Bowling Green, Ky – Law enforcement officials in Kentucky say meth abuse continues to be a costly problem for many communities. One narcotics task force in Hopkinsville, for example, says illegal meth labs have been found in several motel rooms. For somecommunities in the region, there high costs of policing and treating meth. Dan Modlin has the first of a two-part series of reports on the subject.
Bowling Green, Ky – The Republican in the race says his opponent is a left-wing trial lawyer without any real experience. The Democrat says his opponent is an extremist who can't be trusted to uphold the law for all Kentuckians. Stan Lee and Jack Conway have engaged in a war of words over the Attorney General's race that will be decided next month. Lisa Autry spoke to both candidates.
Bowling Green, Ky – In the second of our two-part series of reports on WWII, we hear from those who saw firsthand the immediate aftermath of Nazi concentration camps in Europe. Also featured is a first-hand account of Allied bombing runs.
Frankfort, Ky – State employees in Kentucky will see only a modest increase in their health insurance costs next year, but a top official is signaling that could change in coming years. Tony McVeigh reports.
Frankfort, Ky – There's more bad news for drunken drivers in Kentucky. County attorneys are getting another tool designed to help them obtain more DUI convictions. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.
Bowling Green, Ky – The PBS series on WWII is drawing a great deal of attention to the roles millions of American soldiers and citizens played during that time. Dan Modlin has spoken to several WWII veterans in our listening area who recounted how everyday people helped out in the war effort. This is the first of two-part series brought to you by WKU Public Radio.
Frankfort, Ky – A comprehensive new report titled "The High Price of Being Poor in Kentucky" is getting the attention of state lawmakers, who are now discussing possible solutions. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports from Frankfort.
Bowling Green, Ky – Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has caused great controversy this week during his visit to the US. While softening his tone during a speech at Colombia University, Ahmadinejad blasted away at America during a UN speech. This is an expanded interview with Soleiman Kiasatpour, Middle East expert with the WKU Political Science Department. He joined Kevin Willis to discuss the fallout of the Iranian's visit.
Bowling Green, Ky – A recent study by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute indicates that college freshmen and seniors are doing very poorly in the study of US history. But a WKU historian says the study should have focused on more than multiple choice questions. Dr. Robert Dietle spoke to our Dan Modlin.