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Candidates Face Off at NKU Debate

Updated: 10/03/2007 - The two met on a televised debate at Northern Kentucky University. The heated exchange of words between the gubernatorial candidates began with their opening statements.

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Families of Lost Miners Head to Washington

Updated: 10/03/2007 - With the bodies of their loved ones still trapped deep inside Utah's Crandall Canyon Mine, the victims' families went to Washington to ask why.

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Police Report Suspicious Capitol Hill Fires

Updated: 10/03/2007 - Police in Washington report a series of suspicious fires on Capitol Hill. U.S. Capitol Police say the fires broke out in two Senate office buildings.

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President Keeps Promise by Vetoing SCHIP Bill

Updated: 10/03/2007 - A bi-partisan measure to expand federal health insurance for young people comes to a halt by President Bush's pen. The president kept his promise to veto the bill, defying many Republicans who urged him to sign it.

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Candidates Speak on Health Care Policy

Posted: 10/03/2007 - Governor Ernie Fletcher is taking credit for improving care for Kentucky's most vulnerable citizens, but his Democratic challenger Steve Beshear faults the governor for his health care policy.

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Voter Registration Week Under Way

Posted: 10/02/2007 - Officials hope numbers of new voters will reflect its success. Kentucky took part in the 2004 and 2006 National Voter Registration Weeks, which are only held during federal election cycles.

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Bush Administration Loses Another Member

Updated: 10/01/2007 - Marine General Peter Pace was celebrated in a ceremony on Oct. 1 as he retires as the senior military adviser to the president and the defense secretary.

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Supreme Court Tackles Big Issues

Posted: 10/01/2007 - It's the first Monday in October, and that means the Supreme Court opens its docket for a new term. The justices have an unusually heavy case load, while one justice ends years of silence to speak from his heart.

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Governor Wants State Involved in Immigration Efforts

Posted: 09/30/2007 - The governor wants Kentucky to take part in the federal government's efforts to deport illegal immigrants convicted of crimes. Fletcher has asked U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to allow Kentucky to be a partner in the effort.

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President Prepares to Veto SChip Bill

Updated: 09/30/2007 - In his weekly radio address, the president called the House and Senate proposal "irresponsible" because it expands a program originally intended only for low-income families.

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New Legislation Helps Make College More Affordable

Posted: 09/27/2007 - College students will have their financial burden lightened a bit thanks to a new law. President Bush signs legislation designed to make college more affordable for students from poor and middle-class families

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Senator Craig Will Stay in Congress

Posted: 09/27/2007 - Craig had said he would resign Sept. 30 over his guilty plea in a men's room sex sting at the Minneapolis airport. A Minnesota judge now says it will be October before he rules on Craig's request to withdraw the plea.

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$9.11 for Rudy Giuliani

Updated: 09/26/2007 - A fundraiser for Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani is facing heavy criticism in the San Francisco Bay area and beyond. Supporters came up with a 9-11 theme, an idea many say exploits the tragic events of that day.

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Candidates Weigh In on Union Strike

Updated: 09/26/2007 - The UAW strike is striking a chord in the Kentucky gubernatorial race. Governor Ernie Fletcher said he understands unions' right to strike when they feel they're not getting a fair deal.

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President Bush Challenges UN During Speech

Updated: 09/25/2007 - One after another, world leaders took to the podium on Sept. 25, including President Bush, who stood before the United Nation's General Assembly and delivered a wide-ranging speech.

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President Won't Sign an Over-Inflated Budget

Posted: 09/24/2007 - With the clock ticking towards the end of the fiscal year, the president delivered a stern warning to Congress--which still hasn't sent any appropriations bills to the White House.

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Poll Shows Kentuckians Split Over McConnell's War Support

Posted: 09/23/2007 - A new poll says Kentuckians are split over whether Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell should support the war in Iraq. 54-percent of those surveyed in the Louisville Courier-Journal's Bluegrass Poll approve the Republican senator's job performance.

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Poll Says Kentuckians Want Vote on Casinos

Updated: 09/23/2007 - A new poll says most Kentuckians want the chance to vote on casinos but support for them isn't as clear. It's the second poll on the matter in September.

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