Tonic
2:26 pm
Wed July 16, 2008

Up For Renewal

What magazines taught author Cathy Alter about sex, love, and starting over

...all that and more in Alter's latest memoir

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Local/Regional News
4:54 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Beshear Announces Energy Plan

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he's determined to make the state the Energy Capital of the World. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more on the governor's plan.

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Local/Regional News
4:22 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Lawmakers Question Nursing Contracts

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers are questioning the expenditure of hundreds of millions of dollars for contract nurses at state mental health facilities. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local/Regional News
1:19 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Kentucky American Water Awards 20K To Two Environment Groups

Lexington, KY – Innovative ideas and a commitment to improving water quality have earned two Central Kentucky environmental organizations some hefty corporate grant money. Bryan Bartlett has details.

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Local/Regional News
10:37 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Beshear Rolls Vehicle Enforcement into a Division of Kentucky State Police

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is putting two state law enforcement agencies under one umbrella. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Election 2008
10:16 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Cross: McConnell Likely To Be Outspent By Opponent

Lexington, KY – The race between Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford is already off to a nasty and expensive start. A recent decision by the U-S Supreme Court clears the way for what could be the most expensive senatorial race in Kentucky history. Joining us to talk about this is Al Cross, the director for UK's Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues.

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UK Perspectives
8:59 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Shughni Mother Tongue Poem

Lexington, KY – A Shughni poem entitled "Mother Tongue" (with translation).

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UK Perspectives
8:58 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Shughni Love Poem

Lexington, KY – Hear a recitation of a Shughni love poem (with translation).

UK Perspectives
8:55 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Speaking Shughni

Lexington, KY – WUKY general manager Tom Godell speaks with members of UK's linguistics program, as well as three native Shughni speakers, about their efforts to understand a little known language.

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Local/Regional News
12:45 am
Tue July 15, 2008

State Government Launches New Carpooling Website

Frankfort, KY – The high price of gasoline has Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear searching for ways to help lessen the financial burden on state employees. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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