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1:14 am
Mon March 19, 2007

State Wins Smoke-Free Award

Lexington, KY – A national organization dedicated to nonsmokers' rights has named Kentucky as one of four winners in the annual clean indoor air challenge. Kathleen Adams has details.

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1:34 am
Fri March 16, 2007

Protesters Mark Iraq War Anniversary

Lexington, KY – Peace activists in central Kentucky marked the fourth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war with a walk from downtown Lexington to the Bluegrass Army Depot in Richmond. Kathleen Adams caught up with the walkers before they began their trek.

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9:29 am
Thu March 15, 2007

Thousands Don't Apply for Tax Credit

Lexington, KY – Many low income Kentuckians could boost their incomes by applying for the Earned Income Tax Credit. As Kathleen Adams reports, low-wage earners often don't apply for the credit because they don't know about it.

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2:30 am
Thu March 15, 2007

UK Studies Women's Safety on Campus

Lexington, KY – Women's safety on campus is the subject of a major study being conducted by University of Kentucky researchers. As Josh James reports, the survey promises more detailed results than previous efforts.

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2:49 am
Wed March 14, 2007

Bill Clinton Visits Lexington Next Week

Lexington – Former President Bill Clinton will be in Lexington next week raising money for his wife's presidential campaign. As Josh James reports, the fundraiser will take place at the home of state Democratic Party Chairman Jerry Lundergan.

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12:02 am
Wed March 14, 2007

Wine Benefits Horses

Lexington, KY – Starting tomorrow, wine collectors as well as those who just enjoy a good glass of vino can purchase a locally produced bottle of wine and raise funds for a central Kentucky equine group at the same time. Kathleen Adams has details.

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12:19 am
Tue March 13, 2007

Colorectal Cancer Screenings

Lexington, KY – With the rates of colorectal cancer in Kentucky much higher than the national average, state health officals are encouraging Kentuckians to undergo screening for the disease. Kathleen Adams reports.

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11:58 am
Mon March 12, 2007

Central Kentucky Flu Cases on the Rise

Lexington, KY – Spring may be less than two weeks away, but as Kathleen Adams reports many central Kentuckians are still falling victim to the flu.

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2:43 am
Fri March 9, 2007

Daylight Saving Time's Effect on Sleep

Lexington, KY – Daylight Saving Time returns to most of the country this weekend and as Kathleen Adams reports, that means many people will be sleep deprived.

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9:16 am
Thu March 8, 2007

Midway Moves Closer to Final Stockyard Decision

Lexington, KY – Advocates pressing for the relocation of Blue Grass Stockyards to Midway cleared another hurdle Thursday night as the Versailles - Midway - Woodford County Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of a controversial amendment to the region's zoning ordinances. Josh James explains.

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