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Ethics Panel Concludes Fletcher Probe

Posted: 08/16/2007 - A state ethics panel has concluded its investigation into allegations that Governor Fletcher's administration steered protected state jobs to political cronies.

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McConnell Hails Expansion Of Eavesdropping Powers

Posted: 08/13/2007 - Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell told a national police conference Monday that congressional action to expand the government's eavesdropping powers against suspected foreign terrorists was needed to make the United States safer.

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Sides Split Over Energy Incentive Proposal

Posted: 08/13/2007 - As the Kentucky General Assembly considers tax incentives aimed at luring a coal gassification plant to the state, interest groups are divided over its benefits.

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Legislative Decision On Reconvening Not Made

Posted: 08/10/2007 - Kentucky lawmakers squabbled yesterday, but didn't say if they will reconvene Monday. They were apparently ready to pass an energy bill on Monday, but Governor Fletcher has said he wants the House and Senate to agree on a bill before he calls the session.

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Beshear Touts Health Insurance Plan

Posted: 08/07/2007 - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Steve Beshear is proposing a health care plan that would expand insurance coverage and curb health costs.

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Kentucky's Premiere Political Event Kicks Off

Updated: 08/06/2007 - Republican Gov. Ernie Fletcher and Democrat Steve Beshear lit into each other on a steaming hot Saturday at Kentucky's premier political event.

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Ky. Candidates Using Internet As Fall Campaign Tool

Posted: 08/03/2007 - Like other technologically savvy young adults her age, 23-year-old Cara Blevins turns to the Internet as a way of keeping up with friends and monitoring current events through Web sites and podcasts.

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Coal Gasification Plant Is Subject Of Meeting

Posted: 08/01/2007 - Kentucky lawmakers are meeting with Peabody Energy executives in downtown Louisville today about possible tax incentives if the company should choose to build a coal gasification plant in the state.

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Kentucky Lawmakers Agree To Special Session In August

Posted: 07/25/2007 - Lawmakers have agreed to take part in a special legislative session in mid-August to consider a package of incentives aimed at luring a $3 billion coal gasification plant to Kentucky.

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