Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader http://weku.fm en Richie Farmer Undergoes Surgery, Loses Franklin County Home http://weku.fm/post/richie-farmer-undergoes-surgery-loses-franklin-county-home <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/09/10/2331166/as-richie-farmer-recovers-from.html">FRANKFORT —Former state Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's house in Franklin County will be sold at public auction Sept. 24 to help satisfy a foreclosure lawsuit against him.&nbsp;Charlie Jones, master commissioner for Franklin Circuit Court, said Monday that the auction of the house off U.S. 127 North at 113 Cedar Ridge would begin at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24 at the temporary county courthouse. It is the 19th of 21 properties on the auction block that day, he said.&nbsp;Farmer faces a foreclosure lawsuit on a mortgage of $317,929.22 plus interest, Jones said.</a></p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:10:11 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 32710 at http://weku.fm Memorial Service for Mike Haydon Draws Crowd http://weku.fm/post/memorial-service-mike-haydon-draws-crowd <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/08/15/2300419/beshear-large-crowd-pay-respects.html">With his voice cracking,</a> Gov. Steve Beshear paid respects Wednesday at a memorial service in a packed Capitol Rotunda to one of his best friends and trusted confidants, chief of staff Mike Haydon. Haydon died unexpectedly Sunday at his home in Springfield of a heart attack. He was 62. Current and former state and federal officials, legislators and co-workers crowded into the Capitol to remember the man who became Beshear's chief of staff in 2010 after having served as his legislative liaison. Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:47:20 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 31386 at http://weku.fm Facing Foreclosure, Richie Farmer Selling House http://weku.fm/post/facing-foreclosure-richie-farmer-selling-house <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/06/06/2214871/facing-foreclosure-suit-richie.html" style="font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; ">Former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> Richie Farmer, who faces a foreclosure lawsuit on a mortgage loan of more than $300,000, is trying to sell his Frankfort house.&nbsp;A &quot;for sale by owner&quot; sign is in the front yard of the Farmer house, off U.S. 127 North at 113 Cedar Ridge.No one returned messages when calls were made Wednesday to a phone number on the sign. Records show that the number is assigned to a mobile phone in Manchester, Farmer&#39;s hometown.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 13:30:58 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 27687 at http://weku.fm Kentucky Supreme Court Reelects Minton Chief Justice http://weku.fm/post/kentucky-supreme-court-reelects-minton-chief-justice <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; ">FRANKFORT &mdash;</span><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/05/17/2191351/kentucky-supreme-court-elects.html" style="font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> Justices of the Kentucky Supreme Court</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> have unanimously voted to elect Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. of Bowling Green to a second term as leader of the state&#39;s court system. The four-year term begins June 27. Minton was sworn in as Kentucky&#39;s fifth chief justice on June 27, 2008, after being elected to the Supreme Court in 2006.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 May 2012 18:22:33 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 26634 at http://weku.fm Kentucky Supreme Court Reelects Minton Chief Justice Senate has Concerns About Passing Pill Bill http://weku.fm/post/senate-has-concerns-about-passing-pill-bill <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/18/2156119/house-approves-pain-pill-bill.html#wgt=rcntnews">The Democratic-led House passed a measure Wednesday</a> that supporters hope will curtail Kentucky&#39;s prescription pill addiction, but the bill&#39;s future in the Republican-led Senate remains uncertain. House Bill 1 would allow only doctors to own pain clinics and would move the state&#39;s prescription electronic monitoring system from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to Attorney General Jack Conway&#39;s office. But many of the &quot;no&quot; votes in the House, where the bill passed 70-28, were cast by Republicans, who questioned whether the attorney general&#39;s office was given too much power over the state&#39;s doctors. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:13:41 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader & Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader 25155 at http://weku.fm Beshear Vetoes $50 Million in Funding for Roads http://weku.fm/post/beshear-vetoes-50-million-funding-roads <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/18/2155737/kentucky-house-approves-road-budget.html#storylink=omni_popular%23wgt=pop">The Kentucky Senate will approve a $4.5 billion</a> operating budget for the Transportation Cabinet on Friday and end a special legislative session that began Monday, Senate President David Williams said late Wednesday. The announcement came after Gov. Steve Beshear signed into law a two-year road plan, but not before vetoing about $50 million in funding for road projects in or near Senate President David Williams&#39; Southern Kentucky Senate district. Williams said Beshear&#39;s vetoes were &quot;vindictive and unconstitutional. But since he just directed them at me, we will proceed.&quot; Thu, 19 Apr 2012 18:11:11 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader & Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader 25154 at http://weku.fm Beshear Orders Extra Session http://weku.fm/post/beshear-orders-extra-session <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/13/2149334/beshear-plans-to-call-a-special.html">Gov. Steve Beshear has ordered</a> the Kentucky General Assembly to convene an extraordinary session at noon Monday to consider a transportation budget and a bill aimed at battling prescription drug abuse. Beshear&#39;s call for a special legislative session came about 12 hours after lawmakers ended their regular 60-day session Thursday night without approving the Transportation Cabinet&#39;s operating budget. In his call, Beshear blasted Senate President David Williams for blocking approval of the bills on Thursday. Fri, 13 Apr 2012 17:46:30 +0000 Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 24862 at http://weku.fm Beshear Orders Extra Session Heavy Workload Set for Session's Last Day http://weku.fm/post/heavy-workload-set-sessions-last-day <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/04/02/2136745/heavy-workload-awaits-lawmakers.html">State lawmakers will face</a> a heavy workload when they return to Frankfort April 12 to end Kentucky&#39;s 2012 General Assembly. Their biggest jobs will be to consider any vetoes issued by Gov. Beshear and to decide what to do with legislation that was left hanging when they left Frankfort Friday night. High on that list are two measures pushed by House Speaker Greg Stumbo: an anti-drug bill to regulate pain-management clinics in hopes of curbing prescription drug abuse, and a bill to set up a scholarship program for students in coal-producing counties.</p><p> Tue, 03 Apr 2012 14:37:04 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader & Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald Leader 24319 at http://weku.fm Celebrations Cause Destruction in Lexington http://weku.fm/post/celebrations-cause-destruction-lexington <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/31/2134111/south-limestone-sidewalks-filled.html#storylink=omni_popular%23wgt=pop">Jubilation over the University of Kentucky&#39;s</a> win over the University of Louisville quickly turned into scenes of couch-burning mayhem in key celebratory areas around campus. Lexington&#39;s State Street, which had become the epicenter of couch burning in recent weeks, was quickly filled with thousands of people, smoke and flying beer bottles. Police in riot gear with fire extinguishers and batons dodged bottles from the growing crowd and tried to stop a raft of couch fires. Sun, 01 Apr 2012 16:47:06 +0000 Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader, Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader, Josh Kegley, Lexington Herald-Leader & Mary Meehan, Lexington Herald-Leader 24211 at http://weku.fm Celebrations Cause Destruction in Lexington Panel Advances Personal Care Home Proposal http://weku.fm/post/panel-advances-personal-care-home-proposal <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/27/2128188/house-panel-advances-senate-proposal.html">Seven months after a brain-injured resident</a> disappeared from a Falmouth personal care home and died, a bill aimed at preventing similar deaths moved closer to becoming law Tuesday. The House Health and Welfare Committee made one change to Senate Bill 115 before unanimously approving it and sending it to the full House for consideration in the final days of this year&#39;s legislative session. The sponsor of the bill, Republican Sen. Jimmy Higdon of Lebanon, said Larry Lee never should have been placed in the personal care home. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 15:11:10 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 23987 at http://weku.fm House Panel Backs Limits on Cold Meds http://weku.fm/post/house-panel-backs-limits-cold-meds <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/19/2117934/house-panel-backs-limits-on-cold.html">On a 10-4 vote, the House Judiciary Committee </a>approved a controversial anti-methamphetamine bill Monday that would limit the amount of cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine that Kentuckians could buy without a prescription. Some members supporting the bill said it did not go far enough to attack the meth scourge in Kentucky, but it was a step in the right direction. Tue, 20 Mar 2012 18:19:06 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 23516 at http://weku.fm AT&T Proposal Stalls in Senate http://weku.fm/post/att-proposal-stalls-senate <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/14/2109869/att-proposal-to-cut-phone-service.html">A Senate bill drafted by AT&amp;T</a> that could limit the availability of land-line phone service in Kentucky ran into trouble Wednesday. House Speaker Greg Stumbo said he has problems with the bill because there are some areas of the state, including parts of his district in Eastern Kentucky, where there is no cell phone service. &quot;I live in an area of the state where it is difficult to communicate with certain rural parts of my county via cell,&quot; he said. &quot;If you eliminate land lines in their entirety, you eliminate access in case of emergencies and for elderly people who don&#39;t have or are not accustomed to cell phones.&quot; Thu, 15 Mar 2012 18:16:08 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 23247 at http://weku.fm TV Puts Nunn Murder Case Back in Spotlight http://weku.fm/post/tv-puts-nunn-murder-case-back-spotlight <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/12/2106788/police-display-gun-and-bullets.html">The ex-wife of murderer Steve Nunn </a>is one of several people connected to the case that rocked Kentucky who have talked with ABC for its Revenge for Real news series, which has scheduled a segment called &quot;The Governor&#39;s Son&quot; for 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Others who have spoken with ABC include the mother of victim Amanda Ross, and Fayette Commonwealth&#39;s Attorney Ray Larson.</p><p> Tue, 13 Mar 2012 14:23:39 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 23086 at http://weku.fm Proposals to Regulate Pain Clinics Advance http://weku.fm/post/proposals-regulate-pain-clinics-advance <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/08/2101292/competing-proposals-to-regulate.html">Differing proposals to regulate pain</a> clinics in Kentucky wound their way through the House and a Senate committee on Thursday, but leaders of both chambers predicted they will strike a compromise to tackle the scourge of prescription drug abuse. An average of 82 people a month die from prescription drug abuse in Kentucky. Fri, 09 Mar 2012 15:20:19 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 22900 at http://weku.fm Tornado Traveled More Than 90 Miles http://weku.fm/post/tornado-traveled-more-90-miles <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/03/05/2096127/more-than-18000-without-power.html">A killer tornado probably traveled more</a> than 90 miles as it shredded houses and toppled trees in a path that stretched 60 miles through Kentucky and more than 30 miles into West Virginia, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado started in Menifee County, then ripped through Morgan County, the northern tip of Johnson County and Lawrence County before crossing into West Virginia, said Shawn Harley, chief meteorologist for the Jackson office of the weather service. Tue, 06 Mar 2012 16:01:34 +0000 Valarie Honeycutt Spears, Lexington Herald-Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 22684 at http://weku.fm Tornado Traveled More Than 90 Miles Revised Anti-Meth Bill Introduced http://weku.fm/post/revised-anti-meth-bill-introduced <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/28/2087795/revised-anti-meth-bill-would-limit.html">Kentuckians could buy far less</a> of most cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine without a prescription under a revised anti-methamphetamine bill introduced Tuesday in the state Senate. The sponsor of SB 3, Senate Majority Leader Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, said the legislation was an alternative to SB 50, a measure he withdrew last week. It would have required a prescription for most cold medicines. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:49:21 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader & Bill Estep, Lexington Herald-Leader 22334 at http://weku.fm House Expected to Propose Budget http://weku.fm/post/house-expected-propose-budget <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/26/2085057/kentucky-house-expected-to-propose.html">The state House is expected to propose</a> a two-year state budget with no new taxes that mostly will keep Gov. Steve Beshear&#39;s recommended 8.4 percent spending cuts for many agencies and provide no salary increases for state workers and teachers. House Democratic leaders worked during the weekend on their chamber&#39;s financial plan for the state. They mulled over the budget Beshear unveiled in January, one of the most austere in recent history. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:30:55 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 22166 at http://weku.fm Senate Panel Approves PSE Bill http://weku.fm/post/senate-panel-approves-pse-bill <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/16/2071453/senate-panel-approves-bill-to.html">After hearing emotional testimony</a> from a former methamphetamine user, the Senate Judiciary Committee narrowly approved a bill Thursday that would require a prescription for most cold medicines containing pseudoephedrine. Kentuckians still could purchase gel caps that contain pseudoephedrine &mdash; a key ingredient needed to make meth &mdash; without a prescription. It is more difficult to make meth with pseudoephedrine from a gel cap. The sponsor of Senate Bill 50, Majority Leader Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, said he didn&#39;t know the bill&#39;s chances in the full Senate. The legislation died in the Senate last year. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 17:30:38 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 21650 at http://weku.fm Court Battle over Redistricting Costly http://weku.fm/post/court-battle-over-redistricting-costly <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/13/2067077/kentucky-legislative-leaders-appeal.html">The battle over Kentucky&#39;s </a>newly-drawn legislative districts went to the state Supreme Court on Monday at a potential cost of $220,000 in legal fees, most of that to be footed by taxpayers. The Legislative Research Commission, which represents House Speaker Greg Stumbo and Senate President David Williams in defending the districts from a constitutional challenge, has budgeted $95,000 for Louisville attorney Sheryl Snyder, although it may end up paying less depending on how much work is necessary.</p><p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 14:48:15 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader & John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader 21405 at http://weku.fm Beshear: 'Plenty of time' to Consider Expanded Gambling http://weku.fm/post/beshear-plenty-time-consider-expanded-gambling <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/08/2060748/beshear-plenty-of-time-left-to.html">Gov. Steve Beshear said Wednesday </a>he will wait &quot;a few more days&quot; to unveil his long-anticipated constitutional amendment to expand gambling because of the uncertainty of legislative redistricting. Beshear said in December that he would present in the 2012 General Assembly a constitutional amendment to expand gambling. Wednesday is the 24th day of the 60-day session, which must end by April 15.</p><p> Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:41:03 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 21132 at http://weku.fm Judge Grants Injunction Against District Boundaries http://weku.fm/post/judge-grants-injunction-against-district-boundaries <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/07/2059443/judge-grants-injunction-against.html">A judge granted House Republicans and Democratic</a> state Sen. Kathy Stein a temporary injunction Tuesday in their legal challenge of Kentucky&#39;s new legislative district boundaries. Franklin Circuit Court Judge Phillip Shepherd extended the filing deadline for legislative candidates until 4 p.m. Friday. In an 18-page order, Shepherd blocked Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and other state election officials from implementing the new district boundaries set out in House Bill 1. The General Assembly approved HB 1 and Gov. Steve Beshear signed it into law last month. Tue, 07 Feb 2012 21:14:25 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 21004 at http://weku.fm Judge Again Delays Decision on Filing Deadline http://weku.fm/post/judge-again-delays-decision-filing-deadline <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/06/2058157/judge-holds-hearing-on-legislative.html" style="font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; ">After a nearly three-hour hearing</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial, Geneva, sans-serif; line-height: 20px; "> Monday on a legal challenge of Kentucky&#39;s new legislative district boundaries, Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said he hopes to rule within a day or two so an appeal can occur quickly.&nbsp;Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd said if he does not rule by late Tuesday, he will extend a restraining order he issued last week that moved the election filing deadline for legislative candidates from Jan. 31 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.</span></p><p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 21:26:43 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 20913 at http://weku.fm House Panel Rejects Playhouse Proposal http://weku.fm/post/house-panel-rejects-playhouse-proposal <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/02/01/2051790/house-panel-rejects-bill-about.html">A House panel rejected a proposal Wednesday</a> that grew out of a Lexington mother&#39;s fight with a homeowners&#39; association over an outdoor playhouse used by her 3-year-old son with cerebral palsy. Only six members of the House Local Government Committee voted for House Bill 160, which would do away with deed restrictions that limit structures deemed medically necessary for children 12 and younger. Six members did not vote and two voted no. The measure needed nine votes to clear the committee. Opponents of the bill said it would have needlessly involved the legislature in a &quot;local turf battle.&quot; Thu, 02 Feb 2012 19:18:59 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 20708 at http://weku.fm Lawsuit Challenges Redistricting Plan http://weku.fm/post/lawsuit-challenges-redistricting-plan <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/01/26/2044299/lawsuit-challenges-new-boundaries.html">House Minority Leader Jeff Hoover</a> filed a lawsuit Thursday in Franklin Circuit Court to challenge redrawing of state legislative election districts. Hoover, R-Jamestown, was accompanied by Louisville attorney Jason Nemes, who filed a request for a temporary injunction to delay the Jan. 31 filing deadline for candidates. Hoover said Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd will hold a hearing at 10:30 a.m. Monday on the request for an injunction. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 19:37:30 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 20418 at http://weku.fm Negotiations Stall Over Districts http://weku.fm/post/negotiations-stall-over-districts <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/01/24/2040186/negotiations-stall-over-redrawing.html">Negotiations between the state House and Senate</a> have stalled over the redrawing of Kentucky&#39;s six congressional districts. House Speaker Greg Stumbo said Monday that a federal judge could end up redrawing lines for the state&#39;s congression al districts if lawmakers fail to reach a compromise. The Prestonsburg Democrat didn&#39;t seem troubled by that prospect in a state where Republicans hold four of the state&#39;s six congressional seats. Tue, 24 Jan 2012 19:28:09 +0000 Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 20272 at http://weku.fm Negotiations Stall Over Districts House Expected to Redraw Boundaries http://weku.fm/post/house-expected-redraw-boundaries <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/01/10/2022219/house-expected-to-act-on-redistricting.html">The state House is expected to act this week</a> on the controversial issue of redrawing the boundaries of legislative and congressional districts. House State Government Committee chairman Mike Cherry, D-Princeton, said Monday that his panel was scheduled to take up legislation to redraw boundaries for the 100 state House districts on Wednesday. He also said the full House might vote Tuesday on a congressional redistricting plan in House Bill 2 that emerged from his committee last week. Tue, 10 Jan 2012 20:08:16 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 19493 at http://weku.fm Beshear Addresses Issues in Speech http://weku.fm/post/beshear-addresses-issues-speech <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/01/05/2016153/beshear-pushes-expanded-gambling.html">Gov. Steve Beshear projected deep cuts</a> in the next two-year state budget, pushed for a constitutional amendment to allow expanded gambling and called for overhauling the state&#39;s tax structure in his fifth State of the Commonwealth address on Wednesday. The cuts could be as deep as 7 percent to 9 percent during the next two years, state officials said. Beshear, speaking before a joint session of the House and Senate, asked legislators to be &quot;decisive and aggressive&quot; and to take bold steps to fix the state&#39;s finances, better prepare its work force and attack Kentuckians&#39; addictions to prescription drugs. Thu, 05 Jan 2012 17:45:21 +0000 Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald-Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 19216 at http://weku.fm Bill has Attorney General Watching Prescriptions http://weku.fm/post/bill-has-attorney-general-watching-prescriptions <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2012/01/05/2016080/stumbo-proposes-moving-prescription.html">House Speaker Greg Stumbo </a>hopes to crack down on doctors who over prescribe pain medications by moving the statewide prescription monitoring system to a law-enforcement agency. Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said Wednesday that he soon would file a bill to transfer the state&#39;s Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting System, known as KASPER, from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to Attorney General Jack Conway&#39;s office.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 14:30:04 +0000 Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 19204 at http://weku.fm Bill has Attorney General Watching Prescriptions Casinos, Redistricting Dominate Day One http://weku.fm/post/casinos-redistricting-dominate-day-one <p>Kentucky House and Senate leaders said Tuesday, the opening day of the 2012 General Assembly, that they hope to approve changes to the boundaries of state legislative and congressional districts early in the session. House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said he would like the Democratic-controlled House to pass its redistricting plan by early next week.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 15:41:38 +0000 Beth Musgrave, Lexington Herald Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 19138 at http://weku.fm Casinos, Redistricting Dominate Day One Kentuckians Want Vote on Expanded Gambling http://weku.fm/post/kentuckians-want-vote-expanded-gambling <p><a href="http://www.kentucky.com/2011/12/28/2007634/87-of-kentucky-voters-want-vote.html">Kentuckians overwhelmingly support</a> putting a casino-gambling constitutional amendment on the November ballot, where it probably would pass, according to a new survey conducted for racetracks and horse-racing interests. According to numbers released Tuesday, 87 percent of Kentuckians want to vote on a proposed constitutional amendment to allow casino gambling. Only 10 percent of those surveyed said they opposed a vote. Wed, 28 Dec 2011 17:52:32 +0000 Janet Patton, Lexington Herald Leader & Jack Brammer, Lexington Herald-Leader 18756 at http://weku.fm