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2:21 am
Thu October 16, 2008

State Budget Director Stepping Down

Frankfort, KY – Three days after Steve Beshear was elected governor last year, he announced that Mary Lassiter of Midway would be his Budget Director. You all know how important this position is. As the budget goes, so goes state government.

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Local/Regional News
5:32 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Lexpark Unveils New Meters

Lexington, KY – Lexington's new solar-powered parking meters use 21st century technology to offer parkers more payment options. The A-T-M style machines not only accept coins, but also take paper bills as well as credit or debit cards. Gary Means, Executive Director of the Lexington/Fayette County Parking Authority says payment flexibility isn't the machine's only feature.

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Local/Regional News
5:29 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Gillispie Optimistic About Upcoming Season

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Local/Regional News
6:03 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Religious Coalition Calls For More Tolerance Of Immigrants

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WUKY In Depth
5:54 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Classic Example Of Campaign "Dirty Tricks"

Lexington, KY – We chat again with Doug Boyd with the Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History, and Tracy Campbell of the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center about a dirty trick perpetrated by Ned Breathitt against A.B. Chandler in 1963.

Election 2008
3:44 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Kentucky to Get New Voting Machines

Louisville, KY – Voters in 34 Kentucky counties will cast ballots using a digital scanning device, according to the Kentucky Secretary of State's office.

Secretary of State Spokesperson Les Fugate says some counties asked for the new devices amid voter concerns about problems that occurred in Florida during the 2000 presidential election.

There have never been any major issues with the old machines in Kentucky.

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Election 2008
2:44 am
Tue October 14, 2008

KY-6: Defense Attorney Challenging Incumbent

Lexington, KY – Jon Larson is a well-known Lexington defense attorney running as the Republican for the Kentucky 6th Congressional District seat. He describes himself as someone who represents the interests of poor people, the handicapped, immigrants, and prisoners.

Larson is challenging incumbent Democrat Ben Chandler.

Full story and audio at WEKU

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Local/Regional News
1:23 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Another Kentucky Lawmaker Involved In Traffic Accident

Frankfort, KY – Frankfort Rep. Derrick Graham was returning from a legislative committee meeting in Murray Monday afternoon when his car went off the I-65 ramp to the Blue Grass Parkway. The vehicle went down a ravine after Graham tried to avoid a construction barrel. Graham was not severely injured, but spent the night in Hardin Memorial Hospital.

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Tonic
12:36 pm
Mon October 13, 2008

Solomon Burke Keeps It Real

In an interview with tonic's Joe Conkwright, legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Solomon Burke says he owes it the greats to keep on keepin' on.

Tonic 2008

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Local/Regional News
5:17 am
Mon October 13, 2008

State's Voter Rolls Purged Of Deceased Citizens

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