Local/Regional News
2:17 pm
Thu May 27, 2010

Lexington's Morton House Honored With Historical Plaque

Lexington, KY – City, community, and preservation groups helped usher in a third century for the historic Morton House in Duncan Park. Lexington History Museum President Jamie Millard, says buildings like the Morton House provide a tangible reminder of the time when Lexington was known as the "Athens of the West".

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Local/Regional News
1:37 pm
Thu May 27, 2010

Counties Wait For FEMA Disaster Money

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – In the days following the May 1-2 storms across Kentucky, eight counties were designated for individual assistance from FEMA. That number rose to 17, and as of Thursday afternoon, was up to 42.

FEMA spokesman John Treanor says more counties could still be added to the list.

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Local/Regional News
9:50 am
Thu May 27, 2010

Lexington Golf Fees On The Rise

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – A proposal to raise some fees at Lexington public golf courses goes before the Urban County Council Thursday night. Parks and Recreation Director Jerry Hancock says the city is in cash-saving mode and needs to generate revenue, making the increases necessary.

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Local/Regional News
2:16 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

Ky. House Passes Budget

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – A new biennial state budget is on its way to the Kentucky Senate. The House voted 94-4 for a compromise spending plan that cuts most state agency spending by 1.5 percent the first year, and one percent the second.

Former House budget chairman Harry Moberly voted yes, but lashed out Gov. Beshear for not taking a stronger stand on the version of the budget approved by the House during the regular session.

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Local/Regional News
2:08 pm
Wed May 26, 2010

New Community Center Opened At Coolavin Park

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – After years of sitting in disrepair and several construction setbacks, a new neighborhood building is now open at Coolavin Park.

Councilwoman Andrea James says the facility is a big boost for the park on West Sixth Street.

"Just minor things like making sure the dead trees are taken care of, picking up garbage, cleaning down the fence line that leads to the railroad tracks, things like that really to make a huge difference."

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Local/Regional News
4:40 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

W.E.G. Now Four Months Away

Lexington, KY – Spotlight Lexington organizers say the festival will include a special Equine Parade, called "Celebrating the Equine Spirit". Festival organizers have also announced a line-up of local and regional acts which will perform in Cheapside Park. They include the Reel World String Band, the Big Maracas, the Swells, Superfecta, and Tee Dee Young. Spotlight Lexington gets under way September 24th; the eve of the World Equestrian Games.

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Local/Regional News
4:36 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Progress Reported on Budget Bill

Frankfort, KY – The House budget committee voted 24-2 for the 17-billion dollar budget, which includes language allowing Gov. Beshear to furlough state employees if necessary. That provision concerns Rep. Derrick Graham, whose Frankfort district includes hundreds of state workers. "I would hope that we don't have to move in that direction, but this is one step that is designed to prevent layoffs from occurring and I understand that."

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
1:33 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

National Bike Month (Part 2)

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guests about the many benefits of biking.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
1:32 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

National Bike Month

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis learns about the many benefits of biking.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
1:31 pm
Tue May 25, 2010

Clinical Teaching

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis interviews his guest about an innovative program that combines basic sciences with clinical cases.

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