Local/Regional News

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10:49 am
Wed February 21, 2007

HPV Vaccine

Lexington, KY – It will be a month before the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department receives the vaccine to prevent the human papilloma virus, but as Kathleen Adams reports, the department is already scheduling appointments for those seeking innoculation.

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11:57 am
Tue February 20, 2007

Forgotten Black Horsemen

Lexington, KY – An exhibition honoring the contributions of black horsemen opened last weekend at the American Saddlebred Museum. Kathleen Adams recently toured the exhibits and filed this report.

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7:47 am
Tue February 20, 2007

Frankfort Infighting Threatens Boni Bill

Lexington, KY – Gubernatorial hopefuls House Speaker Jodi Richards and Governor Ernie Fletcher are trading accusations over the fate of a bill that would boost protections for state safety workers. Josh James explains.

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2:35 am
Mon February 19, 2007

Vatican Official Visits Lexington

Lexington, KY – The man known as the Billy Graham of Catholicism is in Lexington for a speaking tour of several area churches. As Josh James reports, the Vatican official wants to see more dialogue between Catholics and Protestants.

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12:49 am
Mon February 19, 2007

Be Through with Chew

Lexington, KY – All this week the Kentucky Department for Public Health is encouraging Kentuckians to be through with chew. As Kathleen Adams reports, smokeless doesn't mean harmless.

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5:33 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Lexington Fire Dept Urges New Stations

Lexington, KY – Lexington Fire Chief Robert Hendricks says Lexington's fast-growing development is in danger of outstripping expansion of the city's fire department. Josh James has more.

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2:55 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Midway Stockyards Controversy 2

Midway, KY – In part two of our series on the Midway Stockyards controversy, Kara Keeton explains why many area residents say the relocation of Bluegrass Stockyards makes economic sense.

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11:07 am
Mon February 12, 2007

Opposition to stockyards in Midway

Lexington, KY – Opponents to a proposed plan to relocate the Blue Grass Stockyards to Midway plan to fight to keep the facility out of the historic city. Kathleen Adams has details.

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2:40 am
Mon February 12, 2007

State GOP Chairman Resigns

Lexington, KY – As the state primary election season gets underway, Kentucky Republican Party Chairman Darrell Brock is stepping down. Josh James talked with Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell about the change, as well as other issues on the front burner in Washington.

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1:34 am
Fri February 9, 2007

Midway Stockyard Debate Heats Up

Lexington, KY – When Bluegrass Stockyards announced it was eying a 30-acre site in Midway for its new facility, the news sparked an intense debate in the community. Josh James attended a public hearing on the issue Thursday night and filed this report.

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