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6:11 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Prescription Drug Bill Rejected By State House

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A House bill would give the Kentucky attorney general's office the responsibility of tracking doctors who overprescribe painkillers, and a version passed by the Senate would sharply limit the number of prosecutors given access to the monitoring data.

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8:07 am
Thu March 29, 2012

Legislative Leaders Reach Agreement on State Budget

House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Adkins, D-Sandy Hook, pores over budget documents with House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, during a meeting of the executive branch budget conference committee. - Photo by LRC Public Information

FRANKFORT, Ky. - After a long night of discussions, Kentucky lawmakers have finally reached a $19 billion budget agreement. House and Senate leaders resolved their differences shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday.

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Sports
9:52 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

UK Women Fall To UConn In Elite Eight

KINGSTON, R.I.—Tiffany Hayes scored 22 points and top-seed Connecticut beat Kentucky 80-65 on Tuesday night to advance to the Final Four for the fifth straight season.

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10:17 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Placement Agents Would Be Subject To Ethics Rules

Rep. Mike Cherry / Photo by LRC Public Information

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Placement agents involved in financial investments made by the Kentucky Retirement Systems would be subject to the state's ethics laws under a bill that cleared the Senate on Monday.

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3:00 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Kentucky Budget Negotiators Trying To Reach Compromise

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Negotiators for the House and Senate began talks Monday in an attempt to work through disagreements on spending priorities in a bare-bones state budget.

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Sports
9:32 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

UK Women Beat Gonzaga, Will Face UConn In The Elite Eight

KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Keyla Snowden made five 3-pointers, hitting a pair of them to turn back Gonzaga's last charge as Kentucky beat the Zags 79-62 on Sunday to advance to the East Regional finals of the NCAA women's tournament.

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5:10 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Kentucky Bests Baylor, Meets Archrival In The Final Four

ATLANTA, Ga.  -Kentucky is taking its highlight show back to the Big Easy and will have to get by the Louisville Cardinals to reach the National Championship Game.

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Local/Regional News
12:58 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

Lawmakers In Final Stretch Of Lackluster Session

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A contentious month-long debate over political redistricting left scant time for Kentucky lawmakers to tackle a long list of bills, many of which will likely fall to the wayside in the final days of the 2012 legislative session.

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Sports
9:57 am
Sat March 24, 2012

Top Seeded Kentucky Rolls Past Indiana Into The Elite Eight

ATLANTA (AP) -- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 24 points and Kentucky shook off a quiet night by freshman star Anthony Davis, pulling away from Indiana in a showdown of storied programs for a 102-90 victory Friday in the South Regional semifinals.

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Local/Regional News
7:12 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Kentucky Horse Racing Fades, Boosters Yearn For Casinos

FLORENCE, Ky. - Away from the picturesque farms dotting bluegrass country, the mega-dollar yearling sales at Keeneland and the twin spires at Churchill Downs, the tradition-laden sport of horse racing is in danger of falling off the pace in its old Kentucky home.

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