Local/Regional News
5:14 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Tea Partier Moffett Officially Challenging Williams For GOP Nomination For Governor

Frankfort, KY – Republican Phil Moffett has qualified to run for Kentucky governor. The Louisville businessman and his running mate, Junction City Rep. Mike Harmon, paid their qualifying fees at the State Capitol. Moffett says he's feeling very good about the campaign.

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Local/Regional News
4:12 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

It's Official, Conway Running For Re-Election

Frankfort, KY – After losing a grueling U.S. Senate race and with his wife expecting their second child this spring, speculation was rife that Jack Conway would forgo a second term. But the attorney general has laid those rumors to rest.

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Local/Regional News
2:26 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Two-Time Breeder's Cup Winner Miesque Euthanized

Versailles, KY – Two-time Eclipse Award winner Miesque has been euthanized because of medical problems from advanced age. She was 27.

She was one of the top female runners and was put down Thursday at Lane's End Farm.

Miesque won the Breeders' Cup Mile in 1987 and 1988 for trainer Francois Boutin and jockey Freddie Head. Owned by Stavros Niarchos, Miesque won 12 of 16 lifetime starts and never finished outside the top three while earning more than $2 million in purses.

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Local/Regional News
12:54 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

More Than 10% Of Kentuckians Still Out Of Work

Frankfort, KY – The jobless rate last month rose to 10.3 percent, up slightly from November's 10.2 percent. But the rate in December 2009 was 10.6 percent.

Labor officials say extremely cold and wintry weather caused construction jobs to plummet, and contraction in financial activities was blamed on the slowdown in the housing market.

Sectors seeing job increases last month were temporary help agencies, professional and business services, repair and maintenance and retail trade.

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Local/Regional News
8:10 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Lexington Legends Sell Naming Rights to Whitaker Bank

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Lexington Legends announced Thursday that they've signed a 10-year contract with Whitaker Bank for the naming rights to the baseball field.

Whitaker Bank CEO Tom Hinkebein says he couldn't be happier about the deal.

"It was a great opportunity for us, that they came to us and asked us to be a partner with them. And it didn't take long at all for us to work out a deal. We're just very pleased with it."

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Local/Regional News
8:05 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Lundergan Grimes Files to Run For Secretary of State

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Lexington attorney Alison Lundergan Grimes wants to be Kentucky's next Secretary of State. The 33-year old Democrat filed her papers and paid the $500 qualifying fee Thursday.

"I've worked with the office of secretary of state and know how to make it work better. I think it's time for a new generation to take the reins, for fresh leadership and enthusiasm. And as I travel across the state, I think that's something that the citizens of the commonwealth will see."

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:43 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury (Part 2)

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about traumatic brain injury.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:42 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

Traumatic Brain Injury (Part 1)

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about traumatic brain injury.

Local/Regional News
2:17 pm
Thu January 20, 2011

UK Students Get Financial Literacy Tips To Avoid Credit Pitfalls

Lexington, KY – More than 300 UK students got some financial advice from President Lee Todd, and men's basketball coach John Calipari. The two spoke on Thursday during a credit-wise financial literacy forum.

Coach Cal says everybody needs to learn early how to set, and stick to, a budget.

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Local/Regional News
8:49 am
Thu January 20, 2011

Task Force to Fight Cigarette Litter in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Members of the recently formed Keep Lexington Beautiful Commission want to tackle cigarette butts in the group's first major project. The commission detailed plans to form a cigarette litter task force at a meeting Thursday.

Commission chair Patricia Knight wants to see a group of 15-20 people appointed by the end of the month.

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