Local/Regional News
8:51 am
Thu October 8, 2009

UK Observes National Work & Family Month

Lexington, KY – October is the designated month when empoloyers and employees are encouraged to pursue a healthy balance between the demands of the workplace as well as responsibilities at home. Alan Lytle talks with Robynn Pease, Director of the university's Worklife Program.

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Local/Regional News
5:57 am
Thu October 8, 2009

Beshear To Get New Communications Director

Frankfort, KY – Jay Blanton is Gov. Beshear's second communications director, after Dick Brown, who now works for Environmental and Public Protection. Blanton, who began work for the governor last August, is taking a job with the Keeneland Association in Lexington. "The professional and personal opportunity to work for an institution that means as much to central Kentucky as Keeneland does was just too much to pass up."

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Local/Regional News
1:12 pm
Wed October 7, 2009

New Partnership Announced To Keep Kids Cyber-Safe

Frankfort, KY – More than one-point-three million Kentucky residents are now able to access broadband. But Rene True of ConnectKentucky says many parents are still reluctant to embrace technology, for financial and child safety reasons. "The parents may not fully understand the issues with cybersafety and may for that reason, not allow the kids to have a computer, have access to it. We don't want that to be an issue."

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Local/Regional News
12:12 pm
Wed October 7, 2009

UK Healthcare Cancels Drive Thru Flu Clinic

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UK Perspectives
10:49 am
Wed October 7, 2009

Ehud Olmert Visit

Lexington, KY – This week, Dr. Todd visits with Susan Carvalho, Associate Provost for International Programs. They discuss the upcoming visit to campus by former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

Local/Regional News
8:08 am
Tue October 6, 2009

Questionable Future for Coal?

Lexington, KY – The battle-lines continue to be drawn between coal mining advocates and anti-coal environmental groups. As Jennifer Parker reports, both respective camps have been active lately trying to win over the hearts and minds of people across the commonwealth....

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Local/Regional News
5:49 am
Tue October 6, 2009

Conway Reacts To Mongiardo Audio Flap

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Local/Regional News
5:44 am
Tue October 6, 2009

State Launches Swine Flu Hotline

Frankfort, KY – At least four deaths in Kentucky are now blamed on H1N1, or swine flu.

The latest deaths involved a Caldwell County teenager, with no known health problems, and a Christian County woman in her late 20's, who had underlying medical conditions.

Despite the deaths, health officials say swine flu is no more virulent than seasonal flu and most swine flu patients recover.

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Tonic
4:26 pm
Mon October 5, 2009

JJ Grey

JJ Grey sits down with WUKY's Mike Graves for a chat - and a couple of live tunes.

Tonic 2009

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Local/Regional News
10:41 am
Mon October 5, 2009

Survey Shows Environmental Awareness Up in KY

Frankfort, KY – In a recent survey of 634 Kentuckians, water and air pollution were cited as Kentucky's leading environmental problems. But mountaintop removal, which didn't make the top rankings in 1999 and 2004 surveys, came in third.

The University of Kentucky survey also found that 28-percent of respondents correctly listed runoff from fields, pavements and lawns as the leading source of water pollution in the state. That's up from 17-percent in 2004.

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