Local/Regional News
11:53 am
Fri May 22, 2009

Choppers Descend On Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – Last year, there were more than 21-hundred accidents involving motorcycles in Kentucky. One-hundred-two cyclists or their passengers died, and of those, 64 were not wearing helmets. Retired State Trooper Pat Zalone of Mt. Sterling says those are sobering statistics. "The best thing I ever did was took the motorcycle safety course when I started riding again. And you know, we're never too old to start re-learning and safety is the key - the key issue."

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Local/Regional News
4:27 pm
Thu May 21, 2009

Lexington Rolls Out Second Year Of Rain Barrel Program

Lexington, KY – Rain barrels are miniature versions of much larger detention and retention ponds that help control runoff from rain events. Last year, the city's Department of Environmental Quality made available, on an experimental basis, 500 of the brown, plastic containers nicknamed "The Lily". Mayor Jim Newberry says the Lily is an economical and "green" way for Lexington residents to get hundreds of gallons of free water.

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Local/Regional News
4:15 pm
Wed May 20, 2009

Next Commerce Lexington Summit To Include Derby City Contingent

Madison, WI – Lexington Attorney Kevin Weaver, who was on this year's trip, says an even larger Kentucky contingent will participate in the 2010 summit.

Weaver says a joint venture between Central Kentucky and the derby city makes a lot of sense.

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Local/Regional News
4:09 pm
Wed May 20, 2009

Top State Trooper Honored At Capitol

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Local/Regional News
9:53 am
Wed May 20, 2009

KY Congressman Says Climate Change Bill Bad for The State / Nation

Washington, DC – The bill would put a price on greenhouse gas emissions to encourage consumers to choose clean energy over fossil fuels. Congressman Whitfield says it will kill jobs and cripple the economy.


"Even though I am not going to vote for the bill, I do think it's important to improve it to help lower our electric! ity cost, and we know we can best do that by utilizing coal."

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Local/Regional News
5:16 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Beshear Looking To Drum Up Biz At Conference

Louisville, KY – Governor Steve Beshear is in Atlanta for the conference this week. He'll be meeting with entrepreneurs and offering them incentives and grants to set up shop in Kentucky.

Beshear says the meetings usually pay off, but the economy has made business leaders wary about taking risks in starting up or relocating.

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Local/Regional News
5:10 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Homeless Tally To Be Released Soon

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
1:04 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Understanding H1N1

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis gets an update on the recent outbreak of H1N1 flu, locally and nationally.

Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
1:02 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Interpreting Common Bowel Symptoms

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks with his guest about how best to interpret common bowel-related symptoms - and when to visit the doctor.

UK Perspectives
12:57 pm
Tue May 19, 2009

Coal and CO2

Lexington, KY – Reducing CO2 emissions from coal-fired power plants could be critical to the future of industry in Kentucky. Dr. Todd discusses some potential solutions with James K. Neathery, a researcher at UK's Center for Applied Energy Research.

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