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3:04 am
Wed July 18, 2007

Comair Memorial Commission Holds First Meeting, Bars Press

Lexington, KY – A commission tasked with memorializing the victims of Comair Flight 5191, formed under the direction of the Governor's office, held its first meeting Wednesday. But as Josh James reports, members of the media were barred from the gathering against the wishes of some families affected by the tragedy.

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12:17 am
Wed July 18, 2007

Kentucky Farmers Looking For Hay

Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Department of Agriculture earlier this week announced the formation of a toll-free hay hotline that is supposed to help locate farmers with hay to sell. But as Kathleen Adams reports, the hotline so far has only underscored the desparate need for hay.

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11:58 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Lady Bird Johnson Part Of UK Oral History Project

Lexington, KY – The recent passing of former First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson, has once again cast the spotlight on the Johnson administration. But as Kathleen Adams reports, many Kentuckians may not know of the Johnson's close ties to the Commonwealth.

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8:29 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Comair Memorial Group To Meet

Lexington, KY – The group charged with crafting an official memorial to the victims of Comair Flight 5191 will meet for the first time on Wednesday.

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8:28 am
Tue July 17, 2007

Lexington Protesters Stage Counter-Filibuster Rally

Lexington, KY – Lexington demonstrators joined protesters across the country Tuesday to rally against Republican efforts to filibuster a Pentagon authorization bill that would begin pulling troops out of Iraq. Josh James caught up with the protesters and filed this report.

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7:04 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Ashland Estate To Hold Lincoln Bicentennial Events

Lexington, KY – The one-time home of the "Great Compromiser" is a signture site for Lincoln's 200th Birthday.

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2:58 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Richards Deadline Passes

Lexington, KY – A deadline for Governor Fletcher and Senate President David Williams to respond to an invitation from House Speaker Jody Richards has passed. Josh James explains.

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12:16 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Opponents Of Nerve Agent Waste Shipments Ask Court For Help

Lexington, KY – Opponents of the U.S. Army's transportation of nerve agent by-products from Indiana to Texas asked an Indianapolis District Court judge today to halt the interstate shipments. As Kathleen Adams reports, the outcome of the proceedings will be felt in Kentucky.

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11:09 am
Thu July 12, 2007

State To Take Over Fayette County Legal Aid

Lexington, KY – Starting next month, the State Department of Public Advocacy is assuming responsibility for providing public defender services to indigents accused of crimes in Fayette County. As Kathleen Adams reports, those within the Department expect services to indigents to improve.

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3:57 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Holsinger Defends Record On The Hill

Lexington, KY – Dr. James Holsinger, President Bush's nominee for the Surgeon General, underwent a grueling round of questioning at his Senate confirmation hearing this morning. As Josh James reports, the University of Kentucky professor defended his record against charges of an ideological agenda.

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