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Coal Miner Killed At Bell County Mine

A coal miner died from injuries suffered in a Bell County mine on Tuesday, according to the state. It was the first coal mining death in Kentucky in 2014.
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Son Joins Father In Prison In Connection With Cockfighting Operation In Kentucky

A federal judge sentenced Jonathan Robinson to one year and one day in prison for his part in a major cockfighting enterprise in McDowell, Kentucky.
Ebola

Pentagon: 100 US Marines heading to Liberia

The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to locations around the country and help with the Ebola fight.
Sturgeon Bay lighthouse

Government sell Sturgeon Bay lighthouse

The federal government has sold its lighthouse near the Wisconsin peninsula of Door County.
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Berea council defeats gay-rights ordinance

The Berea City Council has rejected an ordinance that would have banned discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Behind McConnell ad, a Ky. woman’s complex story

In a recent campaign ad for Republican Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky woman tells of how the U.S. Senate's minority leader fought to help get her daughter back from war-torn West Africa in a custody battle that spanned two years, two governments and two continents. The woman, a community college professor named Noelle Hunter, mentions that her marriage ended "after a dark period in my life."
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Kentucky specialty crop projects draw grant

Specialty crop projects in Kentucky will get a boost from a U.S. Agriculture Department block grant for about $300,000.

101st reactivating Division Artillery Brigade

The 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell is reactivating the Division Artillery Brigade during a ceremony Wednesday morning at the post.
Mike Huckabee

Huckabee to campaign for Kentucky House candidates

Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee will campaign for Kentucky's GOP state House candidates 10 days before the Nov. 4 general election.
Money

Funding supports anti-abuse efforts in Louisville

Two Louisville coalitions will share $1.25 million in federal funding to assist efforts to reduce and prevent substance abuse among young people.
Ark Encounter Park

State Balks At Tax Incentives For Noah’s Ark Park

State officials said they would not allow public money to help finance operations of a full-sized replica of Noah's Ark unless the group behind the project said in writing it would not base hiring on applicants' religion.
Southern Newspaper Publishers Association

Media industry group elects leaders from Ga., Ala.

Media executives from Georgia and Alabama have been chosen to lead the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and its board of trustees.
Scantron

Advanced Placement test participation doubles

The number of Kentucky public school students taking Advanced Placement tests has more than doubled since 2008.
Duke Energy

Duke Energy: Payments mistakenly reported late

Duke Energy is notifying customers in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio that it's taking steps to correct some of their monthly payments mistakenly being reported as late.
Tornado

NWS confirms tornado in Clinton County

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in south-central Kentucky.
James Comer

Comer raises $534,000 in first fundraising quarter

Republican James Comer raised $534,000 in his first fundraising quarter as a candidate for Kentucky governor.
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Man charged with 2 slayings in custody

A Nashville, Tennessee, man who is charged in the slayings of two people has been arrested in Louisville, Kentucky.
Mid-Continent University

Mid-Continent University files for bankruptcy

Mid-Continent University in western Kentucky has filed for bankruptcy protection.
Brent Spence Bridge

Reports show Ohio River bridge is crumbling

Years of inspection reports obtained by a newspaper show that a high-traffic bridge over the Ohio River is deteriorating.
Fire, Flames

10 ponies killed in central Kentucky barn fire

A central Kentucky fire chief says a barn fire has killed 10 show ponies.

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