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Could where you live in Kentucky affect your health?

Updated: 02/17/2010 - A new report suggests that which Kentucky county you live plays a role in how healthy you are. Central Kentucky counties scored among some of the best while the majority of counties at the bottom are in Eastern Kentucky.

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Jury deliberates 2nd day in bid-rigging case

Updated: 02/05/2010 - A jury has begun a second day of deliberations in the corruption trial of former Kentucky Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert and prominent road contractor Leonard Lawson.

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Beekeeping schools offered across Kentucky

Posted: 01/22/2010 - The Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and Kentucky State University are teaming up to offer beekeeping schools throughout the state.

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House Speaker Stumbo weighs in on the budget crisis

Updated: 02/05/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Thursday he'd like to see a rollback of Kentucky's sales tax to 5 percent and the elimination of the state's corporate income tax.

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Transportation Cabinet employees testify

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Several Transportation Cabinet officials have taken the witness stand in a trial in which former Transportation Secretary Bill Nighbert and road contractor Leonard Lawson are accused of steering millions in contracts to Lawson's companies.

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iPhone app available to keep up with Frankfort happenings

Posted: 01/15/2010 - The Kentucky Post reports the the legislative research commission has unveiled an iPhone-friendly way for people to have ready access to information about lawmakers, legislation moving through the general assembly and legislative news.

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Kentuckians concerned about loved ones in Haiti

Posted: 01/15/2010 - Members of a Frankfort church say their mission group in Haiti is doing ok. But one organization is worried because they don't know if the children they are supporting in the country are alive.

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Colon cancer screening program in Pike County

Posted: 01/15/2010 - Officials with the Kentucky Colon Cancer Screening Program (KCCSP) met with Pike County Health Department and Pikeville Medical Center officials today.

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Charter school proposal axed by Senate committee

Posted: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A proposal to allow charter schools in Kentucky has been axed from legislation intended to strengthen Kentucky's application for a massive infusion of federal school improvement money.

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State selling commonwealth owned properties to generate revenue

Posted: 01/15/2010 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - As Kentucky's state government faces a mammoth revenue shortfall, Gov. Steve Beshear is doing what lots of families do when income falls short of obligations: Find the stuff they aren't using and put it up for sale.

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Ky. bid-rigging trial begins in Lexington

Updated: 02/05/2010 - As a federal corruption trial began Tuesday against a former Kentucky Cabinet secretary and an influential road contractor, the prosecutor alleged their "cozy" business relationship broke the law but the defense countered that the two men are victims of overreaching investigators.

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