Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
12:22 am
Thu June 12, 2008

Bloomberg Article Touts Central Kentucky Housing Market

Lexington, KY – A recent article posted on Bloomberg.com touts Lexington as a "true housing bargain" and a "top market with low risk." And as Kathleen Adams reports, one realty group hopes the public heeds the message.

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12:34 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Block Aid For Preserve Lexington

Lexington, KY – As the fight over the controversial CentrePointe development continues, the organization attempting to maintain the historic block where the project is to be located, is feverishly fundraising.

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12:38 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Regional Summits On Drop Out Prevention

Lexington, KY – A nonprofit organization founded by former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, has given the Kentucky Education Cabinet a grant to help lower the state's high school drop-out rate. Kathleen Adams has details.

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10:44 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Air Conditioners Available To Those In Need

Lexington, KY – With temperatures in central Kentucky soaring into the 90s over the weekend, health officials are urging safety precautions to avoid health-related illnesses. And as Kathleen Adams reports, help is available for low-income residents lacking air conditioners.

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5:16 am
Mon June 9, 2008

New Fed Program To Help Homeless Vets Find Affordable Housing

Lexington, KY – 35 Lexington area military veterans and their families could soon be "off the streets" and in an area apartment.

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12:51 am
Mon June 9, 2008

Hatfield-McCoy Festival This Weekend

Lexington, KY – Pike County is celebrating its annual Hatfield-McCoy Festival this weekend and as Kathleen Adams reports, a Kentucky historian will be there to put the famous feud in context.

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1:25 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Preventing Mine Blowouts

Lexington, KY – In an effort to stave off deep mine blowouts such as the ones that occurred recently at Grapevine and in the Virgie area, Pike County officials are proposing a plan of action. Kathleen Adams has details.

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4:11 am
Thu June 5, 2008

Poverty Forum Seeks To Make The Problem "More Real"

Lexington, KY – A conversation with Community Action Council's Stephanie Davis and Charlie Lanter about the June 10th Poverty Forum featuring a speech by noted author Donna Beegle.

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12:57 am
Thu June 5, 2008

Patrice Wolfson Remembers Affirmed On 30th Anniversary Of Triple Crown Win

Lexington, KY – Many in the Thoroughbred horse racing community expect Big Brown will win the final leg of the Triple Crown Saturday, at Belmont Park. If that happens, Affirmed will no longer be known as the last winner of the coveted crown. But as Kathleen Adams reports, that's fine with Affirmed's owner.

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6:08 am
Wed June 4, 2008

Courting Appalachia

Lexington, KY – The Director of the University of Kentucky's Institute for Rural Journalism says Barack Obama has an uphill battle to turn the Bluegrass "Blue" in the general election

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