Tonic
12:18 pm
Thu October 1, 2009

Michael Moore

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore is back doing what he does best - stirring up controversy with his new film, Capitalism: A Love Story. Tonic's Josh James chatted with Moore on the eve of the movie's wide release.

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Local/Regional News
10:37 am
Thu October 1, 2009

Tobacco Free Campus Coming November 19th

Lexington, KY – Some big changes are about to come to the University of Kentucky as the school implements a new tobacco-free policy across the entire campus on November 19th. In this week's Focus on UK, we talk about the initiative with Ellen Hahn, Director of UK's Tobacco Policy Research, and the system vice president for campus services, Anthany Beatty.

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Local/Regional News
4:28 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

UK Hospital Holds "Topping Off" Ceremony

Lexington, KY – Wednesday, Leaders from across the state were on hand to watch a giant crane raise, and then lower a specially autographed steel beam into place as part of a special "topping out" ceremony.
Governor Steve Beshear says the one point two million square foot hospital will be a tremendous asset for the Commonwealth and beyond.

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Local/Regional News
3:09 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

Utilities Want To Raise Rates To Help Pay For Storm Costs

Frankfort, KY – Fifty-one percent of LG&E's customers, mostly in Jefferson County, lost power during the ice storm. Forty-percent of Kentucky Utilities' customers were impacted, but damage to KU's system was more severe, since most of the outages were in hard-hit Western Kentucky.

KU wants to recoup $62 million in damage repair costs. LG&E wants $45 million.

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Local/Regional News
5:09 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Lights Going Up At Churchill

Louisville, KY – The home of the Kentucky Derby will have permanent lights installed for night racing.

Churchill Downs officials announced today that the lights will be ready

in time for the 2010 spring meet. Rick Howlett reports.

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Local/Regional News
5:06 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

KY Man Jailed Over Investment Scheme

Frankfort, KY – In August 2006, Ernest Cadick admitted selling bogus interests in oil and gas exploration projects and other unregistered securities. He was ordered to make restitution and engage in no further investment sales without approval from the Department of Financial Institutions.

But last November, three Louisville residents accused Cadick of scamming them out of $20,000 in alleged overseas investments. The victims say they were solicited at church.

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Local/Regional News
5:56 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

Panel Gathers To Tackle Poverty

Frankfort, KY – The U.S. Census Bureau now ranks Kentucky fifth among states, and the District of Columbia, when measuring poverty. That's up from sixth last year. House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the commonwealth's heading in the wrong direction, and that's why House and Senate leaders have formed a task force to find answers to the state's poverty problem.

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Local/Regional News
5:14 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

State Economy Improving But....

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4:27 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

WEG Now One Year Away

Lexington, KY – No amount of rain could dampen the spirit of organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games as they held a One Year to Go Rally in Lexington. Alan Lytle reports.

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Local/Regional News
5:04 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

President Todd Gives State Of University Address

Lexington, KY – In his annual State of the University Address UK President, Lee Todd highlighted the schools accomplishments in research, diversity and academics, despite the spectre of ongoing financial challenges. Alan Lytle has the story.

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