Local/Regional News

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4:40 am
Mon August 18, 2008

UK-Alltech Announce New STEM Initiative

Lexington, KY – Alltech Founder Says He Wants Other Kentucky Corporations To Do Their Part In Keeping Kentucky Students Living, Studying, And Working In The Commonwealth.

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4:34 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Beshear's Higher Ed Bonding Plan Passes First Test

Frankfort, KY – A plan to use private bond proceeds to re-supply Kentucky's exhausted student loan funds has cleared its first hurdle. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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12:08 am
Mon August 18, 2008

CPE Casting Wide Net For New Chief

Frankfort, KY – Advertisements for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education will soon begin popping up. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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8:25 am
Fri August 15, 2008

Kentucky Caves Vulnerable to Human Traffic and Pollution

Horse Cave, KY – Throughout Kentucky, human traffic and pollution have damaged caves and sinkholes. And that, in turn, has polluted the groundwater many end up drinking. Although some of the sensitive ecosystems are making a comeback, as Kentucky Public Radio's Kristen Espeland reports, the caves remain vulnerable.

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4:40 am
Thu August 14, 2008

Lexpark Releases On-Street Numbers

Lexington, KY – An initial report from Lexington's Parking Authority shows that the city's "meter readers" have been very busy writing out warnings and citations for downtown parking scofflaws.

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1:14 am
Thu August 14, 2008

Nightbert Target Of Probe

Frankfort, KY – The top man at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet confirms former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert is the target of an internal cabinet investigation. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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1:11 am
Thu August 14, 2008

City-UK Working To Curb Gameday Hooliganism

Lexington, KY – With the beginning of U-K's fall semester only two weeks away, city and university officials today addressed game day concerns that have long plagued neighborhoods surrounding the school.

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9:41 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Kurtz: Judge's Ruling Puts Governor And Gen. Assembly On Notice

Lexington, KY – As predicted by Kentucky Journalism Hall of Famer Ken Kurtz, a recent ruling striking down Kentucky's road plan could trigger even more legal action.

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6:24 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Survey Shows Fewer Kentuckians "Feeling Healthy"

Louisville, KY – REsults of a survey conducted by the State Department for Public Health paint a bleak picture of Kentuckians' well-being. Rick Howlett reports.

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6:15 am
Wed August 13, 2008

Train Safety Analyzed

Frankfort, KY – The Federal Railroad Administration says 338 people died in train-vehicle, grade crossing accidents last year in the U-S. That's down from more than 11-hundred fatalities in 1976. But what's the trend in Kentucky? Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh went looking for the answer.

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