Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
4:54 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Beshear Announces Energy Plan

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear says he's determined to make the state the Energy Capital of the World. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has more on the governor's plan.

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4:22 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Lawmakers Question Nursing Contracts

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky lawmakers are questioning the expenditure of hundreds of millions of dollars for contract nurses at state mental health facilities. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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1:19 am
Wed July 16, 2008

Kentucky American Water Awards 20K To Two Environment Groups

Lexington, KY – Innovative ideas and a commitment to improving water quality have earned two Central Kentucky environmental organizations some hefty corporate grant money. Bryan Bartlett has details.

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10:37 am
Tue July 15, 2008

Beshear Rolls Vehicle Enforcement into a Division of Kentucky State Police

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is putting two state law enforcement agencies under one umbrella. We get details from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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12:45 am
Tue July 15, 2008

State Government Launches New Carpooling Website

Frankfort, KY – The high price of gasoline has Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear searching for ways to help lessen the financial burden on state employees. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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5:12 am
Mon July 14, 2008

New Law Tackles Meth Lab Cleanup

Frankfort, KY – Most new laws approved by the 2008 Kentucky General Assembly go into effect Tuesday. One, dealing with the cleanup of illegal meth labs, gets a closer look from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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5:09 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Call Before You Dig Gets More Teeth

Lexington, KY – A new law going into effect today strengthens protections for underground utility lines.

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4:54 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Frankfort Offers Historic "Staycation Destination"

Frankfort, KY – Staying close to home this year on your summer vacation? You're not alone. But as Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh reports, you don't have to go very far in the Commonwealth to find something interesting.

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4:03 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Lextran Stands To Gain From Fed. Appropriations Bill

Lexington, KY – If the U-S Senate approves an appropriations bill sponsored by its Minority Leader, Lextran could get some federal help in replenishing its fleet of buses.

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4:44 am
Thu July 10, 2008

Governor Beshear Hopes Justices Can Solve High Cost Of Incarceration

Lexington, KY – Governor Beshear Hopes the state Supreme Court will offer some relief to county officials who must wrestle with high jail costs. Stu Johnson reports...

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