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8:53 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Cigarette Tax Hike High of General Assembly Agenda

Louisville, KY – Proposals to raise Kentucky's cigarette tax are high on the agenda as state lawmakers prepare for the 2009 General Assembly. Rick Howlett reports.

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8:50 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Bill Would Give Counties Gambling Device Option

Louisville, KY – A bill has been pre-filed for the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly that would give counties the option of legalizing slot-machine-like gambling devices. Gabe Bullard has more.

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8:47 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Owensboro Lawmaker Proposes Sales Tax Holiday

Louisville, KY – A Kentucky lawmaker from Owensboro wants to create a sales tax holiday to coincide with back-to-school shopping. Kentucky Public Radio's Stephanie Sanders has details.

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Local/Regional News
5:25 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Happy New Year from WUKY News

Lexington, KY – Live newscasts will resume Monday, January 5th at 6am. On behalf of the entire WUKY News Department, thanks for listening to and supporting the public radio voice of Lexington, and the University of Kentucky. Sincerely, Alan Lytle, News Director.

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Local/Regional News
5:27 am
Mon December 29, 2008

House Members Hope Rules Changes Will Chamber More Efficient

Frankfort, KY – Some reform-minded legislators in Frankfort are seeking rule changes designed to make the Kentucky House of Representatives more efficient. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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2:41 pm
Fri December 26, 2008

Road Poet

Kentucky native and poet Kristie Kirchler becomes ELandF Gallery's Bus riding poet

ELandF Gallery's call for an open-minded poet lands a native and the adventure begins

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Local/Regional News
4:40 am
Tue December 23, 2008

WUKY News Wishes You And Yours The Happiest Of Holiday Seasons

Lexington, KY – Live newscasts will resume Friday 12/26 at 6am. On behalf of the entire WUKY News Department, thanks for listening to and supporting the public radio voice of Lexington, and the University of Kentucky. Sincerely, Alan Lytle, News Director.

Local/Regional News
12:22 am
Tue December 23, 2008

Councilman Blevins To Replace His Father As Fayette County Clerk

Lexington, KY – Urban County Councilman Donald Blevins, Junior has been appointed to replace his father, Donald W. Blevins, as Fayette County Clerk effective January first. Alan Lytle reports.

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Local/Regional News
5:31 am
Mon December 22, 2008

Utility Companies Trying To Recover Disaster Damage Costs

Frankfort, KY – The remnants of Hurricane Ike swept through Kentucky September 14th, leaving a trail of debris, downed power lines and at least one fatality.

More than 300-thousand customers of Louisville Gas and Electric, mostly in Jefferson County, lost power during the storm. Fierce winds also knocked out power to at least 76-thousand customers of Kentucky Utilities, mostly in western Kentucky.

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1:31 am
Mon December 22, 2008

Blood Center Launches Campaign For Holiday Donations

Lexington, KY – Jim Tinker says bad weather, and the hectic holiday season has resulted in fewer donations .this at a time when demand for blood is traditionally high.

The Blood Center is offering free 10 dollar gift cards to anyone who donates blood or platelets this week. Complete information on their "Holiday Heroes" program is available at kybloodcenter.org.

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