Kentucky

Crime
3:55 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

KY and TN Utility Companies Warn Customers of New Scam

Some utility companies in the region are warning customers to beware of a new scam that has emerged in Kentucky and Tennessee. 

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Environment
3:08 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Corn and Soybean Crop Conditions are Very Poor

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Extreme heat and little rains have all but doused any hopes for a successful corn crop in our region. Kentucky’s corn and soybean crops rank lowest for field conditions, according to The National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Government
1:41 pm
Tue July 10, 2012

Kentucky Posts Slight Budget Surplus

For the second year in a row, the Kentucky state government has a small budget surplus.

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Society
4:30 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame nomination deadline approaches

Charles W. Anderson, Kentucky's first African American legislator
kchr.ky.gov

There’s one week left to nominate human rights advocates for the 2012 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame. 

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Environment
4:00 am
Mon July 9, 2012

KY State Parks celebrate 50 years

Fishing at Lake Barkley

Special events are planned in the coming months at six Kentucky State Resort Park lodges. The lodges are turning 50 years old. Parks spokeswoman LaDonna Miller says the celebrations will begin next month.

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Politics
11:07 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Conservati​ve Kentucky Think Tank Starts Political Action Committee

Richard Nelson

A new conservative think tank in Kentucky is expanding its political influence outside of its usual lobbying efforts.

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Education
8:38 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Kentucky College Assistance Program Wins Award

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A Kentucky program geared toward helping college students make it to the finish line has won a national award. The program, Project Graduate has been in place since 2008 in Kentucky.

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Morning Cram
8:30 am
Fri July 6, 2012

The morning cram [the veni, vidi, censui edition]

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NPR reports the Supreme Court has ended a session for the history books.

Kentucky -  The present weather advisory has been extended to Saturday. A Commonwealth program helping College students finish their studies wins a national award.

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Politics
11:05 am
Thu July 5, 2012

New PAC Hopes to Give Catholics a Stronger Political Voice

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A new political action committee is hoping to strengthen the political power of Catholics in Kentucky.

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Business
11:00 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Bourbon Sales Up

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Kentucky’s bourbon production has increased 115% over the past 13 years according to the Kentucky Distiller’s Association. 

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