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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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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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