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Blowing the whistle

As the number of state whistle-blowers climbs in the Transportation Cabinet scandal, John Moore -... More

  • By Erik A. Carlson State Journal Staff Writer
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Downtown losing an institution

He never knew his grandfather and namesake. But now, more than ever, Samuel T. Marcus, president... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL and LINDSAY LYON State Journal St
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Former city manager has new job

Former City Manager Ken Thompson has been hired as the interim city manager in Bowling Green.... More

  • By GAYLE COULTER State Journal Staff Writer
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Job probe raids Fletcher offices

Gov. Ernie Fletcher plans to continue his trade mission to Japan and China while an investigation... More

  • By Erik A. Carlson State Journal Staff Writer
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School tax hike process under way

They said they had to do something. The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education is faced... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Kin focus attention on murder

Mark Roach's family doesn't want people to forget about his murder even though it has become a... More

  • By GAYLE COULTER State Journal Staff Writer
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A family that learns together

For two Louisville women, today's Kentucky State University graduation is proof dreams can come... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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City set to make a splash?

Maybe next summer, money for a new aquatic pool will be budgeted as a capital project. But for... More

  • By GAYLE COULTER State Journal Staff Writer
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Bittersweet feast

The Bridgeport Elementary community added one more event to its history books Thursday as... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Cable TV channels woo utility

Prepared with computerized slide shows, promotional video tapes and goody bags, representatives... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Toilet train wreck

Twenty-month-old Kara Ann was sitting on her Fisher Price potty seat that fits on top of the... More

  • By GAYLE COULTER State Journal Staff Writer
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DFI director leaving

She's leaving downtown but staying home for a world job. Sheila White, executive director of... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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School insurance cost shifts

Many local school board are going back to the cutting board this week following last Wednesday's... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Kids get preview of kindergarten

It was like an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting for pre-schoolers. The whole group individually... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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City schools eye increase in tuition

Frankfort Independent Board of Education member Jennifer Walling said a Frankfort education is... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Jazzing around

Jazz saxophonist Bobby Watson could not believe his ears. After performing for Franklin County... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Sewer rate hike weighed

There's no question that the city's going to have to come up with millions of dollars to upgrade... More

  • By GAYLE COULTER State Journal Staff Writer
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State takes diversity seriously

Diversity has become important to many Kentuckians and their state government. So important, that... More

  • By RYAN COMMINGS Special To The State Journal
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