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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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Senate Panel To Take Up Anti-Smoking Bill Wednesday

Updated: 07/25/2007 - A Senate panel is nearing a vote on a proposal to put tobacco under Food and Drug Administration regulation despite objections that such a move would only entrench the market position of the nation's No. 1 tobacco company.

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Edwards Focuses On Rural Poverty, Obama Highlights Urban Poor

Posted: 07/18/2007 - Presidential candidates John Edwards and Barack Obama focused on the struggles of the nation's poor today. The two Democrats gave competing speeches that underscored the fierce fight for the Democratic nomination.

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Fletcher, Beshear Continue Squabble Over Gambling

Updated: 07/18/2007 - Kentucky's gubernatorial candidates on Wednesday took their squabble over gambling to an agricultural forum where farm policy mingled with talk about legalizing casinos.

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Edwards Begins Tour To Highlight Poverty

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Posted: 07/16/2007 - Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards says linking the federal minimum wage to inflation and strengthening collective bargaining rights could help eliminate poverty in America.

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Kentucky House Speaker Moving Ahead With Peabody Meeting

Posted: 07/16/2007 - House Speaker Jody Richards will go ahead with plans to meet with Peabody Energy's chief executive officer even though Gov. Ernie Fletcher hasn't responded to his invitation to take part.

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McConnell Targeted In Another Anti-War Ad

Posted: 07/13/2007 - Sen. Mitch McConnell is the target of another negative Internet ad that was expected to begin airing on television in Lexington and Louisville on Friday.

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House Speaker Richards On Special Session

Updated: 07/13/2007 - Kentucky House Speaker Jody Richards says State Representatives will walk out again if Governor Fletcher resumes a Special Session on July 30th.

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