Local/Regional News
2:41 am
Wed January 21, 2009

State To Study Ways To Reduce Highway Fatalities

Louisville – Traffic fatalities in KY have been on the decline for the past four years, but Transportation Cabinet officials say there's much work to be done to improve roadway safety. Rick Howlett reports.

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Election 2008
8:44 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Commentator Kiley Lane On Racism

Lexington, KY – New WUKY Commentator Kiley Lane shares her thoughts on the historic events unfolding in America this week.

Local/Regional News
2:38 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Budget Hearings Continue In Frankfort

Frankfort, KY –
With the state searching for ways to generate new revenue, tax amnesty is on the minds of some Senate budget committee members. Previous amnesty efforts have raked in millions of dollars for the state, but Finance Secretary Jonathan Miller says it works best when used sparingly. "Otherwise, you get a system where too many taxpayers just wait for the next amnesty, to pay their taxes."

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Election 2008
2:34 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Kentuckians Watch History Made in DC Today

Lexington, KY – About 600 people witnessed the historic event at the Kentucky Theatre. Another large gathering was held at the downtown branch of the Lexington Public Library. In the Derby City, about 75 people attended an inaugural party at the Louisville Urban League's headquarters. Other ceremonies took place across Kentucky.

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Tonic
2:18 pm
Sun January 18, 2009

The Quiet Observer

All roads lead back to Appalachia for this native photographer

Dean Hill takes us through his life and lens to see what he sees: a beautiful home in Appalachia

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Local/Regional News
9:07 am
Fri January 16, 2009

Score One For House Speaker Stumbo

Frankfort, KY – A recent article in the Lexington Herald-Leader questioned whether some of Rep. Greg Stumbo's business relationships posed conflict of interest problems, since he's now Speaker of the House. Stumbo said they didn't and immediately sought an opinion from the Legislative Ethics Commission.

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Local/Regional News
5:54 am
Fri January 16, 2009

How Is The State Budget Affecting KY State Police? A Special Report

Frankfort, KY – Legislative hearings on Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear's budget-balancing plan continue in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh zeroes in on how budget cuts are affecting one particular agency, Kentucky State Police.

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Election 2008
5:01 am
Fri January 16, 2009

KY Arts Leaders Contemplate Role in Obama Era

Louisville, KY – President elect Barack Obama's plan to aid the national economy includes $350 billion in spending on infrastructure, from water systems to broadband networks. Cultural institutions aren't part of the package, but arts leaders in Kentucky and beyond are thinking more seriously about their infrastructure needs and their role in the economy.

Full story at WFPL news

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Local/Regional News
4:28 am
Fri January 16, 2009

Salmonella Case Confirmed In Fayette County

Lexington, KY – The Fayette County Health Department has confirmed that a recent case of salmonella has been linked to the nationwide outbreak that has sickened more than 400 people, including three in Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
1:56 am
Fri January 16, 2009

Slow Car Sales Force Changes In Toyota Production Schedule

Georgetown, KY – The Toyota assembly plant in Georgetown, Kentucky has scheduled additional shut-down days to deal with an inventory surplus. Stephanie Sanders reports.

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