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2:13 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Bottle-Toting Fans Line Up At Keeneland

Lexington, KY – 24-thousand of the collectors' items flew off liquor store shelves last Friday as part of a fund drive for the UK Symphony's outreach program. Coach Cal told a camera crew from WKYT, it was yet another special moment since becoming Kentucky's Top Cat.

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Local/Regional News
9:30 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Lexington Officials To Participate In Kentucky American Water Talks

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – The city of Lexington has been granted intervenor status in Kentucky American Water's rate increase case before the state Public Service Commission.

The water company must go before the PSC to explain its request for a nearly 38 percent rate hike.

The intervenor status allows Lexington government officials to file briefs in the case and work at the negotiating table. Mayor Jim Newberry and members of the Urban County Council have said Kentucky American's rate proposal is excessive and unfair.

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Local/Regional News
9:29 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Property Crimes Up In Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – New statistics released by the Lexington Division of Police show the economic recession could be contributing to the city's crime rate. Reported crimes increased a little over three percent in 2009.

Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin says that was mainly fueled by a jump in property offenses.

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Local/Regional News
4:42 pm
Thu April 8, 2010

Organizers Hail Legacy Trail As Creative Idea

Lexington, KY – During the Creative Cities Summit this week, Lexington city, state, and federal officials took the opportunity to announce the construction of Phase 1 of a twelve and a half mile Legacy Trail between downtown and the Kentucky Horse Park. First Lady Jane Beshear says the project represents what can happen when many different entities take an idea and run with it.

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Local/Regional News
4:44 pm
Wed April 7, 2010

9 Horse Field To Run In Toyota Bluegrass Stakes

Lexington, KY – Sitting pretty in the sixth position, "Pleasant Prince" is the favorite in Saturday's Bluegrass Stakes. Post positions were selected Wednesday morning at Keeneland. However, handicapper Mike Battaglia suspects "Odysseus" will be a strong contender as well.

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Local/Regional News
4:32 pm
Wed April 7, 2010

Coach Cal - Local Celebs Help Get Lexington To Start Walking

Lexington, KY – Hundreds gathered in Lexington's Triangle Park to take part in a community-wide exercise effort. American Heart Association spokesperson Jennifer Ebert says they wanted to get the word out that walking is good for your heart.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
11:34 am
Wed April 7, 2010

Literature and Medicine

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with the late Dr. John Stone of Emory University on his philosophy of combining medicine and literature.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
11:30 am
Wed April 7, 2010

End of Life Care

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with the author of "Last Acts: Discovering Possibility and Opportunity at the End of Life."

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
11:28 am
Wed April 7, 2010

New Technologies

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about new medical technologies emerging in the field of pathology.

Local/Regional News
6:21 pm
Tue April 6, 2010

Eastern Kentucky Strugging To Get Enough Census Takers

Richmond, KY – Higher pay may be the answer to finding more census takers for eastern Kentucky. The Census Bureau is increasing the salary for workers in the region by three dollars an hour; from $10.75 to $13.75 per hour.

Bureau spokesman Clay Barbour says about four-thousand census workers are needed in the Somerset region, which covers 24 counties in southeastern Kentucky.

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