TV Time
Nov. 3 (Mon) MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS [Exh.] / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 7 (Fri) TBA [Exh.] / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 14 (Fri) VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 18 (Tue) at North Carolina 9:00 p.m.
Nov. 22 (Sat) 1 DELAWARE STATE / Noon
Nov. 24 (Mon) 1 LONGWOOD / 7:00 p.m.
Nov. 28 (Fri) 2 vs. Kansas State 11:59 p.m.
Nov. 29 (Sat) 2 vs. West Virginia/Iowa TBA 7:30/10:30 p.m.
Dec. 3 (Wed) LAMAR 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 6 (Sat) MIAMI (FL) 5:30 p.m.

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