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6:57 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

UK Overall #1 Seed, Plays Either WKU or Miss. Valley State Thursday in Louisville

LEXINGTON, Ky.  The madness in March Madness began before the brackets even came out. Kentucky, Syracuse and North Carolina all earned top seeding for the NCAA tournament Sunday despite weekend losses that brought even more intrigue to the three-week, 67-game tournament.

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12:40 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Audit Finds $60,000 Spent On Agriculture Event Gifts

LEXINGTON, Ky.   An investigation of former Agriculture Department Commissioner Richie Farmer's tenure found that about $60,000 in gifts were purchased for the 2008 gathering of the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture in Lexington.

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12:31 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Louisville Wins Second Big East Championship

NEW YORK .  Louisville beat an old foe to win a second Big East championship.  Chris Smith, with his brother who plays for the New York Knicks in the stands, scored 15 points and the Cardinals withstood a closing run by Cincinnati for a 50-44 victory Saturday night that sends the Cardinals to the NCAA tournament for the sixth straight year.

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3:34 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

UK Beats Florida, Will Play Vandy For Championship Sunday

NEW ORLEANS, La.  Anthony Davis had 15 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky held off Florida 74-71 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament.

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3:27 pm
Sat March 10, 2012

9 Additional Counties Eligible For Federal Relief

FRANKFORT, Ky.   The federal government has authorized disaster relief assistance for nine additional Kentucky counties after last week's deadly storms and tornadoes.

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4:42 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

UK Outlasts LSU - Rematch With Gators Next

NEW ORLEANS, La.  Michael Kidd-Gilchrist helped No. 1 Kentucky overcome some early sloppiness against upset-minded LSU until his fellow Wildcats came alive in the second half.

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12:26 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

Senate Likely To Make Further Cuts To State Budget

FRANKFORT, Ky.   The Senate is likely to make additional spending cuts to Kentucky's budget to reduce the amount of debt that's proposed to keep state government running, a key lawmaker said Friday.

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10:11 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Zenyatta Becomes a Mom, Gives Birth to Colt

VERSAILLES, Ky. -  Zenyatta, the Horse of the Year who won 19 of 20 races during her stellar career, has given birth for the first time.

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12:13 pm
Thu March 8, 2012

Jobless Rate In Kentucky Falls Below 9%

FRANKFORT, Ky.   Kentucky's jobless rate has fallen below 9 percent for the first time in three years.

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2:18 pm
Wed March 7, 2012

Kentucky, Syracuse Have Edge For Top NCAA Seeds

LEXINGTON, Ky.  Even the chairman of the tight-lipped NCAA selection committee can't deny this simple fact: Heading into this week's conference tournaments, there's Kentucky and Syracuse, and then everybody else.

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