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12:18 am
Thu June 8, 2006

WV Gov says Fletcher refused help after mine disaster

Investigators at the scene of the Sago mine disaster in West Virginia.

Charleston, WV – The governor of West Virginia says Ernie Fletcher refused his help following May's deadly mine explosion in Harlan County, Kentucky. Also, we hear about a new mine safety bill passed by the US House.

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9:03 am
Wed June 7, 2006

Gov. Fletcher wants Stumbo disqualified from prosecuting case

Attorney General Greg Stumbo

Frankfort, KY – Attorneys for Governor Fletcher are making a new effort to get Attorney General Greg Stumbo disqualified from prosecuting the criminal case against the governor. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this story.

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Regional
4:23 am
Wed June 7, 2006

Gov. Fletcher fires Pence from Justice Cabinet post

Governor Ernie Fletcher

Frankfort, KY – In the wake of Kentucky Lt. Governor Steve Pence's decision to abandon Governor Ernie Fletcher's re-election campaign, Fletcher is moving quickly to replace Pence as Justice Secretary. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony Mcveigh has the latest from Frankfort.

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Regional
2:45 am
Wed June 7, 2006

At Ft. Campbell, new home opens for families of wounded

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – The families of wounded soldiers being treated at Ft. Campbell have new accomodations to stay in while their loved ones heal. Kevin Willis spoke to a member of the Fisher House organization, which builds homes for military family members visiting their wounded soldiers.

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Regional
1:51 am
Wed June 7, 2006

Kentucky PSC considers AT&T, BellSouth merger

The State Capital Building in Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – The proposed merger of BellSouth with AT&T is under consideration by the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has this detailed look at both sides of the idea.

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