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Indiana doctor pleads guilty in BB gun case

An Indiana doctor who was accused of shooting a BB gun at a driver on Interstate 75 in an incident captured on video last year has pleaded guilty to wanton endangerment in central Kentucky.

Ford adds workers, investment to back MKC output

Ford has beefed up its workforce and investment at a Kentucky plant to support production of its new Lincoln SUV as the automaker looks to reinvigorate its luxury brand.

UPS, pilots’ union barred from air crash probe

Federal safety officials say UPS and its pilots' union can no longer participate in the agency's investigation of a crash that killed two of the cargo shipper's pilots in Alabama because they violated rules about premature public discussion of the cause.

Suggestions sought for Ky. education standards

Kentucky education officials want to tweak the state's English and math standards and they want help doing it.
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NKU leaders to travel around state

Leaders at Northern Kentucky University say they plan to travel around the state in an effort to spread the word about what makes the school special.

Police still looking for clues in Teague case

Nineteen years after a young woman vanished in western Kentucky, police are still digging for clues that could solve the mystery of what happened to Heather Teague.
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Parties Trade Ethics Complaints in Senate Race

The Kentucky Republican and Democratic parties filed separate ethics complaints in the U.S. Senate race between Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes.
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Wild Horses Found Shot To Death In Harlan County

More than two dozen wild horses, including mares and foals, were found shot to death in Bledsoe, according to the Harlan County Humane Society. A reward was offered in the case.
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Turning humble gourds into imaginative art

They're traditionally used for drinking vessels, birdhouses and the occasional decorative fall spread.

2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law

Republicans submit FEC complaint about Grimes’ bus

The Republican Party of Kentucky has submitted a complaint to the Federal Election Commission alleging Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes accepted prohibited campaign donations from her father's company.
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Heroin treatment facility expanding to meet need

A Louisville facility that treats drug addicts says it is planning a major expansion to meet a growing need due to the heroin epidemic.

City settles lawsuit over police chief firing

A northern Kentucky city has settled a lawsuit claiming its former police chief was fired because of her gender.

Death sentence of 6-time killer upheld in Kentucky

The Kentucky Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence for a six-time convicted killer in a 1991 shooting.

Family of slain informant wins judgment over death

The Kentucky Supreme Court has reinstated a damage award to the family of a teenage informant killed while working for police, but lowered the amount the state must pay.

Kentucky Supreme Court upholds ethics rule

Prosecutors in Kentucky will no longer be able to require defendants as part of a plea agreement to waive their right to appeal bad advice from their attorney.

Ky. retirement system to receive $23 million

Kentucky's struggling retirement system will get $23 million to cover a $21 million loss because of the risky mortgage-backed securities it purchased from Bank of America and its related companies.
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Ham sells for $2 million at charity auction

A nearly 16-pound ham sold for $2 million on Thursday at the Kentucky State Fair.

Lexington lawyer disbarred after fraud plea

A Lexington attorney facing federal prison time for fraud has been permanently disbarred by the Kentucky Supreme Court.

Kentucky high court suspends lawyer after charges

A West Virginia attorney charged with attempted murder has been indefinitely suspended from practicing law in Kentucky.

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