Local/Regional News

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4:06 am
Thu April 5, 2007

Lunsford Unveils Blueprint

Lexington, KY – Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Lunsford is joining the growing chorus of candidates calling for universal health care in Kentucky. Josh James has more.

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6:55 am
Wed April 4, 2007

Mystery Writer Kit Ehrman Talks About New Book

Lexington, KY – Indiana-based mystery writer Kit Ehrman talks with Kathleen Adams about her latest book, Triple Cross, which features Churchill Downs racetrack as the back drop for murder, greed and lust.

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12:40 am
Wed April 4, 2007

Racial Disparity in Kentucky Child Welfare System

Lexington, KY – State officials are concerned about the high number of African-American children living in out-of-home care in Kentucky. As Kathleen Adams reports, the Kentucky Cabinet For Health and Family Services is getting help with the problem from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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8:31 am
Mon April 2, 2007

Midway Says Yes to Stockyards

Lexington, KY – The Midway City Council ended a long-running debate Monday night by approving a measure that would allow Bluegrass Stockyards to move its facilities to Midway. Josh James has the story.

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1:05 am
Mon April 2, 2007

Drug Seizures

Lexington, KY – Members of the Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement recently confiscated 114 pounds of processed marijuana in Warren County. As Kathleen Adams reports, the seizure comes on the heels of the department's largest ever cocaine seizure.

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11:33 am
Fri March 30, 2007

Preparing For Bad Weather

Lexington, KY – Earlier this week, at least 65 tornadoes touched down in the nation's mid-section and left people dead. As Kathleen Adams reports, unlike some states, meteorlogists in Kentucky have the tools to track severe weather systems.

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11:40 am
Thu March 29, 2007

State Unveils New Health Care Web Site

Lexington, KY – In response to a federal initative promoting greater transparency regarding consumer access to health care information, a Web site was unveiled this month that shares the performance data of Commonwealth hospitals. Kathleen Adams has details.

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3:57 am
Thu March 29, 2007

Session Over

Frankfort – Let the assessments begin! The 2007 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is history. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh takes a look at some of the winners and losers among the almost 800 bills introduced during the session.

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10:13 am
Wed March 28, 2007

Energy Task Force Makes Recommendations

Lexington, KY – An energy efficiency task force organized by the Kentucky Department of Public Protection has completed its work and recently issued a report to Gov. Ernie Fletcher. Kathleen Adams has details.

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3:28 am
Wed March 28, 2007

Horse Park Arena Loses Funding

Lexington, KY – A new outdoor stadium for the Kentucky Horse Park slated for completion by the 2010 World Equestrian Games may be in jeopardy after lawmakers in Frankfort failed to appropriate the 38-million dollars required for the project before wrapping up their session last night. Josh James explains.

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