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5:23 am
Wed July 2, 2008

Lake Cumberland Poised For Big Holiday Weekend

Lexington, KY – State Parks and Tourism spokesman says folks now used to lower water level.

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5:14 am
Wed July 2, 2008

Cross: Obama Made Two Important Speeches This Week

Lexington, KY – In our ongoing coverage of the 2008 Presidential Election Campaign, Al Cross, Direcor of UK's Institute For Rural Journalism and Community Issues, says Barack Obama's speeches on faith and patriotism demonstrate the candidate's awareness that he needs to reach beyond his base.

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9:10 am
Tue July 1, 2008

Special Session In Review

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers last week did as promised. In one quick week, they passed a pension reform bill in a special session called by Governor Steve Beshear. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the week that was.

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2:20 am
Tue July 1, 2008

Ten Year Old Steals The Show At Pie Contest

Lexington, KY – Lexington's Fourth of July festivities are already in full swing with the annual pie contest.

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3:09 am
Mon June 30, 2008

KSP To Use Fewer Roving Vehicles This Holiday Weekend

Lexington, KY – Increasing fuel costs, and a tight budget are two reasons Kentucky State Police say they're changing the way they'll patrol this holiday weekend. Alan Lytle has the story.

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12:46 am
Fri June 27, 2008

Pension Reform Bill On Way to Governor's Desk

Frankfort, KY – With today's Senate Vote, the special legislative session on pension reform has essentially drawn to a close.

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9:25 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Board Decision Means Centrepoint Moves Forward

Lexington, KY – A big new development for downtown Lexington has just been approved. The 35 story CentrePointe project has passed a major hurdle.

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2:37 am
Thu June 26, 2008

Tired Of High Gas Prices? Try A Moped

Lexington, KY – Soaring energy costs have caused some drivers to sacrifice a little horsepower for better gas mileage. WUKY's Alan Lytle has the story....

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9:42 am
Tue June 24, 2008

Southerners Commemorate Davis's Bicentennial Birthday

Fairview, KY – This year saw the launch of celebrations marking President Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday in 2009. This month, southerners in several states are celebrating the 200th birthday of Jefferson Davis. Davis was President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Kentucky Public Radio's Elizabeth Kramer went to his birthplace to find out who's celebrating.

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4:36 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Lauding Music Education

Lexington, KY – Commentator Scott Winkler is back with another essay. This one is on kids and the importance of music education.

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