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5:25 am
Wed September 3, 2008

State To Hold Workshops On Communicating With "Vulnerable Populations" During Emergencies

Lexington, KY – One is scheduled for Thursday September 11th at Lexington's Downtown Public Library.

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5:15 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Beshear Calls For Less Red Tape In K-CHIP Enrollment

Lexington, KY – Governor Beshear says his plan will enroll at least 35-thousand eligible children over the next two years.

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4:43 am
Tue September 2, 2008

UK's Pryor Named SEC Defensive Player Of Week

Lexington, KY – His route-going performance helped Kentucky all but shut down archrival Louisville last week.

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2:39 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Heath High School Shooter Wants New Trial

Bowling Green, KY – The man serving a life sentence for killing three classmates in a 1997 Paducah school shooting is asking for, in essence, a "do-over". Michael Carneal wants the Kentucky Supreme Court to grant him a new competency hearing and trial. Lisa Autry reports.

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9:28 am
Fri August 29, 2008

State Economy Rolling In "Neutral"

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky ended last fiscal year with a small budget surplus, but only after state revenue estimates were revised downward. And as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, current revenue growth isn't showing much improvement.

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7:55 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Memorial Held for Flight 5191 Victims

Lexington, KY – Two years ago, ComAir Flight 5191 crashed while attempting to take off from Lexington's Bluegrass Airport. Forty-nine people were killed, and the lives of their families and friends were altered forever. A memorial service was held Wednesday evening. Roger Chesser has more.

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5:35 am
Thu August 28, 2008

Lawmakers Get Final Tab Of Louisville Arena

Frankfort, KY – Final cost projections for the Louisville Arena project have been presented to the Kentucky General Assembly's Appropriations and Revenue committee. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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6:10 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Lawmakers Putting Retirement System Under Microscope

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers studying state pension systems want to know more about the kind of money the systems are losing to bad investments. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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5:37 am
Wed August 27, 2008

State Fair Attendance Down This Year

Louisville, KY – Attendance at this year's Kentucky State Fair was down by about three thousand

from last year. Rick Howlett reports.

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1:47 am
Wed August 27, 2008

KY Delegates React To Hillary Speech

Denver, CO – Last night at the Democratic National Convention Senator Hillary Clinton threw her full support behind Barack Obama. The Kentucky delegation praises her for her effort to consolidate the party behind her former rival. Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports from Denver.

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