Local/Regional News
3:03 am
Thu November 6, 2008

KY To Have More Federal Dollars To Help Poor Pay For Heat This Winter

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear says the federal government had already doubled Kentucky's funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, from 34-million to 68-million dollars. But now, that's been bumped up another nine-percent, to 75-million. "This extra money will enable us to help even more people and will enable us to give even more assistance to eligible families. In essence to keep them warm during the long, cold, dark winter ahead."

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Local/Regional News
5:45 am
Wed November 5, 2008

McConnell To Return To A Different Chamber

Washington, DC – Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell held onto his Senate seat on Tuesday. He is now expected to retain his position as Republican Leader, but his role may look very different. Matt Laslo reports from Washington.

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Election 2008
4:10 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Some Races Still Not Decided

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Election 2008
1:33 am
Wed November 5, 2008

McConnell Wins-Lunsford Comes Up Short Again

Lexington, KY – In his acceptance speech downtown Louisville, McConnell acknowledged how close a race he'd won.


"Winston Churchill once said the most exhilarating feeling in life is to be shot at and missed."


Just five percentage points led McConnell to victory over entrepreneur Bruce Lunsford. In the final days of the campaign, Democrats stepped up efforts to push Lunsford over the top. But Kentucky voters opted to keep the senior senator in Washington.

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Election 2008
12:51 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Kentucky Election Roundup

KY – Kentucky Public Radio's Lisa Autry has this comprehensive roundup of Election 2008.

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Election 2008
12:28 am
Wed November 5, 2008

AG Receives Numerous Voter Complaints

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Election 2008
11:56 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Early Voters on Election Day

Murray, KY – The polls in Kentucky opened at six o'clock this morning. Angela Hatton was on hand to ask voters about their polling experience.

Just a handful of people were out early at the polling place at Hickory Woods Retirement Home in Murray. But some voters eating breakfast at Martha's Restaurant say they waited for twenty to thirty minutes to cast their ballot. Patsy Lampkin says her voting experience went pretty smoothly.

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Local/Regional News
11:36 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky House Races

Frankfort, KY – Democrat Linda Belcher won the Bullitt County House seat formerly held by her late husband, Larry Belcher, who died in a car crash last month. Democrat Wilson Stone will replace House Majority Whip Rob Wilkey of Scottsville, who's retiring.

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Local/Regional News
10:46 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky Senate Race Results

Frankfort, KY – Senate Education committee chair Ken Winters of Murray turned back a comeback attempt by former Democratic congressman Carroll Hubbard. Senate Minority Whip Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville withstood a strong challenge from Republican Tom Jones.

Georgetown Republican Senator Damon Thayer won another term, as did Louisville Democratic Senators Tim Shaughnessy, Perry Clark and Denise Harper Angel.

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Local/Regional News
9:48 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Urban County Council Race Results Feature Few Surprises

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