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U.S. Rep. Skips Debate, But KET Airs His Statement

Posted: 10/14/2008 - U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield skipped what was to be a live debate broadcast on statewide public television and instead sent a taped segment to be aired after his challenger answered questions from a panel of reporters.

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Lawmaker Hurt In Crash

Posted: 10/14/2008 - A central Kentucky state representative is recovering after a car crash on Interstate 65.

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C-J Analysis Shows 14% Of Released Prisoners Re-offend

Posted: 10/12/2008 - ... Of the 1,004 individuals released as of mid-September, 146 have been arrested or indicted by grand juries, according to an analysis of records obtained by The Courier-Journal from the state Administrative Office of the Courts.

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Debate Fact Check

Posted: 10/07/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain stretched facts, sometimes past the breaking point, as they addressed the financial crisis and misrepresented each other's position on health care during their second presidential debate.

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Candidates Face Off In "Town Hall" Debate

Updated: 10/07/2008 - Barack Obama and John McCain clashed repeatedly over the causes and cures for the worst economic crisis in 80 years Tuesday night in a "town hall" style debate.

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V.P. Debate Fact Check

Posted: 10/02/2008 - Facts went adrift on taxes, deregulation and more Thursday when Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden clashed in the vice presidential debate.

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Vice Presidential Candidates Square Off

Updated: 10/03/2008 - The first and only Vice presidential debate pitted the first term Alaska governor against the senior Senator from Delaware.

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Senate Passes $700 Billion Bailout

Updated: 10/02/2008 - Senators loaded the economic rescue bill with tax breaks and other sweeteners before passing it by a wide margin, 74-25, a month before the presidential and congressional elections.

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Obama, McCain Face Off In First Debate

Updated: 09/27/2008 - The two men were polite but pointed as they debated at close quarters for 90 minutes on the University of Mississippi campus.

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ACLU Seeks $400,000 for Ten Commandments Cases

Posted: 09/07/2008 - ... attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky requested fees of $390,588 for representing people who challenged the displays in the halls of the Pulaski and McCreary County courthouses, plus $8,133 in expenses

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Beshear Boots Sec'y State's Wife Off Nature Board

Posted: 09/07/2008 - ... Beshear's office filed paperwork on Sept. 2 that showed the governor was replacing Mrs. Tray Grayson on the Nature Board with Carl W. Breeding of Lexington for a term that expires in July 2011

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Ky. Governor Bans Race Horse Steroids

Posted: 09/06/2008 - ... The new rules ban anabolic steroids from being present in the blood of any horse that's racing. Horse regulators approved the sweeping ban earlier this month.

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Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 In Bid-Rigging Case

Posted: 09/03/2008 - A grand jury indicted former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert and contractor Leonard Lawson on Wednesday after a yearlong FBI investigation into alleged bid-rigging for highway construction projects.

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