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9:48 am
Wed October 3, 2012

Kentucky State Police Now Taking Crime Tips Via Text Message

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Getting important information about a suspected crime to police officials is now as easy as sending a text message from your cell phone. Kentucky State Police launched a new program this week called "Text a Tip," which allows the public to send confidential information such as names, dates and locations related to criminal activity.  

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Local/Regional News
1:02 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

Meijer Plans To Hire 12,000 For Holiday Season

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  -- Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it's planning to hire 12,000 new employees as it prepares for the holiday season as well as to support continued growth.

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Local/Regional News
1:05 pm
Mon October 1, 2012

U-S Supreme Court Declines Kentucky Death Row Case

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to take up the case of a Kentucky death row inmate awaiting execution for the slaying of three people in the southern part of the state in 1993.

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Local/Regional News
8:36 pm
Sun September 30, 2012

Perryville Gears Up For Civil War Anniversary

PERRYVILLE, Ky.  --  Officials in Perryville are gearing up for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle that was fought there.

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Local/Regional News
2:05 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

New Spending Record Could Be Set For Lobbying

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Businesses and other groups could set a new spending record for lobbying Frankfort lawmakers this year.

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Local/Regional News
11:37 am
Wed September 26, 2012

Florence Doctor Suspended After Patient Deaths

FLORENCE, Ky. - Kentucky medical officials have suspended the license of a Florence physician after 14 of his patients died from drug overdoses.

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Local/Regional News
8:04 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Chandler's Lawyer Says Coal Executive Not Defamed In TV Ad

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  A lawyer for U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler's re-election campaign contends that a coal executive featured in at least three political ads has become a public figure, which negates claims he has been slandered.

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Local/Regional News
7:57 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Beshear Undecided On Bonding To Shore Up Pensions

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  Governor Steve Beshear says he hasn't reached a conclusion on whether Kentucky should borrow enough money through the sale of government bonds to shore up the pension systems for state and local employees.

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Sports
5:13 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Spurrier: "We're Better Than Kentucky"

COLUMBIA, S.C.  -- Coach Steve Spurrier is saying something this week he hasn't said often at South Carolina - his team is better than its Southeastern Conference opponent.  Specifically, Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
1:30 pm
Tue September 25, 2012

Kentucky Holds Public Hearing On Execution Method

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  Two of the three inmates executed in Kentucky since 1976 didn't contest their fates and went willingly to their deaths. One attorney worries that, under the state's new proposed lethal injection rules, the inmate's attorney won't be notified in time to stop the process if a future volunteer has a change of heart.

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