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4:46 am
Wed September 10, 2008

Wal-Mart Helping KY Find Ways To Cut Energy Costs

Frankfort, KY – The world's largest retailer is helping 20 states, including Kentucky, find ways to trim energy costs. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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5:14 am
Tue September 9, 2008

On The Road With The Kentucky Supreme Court

Louisville, KY – The Kentucky Supreme Court is on the road again. As Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, the high court is hearing cases in Louisville Wednesday and Thursday.

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4:40 am
Tue September 9, 2008

Freshman Enrollment Up, More Diverse Than Ever At UK

Lexington, KY – School officials say new figures reflect UK's commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

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7:23 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Roots and Heritage Festival Street Fair Staged

Lexington, KY – Elm Tree Lane in downtown Lexington has once again gone through a cultural conversion. The Annual Roots and Heritage Festival street event was staged this past weekend. Stu Johnson has more.

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6:59 am
Mon September 8, 2008

Suicide Prevention Group Try to Boost Awareness

Bowling Green, KY – This is National Suicide Prevention Week and suicide prevention specialists are trying to boost public awareness of a number of issues. Dan Modlin has more.

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8:57 am
Thu September 4, 2008

Palin Speech Resonates With Kentucky Delegation

St. Paul, MN – Kentucky delegates are energized after hearing Republican Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin's rousing convention speech. Sara Sciammacco reports from St. Paul.

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5:43 am
Thu September 4, 2008

Serpent Handling And Appalachian Churches-A Special Report

Louisville, KY – For more than a century, some people of Appalachia have been practicing a form of Christianity that involves handling snakes in church. The practice still exists and recently it has found itself at odds with the law. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer reports.

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4:37 am
Thu September 4, 2008

UK's Stoll Field Gets Historic Marker

Lexington, KY – An historical marker commemorating Stoll Field, where the first football game in the Southern United States was played nearly 130 years ago, was dedicated Thursday morning. The field later played host to UK Wildcats football until the completion of Commonwealth Stadium in the 1970s.

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5:25 am
Wed September 3, 2008

State To Hold Workshops On Communicating With "Vulnerable Populations" During Emergencies

Lexington, KY – One is scheduled for Thursday September 11th at Lexington's Downtown Public Library.

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5:15 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Beshear Calls For Less Red Tape In K-CHIP Enrollment

Lexington, KY – Governor Beshear says his plan will enroll at least 35-thousand eligible children over the next two years.

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