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4:12 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Newberry Confirms He Wants Second Term

Lexington, KY – The announcement sets up a re-match between Newberry and former Mayor Theresa Isaac, the woman he unseated in 2006. She announced her intention to get her old job back last month. Vice Mayor Jim Gray is also said to be considering a mayoral run.

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3:14 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Cats Win-Advance To Play LSU Friday

Tampa, FL – The Kentucky Wildcats turned up the defensive pressure to erase a 2 point halftime deficit en route to a 71 - 58 over the Ole Miss Rebels. Kentucky advances to play Louisiana State tomorrow in round two of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Tipoff is at 1 pm in Tampa, Florida.

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3:08 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Racinos Gets House Hearing In Frankfort

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11:07 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Lawmakers Hinting At Special Session

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8:52 am
Wed March 11, 2009

House Spending Bill To Help Out Public Defenders

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7:18 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Abortion Legislation Fails in House Committee

Frankfort, KY – Legislation which requires women seeking abortions to be shown ultra-sound imagery has failed to make it out of a House committee. Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson reports.

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7:15 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Kentucky House Approves Bill that Funds Public Defenders and Prosecutors

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky House has approved a supplemental spending bill that provides additional funding for public defenders and prosecutors. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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9:07 am
Tue March 10, 2009

Player Death Prompts Legislative Action

Frankfort, KY – Several witnesses, including University of Kentucky head football coach Rich Brooks, urged passage of legislation seeking additional training for high school coaches regarding heat-related illnesses. "I think that the education part is one of the simplest, most efficient and effective ways to deal with this problem."

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8:46 am
Tue March 10, 2009

Looking For A Good Kentucky Basketball Story?

Morehead, KY – After a twenty-five year absence from the event, the Morehead State men's basketball team is heading to the NCAA Tournament. Mackenzie Bates has this report from our sister station WMKY in Morehead, KY.

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9:10 am
Mon March 9, 2009

Homestretch Time For General Assembly

Frankfort, KY – Only seven days remain in the session, and this is the last full week before the veto recess. That's when Governor Beshear will decide whether to veto any bills approved during the session. House Speaker Greg Stumbo says lawmakers still have plenty on their plates. "We've got an economic development issue out there. We've got an education issue. And I truly hope that we can make an initiative in education."

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