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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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6:26 am
Tue May 15, 2007

Tribute to Lexington Golf Champ Gay Brewer

Lexington, KY – Efforts are underway to change the name of a Lexington golf course in honor of one of the city's own. Josh James explains.

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11:02 am
Mon May 14, 2007

More Trouble for the TRF

Lexington, KY – The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation which operates the Maker's Mark Secretariat Center at the Kentucky Horse Park has lost another board member. Kathleen Adams has details.

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11:02 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Thoroughbred Charities of America Gets Donation

Lexington, KY – Proceeds from the sale and auction of Woodford Reserve mint julep cups have been tallied and are being donated to the Thoroughbred Charities of America. Kathleen Adams has details.

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11:01 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Thoroughbred Charities of America Gets Donation

Lexington, KY – Proceeds from the sale and auction of Woodford Reserve mint julep cups have been tallied and are being donated to the Thoroughbred Charities of America. Kathleen Adams has details.

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6:58 am
Thu May 10, 2007

Governor Breaks Ground on Newtown Pike Project

Lexington, KY – Governor Ernie Fletcher helped break ground Thursday on a project to reconstruct two miles of Newtown Pike. Josh James reports.

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3:11 am
Thu May 10, 2007

Celebrating Lexington's History

Lexington, KY – Tour a 40-room mansion, research your family tree, or visit Lexington's historic neighborhoods on bicycle - it's all part of Historic Preservation Week, which begins this Saturday. Josh James has more.

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8:59 am
Wed May 9, 2007

Inmate Art Aids Humanity

Lexington, KY – Proceeds from the sale of prison artwork will benefit Habitat for Humanity. As Kathleen Adams reports, the art exhibit opens next week in Louisville.

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