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9:41 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Kurtz: Judge's Ruling Puts Governor And Gen. Assembly On Notice

Lexington, KY – As predicted by Kentucky Journalism Hall of Famer Ken Kurtz, a recent ruling striking down Kentucky's road plan could trigger even more legal action.

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6:24 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Survey Shows Fewer Kentuckians "Feeling Healthy"

Louisville, KY – REsults of a survey conducted by the State Department for Public Health paint a bleak picture of Kentuckians' well-being. Rick Howlett reports.

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6:15 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Train Safety Analyzed

Frankfort, KY – The Federal Railroad Administration says 338 people died in train-vehicle, grade crossing accidents last year in the U-S. That's down from more than 11-hundred fatalities in 1976. But what's the trend in Kentucky? Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went looking for the answer.

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4:27 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Beshear Talks Road Plan At Louisville Forum

Louisville, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today (Wed) defended his plan to cut costs on some state road projects. Stephanie Sanders reports.

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4:13 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Encouraging News On KY students And The ACT

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's ACT scores are steadily on the rise and more students are taking the college-prep test than ever before. Stephanie Sanders reports.

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9:27 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Teens Help In Literacy Project For Disabled

Lexington, KY – In part two of our look at Lexington's Summer Youth Employment Program, Alan Lytle introduces us to three area students helping on a very important book project. Special thanks to WUKY Summer Youth Employment Reporters Autumn Scott and Kelvin Relford who helped make this story possible.

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9:23 am
Tue August 12, 2008

State Chamber of Commerce Has Plan To Boost College Financial Aid

Frankfort, KY – Even with the backing of state lottery proceeds, financial aid for Kentucky college students is failing to keep pace with rising tuition costs. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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4:13 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Memorial For Eight Belles Set For Next Month

Louisville, KY – The ashes of Kentucky Derby runner-up Eight Belles will be
interred at the Kentucky Derby Museum next month. As Stephanie
Sanders reports, Eight Belles was the filly who ran second in the Run
for the Roses, only to collapse moments later due to fractures in both
front legs.

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4:09 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Legal Challenge Brewing Over Jail Underfunding

Murray, KY – The Kentucky County Judge
Executives' Association plans to file a lawsuit within the next thirty days
against the state over a lack of county jail funding. Kentucky Public Radio's Angela Hatton has details.

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4:38 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Gov. Beshear Says Feds Have Interviewed Him For Trans. Dept. Probe

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he has been briefed by federal investigators on the ongoing probe of the state Transportation Cabinet. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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