Local/Regional News
12:40 pm
Mon January 4, 2010

UK Coach Announces His Retirement

Lexington, KY – Coach Brooks makes it official and announces he's stepping down from the post he's held for seven seasons. Click to hear audio from Monday's news conference.

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8:41 am
Thu December 24, 2009

H1 N1 Cases Continue To Decline in KY

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8:39 am
Thu December 24, 2009

Capitol Dome Work Almost Done

Frankfort, KY – Right on schedule, workers are beginning to disassemble the 176-feet of scaffolding that rises almost to the top of the inner dome. The rotunda sparkles with fresh paint and new lighting. The marble walls are being cleaned in preparation for reinstallation of the four, original brass chandeliers. "They went to New Hampshire to be restored and they will be back on December 28th. And you will see a brilliance that they haven't had since they were installed in the Capitol originally."

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9:08 am
Wed December 23, 2009

Firefighters Decry "Brownout" Plan

Lexington, KY – A plan to reduce fire department overtime and save 800 thousand in tax dollars brought out a large contingent of firefighters to city hall Tuesday.

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9:05 am
Wed December 23, 2009

Henry Sentenced In Election Probe

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9:03 am
Wed December 23, 2009

Third Power Company Looking To Recover From January Ice Storm

Frankfort, KY – Western Kentucky was hardest hit by January's ice storm, but 33,000 Kentucky Power customers in the east also lost service.

In February, a windstorm knocked out power to 39,000 Kentucky Power customers and the lights went out on another 21,000 customers in May.

Now, Kentucky Power wants to try to recoup more than $10 million in damage costs associated with all three weather events.

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9:07 am
Tue December 22, 2009

2K For UK

Lexington, KY – UK became the first school to amass 2-thousand wins with an 88 - 44 whipping of Drexel. During a post UK2K celebration Herky Rupp, son of legendary coach Adolph Rupp, and former UK coach Joe B. Hall offered Coach Cal and Big Blue Nation their congratulations. Kentucky goes for win number 2001 Wednesday afternoon against Long Beach State at Rupp Arena. Tipoff is at 1. The game will be televised on Fox Sports South.

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9:04 am
Tue December 22, 2009

Council To Discuss Fire Station Closure

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9:00 am
Tue December 22, 2009

Fewer Highway Fatalities In KY In 2009

Frankfort, KY – To date, at least 757 people have been killed on Kentucky highways this year. Gov. Beshear says that's 39 fewer fatalities than reported at the same time last year. "The number of people killed on Kentucky roadways has declined in each of the last three years, and we're on track right now to make it four years in a row in 2009."

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8:58 am
Tue December 22, 2009

A Slightly Rosier Picture

Frankfort, KY – After spending three hours assessing state revenue receipts, the Consensus Forecasting Group is predicting a slight up-tick in tax collections. Chairman Larry Lynch says the economy's just looking better. "Maybe it's the Christmas spirit imbued in all of us that we all feel a little bit more optimistic now. The rates of decline of various things seem to be ebbing. And the national economy seems to be looking a little better. And that seems perhaps to be translating to Kentucky."

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