Local/Regional News
11:36 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky House Races

Frankfort, KY – Democrat Linda Belcher won the Bullitt County House seat formerly held by her late husband, Larry Belcher, who died in a car crash last month. Democrat Wilson Stone will replace House Majority Whip Rob Wilkey of Scottsville, who's retiring.

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Local/Regional News
10:46 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky Senate Race Results

Frankfort, KY – Senate Education committee chair Ken Winters of Murray turned back a comeback attempt by former Democratic congressman Carroll Hubbard. Senate Minority Whip Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville withstood a strong challenge from Republican Tom Jones.

Georgetown Republican Senator Damon Thayer won another term, as did Louisville Democratic Senators Tim Shaughnessy, Perry Clark and Denise Harper Angel.

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Local/Regional News
9:48 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Urban County Council Race Results Feature Few Surprises

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Election 2008
9:01 am
Tue November 4, 2008

High Voter Turnout Could Delay Ballot Tally

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson said that the counting of ballots in certain parts of Kentucky may be delayed due to problems with voting machines.

Grayson said that Kenton County in northern Kentucky had to take some voting machines offline and replace them with older machines. The newer ones were not properly recording straight party votes for either party, according to Grayson.

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Local/Regional News
8:59 am
Tue November 4, 2008

High Voter Turnout Could Delay Tabulations

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Election 2008
8:41 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Preliminary Congressional Results

Frankfort, KY – Second District Cong. Ron Lewis didn't seek re-election and in the "Battle of the State Senators" to replace him, the race is too close to call. In early returns, Republican Brett Guthrie of Bowling Green and Democrat David Boswell of Owensboro are neck and neck.

In the 1st District, Republican Cong. Ed Whitfield is headed for re-election over Democrat Heather Ryan.

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Election 2008
7:34 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Voter Fraud Hotline Rings Often This Election Day

Frankfort, KY – Because it's a presidential election and voters turned out in droves, the attorney general's office thought it might be a busy day on the voter fraud hotline. And it was, says Allison Martin of the AG's office. "We've had about 250 calls from across the commonwealth."

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Tonic
4:49 pm
Mon November 3, 2008

Making a Documentary

Filmmaker, JP Olsen, talks about fundraising and filmmaking

Hear this companion piece to "High on Bluegrass" the documentary film "The Narcotic Farm"

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Tonic
1:32 pm
Mon November 3, 2008

High on Bluegrass

Lexington is the home of many firsts, including the nation's first narcotic prison and hospital

High on Bluegrass

Filmmaker and author, JP Olsen, gives a gripping detail of his latest documentary "The Narcotic Farm"

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Election 2008
11:26 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Tight KY Senate Race Surprises Some

Louisville, KY – What started as an uphill battle by a Louisville businessman to unseat one of the highest-ranking Senators in Washington has turned into the state's most-watched race. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to fend off a challenge from Democrat Bruce Lunsford. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more from partner-station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story and audio at WEKU news

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