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4:35 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Kentucky Citizens Getting Fatter

Louisville, KY – Kentucky's obesity rate has gone up in each of the last
three years, according to a report released today by Trust for
America's Health. Stephanie Sanders has more.

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Local/Regional News
4:16 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Parole Provisions Face Court Challenge

Frankfort, KY – In an effort to reduce the state's prison population and save money, Kentucky lawmakers this year altered inmate parole provisions. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, a court challenge to the changes is now being mounted.

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Local/Regional News
9:28 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Chandler Says U-S Can't Afford To Be Fighting Two Wars Anymore

Lexington, KY – Sixth District Representative Ben Chandler Discussed The War and other topics at a recent Commerce Lexington public affairs luncheon.

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Local/Regional News
9:26 am
Mon August 18, 2008

UK Gets A Million And A Half Grant For Energy Research

Lexington, KY – Federal And State Officials Pay Visit To UK Campus To Make Announcement Surrounding Coal To Liquid Fuels Research.

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Local/Regional News
5:14 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Report: Half Of Eligible Kids Are Signed Up For Medicaid

Louisville, KY – Child advocates say tens of thousands of kids have no health insurance. Rick Howlett reports.

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Election 2008
4:47 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Political Conventions Mark a Turning Point in the Election

Bowling Green, KY – The Democratic and Republican conventions mark the real beginning of the general election race for president, according to Western Kentucky University Political Science Professor Dr. Scott Lasley.

"It signals a start to the general election," Lasley said.

"For a lot of people, this is their signal to start clueing in," he added.

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Local/Regional News
4:40 am
Mon August 18, 2008

UK-Alltech Announce New STEM Initiative

Lexington, KY – Alltech Founder Says He Wants Other Kentucky Corporations To Do Their Part In Keeping Kentucky Students Living, Studying, And Working In The Commonwealth.

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Local/Regional News
4:34 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Beshear's Higher Ed Bonding Plan Passes First Test

Frankfort, KY – A plan to use private bond proceeds to re-supply Kentucky's exhausted student loan funds has cleared its first hurdle. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local/Regional News
12:08 am
Mon August 18, 2008

CPE Casting Wide Net For New Chief

Frankfort, KY – Advertisements for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will soon begin popping up. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Local/Regional News
8:25 am
Fri August 15, 2008

Kentucky Caves Vulnerable to Human Traffic and Pollution

Horse Cave, KY – Throughout Kentucky, human traffic and pollution have damaged caves and sinkholes. And that, in turn, has polluted the groundwater many end up drinking. Although some of the sensitive ecosystems are making a comeback, as Kentucky Public Radio's Kristen Espeland reports, the caves remain vulnerable.

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