Local/Regional News

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10:33 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Wallenda Is Home

Lexington, KY – Following up on a story we brought you earlier this spring - Wallenda is home. WUKY's Kathleen Adams first reported on efforts by a Scott County horse rescue group to repatriate the stallion to the United States and now files this update.

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8:45 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Side x Side Exhibit Opens Friday

Lexington, KY – Lexington's Friday night gallery hop will feature 27 pieces of artwork that are part of a pilot project that pairs children from a local art therapy program with professional artists. Kathleen Adams has details.

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2:51 am
Thu June 14, 2007

Library To Upgrade Northside

Lexington, KY – The Lexington Public Library will break ground on a new 7.7 million dollar Northside Branch Saturday morning. Josh James has details.

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10:53 am
Wed June 13, 2007

Go Higher Grants Available

Lexington, KY – In an effort to encourage more Kentuckians to obtain a college degree, the state's higher education assistance authority has earmarked grant money for use by non-traditional students. Kathleen Adams has details.

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3:52 am
Tue June 12, 2007

UK's Record 2 Billion Dollar Budget

Lexington, KY – The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees approved a record-breaking budget this afternoon. As Josh James reports, at over 2 billion dollars, the budget represents an increase of more than 180 million over last year.

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2:55 am
Tue June 12, 2007

Classic Cars Benefit Children's Hospital

Lexington, KY – Car enthusiasts will have to wait until August for the next Concours d'Elegance, but that's not stopping organizers from celebrating last year's event. Josh James explains.

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2:33 am
Mon June 11, 2007

Senate Moves on Energy, Immigration

Lexington, KY – Kentucky's Senior Senator Mitch McConnell is weighing in on a number of pending bills in Congress. Josh James has details.

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10:08 am
Fri June 8, 2007

Watch The Belmont At Keeneland

Lexington, KY – Horse racing fans can cheer on their picks in the Belmont Stakes Saturday afternoon at Keeneland. As Kathleen Adams reports, Rags to Riches is attempting to become only the third filly to ever win the final leg of racing's Triple Crown

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11:24 am
Thu June 7, 2007

Local Commission Studies Immigration

Lexington, KY – While lawmakers in Washington worked to salvage a compromise on immigration reform Thursday night, a Lexington commission set up by Mayor Jim Newberry was also examining the issue to see what actions can be taken locally. Josh James has details.

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10:10 am
Thu June 7, 2007

Newberry Says State Responsible for Legal Aid

Lexington, KY – Lexington Mayor Jim Newberry says responsibility for funding legal representation for low-income criminal defendants belongs with the state and not the city. As Josh James reports, the Mayor wants to phase out funding for the Fayette County Legal Aid office.

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