government shutdown

Local/Regional News
12:55 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

McConnell Gains Rubio Endorsement, Defends Olmsted Dam Funding

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and challenger Matt Bevin recently received dueling endorsements from conservative heavyweights.

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Local/Regional News
2:54 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Deal That Ended Shutdown Includes $2.8 Billion For Kentucky Dam Project

The Senate funding deal brokered to end the government shutdown included what some pundits are calling a “Kentucky Kickback.”

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Local/Regional News
3:40 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

UK Official: Difficult To Prepare For "Uncharted Waters" Of Possible Default

As the government shutdown enters its third week, UK  is covering some federal expenditures on research programs with institutional dollars.

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Local/Regional News
2:38 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Protesters Demand Rep. Barr Act To End Shutdown

Demonstrator Karissa Gerhke chants "Enough is enough!" through a megaphone in front of Rep. Andy Barr's office in Lexington
Credit Josh James / WUKY

Frustration over the government shutdown is becoming more visible in Lexington as groups mobilize to protest the lack of progress in Washington.

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Local/Regional News
6:00 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Research Funding More Perilous As Shutdown Approaches Week Two

University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto says the ongoing shutdown in Washington is threatening the key driving force of research at UK.

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Saving Stories
8:40 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Saving Stories Tackles Politics And Compromise With Wendell Ford

Wendell Ford represented Kentucky in the U-S Senate from 1974 to 1999.
Credit photo provided

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In this edition of Saving Stories hear how former Kentucky U-S Senator Wendell Ford navigated the choppy waters of Capitol Hill.

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UK Perspectives
11:16 am
Tue October 1, 2013

Federal Budget Battles Could Affect UK Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto discusses the impact of the ongoing budget battles in Washington on research at the University of Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
4:54 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

UK Officials Expect Few Shutdown Disruptions In The Short Term

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky officials are reviewing the possible impacts of a government shutdown.

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Local/Regional News
1:34 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Grimes, McConnell Trade Jabs Over Government Shutdown


FRANKFORT, Ky. - The looming shutdown of the federal government is providing fodder the 2014 Senate race.

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