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8:37 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

University Of Kentucky Cuts 300 Jobs

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- More than 300 jobs are being cut at the University of Kentucky, including 140 with employees in full- or part-time posts and 164 that are already vacant.

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1:49 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

I'll Have Another The Early Favorite In Saturday's Belmont

NEW YORK —  I'll Have Another was made the 4-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion.

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12:12 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

State Education Commssioner Gets Contract Extension

FRANKFORT, Ky. _ The Kentucky Board of Education has voted to give state Education Commissioner Terry Holliday a four-year contract extension.

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9:29 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Miners, Environmentalists Flock To EPA Hearing

FRANKFORT, Ky.-- Hundreds of coal miners took part in a demonstration Tuesday in Frankfort, claiming that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's hold on 36 mine permits is costing them needed jobs in a fragile economy.

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9:21 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

UK Begins Notifying Employees Of Layoffs

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The University of Kentucky is undergoing a "significant reduction" in employees, according to an email sent to the university community Tuesday from President Eli Capilouto.

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4:45 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Veterinarians Express Concern Over Proposed Race Day Medication Ban

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Thoroughbred owners and trainers voiced dire warnings Tuesday about the potential of blood spurting from horses' noses if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission institutes a race-day ban on the anti-bleeding drug furosemide.

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4:42 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Kentucky Man Leaves Half a Million Dollars To Nature Preserve

WINCHESTER, Ky. -- A central Kentucky man has left $500,000 in his will to the Lower Howard's Creek Nature and Heritage Preserve, which has long ties to his family.

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4:59 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Big Red Machine Reliever Pedro Borbon Dies At 65

 CINCINNATI  _ Pedro Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back-to-back World Series titles, has died of cancer. He was 65.

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3:11 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Woman Fights To Get In Prison To Visit Her Husband

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Since November 2010, Leslie Young has been barred from visiting her husband serving life in a Kentucky prison and is suing to once again be able to see him.

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11:19 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Case Against Former UK Wildcat Waived To Grand Jury

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- A grand jury will hear the case against former University of Kentucky basketball player Michael James Porter, who was arrested last month on charges of felony sodomy and having sex with an underage girl.

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