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8:56 am
Tue June 26, 2012

Renovations Set for Old State Capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Old State Capitol in Frankfort will close for summer renovations after this coming Saturday.

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Local/Regional News
5:15 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

McConnell, Paul To Discuss Jailed Pakistani Doctor

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Two U.S. lawmakers from Kentucky plan this week to press Pakistani Ambassador Sherry Rehman for the release of a doctor jailed after he helped to track down Osama bin Laden.

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Local/Regional News
12:22 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

Stumbo Tops Salary List For Kentucky Legislators

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo earned the highest salary of any state legislator in 2011, with $47,114.

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Sports
9:48 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Ky. Native Secures Spot on U.S. Olympic Team

EUGENE, Ore. - Tyson Gay is going back to the Olympics.

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Local/Regional News
9:25 am
Sat June 23, 2012

Displaced Coal Miners Face Slim Job Prospects

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Hundreds of eastern Kentucky miners let go by Arch Coal Inc. this week are facing slim prospects as they look for opportunities to replace those high-wage jobs in a region plagued by stubbornly high unemployment.

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Local/Regional News
12:07 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Ohio River Bridges Project Wins Federal Approval

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  - Efforts to build two new bridges linking the Louisville area and southern Indiana have cleared another hurdle by winning federal approval to proceed with construction of
the $2.6 billion project.

Kentucky and Indiana officials said Wednesday that the Federal Highway Administration approved the plan to build the two spans and to modernize an interchange in downtown Louisville.

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Local/Regional News
9:24 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Former UK President to Retire

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky President Charles Wethington's retirement comes before the board of trustees Tuesday.

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Local/Regional News
11:37 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Trial Delayed for Pair Charged With Hate Crime

David Jason Jenkins (left) and Anthony Ray Jenkins

LONDON, Ky.  - The trial of two eastern Kentucky men charged with a hate crime and attacking a gay man has been indefinitely postponed.

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Local/Regional News
8:50 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Plans To Reopen Shuttered Kentucky Kingdom Scrapped

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- A company that planned to reopen the former Kentucky Kingdom amusement park in Louisville has abandoned the project.

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Local/Regional News
8:39 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Autopsy Reveals Murdered Russell County Runner Was Pregnant

JAMESTOWN, Ky. -- Police say preliminary autopsy results show a south-central Kentucky woman who was found slain after she disappeared while running was pregnant and was strangled.

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