Dan Modlin, Kentucky Public Radio http://weku.fm en McConnell Talks Terror with Local Leaders http://weku.fm/post/mcconnell-talks-terror-local-leaders <p>US Senator Mitch McConnell met this morning with law enforcement and community leaders in Bowling Green to discuss concerns about an upcoming terror trial that could be held in Kentucky. Two Iraqi nationals were arrested in Bowling Green late last month on charges that they tried to supply cash and weapons to Al qqeda in Iraq. Senator McConnell says the defendants should have been treated as enemy combatants and sent to Guantanamo Bay. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 19:02:55 +0000 Dan Modlin, Kentucky Public Radio 6788 at http://weku.fm Terrorist Related Charges in Bowling Green http://weku.fm/post/terrorist-related-charges-bowling-green <p>Two Iraqi men living in Bowling Green are facing charges that they tried to send&nbsp; stinger missiles, sniper rifles, and money to Al-Qaida in their home country.&nbsp; A 23-count federal indictment was unsealed Tuesday against 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan and 23-year-old Mohanad Shareef Hammadi.&nbsp;&nbsp; Both have&nbsp; lived in Warren County since 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp; Authorities say their weapons and money didn&rsquo;t make it to Iraq because of a tightly controlled&nbsp; undercover investigation.&nbsp; David Hale is the U-S attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.&nbsp; He says the men are not accused of any terrorist plot in the U.S. Tue, 31 May 2011 21:29:16 +0000 Dan Modlin, Kentucky Public Radio 5186 at http://weku.fm For Disaster Relief, Cash is Best http://weku.fm/post/disaster-relief-cash-best <p><span class="article-content"><span>People wanting to make donations to help the victims of recent tornadoes and flooding are advised not to send clothing or building materials at this time. Dan Modlin of Kentucky Public Radio has this report. Although relief agencies trying to help storm victims appreciate the idea, they say gifts of money, not materials, are the most efficient way to help.</span></span> Wed, 25 May 2011 17:53:58 +0000 Dan Modlin, Kentucky Public Radio 4675 at http://weku.fm GM Invests in Corvette Plant http://weku.fm/post/gm-invests-corvette-plant <p>General Motors will spend $131 million to upgrade its plant in Bowling Green. GM North America President Mark Reuss says the money will upgrade the plant so it can build the next generation of Corvettes. Wed, 04 May 2011 20:28:50 +0000 Dan Modlin, Kentucky Public Radio 2893 at http://weku.fm