Kenny Colston (KPR)

Kentucky Public Radio Capital Bureau Chief

Kenny Colston is the Frankfort Bureau Chief for Kentucky Public Radio (a collaborative effort of public radio stations in Kentucky). Colston has covered Kentucky's Capitol and state government since 2010. He is a Louisville native, and a graduate of the University of Kentucky. When he's not tracking down stories about Kentucky politics, you can often find him watching college sports, particularly football.

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Politics
11:40 am
Wed June 13, 2012

NRCC Makes Early Ad Buy for Andy Barr

Republican Kentucky Congressional Candidate Andy Barr
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The national group in charge of getting Republicans elected to Congress is investing $400,000 in Kentucky'’s Sixth Congressional District.

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Society
4:19 pm
Tue June 12, 2012

Kentucky Lawyer Rejects Extendicar​e's Claims State Legal Environmen​t is Hostile

A Kentucky law firm that specializes in nursing home abuse cases is pushing back on nursing home company Extendicare’'s claim that the state'’s legal environment is causing it to pull back its operation.

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Business
2:42 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

BEAM announces export partnershi​p

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Kentucky’'s two largest cities are looking to help businesses expand their markets.

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Kentucky Legislature
6:54 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Bluegrass Institute Blames Lawmakers for Struggling Pension Systems

wikipedia.org

The watchdog group Bluegrass Institute has released a report blaming Kentucky'’s lawmakers for various issues with the state’'s pension systems.

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Higher Education
3:10 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

State Universities Won't Follow UK's Lead in Using Layoffs to Balance Budgets

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The majority of the state's public universities are not following the University of Kentucky's lead in laying off a large number of employees to balance the budget.

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Politics
11:46 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Right to Work Advocates Target Kentucky

Groups that support so-called "right to work" laws are looking to pass such a measure in Kentucky. 

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Politics
2:20 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

O’Connor Claims Elections are Corrupting the Legal System

Sandra Day O’Connor

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor says the money involved in direct judicial elections is corrupting the legal system.

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Coal Power
3:18 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

McConnell Rallies for Coal to be Bigger Part of US Energy Portfolio

As the Environmental Protection Agency begins its public forums on coal mining permits in Kentucky, U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell is rallying for coal to be a bigger part of the nation's energy portfolio.

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Secular Lobby
3:02 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Secular Coalition for America Looking to Establish Kentucky Chapter

A national group that promotes the separation of church and state is looking to establish a chapter in Kentucky.

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Health and Welfare
9:09 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Kentucky Preps for Healthcare Overhaul

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A US Supreme Court ruling is expected by the end of the month on the constitutionality of the federal health care overhaul.  

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