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9:16 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Gray and Newberry To Face Off In Mayor's Race

Vice Mayor Jim Gray (l) is challenging incumbent Mayor Jim Newberry

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – If last night was any indication, the general election race for Lexington Mayor between incumbent Jim Newberry and Vice Mayor Jim Gray, promises to be a spirited affair.

Newberry won 43.7% of the vote in the four person primary that also included former Mayor Teresa Isaac and businessman Skip Horine.

Gray captured 35.7% of the vote, Isaac 16.6%, and Horine 4%.



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Local/Regional News
4:54 pm
Tue May 18, 2010

Despite Light Turnout Problems Prevalent At Some Polling Places

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Tonic
12:02 pm
Mon May 17, 2010

Abigail Keam

Kentuckian and first time novelist
Abigail Keam sets her debut work, Death By a HoneyBee, in the heart of the Bluegrass.

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Local/Regional News
7:59 am
Mon May 17, 2010

FEMA Recovery Centers Open in Central Ky.

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers open Monday in Woodford and Lincoln counties. The centers will help victims of the May 1 flooding.

Woodford County Disaster Recovery Center
Fire Station #3
1415 Huntertown Rd
Versailles, KY 40383

Lincoln County Disaster Recovery Center
South Lincoln Community Center
11650 Kentucky Hwy 1247
Waynesburg, KY 40489

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Local/Regional News
5:18 pm
Fri May 14, 2010

Software Company Bringing 90 Jobs To Lexington

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry, area business leaders, and Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear were on hand at the University of Kentucky today to officially welcome Galmont Consulting to the Bluegrass.

Galmont CEO Jeri Smith says the company plans to partner with the University of Kentucky's College of Engineering to hire and train computer science graduates in an effort to keep talented workers in their home state.

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Tonic
2:02 pm
Fri May 14, 2010

Dan Bern

Singer/songwriter, painter, and novelist
Dan Bern isn't big on boundaries. In this
interview with tonic's Josh James, Bern
discusses his new live album, the alias
"Bernstein," and how David Hume
influenced his songwriting philosophy.

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Local/Regional News
1:15 pm
Thu May 13, 2010

Tea Party Versus Establishment Evident In GOP Senate Primary

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Local/Regional News
1:11 pm
Thu May 13, 2010

Democrats Pinning Hopes On Either Conway or Mongiardo

Louisville, KY – Jefferson County Democrats were whooping and hollering last Friday at a party dinner as Congressman John Yarmuth introduced Wendell Ford, the last Democrat from Kentucky to hold a U.S. Senate seat.

After serving as Kentucky Governor, Ford was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1974 and held that seat for 24 years. Now, at 85 years old, he's itching for his party to win his old seat back.

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Local/Regional News
12:58 pm
Thu May 13, 2010

GOP Takes Aim At Chandler

Lexington, KY – There are no less than six Republican Candidates who all want their shot at 6th District Democrat Ben Chandler's seat in Congress. And all, recently appeared together for a candidate's forum on Kentucky Educational Television.

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Local/Regional News
12:52 pm
Thu May 13, 2010

Chandler Watching, Waiting For GOP Opponent

Richmond, KY – GOP voters will wrestle with a question that continually challenges party strategists and political scientists. Which is better? Nominating a candidate who represents the party's core voters or picking a candidate who might appeal to the average voter. University of Kentucky political scientist Donald Gross says the question is especially relevant this spring.

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