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11:19 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Case Against Former UK Wildcat Waived To Grand Jury

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- A grand jury will hear the case against former University of Kentucky basketball player Michael James Porter, who was arrested last month on charges of felony sodomy and having sex with an underage girl.

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10:26 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Georgetown Debating Allowing Alcohol Sales

GEORGETOWN, Ky. _  A group of business owners in Georgetown is pushing to pop the cork and let liquor sales flow.

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2:54 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

Kentucky Expanding Veteran Cemeteries To Meet Need

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky officials are moving toward meeting the increasing demand for veteran cemeteries.

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3:38 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Ex-UK Administrator Will Be Rupp Project Manager

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A former vice president at the University of Kentucky has been tapped as the new project manager for the Rupp Arena Arts and Entertainment District.

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4:36 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Kentucky To Change Lethal Injection Procedures

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky will change the way it executes prisoners after a judge ordered it to rethink the current injection process that involves three drugs. The move could open the door to a switch to a single-drug execution.

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12:53 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

Appalachian Scholarship Plan Draws Critics

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Some county officials are criticizing Governor Steve Beshear's authorization of more than $4 million from coal tax revenue to provide college scholarships to students from nine Appalachian counties over the next two years.

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8:31 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Utility Pulls Plug On Costly Kentucky Plant Upgrade

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- An electric utility is withdrawing its bid to spend nearly $1 billion on environmental upgrades to continue burning coal at an aging eastern Kentucky power plant.

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10:57 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Shuttered Kentucky Kingdom In Bad Physical Shape, Needs Lots of Work

LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ The new partners who are working toward reopening the former Kentucky Kingdom amusement park say the facility is in bad condition and may not reopen until 2014.

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9:20 pm
Sun May 27, 2012

Kentucky Mine Owners Owe Millions In Delinquent Fines

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A published report says Kentucky coal operators owe more in delinquent fines to federal authorities for mine safety violations than any other state.

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2:40 pm
Sun May 27, 2012

Army Soldier Digs Into Story of Missing WWII Pilot

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- A Fort Campbell soldier has turned his lifelong passion for finding military artifacts into a mission to discover what happened to a young World War II pilot missing since 1945.

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