Local/Regional News
5:47 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

Some But Not All Senate Candidates Show Up For Debate At UK

Lexington, KY – Exactly half of the announced candidates for U-S Senate showed up Wednesday for a debate at the University of Kentucky. The forum was sponsored by the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center. Democrats Maurice Sweeney, Darlene Fitzgerald Price, Republican Gurley Martin, plus the two Democrat physicians in the race, James Buckmaster and Daniel Mongiardo, reiterated their positions on various issues including the healthcare overhaul, excessive taxes, and big money lobbyists.

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Local/Regional News
1:12 pm
Wed April 14, 2010

New Program To Help Job Seekers Look Their Best

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – Whether it's a men's blazer or women's suit separates, a new source for business apparel in Lexington has it all. But as Brenna Angel reports, "Suit Yourself" is not your typical department store.

Suit Yourself grew from a job training workshop sponsored by Catholic Charities of Lexington. Program coordinator Annie Ormsbee has been collecting suits, dress shirts, shoes, and accessories for a career studio designed to help the poor and unemployed.

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Local/Regional News
2:29 pm
Tue April 13, 2010

Public To Get First Look At Legacy Trail Art Designs

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Local/Regional News
4:45 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Beshear to Legislature - Don't Make Me Call A Special Session

Louisville, KY – Kentucky legislators have a Thursday deadline to approve a roughly 17-billion dollar state spending plan. House Democrats and Senate Republicans are divided on whether the state should borrow money for new schools and other projects.

Governor Steve Beshear says if the legislature fails to meet the deadline, he'll be forced to call a special session, at a cost of 60-thousand dollars per day for taxpayers.

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Local/Regional News
11:08 am
Mon April 12, 2010

UK Assisant Basketball Coach Arrested For DUI

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UK Perspectives
10:23 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Mini Med School

Lexington, KY – This week, Dr. Todd speaks with Dr. Jay Perman about "Mini Med School" a program which introduces our state legislators to the rigors of medical school at the University of Kentucky.

Local/Regional News
9:37 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Trooper Recruits Begin Training at KSP Academy

Lt. Bobby Day, assistant commander of the Kentucky State Police Academy, gives cadets their initial instructions
Kentucky State Police

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- – A rigorous 23-week training session began Sunday for 90 men and women hoping to become Kentucky State Troopers.

The cadets in the KSP Academy will be tested physically, mentally, and emotionally. The training is tough. Captain Phil Crumpton says the typical drop-out rate is around 20 percent.

This latest class of Trooper recruits is comprised of 87 men and three women from throughout Kentucky and eight other states.

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Local/Regional News
2:13 pm
Fri April 9, 2010

Bottle-Toting Fans Line Up At Keeneland

Lexington, KY – 24-thousand of the collectors' items flew off liquor store shelves last Friday as part of a fund drive for the UK Symphony's outreach program. Coach Cal told a camera crew from WKYT, it was yet another special moment since becoming Kentucky's Top Cat.

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Local/Regional News
9:30 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Lexington Officials To Participate In Kentucky American Water Talks

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – The city of Lexington has been granted intervenor status in Kentucky American Water's rate increase case before the state Public Service Commission.

The water company must go before the PSC to explain its request for a nearly 38 percent rate hike.

The intervenor status allows Lexington government officials to file briefs in the case and work at the negotiating table. Mayor Jim Newberry and members of the Urban County Council have said Kentucky American's rate proposal is excessive and unfair.

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Local/Regional News
9:29 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Property Crimes Up In Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- – New statistics released by the Lexington Division of Police show the economic recession could be contributing to the city's crime rate. Reported crimes increased a little over three percent in 2009.

Lexington Police Chief Ronnie Bastin says that was mainly fueled by a jump in property offenses.

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