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4:31 pm
Wed August 15, 2012

Renewable Energy Research Has A New Home In Lexington

UK Center For Applied Energy Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky officially opened the doors to its newest research facility Wednesday. Research in the $20.8 million dollar building will focus on renewable energy.

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Local/Regional News
3:20 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

Abramson, Lawmakers React To The Death Of Beshear's Chief Of Staff

Governor's Mansion in Frankfort, KY

LEXINGTON, Ky. - State officials are remembering Mike Haydon, Governor Steve Beshear’s chief of staff, who died of an apparent heart attack Sunday. Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson and State House Majority Leader Rocky Adkins spoke Monday about the long time public servant.

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Local/Regional News
2:03 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

Beshear Creates Health Insurance Exchange In Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. - After weeks of promising to do so, Governor Steve Beshear has set up a state-run health insurance exchange in Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
2:20 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Budget Proposal Would Expand Preschool Eligibility

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- More low-income Kentucky families would be able to send their child to public preschool under a plan to expand eligibility requirements.

Half-day preschool programs are currently open to 4-year-olds in families with income at or below 150 percent of the federal poverty level. In his budget proposal, Governor Steve Beshear would raise that income cap to 160 percent of the poverty level.

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