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8:03 am
Tue January 8, 2008

Council Water Discussion Ends In Stalemate

Lexington, KY – An Urban County Council discussion of the competing plans for a new water supply ended in a stalemate Tuesday night. As Josh James reports, the council was responding to an unorthodox order from the Public Service Commission to provide an official opinion on the issue.

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1:00 am
Tue January 8, 2008

NPR's New Hampshire Primary Special To Air On Wookie 3

Lexington, KY – With the New Hampshire primary coming a scant five days after the Iowa caucuses, the atmosphere is electric, and NPR is there. HD listeners can hear NPR's special coverage of the historic contest live from the Granite State on WUKY HD-3 or "Wookie 3." The special report airs tonight at 8 and lasts until 11PM.

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4:15 am
Mon January 7, 2008

Bastin Sworn In As Lexington's New Police Chief

Lexington, KY – Ronnie Bastin has officially been sworn in as Lexington's Police Chief.

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1:21 am
Mon January 7, 2008

Kentucky Launches Online Mortgage Licensing System

Lexington, KY – Kentucky has taken the lead and joined six other states in implementing an online mortgage licensing system. As Kathleen Adams reports, the system is designed to protect consumers.

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11:24 am
Fri January 4, 2008

LexTran Board Green-Lights Trolley Plan

Lexington, KY – LexTran board members have green-lighted a plan that would bring a trolley system to downtown Lexington. But as Kathleen Adams reports, before that happens funding for the old-style buses must be found.

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11:24 am
Fri January 4, 2008

Discovery Day At UK Art Museum

Lexington, KY – Officials at the University of Kentucky Art Museum hope for good crowds and high numbers during a fundraising weekend.

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7:33 am
Fri January 4, 2008

Beshear Singing Busted Budget Blues

Frankfort, KY – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is taking actions he hopes will eliminate a current state budget deficit, but warns even tougher times are ahead. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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10:46 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Crawlathon At Carter Caves

Lexington, KY – An event that started nearly 30 years ago to lure tourists to Carter Caves Resort Park during the off-season is now one of Kentucky's premiere caving trips. Kathleen Adams has details.

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2:53 am
Thu January 3, 2008

State Senator Plans To Unseat US Representative Ron Lewis

Lexington, KY – Kentucky Republican Congressman Ron Lewis will face a challenge to his seat in the next election. As Josh James reports, state Senator David Boswell says he plans to file his candidacy papers this month.

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2:46 am
Thu January 3, 2008

Lexingtonians Encouraged To Spend MLK Day Volunteering

Lexington, KY – On January Twenty-first, Lexington's observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday will include a call to do more than spend the day marching for peace.

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