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4:57 am
Mon August 4, 2008

Beshear Proposes "Practical" Road Construction Plan

Lexington, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says the state will downscale road projects to save money, but not at the expense of safety. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Tonic
4:53 pm
Sun August 3, 2008

Dar in two parts

She was a dancing potato...

Singer/Songwriter Dar Williams talks about very nearly everything in this two part, in-depth tonic interview

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Tonic
1:44 pm
Sun August 3, 2008

Dar - part two

She's played with the greats!

Singer/Songwriter Dar Williams talks about very nearly everything in this, the second half, of a two part, in-depth tonic interview

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Tonic
10:46 am
Sun August 3, 2008

A passion for writing

Gwyn Hyman Rubio had it all along

From her early days as a Peace Corps worker to her current novel, Rubio takes an honest look at it all. She's a real treasure for aspiring, emerging, or successful writers alike.

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Local/Regional News
7:01 am
Sun August 3, 2008

Fancy Farm Kicks Off Extra Hot Senate Race

Mayfield, KY – Another Fancy Farm picnic in far western Kentucky has come and gone. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, there are myriad reasons why the picnic annually draws thousands of people.

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Local/Regional News
11:01 am
Sat August 2, 2008

Bringing Political Heat To Fancy Farm

Graves County, KY – The main event at today's Fancy Farm picnic in far western Kentucky is U-S Senator Mitch McConnell versus Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went looking for the candidates last night.

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Local/Regional News
8:27 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Fancy Farm Political Picnic Preview

Fancy Farm, KY – As many as 15 thousand people could flock to the 128th Annual Fancy Farm Picnic Saturday for a good dose of bingo, pork and politics. Kentucky Public Radio's Carrie Pond traveled to Fancy Farm this week and talked to the man who has planned the event for the past 8 years.

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Local/Regional News
8:14 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Concerns Raised Over Crane Safety at UK

Lexington, KY – Several crane accidents nationwide have raised safety concerns around the construction equipment. As Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson reports, three such cranes are situated at the University of Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
7:56 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Settlement Reached in "Do Not Call" Lawsuit

Frankfort, KY – Dozens of Kentucky consumers will be getting money back thanks to a settlement reached between the state Attorney General's office and a consulting company. Ben Taylor has details.

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Local/Regional News
7:48 am
Fri August 1, 2008

Beshear Hosts Fifth Town Hall Meeting

Madisonville, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, on his way to the annual Fancy Farm picnic, stopped off in Madisonville Thursday night for another of the administration's town hall meetings. Tony McVeigh has more.

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