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Gov. Steve Beshear Signs Booster Seat Legislation

Posted: 04/16/2008 - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed legislation aimed at improving safety for child passengers in Kentucky. Senate Bill 120 requires that children younger than 7 and between 40 and 50 inches tall be secured in a booster seat.

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State Awards $520,947 Grant To Protect Corbin City Reservoir Watershed

Posted: 04/16/2008 - The Kentucky Division of Water has announced the award of a $520,947 grant to Third Rock environmental engineering consultants, based in Lexington, for improving water quality and preventing nonpoint source pollution in the Corbin City reservoir watershed in Laurel County.

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Bruce Springsteen Endorses Obama For President

Posted: 04/16/2008 - Rock star Bruce Springsteen endorsed Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for president Wednesday, saying "he speaks to the America I've envisioned in my music for the past 35 years."

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Clinton Picks Up Union Endorsement

Posted: 04/16/2008 - Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the endorsement of a union representing plasterers and cement masons in the construction industry.

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Lawmakers Give Boot To Runoff Elections

Posted: 04/15/2008 - Lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would eliminate the possibility that Kentucky might have a runoff gubernatorial election.

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Officials Split Over Home Incarceration Proposal

Posted: 04/11/2008 - Prosecutors and lawmakers are split over a plan in the General Assembly's budget that would allow some people convicted of felonies to finish their sentences in home incarceration.

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Obama Says Public Financing System Is 'Creaky' And Needs Reform

Posted: 04/11/2008 - The nation's system of public financing presidential elections is "creaky" and needs to be updated, Sen. Barack Obama said Friday, offering another possible argument for bypassing the three-decades-old system that has helped pay campaigns for the White House.

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Clinton Outlines $4 Billion Annual Anti-Crime Plan

Posted: 04/11/2008 - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton is proposing to spend $4 billion a year on anti-crime measures, including programs meant to reduce the number of ex-convicts who return to prison.

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Obama Wants Shareholders To Have Say In Executive Pay

Posted: 04/11/2008 - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is prodding his populist economic message Friday by demanding that company shareholders have a say in how much executives get paid.

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Powell Says Next President Will Have To Reduce US Forces In Iraq

Posted: 04/10/2008 - Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Thursday that President Bush's successor will have to come to grips with the reality that the United States cannot continue to keep such large numbers of troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Questions About Monica Lewinsky Shadow Chelsea Clinton

Posted: 04/09/2008 - Chelsea Clinton is spending long days on the campaign trail telling college crowds about her mother's positions on everything from health care and student-loan costs to the Darfur crisis and gay rights.

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