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8:37 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Federal Disaster Declared Following Storms In Eastern Kentucky

Severe storms and flooding Aug. 18 to 23 caused damage to the state and community infrastructure in Floyd, Knott, Johnson and Pike counties.
Credit wmky.org

President Barack Obama has issued a major disaster declaration to help with recovery from August storms, washed-out roads and flooding in eastern Ky.

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Local/Regional News
1:24 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Eastern Ky. Residents Respond To New York Times Article

Graphic used in New York Times article "What's the Matter with Eastern Kentucky?"
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Eastern Kentucky residents are launching an effort to answer a June New York Times headline that asked “What’s the Matter with Eastern Kentucky?”

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Local/Regional News
1:14 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Ky. Lawmaker: Officials Stalling On LRC Report

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A state lawmaker is calling for the results of a review on the operations of Kentucky legislative staff to be made public.

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Local/Regional News
12:37 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Lexington Fire Department Names Junior Chief

Junior Fire Chief Alexandra Brown, with Clays Mill Acting Principal Grant Davis
Chase Cavanaugh

Students, teachers, and firefighters gathered at Clays Mill Elementary School Tuesday morning to name this year’s Junior Fire Chief. 

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Sports
8:43 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Four UK Football Players Suspended Following Campus Air Pistol Shooting Incident

UK Coach Mark Stoops has announced the suspensions of four of his players following Sunday night's on campus air pistol incident.
Credit UK Athletics

Kentucky will be shorthanded for the South Carolina game this Saturday.  Coach Mark Stoops has suspended four players.

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Local/Regional News
2:59 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Get Ready For More Outside-Funded Campaign Ads

Credit www.nmtelegram.com

The National Rifle Association is only one of the outside groups hoping to sway voters in Kentucky’s much-watched Senate race.

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Local/Regional News
2:42 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Libertarian Candidate Sues KET Over Debate Snub

Libertarian U-S Senate candidate David Patterson is suing KET to be added to the television network's debate between Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes
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Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate David Patterson has asked a federal judge to order KET to include him in the station's televised debate on Oct. 13.

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Local/Regional News
2:39 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Kentucky Education Commissioner Credited With Rekindling Reforms

Credit Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday speaks to reporters - Kentucky Education Department

Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday is being credited with shepherding the state through a challenging period of transition.

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Local/Regional News
12:55 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

Pics Related To UK Shooting Case Released

UK Police release video stills that could help them identify the suspects who fired shots last night on campus.

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Local/Regional News
12:41 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

KCTCS Getting $10M From Feds For Online Learning Programs

The Obama administration is awarding KCTCS $10M as part of an initiative to expand online learning for degrees in technical fields.

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