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12:09 am
Wed May 21, 2008

How Not To Get A Holiday Traffic Ticket

Lexington, KY – Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest travel times of the year and traffic enforcement officials are expected to be out patrolling roadways in record numbers. But as Kathleen Adams reports, the best defense against getting a ticket is a good offense.

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5:11 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Lexington Voters Weigh Their Choices

Lexington, KY – Only two minor delays were reported this morning when the polls opened in Lexington. Kathleen Adams talked with voters outside a Fayette County precinct near UK and filed this report.

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8:48 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Council Seats Up For Grabs

Lexington, KY – Lexingtonians head to the polls Tuesday where they weigh in on national, state and local races including several district council seats. Bryan Bartlett has more.

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3:34 am
Mon May 19, 2008

US Senate Primary Often Dirty for Kentucky Dems

Louisville, KY – This Tuesday, Kentucky Democrats will have seven candidates from which to chose as their nominee for the US Senate seat held by Republican Mitch McConnell. The primary campaign has sometimes gone negative, especially between the two front runners. Kentucky Public Radio's Gabe Bullard reports from partner station WFPL in Louisville.

Full story at WEKU

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3:32 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Hillary Clinton comes to WKU; hopes to score big win Tuesday

Bowling Green, KY – Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton fired up a crowd at Western Kentucky University Sunday afternoon. The former First Lady spoke at a get-out-the-vote rally, one of several appearances Clinton made in the Commonwealth over the past few days. The New York Senator is hoping a big win in Kentucky's primary will boost her battle against Barack Obama. Lisa Autry reports.

Full story at WKYU

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3:06 am
Mon May 19, 2008

WKU prof says Obama using new political ad mediums

Bowling Green, KY – This year's presidential contest is seeing a big use in social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook. WKU Communications professor Jennifer Lewis says Barack Obama is using these sites much more effectively than other candidates. She spoke to Lisa Autry about new trends in political advertising.

Full story at WKYU

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9:05 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee Convenes

Lexington, KY – The Jockey Club's Thoroughbred Safety Committee held its first meeting this week, but as Kathleen Adams reports, despite the outcome of these gatherings, there's a limit to the organization's power.

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12:44 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Chandler Delivers Check For Russell School Project

Lexington, KY – U.S. Congressman Ben Chandler delivered a check today for nearly $200,000 that will go towards the creation of a neighborhood service center in downtown Lexington. Kathleen Adams has details.

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11:09 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Lt. Gov. Talks About Beshear's Low Approval Numbers

Lexington, KY – Kentucky's Lt. Gov. Daniel Mongiardo was in Lexington today and addressed the issue of Gov. Steve Beshear's low approval ratings. Kathleen Adams has details.

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10:41 am
Wed May 14, 2008

University of Kentucky Equestrian Team Takes National Title

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky equestrian team is celebrating their win at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Team Championship held last weekend in Los Angeles. Kathleen Adams has details.

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