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4:16 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Chemical Weapons Destruction Moving Ahead At Depot

Louisville, KKY – On Wednesday, army experts will begin destroying the chemical agents inside one of the depot's leakiest containers and two similar containers. Army experts will work through the winter and expect to complete the job in February. Chemical Weapons Working Group head Craig Williams says that in August 2007, one of these containers sprang its biggest leak ever.

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4:12 am
Tue November 11, 2008

Kentuckians Pause To Honor/Remember Veterans

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5:56 am
Mon November 10, 2008

KY Lawmaker Being Investigated For Fraud

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4:35 am
Mon November 10, 2008

UK Establishes Diabetes And Obesity Center

Lexington, KY – For two decades the Barnstable Brown Derby Eve Charity Gala in Louisville has benefited diabetes research. For the next three years, UK officials and the Barnstable Brown family say the new center will be the party's sole beneficiary. UK executive vice president for health affairs Dr. Michael Karpf says the university will now be able to do even more cutting edge research on a persistent Kentucky health issue.

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2:51 am
Mon November 10, 2008

Lawmakers Continue To Look At Revising Penal Code

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3:03 am
Thu November 6, 2008

KY To Have More Federal Dollars To Help Poor Pay For Heat This Winter

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear says the federal government had already doubled Kentucky's funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, from 34-million to 68-million dollars. But now, that's been bumped up another nine-percent, to 75-million. "This extra money will enable us to help even more people and will enable us to give even more assistance to eligible families. In essence to keep them warm during the long, cold, dark winter ahead."

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3:03 am
Thu November 6, 2008

KY To Have More Federal Dollars To Help Poor Pay For Heat This Winter

Frankfort, KY – Governor Beshear says the federal government had already doubled Kentucky's funding for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, from 34-million to 68-million dollars. But now, that's been bumped up another nine-percent, to 75-million. "This extra money will enable us to help even more people and will enable us to give even more assistance to eligible families. In essence to keep them warm during the long, cold, dark winter ahead."

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5:45 am
Wed November 5, 2008

McConnell To Return To A Different Chamber

Washington, DC – Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell held onto his Senate seat on Tuesday. He is now expected to retain his position as Republican Leader, but his role may look very different. Matt Laslo reports from Washington.

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11:36 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky House Races

Frankfort, KY – Democrat Linda Belcher won the Bullitt County House seat formerly held by her late husband, Larry Belcher, who died in a car crash last month. Democrat Wilson Stone will replace House Majority Whip Rob Wilkey of Scottsville, who's retiring.

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10:46 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Kentucky Senate Race Results

Frankfort, KY – Senate Education committee chair Ken Winters of Murray turned back a comeback attempt by former Democratic congressman Carroll Hubbard. Senate Minority Whip Joey Pendleton of Hopkinsville withstood a strong challenge from Republican Tom Jones.

Georgetown Republican Senator Damon Thayer won another term, as did Louisville Democratic Senators Tim Shaughnessy, Perry Clark and Denise Harper Angel.

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