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4:26 am
Fri October 24, 2008

First Lady Jane Beshear Helps Keeneland Hold Inaugural Pink Day Event

Lexington, KY – Several Kentucky women's health organizations are teaming up with First Lady Jane Beshear's Horses and Hope program to promote October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


In addition to information booths and a Horses and Hope feature race for fillies, Beshear says Pink Day activities include free screenings for track workers and their families.

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Local/Regional News
4:13 am
Fri October 24, 2008

UK Opera Theatre's HQ To Get Makeover

Lexington, KY – The former Koinonia (Ko-ih-no-nia) House, which has been renamed the Schmidt Vocal Arts Center will feature more studios and practice rooms plus a rehearsal and dance studio for students and faculty, something that is badly needed according to opera theatre student, Reginald Smith. UK Opera Director Dr. Everett McCorvey says the new center will also be available to local groups.The project is expected to be completed by this time next year.

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Tonic
4:27 pm
Thu October 23, 2008

Sibling Harmony

Folk favorites The Wood Brothers stop by WUKY for chat with Mike Graves and Joe Conkwright.

Tonic 2008

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Election 2008
11:26 am
Thu October 23, 2008

McConnell, Lunsford Meet in Kentucky Debate

Gilbertsville, KY – Kentucky's U.S. Senate race has garnered national attention as polls show the race tightening to almost dead even. Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford met at Kentucky Dam Village on Thursday for a final battle of wits before the November 4th election.

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Local/Regional News
4:38 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Dirty Tricks Alleged As McConnell, Lunsford Debate One Final Time

Kentucky Dam Village – The debate lasted little over an hour and covered a variety of topics, ranging from the economy and national security to energy independence and the region's waterways. The contrasts between the two candidates were stark, but McConnell contends the most important difference is his clout as Senate minority leader.

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Local/Regional News
4:25 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Derby Winner Coming Home To KY

Lexington, KY – John Nicholson, Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park, says American racing fans are grateful for the gift of one of the Saudi king's favorite horses. Alysheba will take up residence in the stall formerly occupied by another Horse of the Year, John Henry, who died one year ago. The public is invited to a welcome home reception scheduled for 1:15 p-m, October 31st at the Kentucky Horse Park Hall of Champions.

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Local/Regional News
4:23 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Death Row Prisoner Argues For "Suicide By Court"

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Death Row inmate Marco Allen Chapman says he deserves to die for murdering two children and brutally attacking their mother and sister in August 2002 in Northern Kentucky. He bargained for the Death Penalty and received it.

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Local/Regional News
4:09 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Six More Write-In Presidential Candidates Qualify In KY

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Local/Regional News
1:05 am
Thu October 23, 2008

Prichard Committee Turns 25

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Election 2008
11:43 am
Wed October 22, 2008

Effort to Prevent Voter Fraud in KY Underway

Frankfort, KY – Two of Kentucky's constitutional officers are teaming up to prevent voter fraud in the November 4th presidential election. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

Full audio at WKYU

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