Lane closures are scheduled on bridges along New Circle Road in Lexington on Wednesday and Thursday, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Some of the imported hemp seeds detained by U.S. customs officials in the spring turned into 10-foot-tall plants that were harvested Tuesday on a research plot in Kentucky, where marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin has gained a foothold as a potential cash crop.
Texas officials have withdrawn a plan to allow sales of alcohol at some gun shows, which would have come with strict conditions such as a ban on sales of live ammunition.
Photos of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu assisting a constituent as he drinks beer upside down from a keg inspired some finger-wagging on social media. But in party-centric Louisiana, it's not necessarily a liability.
American airstrikes in Syria overnight halted the threat of terrorist attacks in the U.S. homeland from organized groups like ISIS and al Qaeda, but raised the specter of angry lone-wolf sympathizers carrying out an attack on their own, federal authorities said today.