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New Laws Taking Effect Next Tuesday

Updated: 06/25/2007 - Clogging is already Kentucky's state dance, the Appalachian dulcimer is the state instrument and "My Old Kentucky Home" has been the official state song for years.

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Bloomberg Leaves Republican Party

Posted: 06/20/2007 - New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg did little on Wednesday to quiet the fierce speculation about a possible independent presidential bid, declaring he intends to remain in his current job but saying of the White House race: "The more people that run for office the better."

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Story Lists Reasons For Henry's Removal From Med School Faculty

Updated: 06/20/2007 - Repeatedly missing surgical procedures performed by students under his supervision and being unavailable when on call for emergencies were cited in a published report as reasons for the removal of former Lt. Gov. Steve Henry from the University of Louisville Medical School faculty.

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Attorney General Objects To Request For Grand Jury Evidence

Posted: 06/14/2007 - The attorney general's office is objecting to a request by the Kentucky Personnel Board for documents gathered by a special grand jury that investigated alleged hiring improprieties by Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration.

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Certified Primary Results In

Posted: 06/12/2007 - The State Board of Elections has certified results from the May 22 primary, making Gov. Ernie Fletcher the official Republican nominee in his bid for re-election against former Democratic Lt. Gov. Steve Beshear.

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Bush Heads To Capitol Hill

Updated: 06/12/2007 - President Bush, wading deeper into an issue that bitterly divides his party, hopes a personal appeal to fellow Republicans at lunch Tuesday can save his immigration bill.

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ONE Campaign Puts Pressure On Presidential Candidates

Posted: 06/11/2007 - The anti-poverty campaign of U2 rocker Bono is investing $30 million to pressure the presidential candidates to focus on the oft-forgotten issue, with its leaders arguing on Monday that helping the poor is a national security issue.

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Democrat Presidential Candidates Questioned By Religious Panel

Posted: 06/06/2007 - In a rare public discussion of her husband's infidelity, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that she probably could not have gotten through her marital troubles without relying on her faith in God.

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Senator Thomas Dies At 74

Updated: 06/05/2007 - Sen. Craig Thomas, a conservative Republican from Wyoming, has died after a fight with leukemia that was diagnosed last year just as he was elected for a third term. He was 74.

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Maliscious Prosecution Charged in Suit

Posted: 06/05/2007 - A former top investigator in the state Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has sued four current or former state police officers for alleged malicious prosecution.

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Acquisition of Phone Records Under Investigation

Posted: 06/05/2007 - Attorney General Greg Stumbo's office has begun a preliminary investigation into how political blogger Brett Hall obtained state phone records. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports the records were used in an effort to embarrass Democratic candidates for state offices.

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