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11:20 pm
Wed December 31, 2008

Bredesen Visits Spill

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10:51 am
Wed December 31, 2008

TennCare Fraud

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4:27 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Embattled Governor's Appointment Leaves Heads Scratching

Governor Blagojevich's U.S. Senate appointee choice is Roland Burris, who hails from the Illinois 19th Congressional District.
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Southern Illinois – The embattled governor's announcement of his pick of Roland Burris, the 71-year-old Southern Illinois native, to fill the U.S. senate seat vacated by President-Elect Barack Obama, left many slack-jawed. This includes Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer, a member of the branch of Progressive Democrats of America from Burris' home turf in the Illinois 19th Congressional District.

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3:52 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Minors on the Road

Frankfort, KY – A Kentucky lawmaker wants to require adult supervision of children under the age of 14 who collect money for civic or other groups along roadsides. Democratic Representative Jeff Greer says he got the idea to draft the legislation when he saw unsupervised minors conducting a roadside fundraiser in his community.

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2:59 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Sex Crime Exceptions

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2:37 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Jobless Rates for the Year

Frankfort, KY – The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training reports the state jobless rate increased two percent from November 2007 to November 2008. 116 Kentucky counties saw increases. In Western Kentucky, Calloway County's rate rose from four-point-seven to almost six percent. Christian County saw one of the most dramatic increases, shooting up from six-point-five to eight and a half percent by the end of last month.

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Regional Headlines
12:01 am
Wed December 31, 2008

Henry Bypass Project Could Move Faster

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11:01 pm
Tue December 30, 2008

Fish and Wildlife to Allow 1,000 Elk Permits

1:27 am
Tue December 30, 2008

Disaster Preparedness for Chronic Disease Patients

Frankfort, KY – State officials now offer disaster preparedness materials for individuals with chronic disease. The materials benefit those with, among other things, hypertension, heart disease, or diabetes. Public health commissioner William Hacker says a resource guide will help chronically ill patients take necessary steps to prepare for disasters and emergencies. Janet Lutrell (LUH-trull) manages the chronic disease prevention branch.

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Regional Headlines
12:20 am
Tue December 30, 2008

Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

Paktika, Afghanistan – Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Campbell soldier who died last week in Afghanistan. Corporal Charles Gaffney Jr. of Phoenix, Arizona died when his combat post received enemy rocket fire. The Governor will order flags to half-staff on the day of Gaffney's funeral. Arrangements are pending.

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