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Rice to meet senators whose support she covets

Posted: 11/27/2012 - Officials said the discussions will focus on her much-maligned explanations of the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

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Stumbo pegs higher ed funding on UPike status

Posted: 11/27/2012 - The Prestonsburg Democrat believes making the school a four-year state institution is the best way to improve access to higher education for students in Appalachia.

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Ky. Supreme Court to hear bid-rigging appeal

Updated: 11/26/2012 - Earlier this year, the Kentucky Court of Appeals in a 2-1 ruling rejected an argument by contractor Leonard Lawson that his privacy would be invaded if the 1983 statement was released.

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Child deaths panel meeting set in Frankfort

Posted: 11/26/2012 - The Child Fatality and Near Fatality External Review Panel will look at practices of government agencies charged with preventing such deaths and injuries.

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Ashley Judd's grandmother skeptical of Senate run

Posted: 11/26/2012 - Polly Judd is skeptical of talk that her famous granddaughter, actress Ashley Judd, might run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky as a Democratic challenger to Republican Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Petraeus due at Capitol for Benghazi questioning

Posted: 11/16/2012 - Petraeus is under investigation by the agency for possible wrongdoing, though that's not the subject of the closed-door hearings he is set to attend Friday.

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Moberly recommends 'change agent' for EKU

Posted: 11/15/2012 - A former state lawmaker and administrator at Eastern Kentucky University is recommending that school regents hire "a change agent" to replace the retiring president.

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FBI preparing timeline of its Petraeus probe

Updated: 11/13/2012 - The FBI is preparing a timeline of the criminal investigation that exposed CIA Director David Petraeus' extramarital affair so it can explain to lawmakers why they weren't notified of the probe months ago.

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Obama to discuss 'fiscal cliff' with labor leaders

Posted: 11/13/2012 - President Barack Obama is opening a new campaign to build pressure on Congress to cut the federal debt the way he sees fit, meeting with labor leaders who want lawmakers to raise taxes on the wealthy and prevent cuts to health benefits for seniors.

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Info emerges about 2nd woman in Petraeus case

Updated: 11/12/2012 - A senior U.S. military official identified the woman who serves as an unpaid social liaison to MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, where the military's Central Command and Special Operations Command are located.

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3 agencies probe request for contributions

Posted: 11/12/2012 - The Courier-Journal reports the FBI, the state attorney general's office and the Kentucky Executive Branch Ethics Commission have interviewed current or former employees of the Department of Juvenile Justice about calls made in 2010 by former deputy secretary Charles Geveden.

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