Local/Regional News
4:26 am
Thu September 18, 2008

Todd Touts School's Accomplishments, Ongoing Challenges In Annual Address

Local/Regional News
12:05 am
Thu September 18, 2008

KY Supreme Court Rejects Convicted Killer's Latest Appeal

Frankfort, KY – Ronnie Lee Bowling was found guilty in Laurel Circuit Court of two murders that occurred in separate gas stations robberies in the winter of 1989. He was sentenced to death for each.
Both sentences were later upheld on direct appeal to the Kentucky Supreme Court. Later appeals met the same fate.

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Local/Regional News
5:51 am
Wed September 17, 2008

Earmarks Becoming Issue In Presidential And Other Races

Washington, DC – Earmarks appeal to local voters, but their significance can be misleading. Kentucky Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is being challenged this year by businessman Bruce Lunsford. On the campaign trail McConnell has been touting a twenty million dollar earmark he secured in this year's budget. The earmark is for the cleanup of mustard and nerve gas at Richmond's Bluegrass Army Depot. McConnell says if Kentucky lawmakers! don't clean it up no one will.

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Local/Regional News
5:16 am
Wed September 17, 2008

Study Shows Inadquate Guidelines For ATV Riders

Lexington, KY – Multi-year study on links between kids and atv accidents released Wednesday.

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Local/Regional News
5:11 am
Wed September 17, 2008

UK Students Urged To Make Difference On Constitution Day

Lexington, KY – Attendees munched on free apple pie while state and local leaders urged them to "go the polls" this November.

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Local/Regional News
11:44 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Weekend Walking Tour Showcases Ever-Evolving Downtown

Lexington, KY – Several of Lexington's newest downtown development will be open to public display this weekend. Bryan Bartlett has more.

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Local/Regional News
8:44 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Commentator Sylvia Lovely On Highs And Lows Of Democracy

Lexington, KY – Winston Churchill once famously said Democracy is worst form of Government except all the others that have been tried . Commentator Sylvia Lovely has a few thoughts on that. Kentucky League of Cities President Sylvia Lovely is also the founder of the non-profit New Cities Institute as well as the chair of the Board of Regents at Morehead State University. You can let her know what you think by reading her blog at Sylvia.newcities.org.

Local/Regional News
4:45 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Bluegrass Airport To Again Offer Non-Stop Florida Flights Soon

Lexington, KY – Getting to the Sunshine State will soon be easy again for central Kentucky air travelers thanks to an announcement by Bluegrass Airport. Alan Lytle has the story.

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WUKY In Depth
1:49 am
Tue September 16, 2008

Meat Goat Farmers Touting Benefits Of Kudzu Forage

Lexington, KY – Amateur and professional landscapers alike see to have a special aversion to a pesky weed called kudzu. It was introduced in this country back in 1876 at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Since that time, kudzu vines have cropped up all over the Southeastern U-S. Now, as Dr. Bob DeMattina with the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture reports, area meat goat producers are discovering a hidden benefit to kudzu.

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Election 2008
12:45 am
Tue September 16, 2008

KY-5: Independent Challenges "Champion" of the Earmarks

Richmond, KY – Southeast Kentucky's 5th Congressional District was the focus last night when KET conducted its first candidate forum of the fall election season.

Incumbent Republican Hal Rogers refused to participate, but his opponent accepted the invitation. Independent candidate Jim Holbert was quizzed by KET Host Bill Goodman, WEKU's Charles Compton and Russ Cassady of the Appalachian News Express.

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