Local/Regional News

Local/Regional News
1:24 am
Thu November 29, 2007

Whistle Blower Hearing Enters Third Day

Lexington, KY – A union steward working in the chemical area at the Blue Grass Army Depot testified today during an administrative law hearing in Lexington that management at the facility never pressured a whistle blower to accept medical disability.

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1:17 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Second Day Of Testimony In Whistle Blower Case

Lexington, KY – During a second day of testimony, a former employee at the Blue Grass Army Depot chronicled what he alleges was retaliation by his immediate superiors at the facility after he complained about safety violations. Kathleen Adams has more on the story.

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10:09 am
Tue November 27, 2007

CPE Launches New Program For College Dropouts

Frankfort, KY – Attention former Kentucky college students who never graduated! Colleges and universities across the commonwealth want you back! Kentucky Public Radio's Tony Mcveigh explains.

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1:39 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Legendary Jockey Bill Hartack Has Died

Lexington, KY – Legendary jockey Bill Hartack has died. As Kathleen Adams reports, Hartack was one of only two jockeys to win the Kentucky Derby five times.

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12:40 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Blue Grass Army Depot Whistle Blower Hearing Begins

Lexington, KY – An administrative law judge heard opening statements and testimony from witnesses today in a case that raises concerns about the chemical monitoring system at the Blue Grass Army Depot. Kathleen Adams has details.

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11:31 am
Mon November 26, 2007

Herald-Leader Journalists Launch Petition Drive

Lexington, KY – The union representing more than 80 journalists at the Lexington Herald-Leader has launched a petition drive that as Kathleen Adams reports, highlights contract talks between the newspaper Guild and the McClatchy company.

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12:34 am
Mon November 26, 2007

Wanted: Parade Horses

Lexington, KY – A Kentucky equine group that strongly supported Steve Beshear's bid for governor hopes its members will turn out for his inaugural parade. Kathleen Adams has details.

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12:18 am
Wed November 21, 2007

Beer Bottle Benefits Horses And Jockeys

Lexington, KY – Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, Alltech's Lexington Brewing Company has unveiled a new collectible bottle that benefits two organizations with close ties to the Thoroughbred industry. Kathleen Adams has details.

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11:45 am
Tue November 20, 2007

Help Available For Medicare Open Enrollment

Lexington, KY – Medicare's fall open enrollment is currently underway and as Kathleen Adams reports, Kentuckians have access to counselors who will help determine the best plan.

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4:14 am
Tue November 20, 2007

Centre College Misses Out On 2008 Debates

Lexington, KY – Officials at Centre College in Danville are disappointed that the school will not get to host a presidential or vice presidential debate this fall.

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