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7:07 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Kentucky Youth Smoking Declines From 2011

A Centers for Disease Control report shows Kentucky's ranking in percentage of high school cigarette smokers has dropped.

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5:54 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Beshear Plugs $91M Budget Shortfall

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an order to plug a $91 million hole in Kentucky's $9.5 billion state budget.

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5:24 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Man Says He Shot Attorney To Stop The Ringing In His Ears

Clinton Inabnitt is accused of gunning down prominent Kentucky defense attorney Mark Stanziano.
Credit New York Daily News

A detective has testified that a man accused of gunning down a prominent Ky. defense attorney told police he did it to make his ears stop ringing.

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4:29 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Marksberry Ends Independent Run For Senate

U.S. Senate hopeful Ed Marksberry is ending his congressional bid about 2,500 signatures shy of the 5,000 needed to add his name to the ballot.

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4:26 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

North Limestone Wins NEA "Our Town" Grant

Credit kyforward.com

The National Endowment for the Arts is set to fund an effort aimed at equalizing access to the arts in the North Limestone area of town.

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4:18 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Masterson Station Residents Consider Neighborhood Watch

Following a string of break-ins, residents of Lexington’s Masterson Station Area are looking to take a proactive approach the preventing crime.

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1:32 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

No Public Hearings In Kentucky On EPA Rule

The EPA will not have public hearings in Kentucky on its proposed new emission standards, despite a plea from the state's senior U.S. senator.

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8:51 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Labor Department Grant Will Help Kentucky's Unemployed

Kentucky is getting more than $6 million from the federal government to help people who have been out of work for an extended period of time. 

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5:16 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

811 Fines On The Rise

Credit www.expl.com

You’ve heard Gov. Steve Beshear's radio ads reminding citizens to call 811 before digging. Now, the fine for failing to heed that advice is going up.

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3:11 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Grimes, McConnell Break State Fundraising Records

Kentucky's two U.S. Senate candidates shattered state fundraising records over the past three months, bringing in a combined haul of more than $7M.

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