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4:42 am
Wed July 9, 2008

Junior League Doles Out 50K To Area Non-Profits

Lexington, KY – As part of its 72nd annual horse show, the Junior League of Lexington has presented checks totaling 50-Thousand dollars to seven different Central Kentucky Agencies.

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4:35 am
Wed July 9, 2008

Some Kentucky Lawmakers Logging Frequent Flyer Miles This Summer

Frankfort, KY – Every year about this time, many of Kentucky's 138 lawmakers pack their bags and head for legislative conferences in distant cities. The National Conference of State Legislatures, this month in New Orleans, draws the biggest crowd. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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9:09 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Despite Cuts Schools Judged Safer

Frankfort, KY – Despite a precipitous decline in funding, school safety programs in Kentucky are still getting the job done. That's the opinion of the man who oversees them. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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5:27 am
Wed July 2, 2008

UK Observatory Open To Public Before/After Fireworks

Lexington, KY – The MacAdam Observatory at the University Of Kentucky will open its dome to the public every Friday night in July.

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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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