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3:57 am
Thu November 13, 2008

Mayor Newberry Proposes Stormwater Fee

Lexington, KY – The Mayor will ask the city council to approve a monthly fee of $4.16 per household that would start sometime next year. Retail stores, churches, factories, and apartment buildings would pay considerably more. Citizens wanting to learn more, including how much they owe can visit the lfucg website.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
10:50 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Beyond the Birds and the Bees

Lexington, KY – Helping kids talk about the facts of life, this week on Dr. Greg David on Medicine.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
10:48 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Dealing with Addiction

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis discusses substance abuse and addiction with his guest this week.

Election 2008
5:07 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Kentuckian Who Leads National Republicans Not Guaranteed the Job Again

Bowling Green, KY – Republican leaders in a number of states are hinting that Kentucky native Mike Duncan may get replaced as chair of the Republican National Committee. Lisa Autry has the story.

Full story and audio at WKYU news

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Local/Regional News
1:33 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Bush Administration Seeking To Loosen Mountaintop Dumping Restrictions

Washington, DC – Mining companies often blow off mountain tops in the Appalachians and dump the debris into nearby valleys. The practice has buried thousands of miles of mountain streams in West Virginia and Kentucky. A 1983 federal rule set a buffer zone of a hundred feet around streams. The Sierra Club's Ed Hopkins says it's a bright line that keeps off mining activities.

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Local/Regional News
1:14 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Successor To Rupp Arena Discussed

Lexington, KY – Officials with the Lexington Center Corporation and the University of Kentucky are talking with business and design firms about the project. The Wildcats have played basketball in Rupp for 32 years, and the facility is showing some age. If approved and funded, the new facility could be in operation in just over three years.

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Local/Regional News
12:55 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Child Advocates Lay Out Legislative Priorities

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Election 2008
9:17 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Part 3 Of Post Election Analysis With Al Cross

Lexington, KY – A week ago today, Americans went to the polls and selected their Congressional leaders. In what can only be described as a good year to be a Democrat, that trend did not translate in the two biggest races in the state of Kentucky. We discuss the Mitch McConnell - Bruce Lunsford race today with Al Cross, the Director of UK's Center For Rural Journalism and Community Issues.

Local/Regional News
5:56 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Bishops Ask Beshear To Stop Execution

Louisville, KY – The bishops want Governor Beshear to commute Marco Chapman's sentence to lifetime imprisonment. Chapman pleaded guilty to murdering two children in northern Kentucky in 2004. He has a history of drug abuse and attempted suicide and requested he be put to death for the crime.

Catholic Conference of Kentucky Interim Director Reverend Patrick Delahanty says Chapman is unfit to make such a decision.

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Local/Regional News
4:44 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Kentuckians Pause To Honor / Remember Veterans

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