Local/Regional News
9:47 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Tax Plan Faces Important Vote Today

Frankfort, KY – The revenue bill, which cleared the House budget committee 19-9, increases the cigarette tax by 30-cents and puts a six-percent retail tax on alcoholic beverages. The measure needs 60 votes to clear the House. Does Speaker Greg Stumbo have that many? "Well, we'd like to have 60 Democrats and probably 12 to 15 Republicans. But you can't get that?' Well, we don't know yet. That's what we'd like."

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UK Perspectives
9:31 am
Wed February 11, 2009

UK Baseball Preview

Lexington, KY – A preview of the upcoming UK Baseball season with coach Gary Henderson.

UK Perspectives
9:29 am
Wed February 11, 2009

An Interview with UK Football punter Tim Masthay.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews UK Football punter Tim Masthay.

UK Perspectives
9:26 am
Wed February 11, 2009

UK's National Cheerleading Team

Lexington, KY – A conversation with members of UK's National Champion Cheerleading Team: Alli Greer, Reece White, and Head Coach Jomo Thompson.

Local/Regional News
5:34 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Revenue Plan Halfway To Becoming Law

Frankfort, KY – To raise revenue in a non-budget year, House leaders needed a super majority, or 60 votes, to pass the tax bill. They got 66. Thirty-four lawmakers, including Republican Rep. Stan Lee of Lexington voted no. "Raising taxes in a time of a bad economy is not good public policy. In all of recorded human history - some five thousand years of recorded human history - not one time has a government ever taxed an economy back into prosperity."

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Local/Regional News
4:04 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Economic Forecast Holds Little Good News

Lexington, KY – Even in recession, a newly-released economic report predicts some growth in Kentucky's economy in 2009. Bryan Bartlett has more.

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Local/Regional News
2:41 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Cyberstalking Bill Passes House Committee Awaits Full Vote

Frankfort, KY – In October 2006, Mark Neblett's 17-year old daughter Rachael took her own life. Neblett, of Mt. Washington, says it happened shortly after Rachael began receiving threatening emails on the Internet. "They threatened to kill her. Threatened to put her in the morgue. Just terrified her. We don't know why she kept going back, looking at em."

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Local/Regional News
10:42 am
Tue February 10, 2009

Lincoln Bicentennial Events On Schedule Despite Recent Disaster

Bowling Green, KY – Organizers of the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in Hodgenville are moving ahead with plans for his 200th birthday. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Dan Modlin reports, problems associated with ice storms have impacted the festivities for the second year in a row.

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Local/Regional News
10:30 am
Tue February 10, 2009

Tax Plan Moving Along

Frankfort, KY – The budget-balancing plan would increase the cigarette tax by 30-cents and tax alcoholic beverages six-percent at the retail level. It also includes a raid on the state's rainy day fund, but furloughs of state employees are out. It will need 60 votes to pass the House. Are they there? Speaker Greg Stumbo. "I think we'll get to 60. I look forward to a successful vote on Wednesday. 'Are you there yet?' I'm going to talk to Jeff Hoover before I can answer that."

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Tonic
10:19 am
Tue February 10, 2009

The Spare Room

Tonic's Tiffany Reisz reviews Helen Garner's "The Spare Room."

Tonic 2009

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