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1:44 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Circuit Judge To Decide Fate Of Early Release

Pulaski County, KY – Kentucky's new law allowing early release for some non-violent inmates goes before a circuit court judge today. Lisa Autry has more.

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11:05 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Commentator Scott Winkler Says Destroying Weapons At Depot Transcend Party Lines

Lexington, KY – A recent joint tour of Richmond's Bluegrass Army Depot by Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Democrat Congressman Ben Chandler, did raise few eyebrows around Central Kentucky. But, as commentator Scott Winkler points out, destruction of the deadly chemical weapons being stored there should be the highest priority. Scott Winkler is a member of the Fayette Equity Council, and pastor of the Old Union Christian Church in Lexington.

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9:14 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Race Fans Weigh In On Keeneland's Master Plan

Lexington, KY – Keeneland is working on a Master Plan for the renovation of the historic racetrack. Last night, they held a forum to talk about the plan and get public input. Roger Chesser has details.

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5:17 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Comair 5191 Victims To Be Remembered Wednesday

Lexington, KY – The two-year anniversary of the plane crash that killed 49 people in Lexington is Wednesday. As Stephanie Sanders reports, hundreds of people are expected to remember the victims of Comair flight 5191 in a memorial service.

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4:56 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Evaluating CATS Continues

Frankfort, KY – A task force studying Kentucky's student accountability and assessment efforts has met for a second time in Frankfort. We get an update from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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2:40 am
Tue August 26, 2008

Appalachian Poverty Rate On The Rise

Bowling Green, KY – The number of Appalachians living in poverty is on the rise. Figures released today by the U-S Census Bureau show that 13.3 million people lived in poverty last year in the 13 states that make up Appalachia Lisa Autry has more.

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1:58 am
Tue August 26, 2008

New UK Pharm. Building "Topped Out"

Lexington, KY – Work stopped at one of U-K's numerous construction sites earlier today long enough to invoke tradition and celebrate a milestone. Bryan Bartlett has more.

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11:55 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Electric Car Plant Coming To Kentucky

Bowling Green, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear recently signed an executive order permitting low-speed, electric cars on some roads. As Lisa Autry reports, the action has paid dividends; particularly for South Central Kentucky residents.

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10:46 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Kurtz On Federal Probe Of Transportation Cabinet

Lexington, KY – The federal probe into Kentucky's Transportation Cabinet has Hall of Fame Journalist Ken Kurtz on his soapbox again. He shares his unvarnished thoughts with Alan Lytle.

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4:46 am
Mon August 25, 2008

Beshear Denver-Bound For DNC

Frankfort, KY – The 2008 Democratic National Convention is now underway in Denver and heading the Kentucky delegation is Governor Steve Beshear. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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