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12:37 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Fletcher Renominated

Lexington, KY – Republican Governor Ernie Fletcher's reelection hopes are staying alive. Last night Fletcher fended off challenges from two fellow Republicans to capture his party's nomination. Josh James has more.

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12:35 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Primary Results Roundup

Lexington, KY – In addition to selecting nominees for Governor, Kentuckians also named their choices in a number of other races Tuesday. Alan Lytle has a roundup of those results.

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12:19 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Primary Results Roundup

Lexington, KY – In addition to selecting nominees for Governor, Kentuckians also named their choices in a number of other races Tuesday. Josh James has a roundup of those results.

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11:10 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Fayette County Child Abuse Prevention Projects Get Funding

Lexington, KY – Several programs aimed at improving the lives of Fayette County children recently received funding from the Kentucky Health and Family Services Cabinet. Kathleen Adams has details.

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9:16 am
Mon May 21, 2007

Fayette Schools Change Start Times

Lexington, KY – The Fayette County School Board has agreed to a set of changes for school start times. As Josh James reports, the adjustments are meant to offset bus driver shortages.

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12:12 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Hispanic Health Fair

Lexington, KY – Medical students from the University of Kentucky will offer free health screenings this weekend during a Hispanic health fair. As Kathleen Adams reports, the annual event got started four years ago.

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1:27 am
Thu May 17, 2007

More Kentuckians Have Health Coverage

Lexington, KY – A national think tank has released data that ranks Kentucky as number one in the nation in growth of employer-based health insurance coverage. Kathleen Adams explains.

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11:18 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Fans of Barbaro Unite Against Slaughter

Lexington, KY – The valiant fight for life that Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro demonstrated after breaking down in last year's Preakness Stakes has inspired The Fans of Barbaro to tackle the issue of horse slaughter in the United States. Kathleen Adams explains.

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2:35 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Civics Knowledge on the Decline

Lexington, KY – Secretary of State Trey Grayson says he's not all that surprised to learn of a new national study that gives students low proficiency marks in civics and democracy. Josh James explains.

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6:32 am
Tue May 15, 2007

Farmers' Market Complaint Stirs Up Debate

Lexington, KY – For 30 years the city of Lexington has provided free space on Vine Street for the Lexington Farmers Market, but that arrangement has come under fire as the result of a complaint from a local seller. KPR Josh James has more.

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