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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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1:42 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Lawmakers Could Get Chance To Opt Out Of Pensions

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Lawmakers could get an opportunity early next year to opt out of the state's pension system.  State Rep. David Floyd, R-Bardstown, has drafted a bill for consideration when the Legislature convenes in January that contains the opt-out provision for incumbent lawmakers while ending pensions for all future lawmakers.

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12:41 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Group Cleaning Ky. Superfund Site Sues Past Users

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Companies, municipalities and universities that contributed to what was once one of the largest hazardous waste facilities in the United States should have to pay for its cleanup, the group managing what is now a Superfund site said in a lawsuit.

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