Local/Regional News
12:50 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Legg Asks For Recanvass

On Tuesday, Hilda Legg lost the primary by just over 1,100 votes to tea party favorite Bill Johnson of Elkton.

Frankfort, KY – Former federal administrator Hilda Legg of Somerset has officially requested a recanvass of the vote in the Republican primary for Kentucky Secretary of State.

On Tuesday, Legg lost the primary by just over 1,100 votes to tea party favorite Bill Johnson of Elkton. The unofficial vote tally was 66,439 for Johnson, to Legg's 65,325.

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Farmer's Market Report
11:14 am
Fri May 20, 2011

Farmer's Market Report 5/20

Lexington, KY – Bob Perry talks about salad greens and how the weather is affecting farmers.

Local/Regional News
7:53 am
Fri May 20, 2011

Economic Experts Argue Gasoline Pricing

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Two economic experts battled it out Thursday in a day-long hearing in Frankfort in Kentucky's gas price gouging case against Marathon Petroleum.

The state is accusing Marathon of gasoline price gouging during a state of emergency declared on April 26th and still in effect. Peter Ashton, a consulting economist for the attorney general's office, says the price hikes were grossly in excess of pre-emergency prices.

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Local/Regional News
6:13 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Haley Barbour Coming To KY To Stump For David Williams

Frankfort, KY – Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is planning a trip to Kentucky next month to help Republican gubernatorial candidate David Williams raise money for the fall campaign.

Barbour will host a fundraiser in Lexington on June 16.

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Local/Regional News
6:04 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

Tax Incentives Approved For "Ark Park"

Frankfort, KY – A Bible-belt state hoping to land a biblical theme park that includes a full-size replica of Noah's Ark approved tax incentives Thursday to help pay for it.

The Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority voted unanimously to grant more than $40 million in tax rebates for the $172 million project that's otherwise being financed by a group of unidentified private investors.

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Local/Regional News
5:13 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

In Depth: A Walking Tour Of The Patient Pavilion

Lexington, KY – Unless you volunteer or work at a hospital it's probably not the place you would choose to start or end your day. But a walking tour of UK Chandler Hospital's new Patient Pavilion may change your mind about that. Alan Lytle shares highlights from his trip through the facility.

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Local/Regional News
4:20 pm
Thu May 19, 2011

StoryCorps Parks Trailer in Downtown Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The national organization known for its emotional recordings of conversations between friends and family members has set up a mobile recording booth in central Kentucky.

StoryCorps started collecting interviews in downtown Lexington Thursday at its Airstream trailer parked at Main and Upper Streets.

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Specials
9:32 am
Thu May 19, 2011

Cars Are Taking Over

Lexington, KY – My Old Kentucky News takes us back to 1919 with a tale of the demise of the horse and buggy.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
9:29 am
Thu May 19, 2011

Dr. Greg Discusses Elder Care

Lexington, KY – Caring for an aging parent or loved one is the topic of this week's Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine.

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Local/Regional News
8:59 am
Thu May 19, 2011

Legislators Weigh In On Gubernatorial Race

Gov. Steve Beshear (Left) faces Senate President David Williams in the November general election.

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The top two leaders of the Kentucky House are assessing the outcome of Tuesday's gubernatorial primary.

Democratic House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Minority Floor Leader Jeffrey Hoover have been studying the counties captured by Senate President David Williams, who grabbed the Republican nomination.

Stumbo believes the map benefits Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, who's seeking a second term.

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