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9:56 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Kentucky Ended Fiscal Year With $46M Surplus

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky had a surplus of about $46 million to the 2011-12 fiscal year and officials say revenue trends are looking up for the current two-year budget cycle.

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10:55 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Kentucky Man Challenges U-S Hate Crime Law In Gay Attack

Anthony Ray Jenkins is challenging the validity of the federal hate crime law covering sexual orientation.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  An eastern Kentucky man charged with a federal hate crime in an attack on a gay man is challenging the law, which is being used in this case for the first time to prosecute someone for an attack motivated by sexual orientation.

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9:00 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Ky. Secretary of State Heading to Middle East

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky's secretary of state is one of a half-dozen from across the country going the Middle East to assist soldiers to vote.

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7:53 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Training To Assist Veterans On Campus Offered

LEXINGTON, Ky.  --  A Department of Defense psychology training consortium is offering a one-day program next month at the University of Kentucky for faculty and staff in Kentucky's higher education system.

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2:33 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Beshear Going To Europe Not Fancy Farm

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Governor Steve Beshear is traveling to Europe for business meetings aimed at creating more jobs for Kentucky.

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7:22 am
Wed July 25, 2012

Thousands Cited In Kentucky For Not Buckling Up

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky officials say this year's "Click It or Ticket" enforcement campaign resulted in more than 19,000 citations for failing to buckle up.

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1:32 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Ex-Breathitt County School Chief Pleads Guilty To Vote Buying

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A former eastern Kentucky school superintendent has pleaded guilty in a federal vote-buying case.

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1:06 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Beshear Signs Order To Regulate Prescriptions

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has signed emergency regulations that require doctors to meet tougher prescription standards in an effort to stop drug abuse.

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10:32 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Lexington Herald-Leader Making More Cuts

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky's second-largest newspaper has announced another round of job cuts and furloughs.

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12:10 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Former Judge Loses Bid To Be Reinstated

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The state's highest court has denied an eastern Kentucky judge's bid to return to the bench after he was ousted for misconduct.

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