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2:04 am
Mon May 5, 2008

PETA Files Compliant Regarding Death Of Eight Belles

Lexington, KY – Following the death of the filly Eight Belles after Saturday's Kentucky Derby, the animal rights group People For The Ethical Treatment of Animals is calling on the racing industry to make changes. But as Kathleen Adams reports, PETA is also filing a formal compliant.

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12:00 am
Fri May 2, 2008

UK Hosts Joint Chiefs Chair Tonight

Lexington, KY – Central Kentuckians have a rare opportunity tonight to discuss Iraq War policy with President Bush's principle military advisor.

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1:11 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Groups Mark National Prayer Day Differently

Lexington, KY – As the faithful celebrate National Prayer Day today, thousands of people are expected to offer up devotions both publicly and privately. But as Kathleen Adams reports, atheists are also marking the day.

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12:05 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Eventing Officials Call For Summit

Lexington, KY – Following a spill which seriously injured a rider at last weekend's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event, officials involved with the sport are calling for a safety summit. Kathleen Adams has more.

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10:52 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Fans Of Barbaro Celebrate His Birthday

Lexington, KY – In honor of what would have been 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro's fifth birthday, Fans of Barbaro are encouraging horse enthusiasts to telephone members of Congress. Kathleen Adams explains.

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12:53 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Smoking Ban Anniversary Celebrated At Statewide Conference

Lexington, KY – It was 4 years ago this week that Lexington city leaders passed an indoor smoke-free ordinance. The milestone is being celebrated today as part of a statewide smoke-free conference in Lexington.

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12:07 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Foreclosure Prevention Efforts Not Working

Lexington, KY – The State Foreclosure Prevention Working Group recently released its second report, and as Kathleen Adams tells us, it shows foreclosure prevention efforts aren't keeping up with the rising number of homeowners in trouble.

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1:21 am
Fri April 25, 2008

WRFL At 20

Lexington, KY – In this edition of "Focus on UK", Alan Lytle reports on the school's student-driven public radio station.

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12:39 am
Fri April 25, 2008

Home Sales In Blue Grass Exceed $300 Million For 1st Quarter

Lexington, KY – Even as sales of existing homes continue their downward slide across many parts of the nation, here in the Blue Grass region, the numbers are quite different. Kathleen Adams has details.

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2:14 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Rolex Kentucky Begins Thursday, Sport Under A Cloud

Lexington, KY – The Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event begins tomorrow in Lexington at the Kentucky Horse Park. And as Kathleen Adams reports, recent injuries and deaths on cross-country courses has some worried about the safety of the sport.

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