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12:57 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Heat Blamed On Deaths Of 1,000 Chicks

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Postal officials are blaming high temperatures for the deaths of about 1,000 chicks at a mail processing plant in Louisville.

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8:44 am
Mon July 9, 2012

The Push to Allow Election Day Alcohol Sales

Rep. Arnold Simpson - photo courtesy LRC Public Information

COVINGTON, Ky. - A Kentucky state representative wants to allow alcohol sales on elections days.

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Local/Regional News
12:29 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Ex-Treasurer Miller Finishes 8th In World Series Of Poker

Jonathan Miller - photo courtesy World Series of Poker

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Former Kentucky state treasurer Jonathan Miller finished eighth overall in the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.

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Sports
6:44 pm
Sat July 7, 2012

Number Two Pick Kidd-Gilchrist Signs With Charlotte Bobcats

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  -- The Charlotte Bobcats have signed their first round draft pick.  The team announced Saturday that forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist of Kentucky signed a deal worth about $4 million for his first season, according to the union negotiated rookie pay scale.

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Local/Regional News
6:36 pm
Sat July 7, 2012

Beshear Rescinds Karem School Board Chairmanship

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear has rescinded his designation of David Karem as chairman of the state school board.

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Local/Regional News
5:22 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

27 Kentucky Counties Added To Drought Watch List

FRANKFORT, Ky  -- Kentucky officials have placed 27 counties on a water shortage watch as high heat and drought conditions persist throughout the state.

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8:39 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Visa processing office gets odd package, evacuates

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - A southern Kentucky office where visa requests are processed had to evacuate and workers were decontaminated after two suspicious packages turned up at the facility.

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Local/Regional News
8:59 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Clark Prepares to Unveil Marijuana Proposal

Sen. Perry Clark

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A state lawmaker is preparing to unveil legislation that he will introduce in next year's
legislative session that would legalize marijuana for medical purposes.

Democratic Sen. Perry Clark  of Louisville scheduled a press conference for 2 p.m. EDT Thursday to promote what he has dubbed the "Gatewood Galbraith Medical Marijuana Memorial Act'' in honor of the late
Lexington attorney who was the state's leading proponent of marijuana legalization.

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Local/Regional News
1:51 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Top Kentucky Educator Praises Tests, Purchase Unclear

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky's top education official said Tuesday although he's praising new assessments that college testing giant ACT Inc., has developed for primary and secondary schools, it doesn't mean the state already decided to spend millions to buy them.

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Local/Regional News
7:22 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

Kentucky To Recover $28M In Prescription Drug Case

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky will recover more than $28 million from a legal settlement resolving a dispute with prescription drug maker GlaxoSmithKline.

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