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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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9:06 am
Tue January 6, 2009

New Law Redefines "Disability"

Louisville, KY – Some new laws take effect with the start of the new year, including one affecting those with disabilities. As Kentucky Public Radio's Kristin Espeland reports, the law expands the definition of "disability".

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9:03 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Better Business Bureau Creates New Ratings System

Louisville, KY – Beginning Tuesday, consumers who go to the Better Business Bureau website for advice will find a new ratings system for companies. Kentucky Public Radio's Rick Howlett reports.

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8:53 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Cigarette Tax Hike High of General Assembly Agenda

Louisville, KY – Proposals to raise Kentucky's cigarette tax are high on the agenda as state lawmakers prepare for the 2009 General Assembly. Rick Howlett reports.

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8:50 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Bill Would Give Counties Gambling Device Option

Louisville, KY – A bill has been pre-filed for the 2009 Kentucky General Assembly that would give counties the option of legalizing slot-machine-like gambling devices. Gabe Bullard has more.

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8:47 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Owensboro Lawmaker Proposes Sales Tax Holiday

Louisville, KY – A Kentucky lawmaker from Owensboro wants to create a sales tax holiday to coincide with back-to-school shopping. Kentucky Public Radio's Stephanie Sanders has details.

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5:25 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Happy New Year from WUKY News

Lexington, KY – Live newscasts will resume Monday, January 5th at 6am. On behalf of the entire WUKY News Department, thanks for listening to and supporting the public radio voice of Lexington, and the University of Kentucky. Sincerely, Alan Lytle, News Director.

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5:27 am
Mon December 29, 2008

House Members Hope Rules Changes Will Chamber More Efficient

Frankfort, KY – Some reform-minded legislators in Frankfort are seeking rule changes designed to make the Kentucky House of Representatives more efficient. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has details.

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4:40 am
Tue December 23, 2008

WUKY News Wishes You And Yours The Happiest Of Holiday Seasons

Lexington, KY – Live newscasts will resume Friday 12/26 at 6am. On behalf of the entire WUKY News Department, thanks for listening to and supporting the public radio voice of Lexington, and the University of Kentucky. Sincerely, Alan Lytle, News Director.

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