Local/Regional News
9:13 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Chandler Skeptical Of Stimulus Hopes

Lexington, KY – Despite having voted for the House economic stimulus bill this week, US Congressman Ben Chandler says he considers the package a band-aid. As Josh James reports, the Kentucky representative foresees a compromise plan coming out of the Senate.

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9:12 am
Thu January 31, 2008

UK Students Focus On Global Warming

Lexington, KY – University of Kentucky students joined more than a thousand institutions across the country Thursday for an event organized by Focus the Nation, an environmental awareness campaign. Josh James has the story.

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Local/Regional News
9:46 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Herald-Leader And Guild Reach Agreement

Lexington, KY – Members of the union representing the Lexington Herald-Leader's 100 newsroom workers voted Tuesday night to ratify a tentative five-year collective bargaining agreement. Kathleen Adams has details.

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Local/Regional News
8:45 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Hear Governor Beshear's Budget Speech

Frankfort, KY – Click here to hear Governor Beshear's entire Budget Address.

Local/Regional News
5:42 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Beshear's Budget Austere As Advertised

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday delivered his first biennial budget address to a joint session of the 2008 General Assembly. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this recap.

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Local/Regional News
12:37 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Study Indicates Child Care Providers In Eastern Kentucky Struggle Financially

Lexington, KY – Child care providers in eastern Kentucky are struggling financially in large part because of insuffienct state subsidies. As Kathleen Adams reports that's the finding of a new study.

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Local/Regional News
9:42 am
Tue January 29, 2008

5191 Commission Meets Officially

Lexington, KY – The 5191 Memorial Commission held its first official meeting Tuesday night. Josh James attended and filed this report.

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Local/Regional News
12:34 am
Tue January 29, 2008

Barbaro's Legacy Lives On

Lexington, KY – While the owners of Barbaro announced today that the horses' final resting place will be Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Derby winner's legacy continues. Kathleen Adams has details.

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Local/Regional News
2:47 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Newberry Prepares For Merged Government Address

Lexington, KY – Every year, the Urban County Government Charter requires Lexington's Mayor to deliver a State of the Merged Government Address. As Josh James reports, this year's speech takes place in the shadow of looming state budget cuts.

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Local/Regional News
10:22 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Summit Looks At Over-Representation Of Blacks In Foster Care System

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Health and Family Services Cabinet is holding a series of meetings to discuss the problem of disproportionality in the state's foster care system. As Kathleen Adams reports, today's summit is in Louisville.

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