Wayne Yoshioka is an award-winning journalist who has worked in television, print and radio in Hawaii.  He also has been on both sides of politics as a state departmental appointee and political/government reporter.   He covered Hurricane Iwa (1982) as a TV reporter; was the State Department of Defense/Civil Defense spokesperson for Hurricane Iniki (1992); and, commanded a public affairs detachment in Afghanistan (2006).  He has a master's degree in Communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and is a decorated combat veteran (Legion of Merit, Bronze Star and 22 other commendation/service medals).  He resides in Honolulu.

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5:24 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Long-Running Baptist Homes Lawsuit Resolved

A federal judge's order has ended a long-running lawsuit in Kentucky over public funding of faith-based organizations.

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3:40 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

State Auditor Pleased With Bluegrass ADD Property Deal

State Auditor Adam Edelen is applauding a deal to transfer ownership of the Bluegrass Area Development District headquarters to the parent agency.

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1:00 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Judge Strikes Down Kentucky's Gay Marriage Ban

Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage became the latest to be struck down by a federal judge Tuesday.

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11:38 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Community Action Council Launches Award Named For Former Leader

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Community Action Council in Lexington is seeking nominations for a new award created in honor of a former executive director.

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Local/Regional News
8:19 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Amazon Is Bringing Hundreds Of New Jobs To Kentucky

More than 500 full-time jobs are being filled at Amazon's distribution center in Shepherdsville.  

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8:16 am
Tue July 1, 2014

Grants Announced To Help Tots Prepare For School

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Dozens of local councils have been awarded grants to help promote school readiness for young children.  

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10:34 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Not Guilty Plea In Kentucky Attorney Slaying

Clinton Inabnitt appeared with a court-appointed attorney Monday in Pulaski County District Court. He pleaded not guilty but said little else during his first court hearing.
Credit New York Daily News

The man charged with gunning down a prominent defense attorney pleaded not guilty but said little else during his first court hearing.

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5:24 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

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2:52 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Grimes, McConnell React To SCOTUS Ruling

Kentucky senate candidates are reacting to Monday’s Supreme Court decision regarding contraceptive coverage.

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