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9:19 am
Wed December 9, 2009

Kentucky's state capitol to be adorned with new murals

The Capitol building in Frankfort

Frankfort, KY – Plans are being made to place murals depicting Kentucky's rich history on the walls of the rotunda of the State Capitol. Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh has the story.

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Regional
11:16 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Effort underway to increase access to higher education

Bowling Green, Ky – Leaders from 24 public colleges and university systems are working together on an "Access to Success Initiative", to increase the number of low-income and minority students completing college. Britt Kirwan, the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland, says the country has a great deal at stake regarding the matter. Dan Modlin reports.

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Regional
9:30 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Some Ky lawmakers pushing for tax code changes

Bowling Green, Ky – Governor Beshear is ruling out any kind of tax reform in the upcoming legislative session. But some lawmakers say given Kentucky's deficit and need for new revenue, now is the perfect time to consider a revamping of the state's tax code. Lisa Autry has our report.

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Regional
9:25 am
Tue December 8, 2009

How is Beshear doing halfway through his term as Governor?

Frankfort, Ky – Thursday marks the midpoint of Gov. Steve Beshear's first term as Kentucky's chief executive. To assess the administration's performance, the governor is sitting down with reporters at the State Capitol, including Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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Regional
9:23 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Beshear: layoffs and furloughs possible in light of budget troubles

Frankfort, Ky – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says all options are on the table, including layoffs and furloughs, to balance the state budget. We get more from Kentucky Public Radio's Tony McVeigh.

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