Daily Archive: March 28, 2012

Mar 28

Bluegrass Great Earl Scruggs Dead At 88

Earl Scruggs, an iconic figure in the world of bluegrass music, died Wednesday in Nashville at the age of 88. Scruggs was best known as the surviving member of the bluegrass duo Flatt and Scruggs. Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs became one of bluegrass music’s most popular performers, with their signature tune ‘Foggy Mountain Breakdown,’ …

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Mar 28

Budget Talks Stall

  Budget negotiations stalled Wednesday as talks became testy at times.  The inability of lawmakers to reach a deal on a new two year, $19 billion spending plan comes as their self imposed deadline closes in.   “The car has, has stalled a little bit,” said Rep. Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, the House Speaker said when …

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Mar 28

Taiwan Offers Aid to Kentucky

 Taiwan is lending an hand to Kentucky. The Asian island nation is giving Kentucky $30,000 to help with storm clean-up. This isn’t the first time Taiwan’s government has given aid after disaster hit Kentucky. It donated $20,000 after flooding in April and May of 2011. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

Grand jury indicts man for killing his mother and putting body in trash bin

There’s new information in the case of a man accused of killing his mother and putting her body in a trash bin. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

Woman arrested for making bomb threat against college

A woman has been arrested after, police say, she made a bomb threat against a college. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

Churchill Stays Non-Partisan

As Kentucky and Louisville prepare to play in the Final Four, Churchill Downs is showing its support for both teams — by lighting its famed twin spires Kentucky blue and Louisville red. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

Wildcats arrive in New Orleans for Final Four

The Cats have reached their final destination on the road to the Final Four. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

House Passes Anti-Meth Bill

The Kentucky House on Wednesday passed the bill limiting the amount of medicine with psuedoephedrine a person can buy without a prescription. It’s a key ingredient in meth. The House voted 60 to 36 to limit people to seven-point-two grams a month. If the bill becomes law — and someone went beyond that limit — …

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Mar 28

Senate passes prescription drug monitoring measure

Two weeks after the House approved legislation to control prescription drug abuse in Kentucky, the Senate has passed the bill with some changes. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

Mar 28

House approves restrictions on cold, allergy meds

Legislation that would limit purchases of some popular over-the-counter cold and allergy medications has cleared the House. Brought to you by Automated Marketing .

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