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10:52 am
Tue May 5, 2009

UK Golf Team Heads to NCAA

Lexington, KY – This week, UK's Golf Team is playing at the NCAA tournament in Columbus OH. Coach Myra Blackwelder joins Dr. Todd to discuss the team and its remarkable accomplishments this year.

Local/Regional News
10:14 am
Tue May 5, 2009

City's First Taxi Stand Now Open

Lexington, KY – Lots of big cities have them, and now Lexington has one too: talking about taxi stands! The first of which opened for business last night. The idea has been talked about for a year and thanks to the full support of downtown organizations one has opened on West Upper between Main and Short. Renee Jackson with the Downtown Lexington Corporation believes the taxi stand will be an asset to the Lexington downtown scene.

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Local/Regional News
1:28 pm
Mon May 4, 2009

Swine Flu Cases in KY Continue To Climb

Lexington, KY – Health Officials Are Reporting Another Probable Case of Swine Flu in Kentucky. Alan Lytle has the latest.

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Local/Regional News
9:06 am
Mon May 4, 2009

UK To Hold Back To School Workshop

Lexington, KY – In the same week the university bids farewell to the graduating class of 2009, the school is holding another informational seminar encouraging working adults to consider, or reconsider higher education. Alan Lytle chats with Adult Student Services Program Coordinator Jerry Price about Tuesday night's Back to School Workshop.

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Local/Regional News
3:10 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Fayette County Man May Be First Local Case of Swine Flu

Lexington, KY – Health officials In Lexington says they are investigating a possible first case of Swine Flu in Central Kentucky. A Fayette County man, with a history of recent travel to another state by car. Health Department officials say the man has not been hospitalized and they will evaluate close contacts for illness and possible preventive treatment.

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Local/Regional News
12:23 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Teen Jockey Dreams Of Derby Glory

Lexington, KY – When the starting gates open Saturday for the 135th Kentucky Derby, you can wager the students of Lexington's North American Racing Academy will surely be watching. And as Bryan Bartlett reports, one of those young riders has an eye on wearing the Garland of Roses one day.

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Local/Regional News
12:18 pm
Fri May 1, 2009

Law Day Observed At State Capitol

Frankfort, KY – This year's keynote speaker was Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Daniel Venters, who says he once was asked by a client why we have so many lawyers. "To him, they seemed to be everywhere, like weeds in a garden. I reminded him that ours is a complex society that believes in the rule of law."

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Local/Regional News
4:14 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Keeneland Generally Pleased With Spring Meeting

Lexington, KY – Keeneland spokesman Jim Williams says despite having one less racing day, 240,755 people made it out to the track. That's down just over 1 percent from last spring's attendance total of 243,606.


Williams disputes the claim that Keeneland's all sources handle has been down consistently since the track installed Polytrack, a synthetic racing surface, in 2006.

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Local/Regional News
4:09 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Second Verse, Same As The First!

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear says internal revenue projections for fiscal 2010, which begins July 1st, indicate the state could be facing a shortfall of between 818-million dollars and one billion dollars. "This situation is going to require some thoughtful and decisive action."

Will that include a special legislative session? "There will likely be a special session."

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Local/Regional News
12:48 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

A Window To Derby's Past

Lexington, KY – In this week's "Focus On UK" we talk with Doug Boyd from UK's Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History and play clips from an interview with Kentucky Derby Winning owner W.T. Young. His horse Grindstone captured the roses back in 1996.

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