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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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12:25 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Developer Wants Subdivision In Path Of New Bridge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The owners of an eastern Louisville tract of land that sits in the path of a planned Ohio River bridge say they are moving ahead with plans to develop a subdivision with two marinas.

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Sports
2:20 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

More Questions Than Answers Following Wildcats' Opener

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  Kentucky has a quarterback in Maxwell Smith. That defensive line seen as a strength coming into this season? Well, the Wildcats have plenty of work to do.

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Local/Regional News
4:57 pm
Sat September 1, 2012

Corps Says Lake Cumberland Will Normalize By 2014

SOMERSET, Ky. -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials says they expect Lake Cumberland water levels to be back to normal by 2014, after being lowered years ago to ease pressure on Wolf Creek Dam.

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4:52 pm
Sat September 1, 2012

22 Ky. Children Die Of Abuse, Neglect In Past Year

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A state report says at least 22 Kentucky children died in the past year as a result of abuse and neglect.

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Local/Regional News
3:55 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Judge: Teen Can't Contest Prosecutor Involvement

LOUISVILLE, Ky. --  A teenage sexual assault victim cannot attempt to remove a prosecutor over claims that he showed bias and failed to consult her over a plea agreement because, under Kentucky law, a victim is not a "participant" in a criminal case, a judge ruled Friday.

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Local/Regional News
7:04 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Pew Report Cites $23B Shortfall In Public Pensions

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky has a shortfall of more than $23 billion in pension funds for retired public employees in the state, two independent groups said in a report released Thursday.

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Sports
6:58 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Governor Beshear Implements Horse Racing Regulation

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has wielded his executive authority to implement a regulation allowing only government veterinarians to administer race-day drugs to horses.

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Local/Regional News
1:58 pm
Thu August 30, 2012

Kentucky To Get $700,000 From E-Book Publishers

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentuckians who purchased e-books over the past couple of years could receive part of a $69 million settlement that publishers have agreed to pay to resolve antitrust claims of fixing prices on electronic books.

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