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10:44 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Air Conditioners Available To Those In Need

Lexington, KY – With temperatures in central Kentucky soaring into the 90s over the weekend, health officials are urging safety precautions to avoid health-related illnesses. And as Kathleen Adams reports, help is available for low-income residents lacking air conditioners.

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5:16 am
Mon June 9, 2008

New Fed Program To Help Homeless Vets Find Affordable Housing

Lexington, KY – 35 Lexington area military veterans and their families could soon be "off the streets" and in an area apartment.

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12:51 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Hatfield-McCoy Festival This Weekend

Lexington, KY – Pike County is celebrating its annual Hatfield-McCoy Festival this weekend and as Kathleen Adams reports, a Kentucky historian will be there to put the famous feud in context.

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Local/Regional News
1:25 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Preventing Mine Blowouts

Lexington, KY – In an effort to stave off deep mine blowouts such as the ones that occurred recently at Grapevine and in the Virgie area, Pike County officials are proposing a plan of action. Kathleen Adams has details.

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Election 2008
12:35 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Republicans Meet to Select Delegates

Lexington, KY – Party faithfuls and newcomers are expected in large numbers this weekend as the Republican and Democratic parties each hold their state conventions.

Democrats will be in Lexington Saturday as the GOP meets in Bowling Green. Topping the agenda for Republicans is selecting delegates for the national convention this fall.

As Lisa Autry reports, the GOP system for selecting delegates is very different from the system of the Democratic party.

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Local/Regional News
4:11 am
Thu June 5, 2008

Poverty Forum Seeks To Make The Problem "More Real"

Lexington, KY – A conversation with Community Action Council's Stephanie Davis and Charlie Lanter about the June 10th Poverty Forum featuring a speech by noted author Donna Beegle.

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Local/Regional News
12:57 am
Thu June 5, 2008

Patrice Wolfson Remembers Affirmed On 30th Anniversary Of Triple Crown Win

Lexington, KY – Many in the Thoroughbred horse racing community expect Big Brown will win the final leg of the Triple Crown Saturday, at Belmont Park. If that happens, Affirmed will no longer be known as the last winner of the coveted crown. But as Kathleen Adams reports, that's fine with Affirmed's owner.

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Local/Regional News
6:08 am
Wed June 4, 2008

Courting Appalachia

Lexington, KY – The Director of the University of Kentucky's Institute for Rural Journalism says Barack Obama has an uphill battle to turn the Bluegrass "Blue" in the general election

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Local/Regional News
4:43 am
Wed June 4, 2008

Researchers At UK Receive International Energy Grant

Lexington, KY – Energy Storage Is To Be Studied In An Effort To Expand Renewable Energy.

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Local/Regional News
12:48 am
Wed June 4, 2008

Pike County Official Defends Clean Coal Technology

Lexington, KY – At least one Pike County official is using last week's report by the Brookings Institution in which two Kentucky cities were cited for having high carbon emissions, to tout the benefits of coal. Kathleen Adams has details.

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