Local/Regional News
2:57 am
Fri December 5, 2008

McConnell Weighs In On Auto Bailout

Louisville, KY – The leaders of GM, Ford and Chrysler have been making their case this week

in Washington for a $34 billion government bailout.

McConnell and his Capitol Hill colleagues will debate the matter when the lame-duck

session of Congress resumes next week.

(i haven't decided yet which course i think is best. one thing is not in dispute,

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Local/Regional News
5:55 am
Thu December 4, 2008

Singing The Praises Of Trees

Lexington, KY – Kentucky has long been described as a land rich in natural resources; chief among them would have to be the state's abundance of coal. But as Dr. Bob DeMattina from the UK College of Agriculture reports, trees aren't far behind.

Local/Regional News
5:36 am
Thu December 4, 2008

Energy Efficiency Expert Says KY Needs To Wean Itself Off Coal-Build Wind Turbines Instead

Lexington, KY – Glenn Cannon, is a past chair of the American Public Power Association and until recently was the General Manager of a Light and Power Company in Waverly, Iowa. Cannon says Iowa has tried to wean itself off coal-fired power plants, by building wind turbines. He thinks Kentucky could, and should do the same.

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Local/Regional News
4:38 am
Wed December 3, 2008

Beshear Remains Hopeful Despite Tumultuous First Year

Frankfort, KY – Staring Governor Beshear in the face when he took office last December was a 400-million dollar revenue shortfall. In the last year, things have gone from bad to worse and another round of budget cuts is pending. But despite all the gloom and doom, Beshear remains confident better times are ahead. "We can all get down in the doldrums and just worry about things as they are, but part of my job is to look at things as they can be and should be and help our people get there."

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Local/Regional News
4:12 am
Wed December 3, 2008

MoveOn.Org To Hold Obama Event In Lexington On Sunday

Lexington, Ky – The political action group Moveon.org is holding an event in Lexington this weekend in an effort to show support for President-Elect Obama while also encouraging him to keep his major campaign promises. Regional Coordinator Debbie Stoops says people are invited to come to Common Grounds Coffee House Sunday from 1 to 5 pm, sign a petition, and have their picture taken.

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Local/Regional News
2:30 am
Wed December 3, 2008

Kentucky State Police Sergeant Fired

Frankfort, KY – A six-member Kentucky State Police Trial Board has found Sgt. Corey Buckner guilty of four violations of KSP standards of conduct. Called into question were his honesty, conformance to law and responsibility as a ranking officer.

The trial board says the charges concerned misconduct involving officer training records at the Bowling Green post, where Buckner was assigned.

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Local/Regional News
3:24 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Obama Tells Beshear, And Other Gov's, Help Is On The Way

Frankfort, KY – During a National Governors Association meeting in Philadelphia, Governor Beshear invited President-elect Barack Obama to visit Kentucky. Beshear says Mr. Obama appears interested. "I particularly invited him to come around the celebration of the Lincoln Bicentennial. I said I thought that would be a wonderful time for him to come to Kentucky."

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:47 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Dealing with ADHD

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis explores Adult Attention Hyperactivity Disorder.

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Dr. Greg Davis on Medicine
2:44 am
Tue December 2, 2008

Smoking Cessation

Lexington, KY – Dr. Greg Davis talks about recent efforts to bolster Lexington's smoking ban.

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Local/Regional News
5:14 am
Mon December 1, 2008

Social Stigma Of HIV Aids Still Strong In Rural Kentucky

Lexington, Ky – Dr. Alice Thornton says she especially sees it in rural areas of the state. Monday December first has been declared World Aids Day, and the university has scheduled observances for the entire week. A complete list of activities is available at uky.edu.

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