Memorial Day

Society
3:45 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Kentucky Sees Spike In Highway Deaths Over Memorial Day Weekend

Rama

Preliminary statistics from Kentucky State Police indicate this was a very deadly holiday weekend on the Commonwealth’s roadways.  14 people lost their lives Friday through Memorial Day.

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Afternoon Update
4:18 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 5/28/12

When President Obama came out in support of gay marriage, some African-American religious leaders protested. But according to new data, African-Americans are no less supportive or opposed to gay marriage than any other group.

Today on NPR: Blacks, Gays And The Church: If public perceptions and pundits are to be believed, black churches are overwhelmingly against same-sex marriage. Except, it's not true.

Around the Commonwealth:

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Society
2:42 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Road Safety

The Memorial Day Weekend will come to a close at day’s end.  Many people will be traveling home during the day.

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Society
4:16 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Gas Prices Saw Decline in April

The first three day holiday weekend of the summer is upon us and AAA says car travel will be the preferred mode of transportation.  In fact, Christopher Oakford at Bluegrass Triple A says more Kentuckians are expected to take a trip over 50 miles compared to last Memorial Day.  Oakford says the auto club took a survey of motorists back in April.

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The Bridge
4:06 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Bridge Work Continues

Workers secure replacement span

As some workers secure the new span of US 68/KY 80 Eggners Ferry Bridge on its piers, other are preparing for the next phase of bridge repair. Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Spokesman Keith Todd says they will soon be pouring concrete for the road bed. Todd says workers are hustling to finish repairs...

"At this point so far as we know we’re still on schedule to have it done by Memorial Day. The contractor will be working around the clock to finish out the steel work, put in rebar and get it ready for the concrete."