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Program 3209
12/30/05: Continuing their review of the year ending and predictions for 2006, Al Smith and guests discuss the 2006 Kentucky General Assembly, Medicaid, gambling, the big ballot box in the ’06 elections, and the 2007 governor’s race. (#3209)
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Sunday, January 1, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3210
1/6/06: In the politics of lawmaking, health care and education costs seem to come first. Is that the way this new legislative session will play out? (#3210)
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Friday, January 6, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, January 6, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, January 8, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3211
1/13/06: Will the new legislature be like a second term or a second chance for Gov. Ernie Fletcher? How will he finance his wish list, especially education? How divisive is the Fletcher agenda? And what about those Louisville Democrats—are they all shook up? (#3211)
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Friday, January 13, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, January 13, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, January 15, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3212
1/20/06: Gov. Fletcher’s medicine for his own political recovery: two speeches, one of them a budget message. Also, a green light from Washington for a waiver on Medicaid rules. (#3212)
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Friday, January 20, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, January 20, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, January 22, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3213
1/27/06: Saving miners—suddenly it’s a national priority. Saving jobs at Ford—it boils down to which ones. Plus more on the merit probe, a new state school board, an expensive arena in Louisville, and a nearly bankrupt orchestra. (#3213)
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Friday, January 27, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, January 27, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, January 29, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3214
2/3/06: Inside the big ballot—those record filings. Coal’s role in energy independence. And could a run for more tobacco taxes help the schools? (#3214)
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Friday, February 3, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, February 3, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, February 5, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3215
2/10/06: The building buzz—big bucks, private and public; the Bush budget’s impact on the Bluegrass State; $10 million to lobby the legislature; and missing miners and missing mountains. (#3215)
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Friday, February 10, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, February 10, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, February 12, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3216
2/17/06: Grading the General Assembly at mid-term. Gov. Fletcher is sidelined by surgery. And a double win for Democrats in special legislative elections. (#3216)
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Friday, February 17, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, February 17, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, February 19, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3217
2/24/06: Fletcher revamps the state school board; Republicans will dominate. Homeland security—a $200 million germ lab in Somerset? Maybe. And the flap over Arabs and the ports—the same Arabs who have invested millions in Kentucky horses. Should the state take over local jails? A Crit Luallen proposal. (#3217)
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Friday, February 24, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, February 24, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, February 26, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3218
3/3/06: The governor’s budget is whacked in the legislature. Concentrating on God and gays, Senate Republicans lose their attempt to limit the courts—but only by a whisker. A bill for face-to-face abortion counseling passes the House and seems assured in the Senate. And the Louisville arena proposal prompts row and rally. (#3218)
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Friday, March 3, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, March 3, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, March 5, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3219
3/10/06: Fletcher’s health—a worrisome clot. That House budget—also more than the governor wanted. Plus the arena dispute, tax breaks for businesses, utility issues, and rules of the road. (#3219)
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Friday, March 10, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Sunday, March 12, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3220
3/17/06: Is the governor losing political muscle? And why is the Senate hacked off at the courts? (#3220)
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Friday, March 17, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Sunday, March 19, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3221
3/24/06: The 2006 legislature races to the wire. Who are the winners and losers, and what’s in the budget? (#3221)
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Friday, March 24, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, March 24, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, March 26, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3222
3/31/06: Legislative leaders reach a budget agreement. And with the lawmaking session in its final hours, outcomes are in view—the good, the bad, and the ugly. (#3222)
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Friday, March 31, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, March 31, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, April 2, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3223
4/7/06: The passing of a Kentucky icon: Barry Bingham Jr. Does a new budget mean new life for education? The future of expanded gambling. And the immigration debate takes to Kentucky streets. (#3223)
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Friday, April 7, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, April 7, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, April 9, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3224
4/14/06: In a world of anxiety, broken promises, and imperfect politics, Berea College teaches commitments to enduring values. (#3224)
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Friday, April 14, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, April 14, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, April 16, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3225
4/21/06: Fletcher’s hour of decision: Leave the swollen budget alone, or veto projects, cut debts, and anger legislators facing re-election? (#3225)
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Friday, April 21, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, April 21, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, April 23, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3226
4/28/06: Fletcher’s vetoes, University of Louisville President Jim Ramsey’s protests, the pharmacy school lawsuits—and how all of this helps set the stage for the upcoming election. (#3226)
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Friday, April 28, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, April 28, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, April 30, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3227
5/5/06: When is a veto not a veto? “Not!,” exclaims the governor—U of L just found alternative funds. Also, blacks and the Derby and a report about Africa by the Clooneys. (#3227)
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Friday, May 5, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, May 5, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, May 7, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3228
5/12/06: Three misdemeanor counts in an indictment of Gov. Fletcher. What do we have here? Evidence of political wrongdoing, or of political ineptitude? And as for the attorney general’s office: Just doing their duty, or is it partisan politics in a world, where, as they say, “a grand jury can indict a ham sandwich”? (#3228)
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Friday, May 12, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, May 12, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, May 14, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3229
5/19/06: The Supreme Court upholds the governor’s pardon powers. But elsewhere, Republicans are under siege. (#3229)
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Friday, May 19, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, May 19, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3230
5/26/06: Five more miners are killed, pointing up conflicts with coal—pressures to produce more for energy, but also a pause for safety. (#3230)
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Friday, May 26, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, May 26, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, May 28, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3231
6/2/06: Pence is out for ’07—or is he? Politics and the Kentucky Supreme Court. And after a disaster, a coal-mining controversy. (#3231)
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Friday, June 2, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, June 2, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, June 4, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3232
6/9/06: Fletcher fights back, aided by Robbie Rudolph and two other appointees in the shuffle over Steve Pence—minus one press secretary. (#3232)
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Friday, June 9, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, June 9, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, June 11, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3233
6/16/06: Fletcher calls a special legislative session to address business taxes. But in the shadows, the political buzz on both sides is still about 2007 and the governor’s race. (#3233)
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Friday, June 16, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, June 16, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, June 18, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3234
6/23/06: A special session to fix small business taxes—but why do they need fixing? The flap over Chief Justice Joseph Lambert’s Fletcher footnote—a signal for acquittal? And global warming—coal takes a lot of blame, and Kentuckians feel the heat. (#3234)
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Friday, June 23, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, June 23, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, June 25, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3235
6/30/06: Free speech, fair trial, and church/state: a new book on the Bill of Rights. Also, a new owner for the Lexington paper and a new perspective on the governor. (#3235)
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Friday, June 30, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, June 30, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, July 2, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3236
7/7/06: Cash crops, campaign cash, and another blow to Gov. Ernie Fletcher’s reelection prospects. Guest host: Jamie Lucke, editorial writer for the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3236)
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Friday, July 7, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, July 7, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, July 9, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3237
7/14/06: A new eye on mountaintop removal. And the Republicans are in turmoil, but where are the Democrats? Guest host: Linda Blackford, reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3237)
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Friday, July 14, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, July 14, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, July 16, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3238
7/21/06: Some key Republicans keep sending signals to Gov. Ernie Fletcher; other candidates consider a bid for governor. Is the Louisville arena project back on track? And will Fancy Farm give clues about Kentucky’s political landscape? Guest host: Bill Bryant, political reporter and anchor, WKYT-TV/Channel 27, Lexington. (#3238)
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Friday, July 21, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, July 21, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, July 23, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3239
7/28/06: The attorney general’s office hangs more of the governor’s political laundry out in public. Controversy brews at Murray State University. And the glamour days of the John Y. Brown Jr. administration are gone. Guest host: talk show host Sue Wylie, WVLK-AM/Lexington. (#3239)
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Friday, July 28, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, July 28, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, July 30, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3240
8/4/06: Politics at the Farm may not be so Fancy this year. Stumbo for governor or attorney general? And there’s more evidence, but no smoking gun, in the Fletcher criminal case. Guest host: Mark Hebert, state capitol reporter for WHAS-TV/Louisville. (#3240)
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Friday, August 4, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, August 4, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, August 6, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3241
8/11/06: Fletcher’s legal limbo and Fancy Farm fallout. Grayson for governor? Guest host: political observer and attorney John David Dyche. (#3241)
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Friday, August 11, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, August 11, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, August 13, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3242
8/18/06: The judge makes it official: Gov. Fletcher cannot stand trial while he’s in office. Meanwhile, the governor responds to another round of rebuffs from high-ranking members of his own Republican Party. And it might be a blue Christmas for 9,000 Louisville Ford employees. Guest host: talk show host Sue Wylie, WVLK-AM/Lexington. (#3242)
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Friday, August 18, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, August 18, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, August 20, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3243
8/25/06: Big news and a big deal for the governor, reading political tea leaves, and the latest grades on higher education. Guest host: Linda Blackford of the Lexington Herald-Leader. (#3243)
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Friday, August 25, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, August 25, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, August 27, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3244
9/1/06: Deadly mistakes at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. Stumbo/Fletcher fallout. And Louisville may join the total smoking ban club. Guest host: state capitol reporter Mark Hebert of WHAS-TV, Channel 11/Louisville. (#3244)
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Friday, September 1, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, September 1, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, September 3, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3245
9/8/06: Trey Grayson sends a signal that he might not move down the hallway to the governor’s office. Immigration becomes an issue in the Davis-Lucas congressional race in the 4th District ... or is it a dirty trick? And U.S. Rep. Ron Lewis’ military record becomes a target. Guest host: veteran broadcast journalist Ferrell Wellman of WLAP-AM/Lexington. (#3245)
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Friday, September 8, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, September 8, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, September 10, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3246
9/15/06: Louisville’s Ford plants are safe—for now. Also, Fletcher’s second team for a second term (perhaps), outgoing Education Commissioner Gene Wilhoit’s big shoes, and another contract for Oakwood. (#3246)
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Friday, September 15, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, September 15, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, September 17, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3247
9/22/06: Fletcher in Ireland and the Irish lesson for Kentucky on education and economic development. In politics, will the gambling issue drive the next governor’s race? And in military news, GIs are scammed on sales and financial services. (#3247)
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Friday, September 22, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, September 22, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, September 24, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3248
9/29/06: God and Country: a look at religion in Kentucky. Weather Beaten: Eight die in floods. Is it global warming? Governor Steps Out: But top Democrats dither as their candidates’ chances for Congress improve. And Pearce’s Path: the press and public issues since World War II, with a special tribute to the late journalist John Ed Pearce. (#3248)
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Friday, September 29, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, September 29, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, October 1, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3249
10/6/06: Fletcher raises a million dollars in campaign funds—now what? Billy Harper to challenge Fletcher—Billy who? Well, he has the juice to turn up the volume. Ron Lewis cancels a visit by House Speaker Hastert, and there’s fallout from Foley and the page boys. Also, what do Ohio Valley races tell us about political trends? And what’s happening in the Jackson Purchase? (#3249)
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Friday, October 6, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, October 6, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, October 8, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3250
10/13/06: Judges running for office, races for the legislature, Northup vs. Yarmuth, the GOP and gays, and Louisville’s smoking ban. (#3250)
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Friday, October 13, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, October 13, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, October 15, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3251
10/20/06: Charges and countercharges fly as Election Day nears and the candidates for Congress get testy. The grand jury investigating the governor’s hiring practices wraps up its report, but how much of it will we see and when? Kentucky’s senior senator has lots of political muscle and knows how to use it to raise money. And we look at recruiting athletes—not for colleges but for high schools. Guest host: Ferrell Wellman, WLAP-AM. (#3251)
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Friday, October 20, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, October 20, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3252
10/27/06: Less than two weeks before the election, Democrats are breathing down the necks of incumbent Republicans in three Kentucky races for Congress. Former President Bill Clinton stumps in Louisville, where John Yarmuth has drawn ahead of incumbent Anne Northup. Northup breaks with President Bush and says Rumsfeld should be fired. The Kentucky legislature may stay the same—Republican in the Senate and Democrat in the House—but who’s certain? (#3252)
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Friday, October 27, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, October 27, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, October 29, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3301
11/3/06: Kentucky has three hot races for Congress. Meanwhile, state House races are in for a lot of action next week. Democrats could lose two open House seats, but lots of Republicans are in trouble. Will national tides make waves in Kentucky? Which campaigns were impressive—and which were not? (#3301)
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Friday, November 3, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, November 3, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, November 5, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3302
11/10/06: Democrats come home in Louisville, where Yarmuth defeats Northup. In this state, as elsewhere, Iraq was an issue and a down grade on Bush. But other Republicans hold on. U.S. Sen. McConnell won’t be majority leader, and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers loses juice. Congressman Ben Chandler likes Washington even more, but Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson and former Gov. Brereton Jones better decide about running for governor soon. (#3302)
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Friday, November 10, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, November 10, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3303
11/17/06: State Auditor Crit Luallen and Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson are out of the Democratic race for governor. So even with low, low ratings and a critical grand jury report, is Gov. Ernie Fletcher that much of a long shot for a second term? Does Republican gubernatorial candidate Billy Harper keep other GOPs out of the primary? What is Congressman Hal Rogers thinking? And what does it mean to Kentucky to have U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell as minority leader and Mike Duncan as national Republican chairman? (#3303)
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Friday, November 17, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, November 17, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, November 19, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3304
11/24/06: A Thanksgiving weekend look at philanthropy. In pioneer days, it was pretty simple. You shared the game you killed or the food you grew. You took in orphans, and you helped with barn and house raisings. Today, things are more complex, but it’s still about giving. Modern-day philanthropy means helping the helpless and supporting the arts, education, and good causes. (#3304)
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Friday, November 24, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, November 24, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, November 26, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3305
12/1/06: Ben Chandler chooses Congress over the governor’s race as other Democrats dither. Ernie Fletcher files for re-election, and the Democrats debate who can take him out. Also, a look at our changing culture, business, and politics. (#3305)
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Friday, December 1, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, December 1, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 3, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3306
12/8/06: The United States Supreme Court hears the Jefferson County school desegregation case and will decide whether race can determine where students attend class. Attorney General Greg Stumbo wants the Executive Branch Ethics Commission to reconsider whether it’s still a conflict of interest for him to run for governor. The Democrats are still deciding who will enter the primary—it could be Steve Beshear. And educators and officials debate how the ACT should be used in Kentucky schools. Guest host: radio talk show host and veteran journalist Ferrell Wellman. (#3306)
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Friday, December 8, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, December 8, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 10, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3307
12/15/06: Kentucky state Treasurer Jonathan Miller announces for governor, with Jefferson County attorney Irv Maze as his running mate. Former Lt. Gov. Steve Beshear says he’s ready for the top spot. Kentucky Sen. Johnny Ray Turner cops a reduced plea, and Congressman Ben Chandler gets a seat on the Appropriations and Revenue Committee. Gov. Fletcher reverses himself on vetoed funds for education. And the departure of state Rep. Gross Lindsay of Henderson and other House committee chairmen means contests for their seats. (#3307)
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Friday, December 15, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, December 15, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 17, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3308
12/22/06: Part 1 of our annual review of the year’s top stories. Ben Chandler’s decision to stay in Congress may have been one of the better blessings for Gov. Ernie Fletcher, who had a bad year—and may face a worse one. (#3308)
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Friday, December 22, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, December 22, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 24, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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Program 3309
12/29/06: A review of big stories and interesting trends of 2006. Politics: a weakened governor, but how much traction do the Democrats have against him? The Judiciary: somewhat entangled in politics, but featuring more diversity and new faces. Energy and Economy: Coal booms, but more miners die and mountains are scalped as politicians dodge the outcry of critics. Money: a state budget, finally, with funds for higher education and a Louisville arena. Human Services: Oakwood is outsourced and Medicaid revised, but there are other issues. Changing Culture: smoking bans, seat belts, easing of liquor laws, and gay issues out of the closet. (#3309)
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Friday, December 29, 2006 at 8:00/7:00 pm CT on KET
Friday, December 29, 2006 at 10:30/9:30 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 31, 2006 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KET
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