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12:57 am
Tue April 8, 2008

Mayor Newberry Unveils Budget

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry briefed members of the press this morning about his proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Kathleen Adams was there and filed this report.

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12:10 am
Mon April 7, 2008

Tibetan Buddhist Monks Visiting Berea This Week

Lexington, KY – When Buddhist monks in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa protested against Chinese rule last month, a wae of deadly riots followed. But it also refocused world attention on the religious practices of the monks. And as Kathleen Adams reports, several Tibetan monks are visiting Berea this week.

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12:10 am
Fri April 4, 2008

Flooding Forces Roads To Close Throughout The State

Lexington, KY – Many parts of Kentucky are under a flood watch as heavy rains move across the state. And as Kathleen Adams reports, flood waters have forced the closure of some roads in the Commonwealth.

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11:26 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Governor Reacts To Budget Approval

Lexington, KY – Just hours after the Kentucky House gave its approval to the proposed two-year budget, Gov. Steve Beshear told members of the Lexington Forum what he thought of the spending plan. Kathleen Adams was there and filed this report.

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11:14 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Mr. Wildcat Celebrated, Mourned

Lexington, KY – Current and former players, coaches, managers, and friends gathered at Rupp Arena Thursday night to say farewell to the man they all knew as "Mr Wildcat", Bill Keightley.

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9:20 am
Wed April 2, 2008

Brine Water Coming Soon To The Big Sandy

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Division of Water is ready to begin weekly sampling of the Levisa Fork which flows into the Big Sandy River and provides drinking water to Pike County. As Kathleen Adams reports, the sampling will coincide with Consol Mining's planned brine water discharge into the Levisa Fork.

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5:36 am
Wed April 2, 2008

Mr. Wildcat In His Own Words

Lexington, KY – In a special edition of "Focus On UK" Alan Lytle chats with Doug Boyd with the Louie B. Nunn Center For Oral History About A New Project Featuring UK Basketball Icon Bill Keightley, Who Passed Away This Week.

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4:23 am
Wed April 2, 2008

CentrePointe Plans Delayed

Lexington, KY – Plans for the controversial CentrePoint project downtown have been put on hold. As Josh James reports, developers asked a government review board Wednesday to postpone hearings for 60 days.

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5:14 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Vice Mayor Conducts Walking Tour Of Centrepointe Block

Lexington, KY – Jim Gray and several reporters walked the block that could be reduced to rubble to make way for a new skyscraper.

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1:27 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Vice-President Dick Cheney Fund Raises In The Blue Grass

Lexington, KY – Vice-President Dick Cheney was in Lexington today attending a fundraiser for Congressional hopeful Brett Gutherie. Kathleen Adams has details.

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