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9:24 am
Fri May 18, 2012

Glaser Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Bowling Green

The actor who played David Starsky in the 1970's police drama "Starsky & Hutch" has found himself on the other side of real law enforcement in Kentucky.

Regional
11:48 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Kentucky State Government Employee Facing DUI, Other Charges

Kentucky State Police have charged a division director at the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet with driving under the influence of drugs.  The Lexington Herald-Leader and The State Journal report 58-year-old Jerry T. Lunsford was pulled over Monday morning shortly after leaving work because he was ill. 

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Sports
9:20 am
Tue May 15, 2012

Ex-Wildcat Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

A former Kentucky player has been arrested in Lexington and charged with sex abuse and sodomy.  The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 25-year-old Michael James Porter was arrested early Tuesday morning. 

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Financial Problems for Ally's Mortgage Division
10:44 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Mortgage Division Filing Chapter Eleven

The mortgage division of a company which used to be the financing arm of General Motors Company is filing for bankruptcy protection. Ally Financial's mortgage division is known as Rescap.The government-owned lender had reportedly been considering a chapter eleven filing for Rescap for some time.

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Business
8:43 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Hopkinsville Plant to Undergo Major Expansion to Produce Airbus Parts

A Christian County plant has landed a contract through 2020 to make extra-wide airplane body parts for Airbus. Plymouth Engineering Shapes in Hopkinsville is undergoing a $13 million expansion project to accommodate the new contract.

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Business
8:32 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Court Says Maker's is Only Alcohol That Can Mark Its Bottles With Red Wax

Kevin Willis

A rose by any other name may smell as sweet, but an appeals court says a liquor bottle with a red dripping wax seal by any name other than Maker’s Mark would be illegal. Noting that “all bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon,” an opinion released by the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says that only the Kentucky-made bourbon can carry the distinctive bottle topper.

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Economy
1:45 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Kentucky's Middle School Science Scores Better Than the National Average

Eighth-graders in Kentucky are scoring higher than their national counterparts in science in what's known as the "nation's report card." The Kentucky Department of Education reports that for 2011, the state's average score was 157, compared with the national average of 151. The grading scale goes from 0 to 300.

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Economy
1:21 pm
Thu May 10, 2012

Kentucky's Budget Director Says No Need to Panic Over Revenue Decline

Kentucky is reporting a decline in general government revenue in April after several months of growth. State Budget Director Mary Lassiter said today the nearly 1% drop in revenue isn't a sign that the economy has taken a step backward.

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Preparedness Stressed
8:35 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Fort Campbell Holding Emergency Training Exercise

Officials at Fort Campbell say an emergency management and anti-terrorism exercise is underway at the military post today. The annual event is testing Fort Campbell's security personnel and first responders, as well as support agreements with outside response organizations.

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Sports
12:45 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Top Basketball Recruit for Kentucky Wildcats Being Investigated by NCAA

Nerlens Noel, the nation's #1 ranked high school basketball player

The New York Times is reporting that the NCAA is looking into Nerlens Noel, a top prep recruit who has committed to play at national champion Kentucky next season. The newspaper says that two members of the NCAA enforcement staff went to Everett, Mass., this week to inquire about the 6-foot-10 Noel, who attended Everett High School for two years but is now at the Tilton School in New Hampshire.

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