Local/Regional News
8:09 am
Fri July 23, 2010

Beshear Tours Flooded Eastern Kentucky

OLIVE HILL, Ky. -- – Governor Beshear says state government will do everything within its means to help flood-ravaged communities in eastern Kentucky get back on their feet. The governor flew into Olive Hill Thursday to tour parts of the region devastated by Wednesday's driving rains.

"We've got five counties that have declared states of emergency. Carter is obviously one of the harder counties along with Lewis and Rowan. And then we have Mason and Elliott [counties] who also declared."

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Local/Regional News
8:08 am
Fri July 23, 2010

Conway, Paul Debate Agriculture Issues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- – U.S. Senate candidates Rand Paul and Jack Conway traded barbs Thursday in a forum sponsored by the Kentucky Farm Bureau.

The two fielded questions on agricultural issues from bureau board members during the two-hour event in Louisville.

Conway, a Democrat and Kentucky's attorney general, contends Paul wants to eliminate the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nutritional programs it provides.

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Local/Regional News
4:32 pm
Thu July 22, 2010

LexArts Exceeds Fundraising Goal Despite Slow Economy

Lexington, KY – Arts programs across Lexington will be funded at the same level as previous years despite the slow economy. LexARTS President & CEO Jim Clark says they managed to exceed their million dollar goal in the annual Fund for the Arts campaign.

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Farmer's Market Report
11:53 am
Thu July 22, 2010

LFM 0730-31

Lexington, KY – What you can find at the market right now and how to cook it.

Farmer's Market Report
11:51 am
Thu July 22, 2010

LFM 0723-24

Lexington, KY – What's you can find the local markets and how to cook it.

Tonic
11:51 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Indigo Girls

Indigo Girls stop by for a chat about
their tour, environmental activism, and life
on an independent label. Also, Amy and Emily
weigh in on Lady Gaga! Hear the full
interview with tonic's Mike Graves.

tonic 2010

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Local/Regional News
11:10 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Lawmakers Get Earful From State Workers

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Kentucky lawmakers are busy fielding calls and emails from state workers upset over pending furloughs. With legislative approval, Gov. Beshear ordered six furlough days this fiscal year for all state workers to save $24-million.

State workers want to know why the furloughs don't apply to legislative employees, but Rep. Mike Cherry, who co-chairs the State Government Committee, says the legislature is laying-off 23 employees, or five percent of its workforce.

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Local/Regional News
10:54 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Calipari Cancels Beshear Fundraiser

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – After hearing a lot of negative feedback from the public, UK basketball coach John Calipari has canceled a re-election fundraiser for Governor Steve Beshear.

News of the planned August 11 event was announced Wednesday afternoon. Calipari was going to host a $1,000-per-person cocktail party for the Democratic Beshear. By 9:40pm, however, Calipari posted on his Facebook page that the event was off.

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Local/Regional News
10:32 am
Thu July 22, 2010

Special Certification Possible Gateway to New Business

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – Whatever the line of work may be, owning your own business is a challenge. It can mean taking a lot of risks: putting up your own money, working long hours, and being responsible for generating revenue, solving problems, and day-to-day operations.

Being a woman or a minority business owner adds another challenge. Just ask Melody Winer, who recently acquired majority ownership of Bradley Hook-It-Up Mobile, LLC.

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Local/Regional News
10:03 am
Thu July 22, 2010

St. Joseph To Open New Hospital in London

LONDON, Ky. -- – Saint Joseph Health System is adding to its network of Kentucky medical facilities. Bishop Ronald Gainer dedicated a new hospital in London Wednesday morning.

At 340,000 square feet, spokesman Jeff Murphy says the new hospital is nearly twice the size of Saint Joseph's existing Laurel County facility.

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