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10:04 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Lull In Mining Means $88M Less In Coal Tax Revenue

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Some local governments in Kentucky's coalfields could be forced to postpone their planned construction projects because a slowdown in the mining industry has sent revenue plummeting from the state's coal severance tax, state lawmakers were told Thursday.

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9:57 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Start Date For 2013 Legislative Session January 8th

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Legislative leaders have approved the calendar for the 2013 session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

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9:48 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Chandler, Barr Won't Air Ads On September 11th

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Democratic U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican challenger Andy Barr are suspending TV advertising on Tuesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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4:47 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

State Seeks To Keep Ky. Liquor Law In Place

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky officials and a package liquor store are asking a federal judge to stop enforcement of a ruling that would allow grocery stores and other outlets to sell booze.

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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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Local/Regional News
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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