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7:08 am
Fri January 9, 2009

Grants Available to Lexington Neighborhoods

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry is enlisting neighborhoods in his campaign to clean up the city's environment. WUKY's Bryan Bartlett has more.

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7:06 am
Fri January 9, 2009

House and Senate Leaders Meet with Beshear

Frankfort, KY – The current legislative session was the topic as Kentucky House and Senate leaders met privately with Governor Steve Beshear in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh was waiting when they came out.

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7:03 am
Fri January 9, 2009

Jobless Claims Causes System Overload

Frankfort, KY – Officials in Frankfort say unemployed workers should have an easier time filing claims, following a systems overload earlier this week. Kentucky Public Radio's Lisa Autry reports.

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7:08 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Board of Education Begins Search for New Commissioner

Frankfort, KY – The State Board of Education has begun its search for a new Education Commissioner. Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson has more.

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7:05 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Stumbo Elected Kentucky House Speaker

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky House members, by acclamation, have ratified the election of Representative Greg Stumbo as Speaker of the House. We get the latest from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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7:03 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Louisville Lawmaker Fined for Ethics Violation

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has fined a key state lawmaker from Louisville. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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7:05 am
Wed January 7, 2009

Council Asks For Airport Board Chair's Resignation

Lexington, KY – In response to revelations about questionable management practices at Lexington's Bluegrass Airport, the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council has approved a three-faceted resolution. Kentucky Public Radio's Stu Johnson reports.

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7:01 am
Wed January 7, 2009

Kentucky Dems Choose Stumbo as New Leader

Frankfort, KY – History was made in Frankfort Tuesday night when the 65-member Democratic majority in the Kentucky Housee chose a new man as their leader. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports.

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6:58 am
Wed January 7, 2009

BOE Begins Search Process for New Education Commish

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Board of Education meets Wednesday in Frankfort to begin the search process for a new Education Commissioner. Kentucky Public Radio's Rick Howlett reports.

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9:10 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Senate Republican Want Government Restructure

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Senate Republicans want to take a more expansive look at state budget cuts when the 2009 regular session gets underway Tuesday in Frankfort. Kentucky Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Tony McVeigh explains.

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