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9:38 am
Tue July 14, 2009

New Churchill Chief Says Slots Remains High Priority

Louisville, KY – A Louisville native has been named the 13th president of Churchill Downs racetrack.

Kevin Flanery joined Churchill Downs, Incorporated four years ago as vice-president

of national public affairs. Rick Howlett reports.

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9:34 am
Tue July 14, 2009

State Budget Director Warns Of More Cuts

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5:23 pm
Mon July 13, 2009

Grayson To Assume High Profile Post

Frankfort, KY – In November 2003, in his first run for public office, Trey Grayson was elected Kentucky's Secretary of State. He won a second term four years later. Throughout his tenure, he has been involved with the National Association of Secretaries of State in Washington and on Sunday, he becomes president of the organization. "I'm really excited to have the opportunity. It's an honor to be asked by my colleagues to do this."

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9:43 am
Mon July 13, 2009

Public Input Sought For Young Writers' Program

Lexington, KY – With the goal of creating a sutainable summer program for young writers, a public forum will be held on Tuesday July 14th at Lexarts' Mill Street Location. Bryan Bartlett talks with Tom Leonard, Director of the the Lexington Young Writers' Heritage Program.

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10:12 am
Fri July 10, 2009

Study Shows Lexington Has Substantial Affordable Housing

Lexington, KY – The UK study looked at the availability of owner occupied and rental housing over a nine year period. Christopher Jepsen of the UK Center for Business and Economic Research says low income residents will still struggle to find affordable housing. He says Lexington's large number of college students makes it difficult to assess affordability among the poor

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10:08 am
Fri July 10, 2009

Beshear Blames Economy For Lack Of EEO Progress

Louisville, KY – Beshear spoke Thursday to attendees at the Governor's Equal Employment Opportunity Conference. He says his administration's goal is to have at least 52-percent of state employees be women, and 10-percent be a minority. But it hasn't met either of those goals and Beshear says the state's extremely tight budget isn't making it easier.

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1:53 pm
Thu July 9, 2009

KY Health Officials At National Summit On Swine Flu

Lexington, KY – Headed by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, federal leaders will host a one-day H-1-N-1 Flu Preparedness Summit. According to Jay Blanton, spokesman for Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, the meeting will prepare local, state and national leaders for the possibility of a more severe outbreak of H1N1 influenza.

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2:06 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

UK Doing Its Part To Help Drug Endangered Children in KY

Lexington, Ky – The recent headlines were both shocking and horrifying. In Monticello, Kentucky, a toddler died after ingesting toxic materials that his parents were using to manufacture methamphetamine. It's the kind of heartbreaking case that Holly Hopper has to deal with just about every day. She's the Director of the Drug Endangered Child Network in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky.

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4:00 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Bunning To Grayson: Bully For You, I'm Staying In The Race

Washington, DC – U-S Senator Jim Bunning is congratulating Secretary of State Trey Grayson on his fund raising efforts, but he insists he'll be running for re-election in 2010. Alan Lytle has details.

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3:53 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Defections From League Of Cities?

Owensboro, KY – Owensboro Mayor Ron Payne says he's leaning toward severing his town's ties to the Kentucky League of Cities, depending on what a state audit reveals.

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