Local/Regional News
1:06 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Wine Festival To Be Part of Evening At Ashland

Lexington, KY – On Monday, Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry and other dignitaries announced preliminary details for "Vintage Kentucky: A Toast to Henry Clay".

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11:06 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Seedtime on the Cumberland

Get the lowdown on Seedtime on the Cumberland, an annual arts festival in Whitesburg, KY featuring Carla Gover, The Rail Splitters, film screenings, contests, readings, and much more.

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Local/Regional News
9:32 am
Mon May 24, 2010

KY Republicans Pledge To Get Behind Rand Paul

Frankfort, KY – U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell - introducing the man of the hour, Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul. In brief comments, Paul warned the crowd - which spilled out onto the lawn - these are serious times in which we live and a day of reckoning is coming if the United States government continues to run up debt.

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Local/Regional News
8:01 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Social Service Groups, Educators Will Keep Eye On Special Session

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – A special session of the Kentucky General Assembly gets underway Monday in Frankfort. The main item on the agenda is passage of a state budget, a task lawmakers failed to accomplish during the regular session that ended April 15th.

Mental health advocate Sheila Schuster says the special session is drawing sighs of relief from citizens across the commonwealth.

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Local/Regional News
7:50 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Ky. Republicans Unite Around Paul

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rand Paul delivered brief remarks Saturday to several hundred people at a Republican Party of Kentucky unity rally in Frankfort.

Paul, who defeated Secretary of State Trey Grayson in Tuesday's primary, warned the crowd a day of reckoning is coming if the United States government continues to run up debt.

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Local/Regional News
9:42 am
Fri May 21, 2010

For Love of the River Palisades

FEMA contractor Bill Bagger (l) assesses damage to the home of David and Gail Gosnell

WOODFORD CO., Ky. -- – Flood damage assessors contracted by FEMA are working their way through the Commonwealth, touring what's left of Kentucky homes in the wake of the May 1st storms.

Despite the long, exhausting recovery process, a Woodford County couple says they're still in love with the river that has caused them so much pain.

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Local/Regional News
4:45 pm
Thu May 20, 2010

Lawsuit Filed In Officer's Death

Lexington, KY – The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Fayette Circuit Court, says that as a result of Bryan Durman's death his wife, Brandy, "has lost the love, affection, companionship and consortium" of her husband", and that officer Durman's four year old son Brayden "has lost the love, affection and companionship" of his father.

27 year old Bryan Durman, was struck by an SUV, allegedly driven by Glenn Doneghy, (Don uh high) while the officer was investigating a noise complaint on North Limestone about 10 p.m. on April 29th. He later died.

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Local/Regional News
4:36 pm
Thu May 20, 2010

Library Board Passes Scaled Down Budget

Lexington, KY – According to a news release from the Lexington Public Library, the new budget includes:

Eliminating 10 positions through attrition. That will bring to 30 the number of positions eliminated in FY 2010 and FY 2011.

Reducing the materials budget to 9.9 percent of the total budget, the lowest percentage for library materials since fiscal year 2005.

Reducing the hours worked by part-time employees from 20 per week to 18 per week.

Eliminating pay raises for all staff.

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Top Stories
10:02 am
Thu May 20, 2010

Secretary of State's Office Reviewing Election Day Complaints

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – The Kentucky Secretary of State's office is assessing Tuesday's primary election, and spokesman Les Fugate says administratively, it went pretty smoothly.

However, there was one vote buying arrest on Election Day.

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10:54 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Paul Rides Tea Party Wave To Primary Win

Rand Paul

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- – His campaign manager says Rand Paul has a full day of national media interviews ahead of him after winning last night's Republican primary for U.S. Senate

The 47-year-old Bowling Green eye surgeon secured 60 percent of the vote over Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson. Campaigning on limited government, a balanced budget, and term limits, Paul rode a Tea Party tidal wave to victory.

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