Environment

Weather
7:41 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Feast or Famine for Rainfall in Kentucky

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Last year was Kentucky’s wettest on record going back to 1895, bringing widespread flooding to some areas last spring. 

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Recycling
2:16 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Madisonville Will Start Curbside Recycling Program in the Fall

Madisonville residents are the first in the Pennyrile region to have free curbside recycling provided by the city.  

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Land Between the Lakes
2:05 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Orphaned Eaglet Rescued in LBL

An orphaned eaglet found in Land Between the Lakes is in Louisville for rehabilitation. 

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FLW Fishing Report
3:01 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Exciting Events Coming Up

Scott Ellison

Scott Ellison here with the weekly FLW Fishing Report. Hopefully the weather will continue to moderate and it will be more comfortable to stay out on the water longer. 

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Environment
8:36 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Lawsuit Alleges Damages From “Whiskey Fungus”

A lawsuit filed today in federal court alleges a black substance coating the homes of residents in some areas of Louisville is caused by whiskey distilling.

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Environment
9:05 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Tick Season is Here

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The mild winter has resulted in an early start to tick season in Kentucky.  University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service agents say the pests have been reported three to four weeks earlier than normal. 

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Environment
10:14 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Tulip Poplars Threatened by Insect

The past two years of mild winters have led to an outbreak of pests in the Ohio River Valley. Tulip Poplar trees in the region are being threatened by usually large numbers of the tulip scale insect- which attaches to twigs on tulip poplar trees, sucks sap out of the bark and releases a clear, sticky sugary substance that’s commonly called “honeydew.”

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Weather
9:09 am
Fri May 25, 2012

Hot and Dry this Weekend in Tennessee

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Record high temperatures could fall across Tennessee this Memorial Day weekend.  National Weather Service meteorologists expect highs mostly in the mid-90s, around 10 degrees above normal for late May.  

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Going Green
3:22 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Energy Efficiency Grants go to Local Farmers

Nearly $700,000 in On-Farm Energy Efficiency and Production grants are going to farmers around the Commonwealth.

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FLW Fishing Report
11:25 am
Thu May 24, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: From So-So to Fairly Good

Scott Ellison says fishing ranges from so-so to fairly good depending on what you’re trying to catch.

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