Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:33 pm
Tue October 26, 2010

Flu Season

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about flu season.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:31 pm
Tue October 26, 2010

Health Care Reform Part 2

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about health care reform.

Local/Regional News
8:42 am
Tue October 26, 2010

Paul, Conway Debate Issues in Final Debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The two Kentucky men vying for a seat in the U.S. Senate had a relatively cordial discussion of some key issues during their last debate of this campaign. The early part of the discussion on K-E-T Monday night focused on economic issues and job creation.

Democrat Jack Conway says some additional regulation is needed in areas like health care and banking.

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Local/Regional News
1:57 pm
Mon October 25, 2010

Lexington Expands Wireless Internet Network

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Thousands of Lexington residents will soon be able to connect to a wireless Internet connection for free. City officials announced Monday an expansion of Lexington's wireless network.

"There's no password involved. The network pops up just like any Wi-Fi network that's out there currently. This is also a best-effort network, so we're trying to get people who are not online currently, to adopt broadband technology so they can improve their quality of life," says Rama Dhuwaraha, the city's Chief Information Officer.

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Local/Regional News
8:00 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Kentucky State Approves Floating Laboratory

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State University is expanding its aquatic research capabilities to the nearby Kentucky River. KSU's regents have approved the use of federal funds to purchase a $320,000 floating laboratory.

Dr. James Tidwell, head of the university's aquaculture program, says the vessel will be used to research water quality and fish and freshwater mussel populations.

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Local/Regional News
7:52 am
Mon October 25, 2010

UK Trustees Consider Cost of New President

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The search for the next University of Kentucky president may cost in the neighborhood of $100,000 to $200,000. That was the news from consultant Bill Shelton, who works with the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges and addressed the UK Board of Trustees on Sunday.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Shelton also suggested that the board consider a much higher salary for Dr. Lee Todd's replacement, starting at around $700,000. With a retroactive pay raise awarded last month, Todd's salary is $511,000 dollars.

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Local/Regional News
7:55 am
Fri October 22, 2010

Conway - Paul KET Debate Will Take Place As Scheduled

Lexington, KY – Kentucky Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul says he will keep his commitment to debate Democrat Jack Conway on statewide television Monday night. Paul, a Tea Party favorite, had threatened to pull out of the appearance in light of Conway's much talked about "Aqua Buddha" ad which Paul calls "despicable, odious, and dangerous."

In Lexington Friday afternoon, the Bowling Green eye surgeon read from a prepared statement and declined to take follow up questions from the media.

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Local/Regional News
7:45 am
Fri October 22, 2010

WEG Ticket Numbers Released

LEXINGTON, Ky. – World Equestrian Games officials say 411,023 tickets were sold to the 16-day event that wrapped up earlier this month at the Kentucky Horse Park.

In a statement released Thursday afternoon, the WEG organizing committee announced tickets were sold in 63 countries and all 50 states. Officials say preliminary estimates show 70 percent of sales came from outside Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
7:42 am
Fri October 22, 2010

Students to Hold Free Car Care Clinic

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Lexington motorists can benefit from a free car inspection this weekend conducted by Fayette County students at Eastside Technical Center.

Under the guidance of the Professional Master Technicians Association, students in the automotive classes will check the basics such as oil level, antifreeze, transmission fluid, hoses, electrical wires, and tire pressure. Eastside instructor Bobby Riddle says it's a great way for the students to learn and meet working professionals.

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Local/Regional News
4:42 pm
Thu October 21, 2010

Will He Or Won't He Show Up?

Frankfort, KY, Louisville, KY – After shaking hands and talking with potential voters at a recreation center for senior citizens, Jack Conway fielded a few questions from reporters. Asked about the KET debate Monday with Rand Paul, Conway said "I hope he shows up." "A famous American comic once said, 90 percent of success is showing up. And this is no time to take your ball and go home. This is a contest for the future of Kentucky."

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