Local/Regional News
9:10 am
Thu April 14, 2011

Paper Company Announces Expansion in Harrodsburg

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Dozens of new jobs are coming to Harrodsburg. Wausau Paper announced Wednesday it
will undergo a major expansion at its central Kentucky facility in Mercer County.

The company says the $220 million investment will create 76 new jobs. Wausau Paper already employs nearly 400 people in the Commonwealth.

The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily approved Wausau Paper for tax incentives up to $6 million.

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Local/Regional News
3:59 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Santiva Early Favorite in Blue Grass Stakes

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The field is set for this weekend's $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.

At the post position draw Wednesday, oddsmaker Mike Battaglia picked Santiva as the 3-1 favorite.

"It wasn't easy. I kept looking and I went through this; this took a long time," says Battaglia.

Santiva will break from the number three position with jockey Julien Leparoux. Trainer Eddie Kenneally thinks Santiva has a good chance in the 1 1/8 mile race

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Local/Regional News
1:31 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

Exhibit A Window To Apartheid's Demise

photo by Cami Stump

Lexington, KY – As part of its ongoing Kentucky and South Africa project, the University of Kentucky has unveiled a photo exhibit featuring anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Kathrada.

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Farmer's Market Report
12:23 pm
Wed April 13, 2011

LFM 0415-16

Lexington, KY – What markets are open, what's available and how to prepare things.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
11:26 am
Wed April 13, 2011

Dr. Greg Discusses UK's Clinical Voice Center

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg chats with Dr. Rita Patel, Director of UK's Clinical Voice Center.

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Local/Regional News
5:09 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Party Chair Chides GOP Candidates For Not Releasing Tax Returns

Frankfort, KY – The head of the Kentucky Democratic Party wants two Republican gubernatorial candidates to release their income tax returns. Dan Logsdon says Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear annually makes his returns public. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more.

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Local/Regional News
3:50 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Updated: Gray Calls Spending Plan a "Businessman's Budget"

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The number of people employed by the city of Lexington would be the lowest since 1999 under a budget proposal revealed Tuesday afternoon. With city revenue flat and health care costs rising, Mayor Jim Gray says 28 layoffs are necessary.

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Local/Regional News
12:22 pm
Tue April 12, 2011

Pulitzer Prize Winning Columnist To Deliver Creason Lecture at UK

Lexington, KY – Pulitzer prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. delivers the annual Joe Creason Lecture Tuesday night at the University of Kentucky. He visited with Alan Lytle earlier in the day to preview the speech and discuss his latest column on Civil War revisionism.

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UK Perspectives
10:10 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Statistics

Lexington, KY – This week's topic is statistics and how graduate students at UK recently helped the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence make smart decisions. Dr. Todd's guest is Professor Arne Bathke.

Local/Regional News
5:07 pm
Mon April 11, 2011

Search Committee Picks Presidential Finalists

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky Presidential Search Committee has selected a list of finalists to possibly replace retiring President Lee Todd, Jr.

With a unanimous vote, the search committee concluded the bulk of its work Monday by narrowing down the group of candidates. Chairman Jim Stuckert would not say how many names are on that list.

"We're still doing additional due diligence work, additional referencing, and continuing down that process."

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