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9:48 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Lawmakers Give Final Passage To Lean State Budget

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- A slow economic rebound led to a lean state budget for Kentucky, one that forces sharp cuts on most government agencies, leaves employees without pay raises again, and erases a planned cost-of-living increase from the monthly pension checks of retirees.

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6:55 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

UK's Anthony Davis Wins A.P. Player Of The Year

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis was busier than any of the other players in the Final Four.  The Kentucky freshman had to make the circuit of Player of the Year presentations Friday, not that he was complaining.

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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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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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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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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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