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7:29 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Kentucky Spending Little To None On New Textbooks

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. -- Tim Maggard imagines that someday when a teacher tells students to take out their books and turn to Chapter 3, they will flick on an electronic device rather than haul out an outdated, beat-up textbook.

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2:50 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Women Journalists To Moderate Key Debates This Fall

WASHINGTON  -- For the first time in two decades, a woman has been tapped to moderate a presidential debate.   CNN's Candy Crowley will moderate one of three October debates between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, and female journalist, Martha Raddatz of ABC News, will moderate an Oct. 11 debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky., between Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin.

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7:57 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Beshear's Chief Of Staff Mike Haydon Dies

Mike Haydon, Governor Beshear's Chief Of Staff Passed Away Suddenly Over The Weekend.

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The office of Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Sunday that chief of staff Mike Haydon has died at the age of 62.

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3:58 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Grimes Suing Over Absentee Ballot Process

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is suing over the absentee ballot process for military and overseas voters.

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3:54 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

State Government Revenue Falls 2.3% In July

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky's general government revenue was down in July, largely because of drops in receipts from the state's sales and income taxes.

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2:37 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Vets To Watch For Swine Flu At Ky. State Fair

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- State veterinarians will be watching for evidence of swine flu during this year's Kentucky State Fair as health officials nationwide have reported a five-fold increase of a new strain of the flu that spreads from pigs to people.

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12:44 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

AWOL Fort Campbell Soldier Gets Life Term For Fort Hood Plot

WACO, Texas  -- An AWOL soldier remained defiant Friday as a judge sentenced him to life in federal prison for collecting bomb-making materials to carry out what he told authorities would be a massive attack on a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood troops.

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8:25 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Police Seek Family, Friends Of Escaped Convict

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- Lexington police have issued an arrest warrant for the mother of a convicted rapist who escaped from a courthouse last month and also say they arrested the convict's former cellmate on charges he helped him flee.

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7:43 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Ky. Human Rights Panel Shows Support For Same-Sex Couple

Cheri Chenault and Destiny Keith were ejected from E.C. Million Park in Richmond for kissing.
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  -- The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has issued a statement in support of a lesbian couple who were kicked out of a Richmond park when they kissed.

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12:45 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Turfway Park Cancels Premier Fall Racing Event

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Turfway Park has scratched its premier fall racing event, marking the latest setback for the struggling track in northern Kentucky.

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