Local/Regional News

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12:59 am
Tue September 11, 2007

Local Reaction To Petraeus' Plan

Lexington, KY – For the second day in a row, General David Petraeus sat before members of Congress and gave his assessment of U.S. strategies in Iraq. Kathleen Adams recently spoke to two Kentuckians with close ties to the war zone.

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11:51 am
Mon September 10, 2007

McConnell Urges Open Mind On Petraeus Report

Lexington, KY – Before General David Petraeus delivered his status report on Iraq today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urged his colleagues to remains open-minded and not rush to judgment. Josh James reports.

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10:43 am
Mon September 10, 2007

Cumberland Falls State Resort Park Site Of National Three Cs Reunion

Lexington, KY – Later this month, Cumberland Falls State Resort Park will host a reunion for a group of people who spent the depression years carrying out public works and conservation projects throughout the nation. Kathleen Adams has details.

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9:50 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Underground Railroad Conference Coming To Georgetown

Lexington, KY – The historic underground railroad system, which helped move enslaved individuals from slave states to free states in the north and Canada, will be the focus next week of a conference at Georgetown College. Kathleen Adams has details.

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3:17 am
Thu September 6, 2007

Plans Set For UK Retirement Community

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky has released details about its long-planned retirement community. Josh James has more.

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3:18 am
Wed September 5, 2007

Board Under Fire Over Nominations

Lexington, KY – The nominating process used to select candidates for senior positions on the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees has come under fire from some board members. Josh James has details.

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12:20 am
Wed September 5, 2007

UK Study Shows Women Feel Safer On Campus

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky today released the results of a study that indicates female students feel safer on campus than they have in the past. But as Kathleen Adams reports, more than a third of students surveyed reported being victimized on campus.

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11:48 am
Tue September 4, 2007

Looking Beyond 2010

Lexington, KY – The Urban County Government is soliciting ideas from the public on how Lexington might use the 2010 World Equestrian Games as a springboard for more long-lasting projects. Josh James explains.

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10:53 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Lexingtonian Remembers Princess Diana

Lexington, KY – It was ten years ago today that the world woke-up to the news that Diana, Princess of Wales, had died in a Paris car crash. As Kathleen Adams reports, one Lexington resident will forever remember the princess for her ability to embrace strangers.

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9:49 am
Thu August 30, 2007

New UK Observatory

Lexington, KY – In this week's "Focus On UK", Alan Lytle reports on the university's new observatory being built at the top of one of the school's parking garages.

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