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3:24 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Obama Tells Beshear, And Other Gov's, Help Is On The Way

Frankfort, KY – During a National Governors Association meeting in Philadelphia, Governor Beshear invited President-elect Barack Obama to visit Kentucky. Beshear says Mr. Obama appears interested. "I particularly invited him to come around the celebration of the Lincoln Bicentennial. I said I thought that would be a wonderful time for him to come to Kentucky."

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:47 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Dealing with ADHD

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis explores Adult Attention Hyperactivity Disorder.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:44 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Smoking Cessation

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks about recent efforts to bolster Lexington's smoking ban.

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Local/Regional News
5:14 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Social Stigma Of HIV Aids Still Strong In Rural Kentucky

Lexington, Ky – Dr. Alice Thornton says she especially sees it in rural areas of the state. Monday December first has been declared World Aids Day, and the university has scheduled observances for the entire week. A complete list of activities is available at uky.edu.

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Local/Regional News
5:05 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Patterson School Director On Clinton As Secy of State

Lexington, KY – Some critics are charging the decision is just a politically expedient move on Obama's part to gain approval from Clinton supporters, but Carey Cavanaugh doesn't agree. Cavanaugh worked at the State Department for more than two decades before coming to UK and he knows from experience that Senator Clinton is well-suited for the job.

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Local/Regional News
4:52 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Louisville Mayor Orders Deep Budget Cuts

Louisville, KY – The mayor says the cuts will save the city about $3.4 million this

fiscal year. They include the elimination of repaving work

through June 30.

(we had planned to pave approximately 36 miles of roads and streets,

36 miles, just to put it in perspective, is about the distance

between here and shelbyville, but by delaying that repaving, we

will save approximately one point four million dollars).

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Local/Regional News
12:54 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Special Session On Budget Looking More Likely As Revenue Projections Dip

Bowling Green, KY – A Special Session of the Kentucky Legislature is likely early next year to tackle a projected shortfall of over 450-million dollars. Lisa Autry takes this extended look at the state's financial picture.

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Local/Regional News
12:53 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Beshear Weighing Options On Shortfall-Plans To Meet With Obama This Week

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Local/Regional News
5:10 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Commentator Encourages Everyone To "Tell Their Stories"

Lexington, KY – This Friday, NPR's Story Corps Initiative launches what it hopes becomes an annual tradition; "National Listening Day", a time in which we're encouraged to spend an hour asking friends and loved ones about their lives. Commentator Georgia Green Stamper says she's all for it.

Local/Regional News
5:05 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Atty Gen. Conway Warns Parents About Video Game Ratings

Murray, KY – More than forty-percent of Americans are expected to purchase a computer or video game this year, and a majority of those purchases will be made around the holidays. Some parents may be concerned about the ratings on the video games they're buying. Conway's office encourages parents to check out the Entertainment Software Rating Board's website for a ratings summary before making a purchase. Shelley Catherine Johnson is Deputy Communications Director for the Attorney General.

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