hearing http://wkms.org en Coast Guard Hearing on Bridge Begins http://wkms.org/post/coast-guard-hearing-bridge-begins <p>The US Coast Guard will begin a formal hearing today to hear testimony regarding the collision between a cargo ship and the Eggner&rsquo;s Ferry Bridge in late January. January 26<sup>th</sup>, the cargo ship Delta Mariner struck the span crossing Kentucky Lake causing portions to collapse. There were no deaths or injuries. Coast Guard officials say the purpose of the investigation is to examine the causes of the incident and make recommendations to help avoid similar incidents. It is not intended to determine civil or criminal responsibility. Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:44:14 +0000 Gary Pitts 17640 at http://wkms.org Coast Guard Hearing on Bridge Begins Charter School Hearing http://wkms.org/post/charter-school-hearing <p>After several years, a bill allowing charter schools in Kentucky has received a hearing in a House committee.<br /><br />Advocates for and against the measure spent this morning debating the merits of the education reform in the capitol. Charter school administrators from other states joined Rep. Brad Montell, the bill&#39;s sponsor, and Kentucky Chamber of Commerce president Dave Adkission in support of the bill.<br /> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 22:16:26 +0000 Seth Helton 16924 at http://wkms.org