Local/Regional News
4:32 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Lexington Public Library Announces Budget Cuts

Lexington, KY – The Lexington Public Library is looking to cut close to 400-thousand dollars from its operating budget this year. Kentucky Public Radio's Jennifer Parker has details.

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Local/Regional News
4:28 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

McConnell Rebuts Obama's Healthcare Speech

Lexington, KY – (This is extremely important it's one sixth of our economy it affects millions of Americans some would argue absolutely everyone is concerned about their healthcare so we don't need to--we don't want to make a mistake here, we don't want to do half a trillion dollars in Medicare cuts we don't want fail to do something about junk law suits against doctors and hospitals, let's slow the process down and get it right.)

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Tonic
12:01 pm
Thu September 10, 2009

Trey Ratcliff

Photographer and blogger Trey Ratcliff describes a pioneering new photographic technique that strives to capture subjects the way the mind remembers them.

Tonic 2009

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Local/Regional News
11:40 am
Thu September 10, 2009

Women Writers' Conference Turning 30

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Women Writer's Conference gets under way again on Thursday. In this edition of Focus on UK, Jennifer Parker takes us behind the scenes of the annual literary showcase.

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Local/Regional News
4:36 pm
Tue September 8, 2009

As Promised, Some KY Parents Don't Let Their Kids Hear Obama's Speech

Lexington, KY – Some area parents pulled their kids out of the classroom, opting instead to take them out for pizza at a local restaurant as one Lexington resident suggested. Mica Sims says she used a social networking site to reach out to other concerned parents.

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Local/Regional News
5:31 pm
Fri September 4, 2009

Should Dueling Verbiage Be Deep Sixed? One KY Lawmaker Hopes So

Local/Regional News
2:14 pm
Fri September 4, 2009

Victim's Mother Offers Tearful Testimony In Stinson Trial

Louisville, KY – Stinson is charged with reckless homicide and wanton endangerment in the

heat stroke death last year of sophomore player Max Gilpin.

The first witness, called by the prosecution, was Max's mother, Michele Crockett,

who described the scene at the PRP practice field when she arrived after

learning that her son had fallen ill.

(people were asking to open his eyes, and his eyes were about half open,

and they were really bloodshot).

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Local/Regional News
2:10 pm
Fri September 4, 2009

Arnold Resigning From KACO

Local/Regional News
10:12 am
Fri September 4, 2009

Senate President Blasts Churchill For Promoting Slots

Louisville, KY – The Republican from Burkesville was the speaker at today's (Thursday's) Rotary

Club of Louisville luncheon.

Democratic Governor Steve Beshear and the racing industry have been trying to

push a bill through the General Assembly that would allow expanded gambling

at horse tracks. The most recent legislation failed to clear a state Senate

committee this year.

Williams says the people who are most likely to play slots at Churchill Downs and

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Local/Regional News
4:44 pm
Thu September 3, 2009

Arson Suspected In State Fair Barn Fires

Louisville, KY – Public Protection Cabinet spokesperson Dick Brown says arson investigators looked into the pattern of the fire, and also learned there had been a small fire the day before that had been extinguished. Brown says two fires in two days is a suspicious event.

"The investigators from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms brought in a team of dogs that could alert to accelerants, and they did that. They did alert to accelerants."

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