Kentucky

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Kentucky General Assembly in Session

Jack Brammer
Provided, Lexington Herald-Leader

The Kentucky General Assembly began its 2014 session on Tuesday. Legislators will be looking at issues ranging from funding infrastructure projects such as the Brent Spence Bridge replacement to raising the state’s minimum wage. Political Writer and Frankfort Bureau Chief for the Lexington Herald-Leader, Jack Brammer, joins us for a look at what’s in store during the current session.

Travel Guide
12:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

New book helps you navigate Kentucky's famous bourbon country

If you are looking to explore Kentucky bourbon in the New Year, then our David Delegator has the information you need. He’s joined on the phone by travel writer and bourbon author Susan Reigler who talks about her book, Kentucky Bourbon Country: The Essential Travel Guide.

Kentucky Geology
12:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Book review: "Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth"

Roberta Shultz has a review of Roland McIntosh and Warren Anderson’s latest book from the University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth.

Viva Humanities
1:00 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Frank X. Walker will appear at NKU on November 6

A poem from Kentucky’s current poet laureate, Frank X. Walker, who will be a featured speaker on November 6 at Northern Kentucky University’s Viva Humanities continuing celebration of the arts.

Focus on Technology
2:14 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Jumpstarting car battery research

Electric cars at a charging station

By 2015 President Obama has said he wants to have one-million plug-in electric vehicles on the road. It’s unclear if that’s going to happen. But slowly researchers are making progress in building a better battery and states are realizing the battery market is a very lucrative one.

This month Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet is trying to break the 400 mph barrier in the salt flats of Utah. It runs on lithium-ion batteries. This is an earlier video when the futuristic car was hitting speeds in the 300s.

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