Kentucky finally has it easy against Fort Wayne, 86-67
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Kentucky finally has it easy against Fort Wayne, 86-67

Nick Richards had career highs of 25 points and 15 rebounds, and 70 percent first-half shooting propelled No. 8 Kentucky to an 86-67 rout of Fort Wayne on Wednesday night.
In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade
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In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City’s mayor and police […]
Don’t be a turkey; travel safely for Thanksgiving
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Don’t be a turkey; travel safely for Thanksgiving

The roads could be filled with tired drivers as millions travel for Thanksgiving.
Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure
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Federal judge blocks Texas ban of common abortion procedure

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday blocked a new Texas law seeking to ban a commonly used abortion method, the latest in a string of court defeats to the Legislature’s attempts to make getting an abortion as difficult as possible in America’s second most-populous state. Austin-based U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel extended […]
Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented facts
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Attorney: Minnesota senator's accusers misrepresented facts

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An attorney for a Democratic state senator resigning over sexual harassment allegations raised questions Wednesday about two key accusers and suggested they may have wanted to sabotage the senator’s campaign for higher office. Sen. Dan Schoen, of St. Paul Park, didn’t appear at a news conference two weeks after he […]
UPDATE: Franklin Co. Sheriff recovers teen’s $17,000 speaking computer
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UPDATE: Franklin Co. Sheriff recovers teen’s $17,000 speaking computer

A speech generating computer has been returned to a special needs teen, according to Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton.
Uber customers torn between scandals and service
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Uber customers torn between scandals and service

AP Photo/Seth Wenig DETROIT (AP) — Uber has managed to hold the title of world’s largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals. Its latest misbehavior involving a data breach cover-up revealed this week could be the impetus for people to ride elsewhere – or keep looking the other way. Hackers were able […]
APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost
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APNewsBreak: Ferguson leaders wonder if monitor worth cost

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city leaders question what they’ve gotten for their money, especially after the departure of the original lead monitor. Washington attorney Clark Kent Ervin resigned in September after serving […]
Couple charged in Winchester double murder face Clark County judge
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Couple charged in Winchester double murder face Clark County judge

A couple arrested in Lexington earlier this month, in relation to the murder of two Winchester teenagers appeared in Clark County court Wednesday morning, and new details were released from the stand.
Man found dead following house fire in Trimble County
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Man found dead following house fire in Trimble County

81-year-old James M. Drane of Bedford was found dead following a house fire Wednesday morning.
Sexual harassment inquiry delayed by uncooperative witnesses
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Sexual harassment inquiry delayed by uncooperative witnesses

Investigators not getting cooperation from some state workers in an investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement involving four Republican lawmakers.
Marathon station robbed by man in ski mask
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Marathon station robbed by man in ski mask

Police say a Marathon gas station was robbed by a man who implied he had a weapon.
Two injured in wreck in Lexington
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Two injured in wreck in Lexington

Running a red light leaves two people injured.
Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe
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Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world’s nights are getting alarmingly brighter – bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included. A German-led term reported Wednesday that light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere. Satellite observations during five Octobers show Earth’s artificially lit outdoor area grew by 2 percent a year from 2012 to […]
Boil water advisory issued for city of Livingston
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Boil water advisory issued for city of Livingston

The city of Livingston is under a boil water advisory.
Buckling up gets UK and UofL fans free t-shirts
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Buckling up gets UK and UofL fans free t-shirts

Law enforcement officials are using the rivalry between UK and UofL fans to get them to buckle up.
Court dismisses lawsuit over erotic book with couple’s photo
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Court dismisses lawsuit over erotic book with couple’s photo

Court dismissed lawsuit over couple's photo used for erotic fiction book about a woman's desire for New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski.
On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings
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On Thanksgiving, family hurt by Harvey counts its blessings

AP Photo/David J. Phillip HOUSTON (AP) — The kitchen where George and Arva Dorsey prepare an 18-dish feast every Thanksgiving has been stripped of everything but its granite countertops, standing on their own with no appliances below. The house they renovated and expanded over three decades has been gutted down to its wooden beams. Almost […]
Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
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Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Photo/Paul Sancya LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted to abusing seven girls, mostly under the guise of treatment […]
LPD: Sleepy driver causes crash
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LPD: Sleepy driver causes crash

Lexington police say a crash that tied up traffic on I64 early Wednesday morning was caused by a sleepy driver.
The Latest: Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
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The Latest: Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Photo/David Eggert LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor who has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven girls says he is “horribly sorry” and that he prays “for forgiveness every […]
The Latest: Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges
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The Latest: Gymnastics doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

AP Photo/David Eggert LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on sexual assault charges against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 11:10 a.m. A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor who has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven girls says he is “horribly sorry” and that he prays “for forgiveness every […]
Navajo family in Utah gets electricity in time for holidays
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Navajo family in Utah gets electricity in time for holidays

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — For years, Thomas and Annie Hamm walked around their southern Utah home with flashlights at night, heated water on a wood burning stove and kept their food cold on ice. Sometimes, they ran an extension cord from a car battery to power a television. They had a small solar panel installed […]
Navajo family in Utah gets electricity in time for holidays
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Navajo family in Utah gets electricity in time for holidays

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — For years, Thomas and Annie Hamm walked around their southern Utah home with flashlights at night, heated water on a wood burning stove and kept their food cold on ice. Sometimes, they ran an extension cord from a car battery to power a television. They had a small solar panel installed […]
Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement
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Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. The settlement was described in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Developers of the new World Trade Center buildings […]
Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement
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Airline defendants to pay $95 million in 9/11 settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Insurers for defendants including American Airlines and United Airlines have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. 11 attacks. The settlement was described in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Developers of the new World Trade Center buildings […]
Frat found guilty in pledge's 2013 hazing death in Poconos
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Frat found guilty in pledge's 2013 hazing death in Poconos

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Baruch College fraternity has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses for the 2013 hazing death of a pledge in a rented home in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Jurors announced the verdict Tuesday against the Pi Delta Psi fraternity after six days of testimony in the death of freshman […]
Frat found guilty in pledge's 2013 hazing death in Poconos
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Frat found guilty in pledge's 2013 hazing death in Poconos

STROUDSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Baruch College fraternity has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses for the 2013 hazing death of a pledge in a rented home in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains. Jurors announced the verdict Tuesday against the Pi Delta Psi fraternity after six days of testimony in the death of freshman […]
Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life
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Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

AP Photo/Dake Kang COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down on hazing, alcohol abuse and other unwelcome aspects without disbanding organizations that have loyal members and alumni. Changing […]
Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life
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Pledge deaths at US colleges fuel reviews of Greek life

AP Photo/Dake Kang COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The deaths of at least four fraternity pledges this year have helped fuel a re-examination of Greek life at U.S. colleges, which have long struggled with how to crack down on hazing, alcohol abuse and other unwelcome aspects without disbanding organizations that have loyal members and alumni. Changing […]
Rand Paul’s wife speaks out on ‘blindside attack’ on husband
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Rand Paul’s wife speaks out on ‘blindside attack’ on husband

The wife of U.S. Senator Rand Paul talks about the attack against her husband by a Kentucky neighbor.
Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling
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Sports betting case could pay off for internet gambling

AP Photo/John Locher ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Internet gambling in the United States has been limited to just three states since it began in 2013, but it could soon get a big boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. Supreme Court. Some gambling industry officials, regulators and analysts think that a favorable ruling by […]
Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC
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Security tight for Thanksgiving parade in terror-wary NYC

AP Photo/Julie Jacobson NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. New York City’s mayor and police […]
World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago
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World War II vet to get Moroccan award he earned decades ago

AP Photo/Jennifer McDermott NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — A 90-year-old World War II veteran is finally getting the military decoration he earned fighting a large blaze in Morocco more than 70 years ago. Kenneth F. Lincoln will receive a Moroccan award for meritorious conduct Sunday in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. The U.S. Naval War College in […]
LPD: Driver crashes with toddler unrestrained in back seat, DUI investigation underway
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LPD: Driver crashes with toddler unrestrained in back seat, DUI investigation underway

Lexington Police say alcohol may have been a factor in a single-car crash on Winchester Road Wednesday morning.
Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself
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Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It’s been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition. And his mother, 55-year-old Lori Ramos, has been at […]
US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills
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US, Chinese soldiers find common ground in disaster drills

AP Photo/Andrew Selsky CAMP RILEA ARMED FORCES TRAINING CENTER, Ore. (AP) — A man lay on the grass, shivering beneath his bloodstained T-shirt as Chinese military doctors and U.S. Army medics hovered over him, applying a splint and an IV. Troops nearby prepared to evacuate the injured. On a pine-studded base along the Oregon coast, […]
VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans
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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing veterans

AP Photo/Margie Mason HERALD, W.Va. (AP) — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet – test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The […]
JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary
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JFK birth centennial ending on assassination anniversary

AP Photo/William J. Smith BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his assassination. National park rangers will lay a wreath outside Kennedy’s childhood home in Brookline, Massachusetts, and a 21-gun salute by an honor guard […]
Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges
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Source: Gymnastics doctor set to plead guilty to sex charges

AP Photo/David Eggert DETROIT (AP) — A sports doctor accused of molesting several girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University will plead guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault and face at least 25 years in prison, a person with knowledge of the agreement said. The person was not authorized to publicly […]
Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims
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Credibility at risk, media cuts stars loose over sex claims

AP Photo/Jim Cooper NEW YORK (AP) — The consequences came swiftly after the allegations emerged against Charlie Rose. Within hours, the veteran news host was suspended by CBS and his PBS interview show was pulled off the air. The next day, he was fired. Rose became the latest in a string of prominent journalists felled […]
God’s food pantry food bank feeds over 4,000
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God’s food pantry food bank feeds over 4,000

This will be the 24th year God's Pantry Food Bank has organized the community wide Thanksgiving grocery distribution, and each year, more and more people are in need.
UK professor resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations
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UK professor resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

A University of Kentucky professor resigned earlier this month during an investigation by the school into allegations of sexual misconduct involving a student, according to the university.
Laurel County drug roundup leads to numerous arrests
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Laurel County drug roundup leads to numerous arrests

At least two dozen people were arrested Tuesday in a county-wide drug roundup in Laurel County, according to the sheriff's office.
Elderly woman killed in two-vehicle collision in Morehead
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Elderly woman killed in two-vehicle collision in Morehead

An elderly woman was killed Tuesday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision in Morehead.
Ky. gov says lawmakers in harassment settlement should quit
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Ky. gov says lawmakers in harassment settlement should quit

Kentucky's Republican governor has called on the state's former GOP House speaker to give up his seat in the legislature after privately settling a sexual harassment claim brought by a member of his staff.
Officer arrested, charged with assault in Kentucky
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Officer arrested, charged with assault in Kentucky

Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who's accused of assaulting a man has been arrested.
Judge's ruling doesn't end legal fight over sanctuary cities
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Judge's ruling doesn't end legal fight over sanctuary cities

AP Photo/Haven Daley SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump’s executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities faced a big setback when a federal judge ruled it was unconstitutional. But the legal fight over so-called sanctuary cities is far from over. Here’s a look at Monday’s ruling […]
Deputies say child found playing near drugs, needles
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Deputies say child found playing near drugs, needles

Laurel County deputies arrested Raymond and Stephanie Elam after they say they found the couple's child playing near drugs and needles.
Christmas tree farms experiencing shortages this year
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Christmas tree farms experiencing shortages this year

Christmas is getting closer and if you're thinking of buying a live tree, you might want to do it soon.
Local hip-hop artist rapping for 24 hours, raising money for coat drive
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Local hip-hop artist rapping for 24 hours, raising money for coat drive

This year, Carama hopes to give over 2500 coats to kids who need them.
Outbreak of Hepatitis A cases reported in multiple KY counties
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Outbreak of Hepatitis A cases reported in multiple KY counties

The state is dealing with an outbreak of acute hepatitis A cases.
Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend – but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a […]
Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says
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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study says

CHICAGO (AP) — Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found. It’s unclear why, but some mental health experts think cyberbullying, substance abuse and economic stress from the recent recession might be contributing. The rising rates “should be of […]
Feds threaten to sue Harvard over Asian-American admissions
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Feds threaten to sue Harvard over Asian-American admissions

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school’s admissions practices following a lawsuit from a group of Asian-American students. A Nov. 17 letter from the department gives Harvard until Dec. 1 to turn over a variety […]
Babysitter accused of abusing toddler
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Babysitter accused of abusing toddler

Richmond police arrested Angela Powers and charged her with criminal abuse after they say a child she was babysitting was seriously injured.
Lexington students learn about fire, emergencies and city government
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Lexington students learn about fire, emergencies and city government

The Youth Citizens Academy held its inaugural event on Monday and Tuesday at Frederick Douglass High School.
Students displaced after college dorm floods
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Students displaced after college dorm floods

It was a soggy night for some students at Transylvania University after a dorm flooded late Monday Night.
CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations
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CBS News and PBS cut ties to Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News and PBS both cut ties to Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. Both organizations stressed the importance of providing a […]
Ex-youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges
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Ex-youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges

Former youth pastor, 56-year-old Joseph Niemeyer, pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of first-degree sodomy,
Q&A: Donations for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting
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Q&A: Donations for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

AP Photo/Gregory Bull Millions of dollars in donations have poured in for the victims of the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, leaving local officials and national experts to sort how to fairly and quickly distribute the money. An online fundraiser launched hours after the Oct. 1 shooting has topped $10 million, […]
Lawyer: Ex-student charged in body fluids case isn't racist
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Lawyer: Ex-student charged in body fluids case isn't racist

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The lawyer for a former Connecticut college student accused of smearing body fluids on her roommate’s belongings said Tuesday that he doesn’t expect authorities to file hate crime charges. Attorney Tom Stevens’ comments came after former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu appeared before a state judge in Hartford. The 18-year-old […]
Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBI
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Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBI

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. Christopher Lee Cornell, 23, of suburban Cincinnati recently asked a court […]
CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations
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CBS News fires Charlie Rose following sex allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them. The network’s news president, David Rhodes, said there is nothing […]
Hopkinsville police officer charged with misconduct
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Hopkinsville police officer charged with misconduct

Kentucky State Police arrested 34-year-old Daniel Gray, a patrol officer for Hopkinsville Police Department, and charged him with official misconduct
Habitat for Humanity receives donation for home repair program
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Habitat for Humanity receives donation for home repair program

The Realtor-Community Housing Foundation donated $46,800 for Habitat’s Home Repair Program.
LPD offers safety tips during holidays
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LPD offers safety tips during holidays

The Lexington Police Department offers advice on how to keep from falling victim to crimes this holiday shopping season.
Turkey fried for you
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Turkey fried for you

DoubleH BBQ is offering to fry your Thanksgiving turkey to help raise money for the Lexington firefighters holiday toy drive.
‘Toys for Tots’ donations needed
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‘Toys for Tots’ donations needed

Donations are needed as the deadline approaches for this year's U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program in central Kentucky.  
People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire
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People hurt in cosmetics factory explosions, fire

AP Photo/Seth Wenig NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say the number of people treated for injuries after two explosions and a fire at an upstate New York cosmetics factory has topped 125. Authorities initially said one employee was killed and up to 35 people were injured, including seven firefighters. The blasts erupted Monday morning […]
Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior
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Nearly half of US cancer deaths blamed on unhealthy behavior

AP Photo/Gerald Herbert NEW YORK (AP) — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet and other unhealthy behaviors. That’s less than commonly-cited estimates from more than 35 years ago, a result of new research methods and changes in American society. Smoking […]
Kroger Field set for KHSAA state football finals
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Kroger Field set for KHSAA state football finals

Tickets available for six state championship games to be played December 1-3
Arrest in double murder in Lawrence County
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Arrest in double murder in Lawrence County

Kentucky State Police say they arrested 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy and charged him in connection to a double murder in Lawrence County.
KSP beginning its holiday food drive
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KSP beginning its holiday food drive

Kentucky State police have started their "Cram the Cruiser" for the holiday.
Cops on doughnut shop for Special Olympics
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Cops on doughnut shop for Special Olympics

Central Kentucky officers are on the roof of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to raise money for Special Olympics.
Former Virginia death row inmate granted parole
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Former Virginia death row inmate granted parole

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia death row inmate who came within two days of being executed before his sentence was commuted decades ago amid questions about his guilt was granted parole. The Virginia State Parole Board on Monday approved Joseph Giarratano’s release, The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported . Giarratano was convicted of the 1979 rape […]
Startup wants to bring back Vioxx for hemophilia joint pain
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Startup wants to bring back Vioxx for hemophilia joint pain

AP Photo/Steven Senne TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so. Merck & Co. voluntarily pulled the blockbuster drug in 2004 amid evidence that it doubled the chances of having a heart attack or stroke. Now tiny Tremeau Pharmaceuticals is working […]
Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements
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Michigan Rep. Conyers denies sexual harassment settlements

AP Photo/Paul Sancya DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers on Tuesday denied settling a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances. The website BuzzFeed News reported on Monday that the office of Conyers, 88, paid the woman over $27,000 […]
Warren County man arrested on child exploitation charges
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Warren County man arrested on child exploitation charges

32-year-old Christopher “Brandon” Petty was taken into custody and charged with child exploitation, according to Kentucky State Police.
Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped 7 patients
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Neurologist pleads guilty to charges he groped 7 patients

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neurologist facing allegations of sexual misconduct in three states has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a Philadelphia clinic. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani admitted Tuesday that he assaulted seven patients in 2016 while he was chairman of Drexel University’s neurology department. He will have to register as a […]
Man arrested after pursuit in stolen truck in Daviess County
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Man arrested after pursuit in stolen truck in Daviess County

Kentucky State Police take Douglas Elwanger into custody after they say he led them on a chase in a stolen truck.
Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks
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Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks

The Kentucky State Parks system is getting ready for Christmas with several events.
Specialty plate to support Alzheimer’s Association
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Specialty plate to support Alzheimer’s Association

A specialty license plate supporting the Alzheimer's Association is now being offered through the state.
CBS co-hosts on Charlie Rose: not the man I know
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CBS co-hosts on Charlie Rose: not the man I know

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlie Rose’s co-hosts on “CBS This Morning” sharply condemned their suspended colleague Tuesday after the airing of sexual misconduct allegations that included groping female staffers and walking around naked in front of them, saying that it’s a time of reckoning in society. “This has to end,” said Norah O’Donnell. The morning […]
APNewsbreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia
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APNewsbreak: Startup could bring back Vioxx for hemophilia

AP Photo/Steven Senne TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company hopes so. Merck & Co. voluntarily pulled the blockbuster drug in 2004 amid evidence that it doubled the chances of having a heart attack or stroke. Now tiny Tremeau Pharmaceuticals is working […]
LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release
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LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

AP Photo/John Locher WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump’s involvement in securing his son’s release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night. The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA […]
Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family
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Coming out as trans just start of journey for teen, family

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — It was May of seventh grade, and 14-year-old Theo Ramos was in a new school. Perhaps because it was an arts magnet program, or because it was a diverse place, kids and adults seemed to embrace the transgender boy much more than those at his old school did. […]
US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians
2 days ago
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US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 Haitians

AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, […]
Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization
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Thanksgiving tribe reclaims language lost to colonization

AP Photo/Steven Senne MASHPEE, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts tribe whose ancestors shared a Thanksgiving meal with the Pilgrims nearly 400 years ago is reclaiming its long-lost language, one schoolchild at a time. “Weesowee mahkusunash,” says teacher Siobhan Brown, using the Wampanoag phrase for “yellow shoes” as she reads to a preschool class from Sandra […]
Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuff
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Turkeys seeking Trump Thanksgiving pardon must strut stuff

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — What makes a good presidential turkey? Showmanship. A readiness to strut his stuff and gobble on command, yet enough restraint to stay on a table for the big photo op. So say a Minnesota turkey farmer and 4-H kids who raised the turkey that will go to the […]
Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay
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Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delay

AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger WASHINGTON (AP) — Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies return to prime-time television this weekend – but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a […]
Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct
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Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff because she rejected his sexual advances, BuzzFeed News reported Monday. The website reported that Conyers’ office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confidentiality […]
Some might be homeless this Thanksgiving due to a pipe break
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Some might be homeless this Thanksgiving due to a pipe break

If the potters house was to shut down, 11 residents including staff members would face homelessness.
Interior denies wrongdoing involving Zinke's wife, travel
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Interior denies wrongdoing involving Zinke's wife, travel

AP Photo/Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Interior denied any wrongdoing Monday after documents surfaced showing government staffers were forced to scramble to accommodate requests from Secretary Ryan Zinke’s wife as she accompanied him on trips outside of Washington D.C. Craig Holman, a government affairs lobbyist with good-governance watchdog Public Citizen, told Politico […]
Lexington inmate fails to return to jail from work release
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Lexington inmate fails to return to jail from work release

An inmate in Lexington didn't return to jail from a court-ordered work release Monday, according to the jail.
The Latest: AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen
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The Latest: AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into death of a border patrol agent says the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn’t remember what happened. The official, who was […]
Manson's death leaves questions over au
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Manson's death leaves questions over au

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson’s death came with a string of unanswered questions, from whether the notorious cult leader left a will to what, if any, possessions he left behind. The convicted killer, 83, who once aspired to musical fame and dabbled in art, died Sunday after spending nearly half a century in prison. […]
Charles Manson used charm to turn youths into mass killers
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Charles Manson used charm to turn youths into mass killers

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and […]
Kitchen fire forces people from apartment
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Kitchen fire forces people from apartment

A kitchen fire Monday afternoon forced the people in an apartment in Lexington to temporarily move across the street, according to Lexington firefighters.
Kentucky Power to donate truck to rescue squad
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Kentucky Power to donate truck to rescue squad

Kentucky Power is donating a truck slated for retirement to the Floyd County Emergency and Rescue Squad.
Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot
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Nerve agent vapor detected at Blue Grass Army Depot

Chemical crews detected a GB nerve agent vapor emission in a storage igloo at the Blue Grass Army Depot in Richmond, according to Blue Grass Chemical Activity.
Kentucky nonprofits receive money on ‘Day of Giving’
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Kentucky nonprofits receive money on ‘Day of Giving’

Walmart Foundation State Giving Grants totalling more than $500,000 awarded to nonprofits in Kentucky.
Kentucky mine employee sentenced for violating safety law
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Kentucky mine employee sentenced for violating safety law

An employee at a Kentucky coal mine has been sentenced for violating the federal Mine Safety and Health Act.
Marsy’s Law: Seeking rights for crime victims
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Marsy’s Law: Seeking rights for crime victims

Kentucky is one of only 14 states without constitutional rights for crime victims.
Overnight shootings have neighbors fearful to be in their own homes
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Overnight shootings have neighbors fearful to be in their own homes

It was a frightening night for several families in Lexington as three separate shootings left three homes riddled with bullets.
Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash
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Investigators: Roy Halladay performed turns before crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in his small plane moments before his fatal crash two weeks ago. The National Transportation Safety Board didn’t place blame for the crash in the preliminary report released Monday. It says witnesses […]
UPDATE:  Coroner identifies double-murder suspect who shot himself to death
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UPDATE: Coroner identifies double-murder suspect who shot himself to death

The Madison County coroner identified a man wanted in connection to a double-murder in Detroit who killed himself during a brief standoff with police in Richmond Monday afternoon.
Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famous
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Key figures in Manson case: Cult disciples, rich and famous

AP Photo/George Brich LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cult leader Charles Manson, who directed his “family” to carry out a series of shocking murders in 1969 in a bid to start a race war he called “Helter Skelter,” died of natural causes at 83. He collected a band of young followers in California before orchestrating the […]
New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence
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New allegation against Franken, this time met with silence

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A woman says Al Franken pulled her in tightly and put his hand on her buttocks in 2010 while posing for a picture at the Minnesota State Fair, the second allegation of improper conduct against the Democrat and first involving his time as a senator. Lindsay […]
Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years
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Manson has endured as the face of evil for nearly 50 years

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Other killers snuffed out far more lives than Charles Manson did in 1969. Yet he has endured for nearly a half century as the personification of evil, even in an age in which mass shootings leave dozens dead at a time. Manson, the hippie cult leader who died Sunday […]
God’s Pantry to feed Thanksgiving meal to 4,500 Fayette County families
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God’s Pantry to feed Thanksgiving meal to 4,500 Fayette County families

God's Pantry Food Bank in Lexington will feed more than 4,500 Fayette County families a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal this year, according to the food bank.
Mt. Sterling man sentenced for drug overdoses
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Mt. Sterling man sentenced for drug overdoses

Wesley Hamm was sentenced in U.S. District court in connection to a case involving several drug overdoses.
UK Athletics offering Black Friday specials
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UK Athletics offering Black Friday specials

UK Athletics is offering up Black Friday specials with tickets to select football, men’s and women’s basketball, and gymnastics events and specially priced tickets for all three men’s basketball games during Thanksgiving Week through the Kroger Holiday Special.
National Weather Service: 2 people hurt in Kentucky tornados
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National Weather Service: 2 people hurt in Kentucky tornados

The National Weather Service says two people were hurt in two moderate tornados in Kentucky.
Woman killed, teen injured in Jackson County crash
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Woman killed, teen injured in Jackson County crash

Kentucky State Police say Matachia Creech of McKee was killed after her car was struck and overturned several times in Jackson County.
Workers who depict Pilgrims seek better pay, job security
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Workers who depict Pilgrims seek better pay, job security

BOSTON (AP) — Workers at a Massachusetts living history museum that depicts 17th century life at the time of the Pilgrims are asking to be treated by 21st century standards. About 70 unionized workers at Plimoth Plantation , including some of the educators and historical interpreters who dress in period costume, have been involved in […]
Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life
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Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the company that hopes to build it and could mean more time is needed to study the changes. The […]
Another conservative leads Kansas governor race after crisis
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Another conservative leads Kansas governor race after crisis

AP Photo/John Hanna SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — If you thought Kansas emerged from its long budget crisis to reject deep-red politics and move back toward the center, think again. A year ago, many voters concluded that Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s experiment in cutting income taxes had ended in failure, opening the door to a more […]
Driver flees scene after 2-car crash kills woman in Kentucky
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Driver flees scene after 2-car crash kills woman in Kentucky

Kentucky State Police are trying to track down a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in LaRue County.
Motorcyclist wrecks, dies trying to avoid a deer
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Motorcyclist wrecks, dies trying to avoid a deer

A motorcyclist was killed Monday morning after hitting a guardrail while trying to avoid a deer.
Patrolling US border agent killed in apparent Texas attack
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Patrolling US border agent killed in apparent Texas attack

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Authorities were scouring West Texas on Monday for those behind an apparent attack that killed one U.S. border agent and injured another. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Sunday that was thin on details about what happened, saying the two agents “were responding to activity” while on patrol […]
Gun ads continue after mass shootings but with new scrutiny
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Gun ads continue after mass shootings but with new scrutiny

AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane ATLANTA (AP) — The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the Mossberg brand boasts of weapons “engineered to the specs of freedom and independence.” The […]
Pipe problem could force closure of mission house
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Pipe problem could force closure of mission house

The Potter's House on North Limestone recently had a sewer pipe break and flood part of the house, and that could force the closure of the home.
KSP: Lexington man fatally shot in Lee County
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KSP: Lexington man fatally shot in Lee County

Kentucky State Police say Jimmy L. Vanover of Lexington was fatally shot during a fight with another man in Lee County.
Jury deadlocks in trial of deputy accused of abusing girls
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Jury deadlocks in trial of deputy accused of abusing girls

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of a onetime “Deputy of the Year” charged with sexually abusing three girls in Maine. Jurors in Kennebec County acquitted Kenneth Hatch of Whitefield of two felony counts but deadlocked Monday on the remaining 20felony counts, resulting in the mistrial on those charges. […]
The Latest: Trump expresses sorrow over border agent's death
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The Latest: Trump expresses sorrow over border agent's death

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has offered condolences to the family of a Border Patrol who was killed in an apparent attack in West Texas. Trump says a second officer injured Sunday […]
For many, Charles Manson cult killings ended era of love
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For many, Charles Manson cult killings ended era of love

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — In summer 1969, a scruffy ex-convict with a magnetic hold on young women sent some of his disciples into the night to carry out a series of gruesome killings in Los Angeles. In so doing, Charles Manson became the leering face of evil on front pages across America and […]
Kentucky Baptist Convention endorses Marsy’s Law
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Kentucky Baptist Convention endorses Marsy’s Law

Kentucky Baptist Convention comes out in support of Marsy's Law, which aims to change Kentucky's constitution to give crime victims more of a voice in the judicial process and the right to be made aware of upcoming hearings or changes in their offenders' status.
Convicted killer: Civil rights violated when dreadlocks cut
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Convicted killer: Civil rights violated when dreadlocks cut

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A convicted killer in an Ohio prison claims in a federal lawsuit that his civil rights have been violated by the repeated cutting of his dreadlocks. The lawsuit filed on behalf of inmate Cecil Koger says his faith of Rastafarianism (rah-stah-FARE-ee-ah-nizm) requires him to wear his hair in dreadlocks. The lawsuit […]
Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs
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Tyson Foods: New facility in Tennessee to create 1,500 jobs

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday. The new plant in Humboldt, about 85 miles northeast of Memphis, will produce […]
Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route
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Nebraska panel approves alternative Keystone XL route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska commission approved an alternative route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline through the state on Monday, removing the last major regulatory obstacle to building the long-delayed $8 billion project. The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s vote on the long-delayed project could still be challenged in court. The alternative route would […]
Winning Cash Ball ticket worth $225,000 sold in Lexington
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Winning Cash Ball ticket worth $225,000 sold in Lexington

Someone bought a winning Cash Ball ticket last night in Lexington at the Speedway on Elkhorn Drive.
University receiving grant to expand cybersecurity training
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University receiving grant to expand cybersecurity training

UofL received a $580,000 federal grant to expand programs to train cybersecurity specialists.
Police: Postal worker assaults boy who tried to stop theft
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Police: Postal worker assaults boy who tried to stop theft

Postal work accused of assaulting child trying to stop theft of a package.
Kentucky man shot by police after chase dies of injuries
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Kentucky man shot by police after chase dies of injuries

18-year-old Brian Calvert of Scottsville was shot by officers at the end of the pursuit early Saturday morning in Warren County.
Former Kentucky player loses state job after two months
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Former Kentucky player loses state job after two months

Winston Bennett, former University of Kentucky basketball player, was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.
Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no
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Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It’s the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp. The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s ruling is on the Nebraska route TransCanada has proposed to complete the $8 billion, […]
Fight outside Applebee’s leads to arrest
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Fight outside Applebee’s leads to arrest

Danville police arrested Alfred Shane Briscoe after they say he pointed a gun at people outside an Applebee's.
Arrests after purse, wallet and phone stolen in Frankfort parking lot
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Arrests after purse, wallet and phone stolen in Frankfort parking lot

Frankfort police say Jayvon McCray and two juveniles were arrested, accused of stealing a purse from a car.
Santa's in town? You need an appointment this year
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Santa's in town? You need an appointment this year

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you’ll need a reservation to see him. At Macy’s flagship store on 34th Street in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick’s lap is by appointment only this year, for the first time ever. Starting Monday, eager families […]
Chris Christie getting road named for him in home county
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Chris Christie getting road named for him in home county

AP Photo/Mel Evans MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be deeply unpopular in his state, but in his home county he’s getting a road named after him. Christie on Monday will be on hand when a new access road to Central Park of Morris County is christened Governor Chris Christie […]
Hippie cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83
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Hippie cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after masterminding the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday night after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83. Manson […]
Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no
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Nebraska's Keystone XL vote may not be a clear yes or no

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators are set to decide Monday whether to approve or deny an in-state route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. It’s the last major regulatory hurdle facing project operator TransCanada Corp. The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s ruling is on the Nebraska route TransCanada has proposed to complete the $8 billion, […]
3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta
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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP Photo/Mike Stewart ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30 a.m. People gathered at windows of tall office buildings, at a nearby […]
3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta
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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

AP Photo/Mike Stewart ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums has been destroyed in a scheduled implosion in downtown Atlanta. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30 a.m. People gathered at windows of tall office buildings, at a nearby […]
LPD: Police respond to multiple shots fired calls in Lexington overnight
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LPD: Police respond to multiple shots fired calls in Lexington overnight

Police say they were called to multiple shots fired calls overnight.
Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year
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Musicians unite at AMAs in wake of tumultuous year

The 2017 American Music Awards marked a night of unison, positive vibes and American pride as musicians spoke about coming together in a year dominated by natural disasters, violence and divisive politics. Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the three-hour show Sunday with a performance honoring those affected by tragic events of the year, from […]
3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome set for implosion
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3- 2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome set for implosion

AP Photo/Mike Stewart ATLANTA (AP) — One of the nation’s largest domed stadiums is set for implosion. Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives are on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30 a.m. If all goes well, the dome that opened in 1992 will be flattened within about 15 seconds. […]
Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance
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Hard to believe: Some consumers find free health insurance

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they’re starting to see an impact on sign-ups. “Free Obamacare Coverage in 2018,” says an online pitch from insurance broker eHealth, showing a […]
Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees
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Women dominate American Music Awards, but not as nominees

This year’s American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners. In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or groups that include […]
Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body
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Theo's journey: A transgender child at war with his body

AP Photo/Lynne Sladky HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Theo Ramos learned how to cut himself when he was in fifth grade, when his body seemed to revolt. Exploring online was easy, with hashtags like #scars, #hurt and #brokeninside. Nothing made sense back then, but Theo absorbed what he saw on websites like a religion. All he […]
The Latest: Plans for Manson's remains 'undetermined'
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The Latest: Plans for Manson's remains 'undetermined'

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the death of Charles Manson (all times local): 11 p.m. Prison officials say it’s “undetermined” what will happen with the remains of cult leader Charles Manson. Manson died Sunday night after nearly a half-century behind bars. He was 83. Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California […]
'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery
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'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery

AP Photo/David Goldman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father’s cancer pain medicine. For straight-talking ex-trucker Jeff McCoy, it was […]
'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery
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'It never really leaves you.' Opioids haunt users' recovery

AP Photo/David Goldman NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It’s hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or when he broke into a safe to steal his father’s cancer pain medicine. For straight-talking ex-trucker Jeff McCoy, it was […]
Former AP reporter recalls surreal spectacle of Manson trial
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Former AP reporter recalls surreal spectacle of Manson trial

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first time I saw Charles Manson being led into a courtroom at the old Los Angeles Hall of Justice, I was shocked – not because of the mythology that preceded him, but because of just how small he was. The cult leader, accused of the most notorious murders […]
Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies
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Charles Manson, whose cult slayings horrified world, dies

AP Photo/Uncredited LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. He was 83. Manson, whose […]
Compassionate caravan giving out coats and food
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Compassionate caravan giving out coats and food

The center has been collecting supplies all year long so the area homeless can stay warm this winter.
The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent
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The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says those responsible for the death one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another will be brought to justice. The president made […]
The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent
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The Latest: Trump tweets about death of Border Patrol agent

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says those responsible for the death one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another will be brought to justice. The president made […]
Border agent dies after being injured in Texas
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Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. Border Patrol spokesmen said they could not provide any details Sunday on what caused the agent’s injuries or what led to them. Spokesman […]
Border agent dies after being injured in Texas
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Border agent dies after being injured in Texas

VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — Authorities are searching Texas’ Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there. Border Patrol spokesmen said they could not provide any details Sunday on what caused the agent’s injuries or what led to them. Spokesman […]
Sheriff’s offices team up to find stolen items
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Sheriff’s offices team up to find stolen items

The Laurel County Sheriff's office has teamed up with the Scott County Sheriff's office to find items stolen recently from Scott and Harrison Counties. 
Clarkson, Pink honor victims of hurricanes, violence at AMAs
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Clarkson, Pink honor victims of hurricanes, violence at AMAs

Kelly Clarkson and Pink kicked off the 2017 American Music Awards paying tribute to those affected this year by hurricanes, gun violence, hate crimes and other tragic events. Before the pop stars sang R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts” on Sunday, Jamie Foxx said this year “we needed the power of music to help us escape the news […]
Reward increasing for information in man’s death
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Reward increasing for information in man’s death

The reward doubled for information on man's death.
State police investigate death in Lee County
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State police investigate death in Lee County

State police investigate Lee County death
Strong storms leave their mark in parts of Kentucky
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Strong storms leave their mark in parts of Kentucky

Storms cause damage this weekend
10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever
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10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

AP Photo/Richard Drew The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans – the most ever in a single Rhodes class – as well as a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen […]
Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore
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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

AP Photo/Ric Feld BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of […]
Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore
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Many Christian conservatives are backing Alabama's Roy Moore

AP Photo/Ric Feld BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, Muslims, homosexuality and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of […]
Fireman's kin seek honor for grandfather who died in 1935
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Fireman's kin seek honor for grandfather who died in 1935

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City firefighter Tom O’Brien had been battling a blaze in Manhattan for two hours on Oct. 27, 1935, and knew something was wrong as soon as he got back to the firehouse. Reports indicate he complained of a booming headache and decided to “self-medicate” with a bottle of booze […]
Some firsts among 32 US students picked as Rhodes scholars
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Some firsts among 32 US students picked as Rhodes scholars

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African-Americans, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, a transgender man and four students from colleges that had never had received the honor before. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen from a group of 866 applicants who were endorsed […]
APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states
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APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse. At least 17 women in […]
APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states
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APNewsBreak: Neurologist faces sex allegations in 3 states

A prominent neurologist, already charged with groping patients at a Philadelphia clinic, is facing a growing number of accusations that he preyed on especially vulnerable pain patients at medical facilities in three states, using his impressive reputation as a healer to trap women in long-term doctor-patient relationships marked by abuse. At least 17 women in […]
Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them
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Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them

AP Photo/Ric Feld BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, homosexuality, Muslims and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of […]
Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them
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Some Alabamians won't quit Moore because he never quit them

AP Photo/Ric Feld BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Christian conservatives see Roy Moore as their champion. He has battled federal judges and castigated liberals, big government, gun control, homosexuality, Muslims and anything else that doesn’t fit the evangelical mold. The Republican Senate candidate has long stood with them, and now, as he faces accusations of […]
Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all
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Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

BOSTON (AP) — They may not be mad about reefer, but a growing number of Massachusetts communities are leaving their borders open to commercial marijuana businesses, bucking a wave of bans and moratoriums that followed voter approval of legal recreational pot. Recent votes in several cities and towns against prohibitions on pot shops have cheered […]
Jesse Jackson's decades in public eye shaped by many roles
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Jesse Jackson's decades in public eye shaped by many roles

AP Photo/Sal Veder CHICAGO (AP) — For more than 50 years, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been in the public eye as an activist, a two-time presidential candidate and a guiding force in the modern civil rights movement. Jackson, 76, disclosed on Friday that he’s been treated for Parkinson’s disease for the past two years, […]
Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program
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Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program

AP Photo/John Locher LAS VEGAS (AP) — Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they’re mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in the state’s budding school-choice program. “We’re not one of those schools that find testing expectations to be onerous or unacceptable,” said Sue Blakeley, founder of Lake Mead Christian Academy in Henderson, […]
LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor
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LaToya Cantrell becomes New Orleans' 1st woman mayor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of New Orleans. The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat Mitch Landrieu as the city […]
Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore
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Sen. Flake says GOP is 'toast' if it follows Trump, Moore

AP Photo/Bob Christie PHOENIX (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on an open microphone saying that the GOP is “toast” if it follows President Donald Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. Flake was talking to the mayor of the Phoenix suburb of Mesa offstage Friday after speaking at a town hall […]
Ohio candidate doesn't regret sexual conquest Facebook post
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Ohio candidate doesn't regret sexual conquest Facebook post

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should “lighten up” after deleting a previous post outlining his sexual history with women that drew widespread criticism for trivializing sexual harassment and sexual assault. William O’Neill’s original post on Friday criticized “the dogs of war” calling for […]
Big bust on credit card skimmers
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Big bust on credit card skimmers

Eight people have been arrested for a skimming scam that targeted thousands of people in Louisville.
Louisville public official voted out
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Louisville public official voted out

A three member panel voted Friday to remove Dan Johnson.
Man shot in Lexington intersection
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Man shot in Lexington intersection

At the scene, officers found the man with a gunshot wound to his upper body.
'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church
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'Faithful' Detroit priest beatified by Catholic church

AP Photo/Ed White DETROIT (AP) — A priest known for his steadfast devotion to the needy cleared a threshold on the way to possible sainthood Saturday as the Roman Catholic Church beatified Solanus Casey, who is credited with the miraculous cure of a woman with a chronic skin disease. More than 60,000 people attended a […]
Bad batch of meth killing people in Lexington
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Bad batch of meth killing people in Lexington

Officials are warning people about a bad batch of Meth.
Former UK basketball player gets fired from state job
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Former UK basketball player gets fired from state job

A former University of Kentucky basketball player was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears
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FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

AP Photo/Jon Elswick WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn’t target specific groups, and the report is […]
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears
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FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

AP Photo/Jon Elswick WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn’t target specific groups, and the report is […]
A man shot by police after chase dies
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A man shot by police after chase dies

A man shot by police in south central Kentucky after a chase has died of his wounds in a hospital.
Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items
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Widow of Grateful Dead's longtime lawyer auctions rare items

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The widow of the Grateful Dead’s longtime lawyer is auctioning off treasures from their long strange trip with the psychedelic rock-and-roll band. Hal and Jesse Kant’s memorabilia collection includes signed artwork by the band’s late leader, Jerry Garcia, and backstage passes from concerts spanning 30 years. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports some […]
NYC subway to use gender-neutral terms during announcements
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NYC subway to use gender-neutral terms during announcements

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to the New York City subways, there’s no such thing as ladies and gentlemen. Conductors on subway trains have been told to stop addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen” when making announcements about delays, detours or other things, and instead use the gender-neutral terms “passengers,” […]
Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger
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Schools adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger

AP Photo/Mike Groll It’s a familiar scenario: A school official, hearing about a potential danger that’s too close for comfort, locks down the building. A nearby bank may have been robbed. Officers might be serving a warrant in the neighborhood. There are reports of shots fired in the area. For a northern California elementary school, […]
Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland Sunday
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Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland Sunday

Acclaimed artists featured Sunday in the Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland in Lexington.
Ohio court justice deletes Facebook post on sexual history
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Ohio court justice deletes Facebook post on sexual history

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate says he deleted a Facebook post outlining his sexual history after being criticized in part for potentially identifying some of the women. Justice William O’Neill tells The Associated Press on Saturday he agreed with a commenter who said he was being “insensitive.” He […]
Harassment claims shine light on California Capitol partying
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Harassment claims shine light on California Capitol partying

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Capitol is awash in allegations of sexual harassment, creating an atmosphere that’s affecting how men and women interact. Holding meetings over drinks or winding down at a bar after a hectic day in the Legislature is a regular part of business in Sacramento, where policymaking and deal-cutting […]
Harassment allegations shine light on Capitol party culture
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Harassment allegations shine light on Capitol party culture

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s Capitol is awash in allegations of sexual harassment, creating an atmosphere that’s affecting how men and women interact. Holding meetings over drinks or winding down at a bar after a hectic day in the Legislature is a regular part of Sacramento, where policymaking and deal-cutting often depend […]
FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears
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FBI report on black 'extremists' raises new monitoring fears

AP Photo/Jon Elswick WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI report on the rise of black “extremists” is stirring fears of a return to practices used during the civil rights movement, when the bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. The FBI said it doesn’t target specific groups, and the report is […]
Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale
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Woman must pay Katy Perry for interfering with convent sale

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles, finding that the woman intentionally interfered with the sale to Perry of a hilltop property that was once a convent. The jury found Friday that entrepreneur Dana […]
Detroit priest to be beatified, was known for helping others
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Detroit priest to be beatified, was known for helping others

AP Photo/Ed White DETROIT (AP) — A priest who wasn’t allowed to preach instead turned his ears and heart to the needy. Now, decades after his death, Solanus Casey is on a path to sainthood, celebrated as an incredibly humble man who brought people to God. Father Solanus, as he was known, will be beatified […]