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What is the difference between a Commonwealth and a State?

Posted: 05/07/2009 - Commonwealth means an organized political community -- what we today call a state. It was commonly used in the eighteenth century. When Kentucky became part of the United States it merely took the old form of its title.

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Will Commonwealth Stadium ever get a bubble roof?

Posted: 05/05/2009 - Neely says there has never been any serious talk of putting a roof on Commonwealth Stadium. The biggest reason is the expense; he says the cost would be astronomical.

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Is there an update to the Car Warrenty Telemarketing Call story?

Posted: 04/29/2009 - The Kentucky Attorney General's office tells 27 NEWSFIRST Kentucky is part of the ongoing investigation. They cannot comment on details, but tell us they continue to receive phone calls on a daily basis from frustrated Kentuckians.

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Why do journalists sometimes refer to President Obama as Mr. Obama?

Updated: 04/24/2009 - We often refer to the president as President Obama in the first reference and then Mr. Obama in the second. That helps in not becoming repetitive in our reporting. While some may feel is disrespectful I can tell you it is the farthest thing from the truth.

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If the new deadline is June 17th why are you changing to digital in April?

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Both WKYT and KET felt that the additional 60 days after the original February transition date would give viewers ample time to make the necessary arrangement to either subscribe to cable or satellite service, or get a digital television or digital converter box to continue to receive over the air signals from the stations.

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Who Pays the UK Assistant Coaches and Staff Salary?

Posted: 04/08/2009 - In order to clear up any confusion on funding of UK coaches' contracts, all athletics expenditures - including coaches' salaries - are paid by Kentucky's athletic revenues.

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