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5:56 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

Panel Gathers To Tackle Poverty

Frankfort, KY – The U.S. Census Bureau now ranks Kentucky fifth among states, and the District of Columbia, when measuring poverty. That's up from sixth last year. House Speaker Greg Stumbo says the commonwealth's heading in the wrong direction, and that's why House and Senate leaders have formed a task force to find answers to the state's poverty problem.

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5:14 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

State Economy Improving But....

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4:27 pm
Fri September 25, 2009

WEG Now One Year Away

Lexington, KY – No amount of rain could dampen the spirit of organizers of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games as they held a One Year to Go Rally in Lexington. Alan Lytle reports.

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5:04 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

President Todd Gives State Of University Address

Lexington, KY – In his annual State of the University Address UK President, Lee Todd highlighted the schools accomplishments in research, diversity and academics, despite the spectre of ongoing financial challenges. Alan Lytle has the story.

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4:57 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

Nunn Case Waived To Grand Jury

Frankfort, KY – Former Kentucky lawmaker Steve Nunn will waive a preliminary hearing in Fayette District Court Friday morning, sending his murder case directly to the grand jury. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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3:12 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

KY Supco Hears Cumberlands Pharmacy Case

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3:08 pm
Thu September 24, 2009

KY Atty. Gen. Weighs In On KCTCS Tenure Elimination

Frankfort, KY – In March, the Board of Regents of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System voted 10-4 to eliminate tenure for teachers hired after June 30th. The board said the move would save money, without eliminating protections for teachers.

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4:44 pm
Wed September 23, 2009

Council Members Invited To Take Walking Tour Of South LIme

Lexington, KY – Joe Graviss, who owns a McDonald's restaurant in the heart of the construction zone wants council members to see for themselves the toll it is taking on local businesses.

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1:58 pm
Wed September 23, 2009

State Releases NCLB Data - Mixed Bag In Fayette Co.

Frankfort - Lexington KY – Sixty-percent of Kentucky schools are meeting federal student performance goals, but that's a lower percentage than last year. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh. Meanwhile in Fayette County, Schools Superintendent Stu Silberman says there's a lot to like and some things to work on regarding the district's results. Alan Lytle has that story.

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1:23 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

UK Students Protest Housing Report At Government Center

Lexington, KY – Some Universtity of Kentucky students are marching to City Hall today to protest findings and recommendations contained in a report to be released from the 17 member Student Housing Task Force. Alan Lytle has details.

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