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4:42 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Freshman Whitlow Could Draw Starting Assignment Versus South Carolina

Freshman Jalen Whitlow could get the start against South Carolina this Saturday if Max Smith's strained shoulder doesn't heal in time.
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LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- Kentucky could start freshman Jalen Whitlow at quarterback Saturday night against No. 6 South Carolina if Maxwell Smith's injured shoulder hasn't healed.

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1:27 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Escapee With Mafia Ties Gets 51 Month Prison Sentence

LEXINGTON, Ky.  --  An inmate with Mafia ties has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for escaping from federal custody while being transferred to a federal prison in Pennsylvania.

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8:45 pm
Sun September 23, 2012

Kentucky Offers More Than 250 Different Tax Breaks

LOUISIVLLE, Ky.  --  Kentuckians can take advantage of a multitude of tax breaks, whether for parsonages and public assistance benefits, prescription drugs or personal airplanes.

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7:45 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Kentucky Launching Tax Amnesty Program

FRANKFORT, Ky.  --  In hopes of reaping a financial windfall, Kentucky officials will allow people and businesses owing back taxes to pay up under an amnesty offer that begins on Oct. 1.

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12:36 pm
Thu September 20, 2012

Jobless Rate Rises to 8.5% In August

FRANKFORT, Ky. --  Kentucky's jobless rate has risen slightly to 8.5 percent in the latest statewide numbers.  The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training released the updated unemployment rate on Thursday.

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10:58 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Kentucky Court Orders Hearing On Exposure To Facebook

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  The Kentucky Supreme Court has ordered a judge to consider whether the deliberations of jurors in a murder trial were tainted by their exposure to the Facebook page of the victim's mother.

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4:14 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Options For Tax Reform In Kentucky Include Tax On Food

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Economic consultants looking for ways to reform Kentucky's tax system offered a variety of options Wednesday that include imposing a sales tax on food and on a variety of services ranging from haircuts to automotive repairs to funerals.

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9:03 am
Mon September 17, 2012

AP Exclusive: Wildlife chief spent $71K on travel

This Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 photo in Frankfort, Ky. shows a bill for a meal at "Hooters" atop a stack of invoices expensed to the state government by Wildlife Commissioner Jonathan Gassett. (AP Photo/Roger Alford)

FRANKFORT, Ky. — During a time of fiscal belt tightening across state government, Kentucky's wildlife commissioner spent more than $71,000 to attend meetings across the country, running up more expenses for out-of-state trips than even the governor's chief industrial recruiter, whose job requires extensive travel.

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7:25 am
Thu September 13, 2012

McConnell Hires Tea Party Strategist

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell reached into the upper echelons of the tea party movement for a campaign manager to head his bid for re-election to a sixth term.

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10:14 pm
Wed September 12, 2012

International Law Firm Locating Service Center In Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky.  --  An international law firm based in Boston is locating a global services center in Lexington, creating 250 jobs beginning next spring.

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