Local/Regional News
8:19 am
Fri November 5, 2010

Lexington Police Error Leads to New Policy

Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Every member of the Lexington Police Department will be trained regarding a new department policy that was issued following a delay in treatment for a woman who was badly beaten and mistakenly thought to be dead.

Police Chief Ronnie Bastin said Thursday that the Internal Affairs Unit found that a failure of policy and personnel occurred in the department's response in the case of 44-year-old Umi Southworth.

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Local/Regional News
5:56 pm
Thu November 4, 2010

Barr Campaign Asks For Recanvass

Frankfort, KY – Tuesday night, Democratic Congressman Ben Chandler declared victory over Republican challenger Andy Barr, but because the race was so close, Barr refused to concede. Only 644 votes separate the men. Now, Barr wants a recanvass, or second check, of all votes cast in the 16-county district.

"You take the cartridges from the voting machine. Take them back to that central tabulation system. Put the cartridge in that system and it aggregates the totals for the entire county."

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Local/Regional News
11:13 am
Thu November 4, 2010

Indian Head Rock Back in Kentucky

Indian Head Rock

GREENUP, Ky. – The Indian Head Rock is back home in Kentucky. A flatbed truck transported the artifact from Portsmouth, Ohio to Greenup County, Kentucky Thursday morning. The 8-ton boulder was pulled from the Ohio River three years ago, starting a saga that caught national attention.

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Local/Regional News
3:36 pm
Wed November 3, 2010

With Election Over, Beshear Says Partisanship Must Stop

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Democrats still have control of the Kentucky House, but Republicans picked up seven seats in Tuesday's election. The majority also did not shift in the state Senate, which Republicans control. At a groundbreaking in Lexington Wednesday, Governor Steve Beshear said the makeup of the legislature won't change how he works with lawmakers.

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Local/Regional News
3:26 pm
Wed November 3, 2010

Work Underway on New Tiffany & Co. Facility in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The city of Lexington asked one of the world's most famous jewelers for its hand in business, and Tiffany & Co. said yes. Officials broke ground Wednesday on construction of a 25,000 square-foot manufacturing facility at Blue Grass Business Park.

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Local/Regional News
10:40 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Mixed Bag of Results For KY Legislature

Frankfort, KY – House Speaker Pro Tem Larry Clark eked out a victory last night over Republican Brian Simpson to win re-election.

Speaker Greg Stumbo, Majority Caucus Chair Bob Damron and Majority Whip John Will Stacy were also victorious.

Democrats who lost last night were Reps. Charlie Hoffman, Kent Stevens, Tim Firkins, Dottie Sims and Don Pasley.

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UK Perspectives
10:33 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Focusing on Enrollment

Lexington, KY – This week, Dr. Todd provides an overview of the new freshman class at UK.

Local/Regional News
10:32 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Chandler Declares Victory - Barr Not Conceding

Lexington, KY – Democrat incumbent Ben Chandler watched and waited nearly four hours after the polls closed before deciding that a 600 vote lead would be a wide enough margin to declare victory over Republican challenger Andy Barr.

"According to the Secretary of State's website, we have won this election."

Almost immediately the tea party favorite announced to his supporters he would not go quietly into that good night.

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Local/Regional News
2:02 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Paul Captures Senate Seat

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky voters made Rand Paul their next senator Tuesday in a convincing display of tea party strength that defied Democratic hopes and early Republican fears that his ultraconservative views made him unelectable.

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Local/Regional News
1:55 am
Wed November 3, 2010

Fayette Countians Show Up At the Polls

Lexington, KY – Vice-Mayor Jim Gray beat incumbent Jim Newberry handily last night in Lexington's mayoral election with 53% of the vote.

Shortly after the race was called at 7 p.m., Gray spoke to supporters who had gathered at Buster's Billiards & Backroom to cheer him on.

"We're at a crossroads. Yes, these times are tough, but the human spirit we know triumphs during times of adversity, and it doesn't fail."

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