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12:23 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

Ky. Jobless Rate Rises To 8.3% In July

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky's jobless rate has risen slightly to 8.3 percent in the most recent report from the Office of Employment and Training.

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12:20 pm
Thu August 16, 2012

New Plan Proposed For Kentucky Kingdom

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- There's a new plan to develop an abandoned amusement park in Louisville.

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7:14 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Wendell Berry Donates Papers To Ky. Historical Society

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky author Wendell Berry has donated his papers to the Kentucky Historical Society, saying he wants to honor the late historian Thomas Clark, for whom the Center for Kentucky History is named.

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12:59 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

GOP Lawmakers Question ACT Exam

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Some Kentucky lawmakers have expressed concerns about how evolution is taught to high school biology students.

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11:56 am
Wed August 15, 2012

India To Get 9M Tons Of Appalachian Coal Annually

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A private-sector agreement could help India avert future power outages by importing 9 million tons of coal a year from Kentucky and West Virginia.

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4:40 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Judge Strikes Down Ban On Stores Selling Liquor

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky's seven-decade old ban on grocery stores, gas stations and other retailers selling wine and liquor is unconstitutional because it violates the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, a federal judge ruled.

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2:23 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

Chandler / Barr Ad War Heating Up

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Lest anyone forget about the fall rematch between Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican Andy Barr, the two kicked off their TV advertising campaigns on Tuesday.

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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students to take out their books and turn to Chapter 3, they will flick on an electronic device rather than haul out an outdated, beat-up textbook.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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