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5:11 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

David Williams And Wife Divorcing

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  Kentucky Senate President David Williams and his wife are divorcing after nine years of marriage, a high-profile partnership that was strained by the "rough-and-tumble pressures" of politics and his failed run for governor, according to his soon-to-be ex-spouse.

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3:17 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

August Receipts Up For Kentucky General Fund

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  State officials say Kentucky's General Fund receipts increased 2.5 percent in August over last year, while the Road Fund fell 2.9 percent from a year ago, the first monthly decline since June 2010.

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6:11 pm
Sun September 9, 2012

AAU President Louis Stout Dead At 73

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- National Amateur Athletic Union president Louis Stout, who sought to foster a "culture of safety" with the implementation of several reforms, died Sunday at age 73, the organization said.

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7:42 pm
Sat September 8, 2012

Governor Beshear Weighing Appointments To Medical Board

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has five appointments to make that could reshape a state medical board that has played a controversial role in efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse.

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9:05 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Berea College Building Green Residence Hall

BEREA, Ky.  -- Berea College is planning to construct another energy-efficient residence hall on its eastern Kentucky campus using high-tech solar and thermal power to keep energy bills low.

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8:59 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Rogers: Lake Cumberland Dam Project Fully Funded

SOMERSET, Ky.  --  U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers says he understands the delays in repairs to a major dam on Lake Cumberland because it is a unique project.

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10:04 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Lull In Mining Means $88M Less In Coal Tax Revenue

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Some local governments in Kentucky's coalfields could be forced to postpone their planned construction projects because a slowdown in the mining industry has sent revenue plummeting from the state's coal severance tax, state lawmakers were told Thursday.

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9:57 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Start Date For 2013 Legislative Session January 8th

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Legislative leaders have approved the calendar for the 2013 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

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9:48 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Chandler, Barr Won't Air Ads On September 11th

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr are suspending TV advertising on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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4:47 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

State Seeks To Keep Ky. Liquor Law In Place

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky officials and a package liquor store are asking a federal judge to stop enforcement of a ruling that would allow grocery stores and other outlets to sell booze.

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