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Kentucky National Guard’s annual Memorial Day event set for May 27

The Kentucky National Guard will host its annual Memorial Day observance on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in Frankfort.

Report: Cumberlands named safest college in Kentucky 

University of the Cumberlands has been named the safest college campus in Kentucky, fourth-safest in the nation, in a new report released by safety experts at Your Local Security.

Division of Waste Management announces grant recipients

The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has awarded $500,471 in grant funding for benches, picnic tables, landscaping, walking trails and pour-in-place surfacing projects that utilize recycled waste tires.

Kentucky primary to offer verdict on Bevin’s job performance

Voters in Kentucky are casting ballots in a primary that will deliver an initial verdict on the job performance of Gov. Matt Bevin.

Low turnout expected for primary election

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says less than 13 percent of the state's registered voters are expected to go to the polls today.

Most pools and beaches opening Memorial Day weekend at Kentucky State Parks

Memorial Day Weekend is the traditional opening date for Kentucky State Park pools and beaches. Most pools and beaches will be opening.

U.S. Forest Service proposes recreation fee changes

The Daniel Boone National Forest is interested in receiving comments on a proposal to increase recreation fees at 25 sites and to implement new fees at nine sites. 

Abortion clinic asks full appeals court to rehear case

A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions.

Democratic primary goes down to the wire

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - You've seen them take jabs at each other in television ads, but as the race between Attorney General Andy Beshear,...
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Governor, attorney general among statewide races in Kentucky

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes projects 12.5 percent of registered voters will turn out.

Pike County man killed following pursuit

The man's car slammed into several trees, hit an embankment and caught fire, according to police.
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American distillers welcome end of tariffs in Canada, Mexico

American distillers have suffered shrinking exports since the last half of 2018 due to tariffs in key markets.

House explosion kills 1, injures 2 in southern Indiana city

Authorities say a house exploded in southern Indiana, killing one person, injuring two others and leaving several nearby homes uninhabitable.

Four men caught in AG child predator sting

Four men have been arrested after an undercover child predator sting in Franklin county.

Father is indicted on two counts in toddler son’s death

The father who state police say ran from the scene after a deadly fire that killed his 1-year-old son, has been indicted by a grand jury according to the Sentinel Echo.

New drug trial ordered after prosecutor’s religion questions

A federal appellate panel has ordered a new trial and reversed a couple's drug convictions partly because a prosecutor cited their beliefs in a religious figure regarded as the patron saint of drug dealers and as the angel of the poor.
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Former Miss America among 19 candidates seeking office

A former Miss America is among 19 candidates running in down-ballot races in Kentucky that include secretary of state, agriculture commissioner, treasurer and auditor.
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LPD: ‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement campaign set to begin

The Lexington Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket as the Memorial Day weekend approaches.

Report: Arrest made in Letcher Co. school meth case

The Letcher County Sheriff's Department tells the newspaper the child couldn't sell the meth and ended up giving it away.

Jury convicts Kenton Co. man of attempted rape a child

Prosecutors say Arrin Bush sexually assaulted the 12-year-old while she was babysitting his son at a home on February 19, 2018.

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