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2:03 am
Thu August 16, 2007

Public Library Expands Immigrant Services

Lexington, KY – A new effort to connect recent immigrants to services available in Lexington is underway at the Village Branch of the public library. Josh James has details.

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9:56 am
Wed August 15, 2007

State Refunds A Portion Of Mining Fees Back To Counties

Lexington, KY – Over two dozen Kentucky counties recently received refunds from the state of monies collected for coal mining permit fees. As Kathleen Adams reports, the amount of the refunds ranged from miniscule to substanial.

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10:03 am
Tue August 14, 2007

Equestrian Games Officials Seek To Reassure Council

Lexington, KY – Officials in charge of the 2010 World Equestrian Games are seeking to reassure the Urban County Council that plans are moving on schedule. But as Josh James reports, at least one council member has concerns about the role of Lexington's downtown.

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7:18 am
Tue August 14, 2007

Government Looks To Streamline Operations

Lexington, KY – The Urban County Government has its eye on increasing efficiency. As Josh James reports, a number of efforts are underway to tighten up operations.

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10:41 am
Mon August 13, 2007

Medical Volunteers Coming To Pike County In '08

Lexington, KY – A national medical organization made up of volunteers is expected to travel to eastern Kentucky next year to treat hundreds of uninsured and underinsured patients. Kathleen Adams has details.

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2:56 am
Mon August 13, 2007

Downtown Projects Could Receive Federal Boost

Lexington, KY – Downtown revitalization projects in Lexington could receive a boost from the federal government. As Josh James reports, the US House of Representatives has approved a sizeable grant as part of an infrastructure bill.

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3:12 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Chandler Sounds Off On Iraq

Lexington, KY – Congressman Ben Chandler is sounding off on Iraq. During an interview with Josh James, the congressman said he sees few signs of a political settlement.

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3:07 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Heat Alters High School Football Schedules

Lexington, KY – As the Bluegrass reaches near-record highs, one area coach is keeping his eye on the temperature just as often as the ball. Josh James has the story.

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2:04 am
Thu August 9, 2007

Not Too Hot For Horse Racing

Lexington, KY – As the heat wave continues, temperatures throughout Kentucky and parts of Ohio are expected to reach the 100-degree mark today. As Kathleen Adams reports, even in extreme heat, the horses are on the track.

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2:09 am
Wed August 8, 2007

Chandler Vows Pressure on FAA

Lexington, KY – 6th District Congressman Ben Chandler says the Federal Aviation Administration still hasn't done enough to improve its performance in the wake of the Comair Flight 5191 disaster last August. Josh James has more.

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