Andrew Robinson, The Daily News http://weku.fm en Professor’s Political Email Violates Law http://weku.fm/post/professor%E2%80%99s-political-email-violates-law <p><a href="http://www.bgdailynews.com/articles/2011/11/08/news/news2.txt">A Western Kentucky University</a> agriculture professor sent an election eve email Monday afternoon that, according to a campus official, is in &ldquo;clear violation&rdquo; of state law. WKU agriculture professor Gordon Jones encouraged students and faculty members to vote for Republican agriculture commissioner candidate James Comer. When reached by a reporter Monday evening, Robbin Taylor, vice president for public affairs at WKU, said it was the first she&rsquo;d heard of the email. After the contents of the email were described to Taylor, she said it was wrong. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s not an appropriate use of state property,&rdquo; Taylor said. &ldquo;That&rsquo;s a clear violation. We know that.&rdquo; Tue, 08 Nov 2011 19:23:59 +0000 Andrew Robinson, The Daily News 15852 at http://weku.fm Fear of Reprisal Against Immigrants http://weku.fm/post/fear-reprisal-against-immigrants <p><a href="http://www.bgdailynews.com/articles/2011/06/01/news/news3.txt">James Robinson, executive director </a>of the International Center in Bowling Green, said Tuesday his main concern is to avoid retaliation against the refugee community following the recent arrests and indictments of Waad Ramadan Alwan and Mohanad Shareef Hammadi in Bowling Green on federal terrorism charges. &ldquo;Our first concern is for the people,&rdquo; Robinson said. &ldquo;We hope the people of Kentucky do not identify this with the thousands of refugees that live in Kentucky, and the hundreds of thousands that live in the U.S.&rdquo; Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:26:15 +0000 Andrew Robinson, The Daily News 5274 at http://weku.fm Senator Filibusters Patriot Act Extension http://weku.fm/post/senator-filibusters-patriot-act-extension <p><a href="http://www.bgdailynews.com/articles/2011/05/30/news/news2.txt">Days after filibustering on the </a>U.S. Senate floor against an extension of the USA Patriot Act last week, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., reflected on a busy week. &ldquo;I was worn out,&rdquo; Paul said Friday. Paul filibustered for two days last week, one of which was spent silently, sitting at his desk on the Senate floor. Mon, 30 May 2011 23:33:24 +0000 Andrew Robinson, The Daily News 5065 at http://weku.fm