UK Perspectives
10:12 am
Wed January 5, 2011

December Graduation

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd discusses UK's first ever December graduation event with Graduate School Dean Jeannine Blackwell.

Local/Regional News
5:55 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

2011 Session Underway in Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – For the Democrats, House Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark withstood a challenge from former Speaker Jody Richards. Clark appreciates the vote of confidence. "This is starting my 19th year as speaker pro tem, working for four different speakers, four different administrations. I'm very honored."

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Local/Regional News
4:53 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Community Action Council Distributing LIHEAP Funds For Households In Crisis

Lexington, KY – Jack Burch, Executive Director of the Community Action Council, says financial assistance is available to citizens in desperate need.

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Local/Regional News
4:45 pm
Tue January 4, 2011

Gray Announces Additional Appointments

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Gray has announced three additional appointments to his management staff.

Cheryl Taylor, who worked as Mayor Newberry's Commissioner of Environmental Quality before taking a job with Kentucky American Water, returns to city hall to head up a combined Department of Public Works and Environmental Quality.

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Local/Regional News
8:46 am
Tue January 4, 2011

Lexington Fire Chaplain Retires

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The New Year has brought about changes for a central Kentucky man and the Lexington Division of Fire. Lt. Stewart Dawson retired this week after 19 years of service as the department's chaplain. Reporter Brenna Angel has this profile of a man who found his calling in fire and faith.

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Local/Regional News
11:40 am
Mon January 3, 2011

A Posthumous Word Of Advice To Kentucky Lawmakers

Lexington, KY – In this installment of "Saving Stories" Doug Boyd, from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History in the UK Libraries shares some audio of an interview with former State Senator Walter Baker about a more bipartisan era in the Kentucky Legislature. Baker served in the General Assembly off and on for some twenty-two years.

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Local/Regional News
9:31 pm
Sun January 2, 2011

Lots of Drama, Little Progress Expected In Legislative Session

Frankfort, KY – Posturing has already begun between Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear, who is seeking re-election, and Republican Senate President David Williams, who wants the state's top job for himself.

The gubernatorial matchup had given the upcoming legislative session the feel of a political showdown with Williams taking shots at Beshear weeks ahead of the Tuesday start date.

Beshear challenged Williams to put his gubernatorial aspirations on hold until the legislative sessions ends in late March.

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Local/Regional News
7:30 pm
Sun January 2, 2011

Gray Sworn Into Office As Lexington's Fifty-First Mayor

Jim Gray Accepts The Oath of Office From Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Mary Noble. Gray was sworn in as Lexington's new Mayor on Sunday.
Photo by Malcolm Stallons

Lexington, KY – New Mayor Jim Gray says he believes Lexington will rise to meet the challenge of tough economic times. In his inaugural address on Sunday, Gray called for a unified effort to help tackle the city's most pressing problems.

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Local/Regional News
4:02 pm
Fri December 31, 2010

UK Bests Louisville In Battle of the Bluegrass

Louisville, KY – Brandon Knight scored 25 points and Josh Harrellson added a career-high 23 points and 14 rebounds as No. 11 Kentucky defeated No. 22 Louisville 78-63 on Friday.

The Wildcats (11-2) used their size to improve to 2-0 against their rivals since John Calipari became head coach. Kentucky dominated the smaller Cardinals (11-2) in the lane behind the stellar play of Harrellson, who took advantage while Louisville focused on Terrence Jones.

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Local/Regional News
8:42 am
Thu December 30, 2010

HVAC Permits, Inspections Required Starting Jan. 1

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet says the regulations also apply to homeowners installing a system in a new home or an initial system in an existing home.

Inspections aren't required for replacements, but the cabinet says they're available upon request from the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction.

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