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4:46 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

No End In Sight For Bourbon Boom

The dramatic growth of Kentucky’s bourbon industry has some observers wondering how long the boom can last.

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4:38 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Program Aims To Fight Domestic Violence With Old Cell Phones

The first box of used cell phones for Verizon's HopeLine program in Kentucky
Credit Josh James / WUKY

First Lady Jane Beshear helped kick off an initiative Wednesday that seeks to turn used cell phones into hope for victims of domestic violence.

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4:30 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Lobbying Interests Poised To Set Another Record

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Businesses and organizations lobbying lawmakers in Frankfort set a new spending record during the first eight months of 2014.

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12:24 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Special Panel Will Take Up 'Whose Farm To Whose Table'

Farm to table issues will be the topic of a special panel discussion this evening in Lexington.

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11:22 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Fort Campbell Soldiers Will Deploy For Humanitarian Mission

The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell said soldiers are going to Liberia to support the response to the Ebola virus outbreak there. 

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11:11 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Public Safety Issues Dominate Conversation In Mayoral Debate

Incumbent Jim Gray and challenger Anthany Beatty will debate each other live on WUKY Tuesday October 28th in UK's Worsham Theater.
Credit WTVQ TV

Public safety dominated the conversation last night during a debate between Lexington’s mayoral candidates.

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9:50 am
Wed October 1, 2014

AGM Union Calls Strike

The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers voted to go on strike just after midnight Tuesday night. 

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9:33 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Civil War Battle Commemoration This Weekend In Perryville

The largest Civil War battle in Kentucky is being commemorated during an anniversary this weekend at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.
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The largest Civil War battle in Ky. is being commemorated during an anniversary this weekend at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.

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9:22 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Bust Of Former Governor Bert Combs Unveiled In Williamsburg

Bert Combs' widow, Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Sara Combs, unveiled the bust along with university President Jim Taylor in an event leading up to 125th homecoming activities over the weekend.
Credit Times Tribune

Another artistic tribute for one of Kentucky's most progressive governors has been unveiled in Eastern Kentucky.

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8:37 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Federal Disaster Declared Following Storms In Eastern Kentucky

Severe storms and flooding Aug. 18 to 23 caused damage to the state and community infrastructure in Floyd, Knott, Johnson and Pike counties.
Credit wmky.org

President Barack Obama has issued a major disaster declaration to help with recovery from August storms, washed-out roads and flooding in eastern Ky.

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