Local/Regional News
6:06 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Beshear Unveils What Is / Is Not On The Call

Frankfort, KY – The governor's budget-balancing plan includes an across-the-board, two-point-six percent cut in most state agency funding, the use of federal stimulus dollars, some debt restructuring and enhanced tax collections. He's also recommending suspension of three to five paid holidays for state employees. "They currently receive 11.5 paid holidays each year. We're proposing three days for employees who make less than $50,000 and five days for those who make more than that."

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Local/Regional News
3:56 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Urban County Council Honors D-Day Vets

Lexington, Ky – The three Lexington residents recognized were John Palumbo, Frank Cassidy, and Charles Gray. Gray was among the first American soldiers to land on "Bloody Omaha" beach


(oh yeah you'll never forget them, you'll never forget them well I don't talk about them I love them well I have now since I've been interviewed too many times then I think about it and I think why did I say this why did I say that but you can't say it all at once anyhow.)

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Local/Regional News
3:51 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Another Republican Wants Bunning's Seat

Louisville, KY – Todd County businessman Bill Johnson joins Bunning and retired engineer Roger Thoney as declared candidates in the GOP primary. Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson and Bowling Green optometrist Rand Paul have both expressed interest in the job, but they say they won't run unless Bunning drops out.

Johnson says he's ready to face them.

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Specials
1:36 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

Georgia Green Stamper On Fixeruppers

Lexington, KY – Commentator Georgia Green Stamper shares this life lesson particularly for potential homebuyers who are contemplating investing in the proverbial "fixer-upper". She says there's more to it than just re-sale value.

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Local/Regional News
1:32 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

It's Official. Lawmakers Heading Back To Frankfort June 15th

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear spent almost two hours behind closed doors with House and Senate leaders. Afterwards, Speaker Greg Stumbo told reporters, the governor is ordering an across the board, two-point-nine percent cut, but is sparing basic education funding, higher education and Medicaid. "I don't see anything controversial. I don't see anything necessarily that the General Assembly would take issue with, right off the top of my head. It does require some legislative approval."

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Local/Regional News
9:53 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Special Session Call Likely Today

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Local/Regional News
6:24 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Stimulus Dollars Putting Kentuckians Back To Work

Frankfort, KY – State transportation projects funded with federal stimulus dollars are already putting Kentuckians back to work. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update on how the money's being spent.

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Local/Regional News
12:02 pm
Tue June 2, 2009

CPE Touts Higher Degree Numbers

Bowling Green, KY – The Council on Postsecondary Education Says Kentucky Colleges Conferred a Record Number of Degrees In May. More Than Thirty-Thousand Students Completed Degree Or Certificate Programs. Dan Modlin Has More On The Story.........

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Local/Regional News
11:57 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Kentucky American Water Customers To Dig A Little Deeper

Frankfort, Ky – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has accepted a settlement that allows Kentucky-American to increase annual revenue by 10-point-3 million dollars or about 17 percent.

The psc says the increase will raise the typical monthly residential bill by about three dollars and 90 cents.

Kentucky American wanted a 31 percent increase which would have increased monthly bills by about 7 dollars.

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Local/Regional News
11:55 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Watchdog Group Wants Stimulus Accountability

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