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1:53 am
Thu October 30, 2008

UK Announces Transfer Partnership With BCTC

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5:16 am
Wed October 29, 2008

KY National Guard Exceeds Recruiting Goal

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2:46 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Natural Gas Prices Going Up This Winter

Louisville, KY – Most of the natural gas that will be used this winter was purchased and stored in the summer, during a price spike. That was caused by a rush on Wall Street to purchase commodities, which seemed safe in an uncertain market.

Kentucky Public Service Commission spokesperson Andrew Melnykovych says the same uncertain market may protect prices from another spike next year.

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2:05 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Obama Effigy Found At UK

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2:36 am
Tue October 28, 2008

Energy Another Hot Topic At Last McConnell-Lunsford Debate

Kentucky Dam Village, KY – In the days leading up to the election, the economy has been the dominant issue in the race between U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell and his Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford. Another issue that is also drawing considerable conversation is energy. In fact, energy issues were discussed at some length during the candidates' final debate last week in western Kentucky.

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2:30 am
Tue October 28, 2008

KY Sec. Of State: "We're Ready For Election"

Frankfort, KY – There are 3,550 precincts in Kentucky, with 2,800 polling locations. On Election Day, almost 15,000 poll workers will staff them. Secretary of State Trey Grayson is expecting long lines.

"If you're in line at 6:00 p.m., you can vote no matter how long that takes. We have seen in the past couple of years, those lines have been an hour to an hour-and-a-half, to two hours long, with that many people standing in line at 6:00 p.m.," Grayson said.

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4:47 am
Mon October 27, 2008

Education Grants Announced

Lexington, KY – One, from the National Science Foundation, provides 12.5 million dollars to universities for research in biotechnology, nanotechnology and cyber-technology. The University of Kentucky will be one of the main beneficiaries along with the University of Louisville. Beshear calls the grants a welcome investment into Kentucky's future.

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12:01 am
Mon October 27, 2008

CPE To Begin Interviewing For Post

Frankfort, KY – The searc committee looking for a new president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is starting the interviewing process. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has an update.

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11:31 am
Fri October 24, 2008

UK Secures 10.5 Million From NIH To Study Obesity's Link To Diabetes And Heart Disease

Lexington, KY – Dr. Lisa Cassis, of the Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences is leading the research at UK. She says the grant is important to the state because Kentucky ranks in the top 10 in all three categories.

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4:26 am
Fri October 24, 2008

First Lady Jane Beshear Helps Keeneland Hold Inaugural Pink Day Event

Lexington, KY – Several Kentucky women's health organizations are teaming up with First Lady Jane Beshear's Horses and Hope program to promote October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


In addition to information booths and a Horses and Hope feature race for fillies, Beshear says Pink Day activities include free screenings for track workers and their families.

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