Tonic
3:23 pm
Fri February 13, 2009

The New Frontier

Writer Marie Bartlett takes a fresh look at Kentucky's Frontier Nursing Service

The New FNS

Though not the first book about the FNS, Bartlett takes a new approach to the the FNS women and the work they did in Eastern KY

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Local/Regional News
11:59 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Tax Bill Passes Senate

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Local/Regional News
2:13 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Beshear's Signature Means Higher Taxes On Tobacco and Alcohol

Frankfort, KY – As Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, get ready to pay more for that cigarette or bottle of booze.

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Tonic
1:07 pm
Thu February 12, 2009

The Romance Guru

It's getting warmer and the clothes are coming off! Interviewed by Publishers Weekly and The Romantic Times for her expertise on Romantic Fiction, Lexington's own love guru Gina Scalera sits down with Tiffany Reisz to talk love, romance, books, and what to read when you have Spring Fever.

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Local/Regional News
1:07 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Tax Bill Survives Narrow Committee Vote-Now On To Full Senate

Frankfort, KY – After hearing Governor Beshear plea for the bill's passage, and the alcoholic beverage industry urge its defeat, the budget committee decided to send the revenue measure to the Senate floor. But it was close. With the vote tied 8-8, which would have killed the bill, Republican Senator Elizabeth Tori asked for recognition. "In view of the fact that this bill needs to reach the floor of the Senate for a full debate, I desire to change my vote to an Aye for that purpose."

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Local/Regional News
9:47 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Tax Plan Faces Important Vote Today

Frankfort, KY – The revenue bill, which cleared the House budget committee 19-9, increases the cigarette tax by 30-cents and puts a six-percent retail tax on alcoholic beverages. The measure needs 60 votes to clear the House. Does Speaker Greg Stumbo have that many? "Well, we'd like to have 60 Democrats and probably 12 to 15 Republicans. But you can't get that?' Well, we don't know yet. That's what we'd like."

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UK Perspectives
9:31 am
Wed February 11, 2009

UK Baseball Preview

Lexington, KY – A preview of the upcoming UK Baseball season with coach Gary Henderson.

UK Perspectives
9:29 am
Wed February 11, 2009

An Interview with UK Football punter Tim Masthay.

Lexington, KY – Dr. Todd interviews UK Football punter Tim Masthay.

UK Perspectives
9:26 am
Wed February 11, 2009

UK's National Cheerleading Team

Lexington, KY – A conversation with members of UK's National Champion Cheerleading Team: Alli Greer, Reece White, and Head Coach Jomo Thompson.

Local/Regional News
5:34 am
Wed February 11, 2009

Revenue Plan Halfway To Becoming Law

Frankfort, KY – To raise revenue in a non-budget year, House leaders needed a super majority, or 60 votes, to pass the tax bill. They got 66. Thirty-four lawmakers, including Republican Rep. Stan Lee of Lexington voted no. "Raising taxes in a time of a bad economy is not good public policy. In all of recorded human history - some five thousand years of recorded human history - not one time has a government ever taxed an economy back into prosperity."

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