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8:17 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Politicians Team Up To Scrub Criminal Records

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and KY Senator Rand Paul are teaming up on a bill to help low-level offenders wipe their criminal records clean.

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Local/Regional News
8:03 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Abramson: No Interest In KCTCS Job

Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson says he is not interested in the presidency of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System
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Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson says he won't pursue the presidency of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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Local/Regional News
4:21 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

City Officials: No Rise In Enhanced Heroin

Data show heroin deaths in the city are down so far this year, but usage trends are still worrying Lexington officials.

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4:13 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

SOAR Initiative Backed By $1M Investment

A national community service organization is investing $1M in eastern Kentucky to help the region recover from the downturn in the coal industry.

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Local/Regional News
4:08 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Program Offers High School Students A College Preview

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About 70 Kentucky high school students are getting a taste of college life at the University of Kentucky through a program called “Gear Up.”

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Will The Building Boom Continue In Downtown Lexington?

This week in BizLexChat we look at the long-term prospects of Lexington's pace of downtown development.

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Local/Regional News
1:36 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Comer Signals Moves Toward 2015 Gubernatorial Bid

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer
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It may not come as a surprise for anyone tuned into Kentucky politics, but a Comer run for governor now appears to be taking shape.

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Local/Regional News
12:25 pm
Sat July 5, 2014

USDA Says Farmland In Ky. Is Shrinking

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farms and land devoted to farming in Kentucky has drastically decreased in recent years.

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Local/Regional News
8:43 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Official: New EPA Rules Won't Affect Ky. Power Plants

Coal-fired power plant located in Drakesboro, Ky.
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A state official told lawmakers on Thursday that none of Kentucky's coal-fired power plants will close because of the EPA's new emission standards.

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Local/Regional News
1:45 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Governor Defends Arguments In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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