Murray Energy Coporation

Murray adds 100M tons to Illinois coal holdings

A leading U.S. coal company says it has added roughly 100 million tons of coal reserves and resources to its southern Illinois portfolio.
Churchill Downs

Churchill plans suites for owners of Derby horses

Churchill Downs says it will develop new trackside suites for the owners of horses running in the Kentucky Derby.
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Aleris breaks ground on $350M expansion

The largest employer in western Kentucky's Hancock County is breaking ground on an expansion so that it can begin manufacturing aluminum sheet for vehicle bodies.
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Inmate death results in manslaughter indictment

A grand jury has indicted a Lexington man on a charge of manslaughter in the death of an inmate at the Jessamine County Detention Center.
Ledbetter Bridge over the Tennessee River

Contractor hoping to finish bridge demolition

The contractor working to demolish the Old Ledbetter Bridge is hoping to complete the job by Dec. 1.
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Louisville Zoo names new hippo Jahari

Zookeepers can stop referring to the Louisville Zoo's baby boy pygmy hippo generically. He now has a name — Jahari.

Scholarships available to victims of drug abuse

The Kentucky Attorney General's Office and two other organizations are offering two $1,500 college scholarships to graduating high school students whose lives have been impacted by prescription drug abuse.

Fort Campbell prepares for return of soldiers

Fort Campbell is preparing for the return of an artillery regiment that spent nine months in Afghanistan.
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Sacrifices, Duty Of Military Veterans Honored In Montgomery County

State and local officials gathered Tuesday in Montgomery County for a ceremony to rename roads in honor of a Pearl Harbor survivor, and in memory of a soldier who was killed fighting in Iraq.

Grimes Courts Labor Vote With Warren In Kentucky

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren brought her brand of populist politics back to Kentucky on Tuesday to campaign for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in the U.S. Senate race.
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Police: Suspect Hid Cocaine In Potato Chip Bag

A Kentucky man was jailed in St. Louis after police said they found nearly a kilogram of cocaine hidden in a potato chip bag in his car.

Parole Denied For Convicted Child Killer

A western Kentucky man was denied parole for a second time in the death of a two-year old boy.
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More than 35,000 Kentuckians have voted absentee

The polls don't open until Tuesday, but more than 35,000 people have already voted in Kentucky.

Fort Campbell removes hanging display on post

A Halloween display featuring several effigies hanging from a tree in the yard of on-post housing has been taken down at Fort Campbell.
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Teacher pleads guilty to sex with student

A central Kentucky teacher has pleaded guilty to having a sexual relationship with a student in Frankfort and resigned her job.
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4 Kentucky players enter not guilty pleas

A lawyer for four University of Kentucky football players has entered not guilty pleas on their behalf to charges of second-degree disorderly conduct stemming from a game of "manhunt" that sent the school into an uproar.

Kentucky prosecutor retiring after 25 years

The top prosecutor for four western Kentucky counties has announced his retirement effective Jan. 1.

Louisville man sent to prison for 3rd slaying

A Louisville man has been sentenced to prison for murder for the third time in his life.
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Correction: Fire Chief-Sentenced Story

Tommy F. Johnson was sentenced to a year of probation, not a year in jail.
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Mental exam ordered for man charged with murder

A judge has ordered a mental exam for a Tennessee man charged with giving his wife a lethal overdose of clonazepam and heroin.

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