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9:11 am
Thu July 31, 2008

ComAir Civil Trial Convenes Next Week

Lexington, KY – A civil trial is scheduled to start next week in Lexington surrounding a deadly plane crash two years ago. 49 of the 50 passengers and crew died after ComAir Flight 51-91 took off from the wrong runway at Bluegrass Airport. Kentucky Public Radio's Lisa Autry has more.

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Local/Regional News
9:06 am
Thu July 31, 2008

Kentucky School Systems Cut Hundreds of Jobs

Frankfort, KY – State budget cuts have forced Kentucky public schools to eliminate nearly 1000 positions. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard has more.

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Local/Regional News
9:01 am
Thu July 31, 2008

Former State AG Hopes To Expand Legal Gambling

Frankfort, KY – Another Kentucky lawmaker is drafting legislation to expand legal gambling operations in the Commonwealth. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local/Regional News
1:22 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Initiative Looks at Role of Bystanders in Violent Crimes (Part 2)

Lexington, KY – The "Green Dot Initiative" looks at violence prevention from the bystander's point of view.

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Local/Regional News
1:21 am
Tue July 29, 2008

Initiative Looks At Role Of Bystanders In Violent Crimes

Lexington, KY – The "Green Dot Initiative" looks at violence prevention from the bystander's point of view.

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Tonic
1:46 pm
Mon July 28, 2008

Touring into the Promised Land

Singer/songwriter Dar Williams stopped by WUKY to talk about her forthcoming record Promised Land. Hear the full interview.

Tonic 2008

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Local/Regional News
9:20 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Governor's Commission Highlights Ongoing Crisis On Healthcare Costs

Frankfort, KY – Soaring medical costs are financially straining state retirement systems in Kentucky, but a working group appointed by Governor Beshear continues searching for answers. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update.

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Election 2008
12:55 am
Fri July 25, 2008

Kentucky Could See Record Voter Turnout This November

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky voter turnout may reach a record high in November, based on promising turnout from the May Kentucky presidential primary, according to Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson.

In the May election, 32 percent of voters cast a ballot, compared to 14 percent in 2004. Franklin County had the highest voter turnout at nearly 55 percent.

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Local/Regional News
3:51 am
Thu July 24, 2008

Controversial Car Going On Auction Block

Frankfort, Ky – A fully loaded state automobile ordered by Kentucky Education Commissioner John Draud is headed for auction. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Local/Regional News
10:48 am
Wed July 23, 2008

New KET Program Tackles Myths And Misconceptions About China

Lexington, KY – The program, airing Sunday night at 10:30 on KET1 is the latest in a series by UK Journalism Professor Buck Ryan.

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