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5:14 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

KY Atty General Sides With Newspaper

Frankfort, KY – In early June, Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reporter Joy Campbell sought access to records concerning the job performance of Paula Gastenveld in her role as president of Owensboro Community and Technical College.

In May, Gastenveld was suddenly removed from her post and the newspaper says the public deserves to know why. The Kentucky Community and Technical College System provided the newspaper with the bulk of Dr. Gastenveld's performance evaluation, but not all.

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Local/Regional News
4:56 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

PGA Returning To Louisville

Louisville, KY – The PGA of America made it official Thursday, announcing that two of its top events

will return to Louisville over the next several years.

Rick Howlett reports

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Local/Regional News
5:56 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

KY Lottery Officials Progressing Toward Mandated Financial Goals

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Local/Regional News
4:46 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

Young People Compete For Top Honors In Bluegrass Goes Green Competition

Lexington, KY – Bluegrass Goes Green is a summer youth program that engages teams of young people to assess the "greenness" of 11 counties in the Bluegrass region and develop a plan to improve their communities environment. The winning team this year was the "Jolly Green Giants" from Estill County. Roger Chesser has details.

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UK Perspectives
10:02 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Combating Alcoholism

Lexington, KY – This week President Todd interviews Dr. Kim Nixon of UK's College of Pharmacy regarding the effect of alcoholism on the brain and some novel approaches to the treatment of alcoholism.

UK Perspectives
10:00 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Winner

Lexington, KY – This week, a conversation with Kayla Rae Whitaker, a writer and 2007 UK graduate from Mt. Sterling who recently won the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke scholarship.

Local/Regional News
9:37 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Bunning's Announcement Makes Fancy Farm Even Hotter Ticket

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Local/Regional News
4:46 pm
Mon July 27, 2009

Report: Bunning Drops Re-election Bid

Washington, DC – According to a release from his office, Kentucky U-S Senator Jim Bunning is announcing his intention to NOT run for re-election in 2010. Listen for complete details on this blockbuster story Tuesday during Morning Edition on WUKY

Local/Regional News
12:38 pm
Mon July 27, 2009

If Money Talks, Who Talked Loudest?

www.e-archives.ky.gov

Frankfort, KY – The Legislative Ethics Commission's July report indicates health care interests spent $1.3 million lobbying lawmakers during the 2009 regular session.

Energy and utility groups were second, spending $561,000. Racing and gambling interests were third, spending $419,000. Next were public and private organizations, tobacco interests, banking and financial services and the insurance industry.

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Local/Regional News
10:52 am
Mon July 27, 2009

New Education Chief Starts Today

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Frankfort, KY – After his July 17th hiring by the state school board, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday took a family vacation. His first day on the job is Wednesday, which is also when the school board meets in regularly scheduled session. "He will be in attendance at the meeting, so he most likely will do some homework before he gets there just to sort of get up to speed. But this is sort of a trial by fire on your first day on the new job."

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