Kenny Colston, Kentucky Public Radio

Frankfort Bureau Chief

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Local/Regional News
12:50 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Abramson Says Tax Commission Not Likely To Recommend Big Changes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The chair of Kentucky’s tax commission says a sweeping overhaul of the state's tax code isn't in the works.

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1:42 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Kentucky Junior Senator Rand Paul To Speak At GOP Convention

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - U.S. Senator Rand Paul will continue to build his national profile with a speech at the Republican National Convention later this month.

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10:46 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

Kentucky Republicans Rip Democrats For Skipping Fancy Farm

FANCY FARM, Ky.  - The absence of many Democrats gave Republicans plenty of fodder at this year's Fancy Farm Picnic.  Republicans from U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell down to local legislative candidates took shots at state Democrats and President Barack Obama throughout the event.

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4:39 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Prominent Democrats Skipping Fancy Farm

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -  This year's Fancy Farm picnic will feature few notable speakers. And as Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston reports, many statewide elected Democrats are skipping this year’s event.

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12:55 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

KPR Investigates: How Health Exchanges Likely Will Work

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently signed an executive order to create an insurance exchange for Kentucky. Under the Affordable Care Act, states must create marketplaces in which residents can purchase insurance, or else the federal government will do so for them.

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2:03 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Beshear Creates Health Insurance Exchange In Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. - After weeks of promising to do so, Governor Steve Beshear has set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky.

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2:07 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Chandler To Skip Democratic National Convention

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Congressman Ben Chandler is joining a handful of prominent Democrats who will skip their party's national convention this year.

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11:25 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Ky. Appeals Court Overturns Instant Racing Ruling

FRANKFORT, Ky.  - The Kentucky Court of Appeals has overturned a ruling that would've allowed instant racing at horse tracks in Kentucky.

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2:31 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

BEAM Looks To Help Local Businesses Export

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky’s two largest cities are looking to help businesses expand their markets.

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1:01 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Right-to-Work Supporters Push For Law Adoption In Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Groups that support "right to work" laws are looking to pass such a measure in Kentucky.

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