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10:09 am
Thu March 12, 2009

House Speaker Taking Heat From His Own Party

Frankfort, KY – In January, former Kentucky Attorney General Greg Stumbo was elected Speaker of the House, heralding a new era in state politics. Two months later, it looks like the honeymoon for Speaker Stumbo's leadership skills is over. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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9:20 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Student Reporter Provides Behind The Scenes View Of Dance Blue

Lexington, KY – Each year UK students, faculty, and staff lace up the shoes, ingest as much caffeine as possible, and hit the dance floor for a charitable cause. WUKY Student Reporter Ashley Westerman was at this year's Dance Blue Marathon, and files this report.

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Tonic
9:18 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Filmmaker Peter Rosen

Filmmaker Peter Rosen's latest project takes an in-depth look at a public radio icon. "Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes" opens at the Kentucky Theatre in downtown Lexington on Friday March 13 and runs through the 20th. Rosen discusses the film and his mercurial subject with WUKY's Tom Godell.

Tonic 2009

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Local/Regional News
6:09 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Disaster Days Legislation Passes

Frankfort, KY – A bill granting disaster days to school districts that lost instructional time to this winter's destructive ice storm has won final Kentucky General Assembly approval. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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4:12 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Newberry Confirms He Wants Second Term

Lexington, KY – The announcement sets up a re-match between Newberry and former Mayor Theresa Isaac, the woman he unseated in 2006. She announced her intention to get her old job back last month. Vice Mayor Jim Gray is also said to be considering a mayoral run.

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3:14 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Cats Win-Advance To Play LSU Friday

Tampa, FL – The Kentucky Wildcats turned up the defensive pressure to erase a 2 point halftime deficit en route to a 71 - 58 over the Ole Miss Rebels. Kentucky advances to play Louisiana State tomorrow in round two of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Tipoff is at 1 pm in Tampa, Florida.

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Local/Regional News
3:08 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Racinos Gets House Hearing In Frankfort

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Local/Regional News
11:07 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Lawmakers Hinting At Special Session

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8:52 am
Wed March 11, 2009

House Spending Bill To Help Out Public Defenders

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7:18 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Abortion Legislation Fails in House Committee

Frankfort, KY – Legislation which requires women seeking abortions to be shown ultra-sound imagery has failed to make it out of a House committee. Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson reports.

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