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8:12 am
Fri November 12, 2010

NCAA Rules Kanter Ineligible

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The NCAA ruled Kentucky freshman center Enes Kanter permanently ineligible to play for the Wildcats, though the school will appeal the decision.

The NCAA student-athlete reinstatement staff says Kanter received benefits above his actual and necessary expenses while playing for a club basketball team in Turkey.

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Local/Regional News
8:05 am
Fri November 12, 2010

S.T. Roach Community Conversation Series Opens at Lyric Theatre

The community conversations series is named for Coach S.T. Roach, who died in September.

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Organizers for the new S. T. Roach Community Conversations Series are hoping to bring Lexington citizens together with monthly lectures and performances by black university professors.

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Local/Regional News
7:51 am
Fri November 12, 2010

Veterans Remembered at Camp Nelson National Cemetery

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. – The combat missions and uniforms have changed over the generations, but veterans all have a common bond of serving their country and protecting its freedom. That was the message from Brigadier General Howard P. Hunt at Thursday's Veterans Day ceremony at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Jessamine County.

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Local/Regional News
7:49 am
Fri November 12, 2010

Possible Merger Would Join U of L Healthcare, Catholic Health Initiatives

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville may now begin more detailed discussions with two other healthcare providers about merging to form a new statewide medical system.

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Sports
2:52 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

New Wildcats Hope To Build On Substantial Legacy

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky Men's Basketball team begins its latest quest to capture an eighth national championship. To do that, they'll have to eclipse the success, and erase the disappointment, of last year's historic squad. WUKY student Reporter Adam Warner has this preview.

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Local/Regional News
1:33 pm
Thu November 11, 2010

Chandler-Barr, Other Races To Be Re-Canvassed Friday

Frankfort, KY – Democratic Congressman Ben Chandler claimed victory on election night, but because of the narrow vote margin, Republican challenger Andy Barr requested a recanvass. Les Fugate of the Secretary of State's office says vote totals will also be rechecked in three legislative races and three judicial races around the commonwealth.

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Local/Regional News
8:37 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Joseph Beth Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Lexington, KY – In a news release, the company said it wants to restructure debt and improve its financial stability. Joseph Beth Booksellers has stores in Lexington and Cincinnati, but, will shut down operations in Nashville, Cleveland, Pittsburg and Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Local/Regional News
7:41 am
Thu November 11, 2010

State Auditor Gives Leadership Advice to Public Policy Students

LEXINGTON, Ky. – A day after she released a scathing report on Passport Health Plan over questionable spending by company executives, state auditor Crit Luallen had some strong advice for future leaders. Luallen spoke Wednesday night to students at UK's Martin School of Public Policy and Administration.

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Local/Regional News
7:38 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Gov. Beshear Thanks Veterans, Their Families

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear has been traveling the state this week to recognize Kentucky's
past and present military personnel in honor of Veterans day. Following a visit to Fort Knox Wednesday, the governor made a stop at the VA Hospital in Louisville.

"We honor veterans on Veterans Day but we really ought to be honoring them every day because of what they've done for this country. We've got 339,000 veterans in Kentucky. Kentucky has a tradition of military service."

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Local/Regional News
3:42 pm
Wed November 10, 2010

City Officials Preparing for Bad News on Police & Fire Pension

LEXINGTON, Ky. – City officials have known for years that the Lexington police and firefighter retirement plan is struggling, but they'll get a complete picture of how the dire situation is in a few weeks. Members of the Police and Fire Pension Board heard Wednesday from Matt Shirilla of Callan Associates, an investment consulting firm conducting an asset-liability study.

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