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UK selects first female dean of ag school

Posted: 11/26/2013 - An associate dean in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment has been selected as the school's first female dean.

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Emails show state gave permission for park survey

Posted: 11/22/2013 - An email exchange shows that state officials gave permission for Bluegrass Pipeline developers to survey a state park after preliminary work had already begun.

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Governor's son to run for attorney general

Updated: 11/14/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear's son has filed paperwork with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance to begin raising money for his candidacy for attorney general.

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Obama admin. posts low health care signups

Posted: 11/13/2013 - The administration says fewer than 27,000 people managed to enroll for health insurance last month in the 36 states relying on the problem-filled federal website for President Barack Obama's overhaul.

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State to spend $115,000 in sexual harassment case

Posted: 11/12/2013 - The Legislative Research Commission has a $115,000 contract with a Lexington law firm to offer legal guidance in a sexual harassment investigation and to help defend the state in a pending lawsuit.

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FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

Updated: 11/07/2013 - The FDA is announcing Thursday that it will require the food industry to gradually phase out trans fats, saying they are a threat to people's health.

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Jason Carter to run for Ga. governor

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Jason Carter, the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and a Democratic state senator from Atlanta, tells The Associated Press he plans to run for governor of Georgia next year.

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Beshear, Conway urge Kentuckians to avoid scams

Posted: 10/29/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway are warning consumers to beware of scam artists who might try to dupe them into divulging personal information on websites that mimic those where people can sign up for insurance policies.

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Obama urges Congress to spend more on education

Posted: 10/25/2013 - With budget talks set to resume next week, President Barack Obama is urging Congress to hammer out a spending deal that puts more money into education.

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McConnell urges TVA to keep coal-fired plant

Updated: 10/25/2013 - Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has met with Tennessee Valley Authority President William Johnson to seek continued operation of the Paradise Fossil Plant, a coal-fired generator in Drakesboro.

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