Louisville Jail Inmate Dies

An inmate at Louisville Metro Corrections died after being taken to a hospital for seizure-related symptoms.
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Judge blocks law banning campaigning near polls

A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky law that prohibits campaign activities within 300 feet of polling places.
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Kentucky tracks still jostling over race dates

Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs are still jockeying over racing dates, and state horse racing regulators say they'll step in to settle the dispute if the tracks can't reach agreement.
Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law

Democratic ads off the air in Kentucky Senate race

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has stopped running TV ads in Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, a troublesome sign for Alison Lundergan Grimes in her challenge of Republican leader Mitch McConnell.
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Man accused of killing estranged wife

Prosecutors in southeastern Missouri's Mississippi County have charged a man in the death of his estranged wife whose body was found days after she went missing.
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Youth pastor facing sex abuse charge

Police have charged a youth pastor in Pulaski County with sex abuse involving a juvenile.

Lexington to host 2016 regional state meeting

Lexington will host the 70th annual meeting of the Southern Legislative Conference in 2016.
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Virtual learning allowed in some school districts

The Kentucky Department of Education has approved waivers that will allow 13 school districts to continue teaching when classes are canceled because of bad weather or other emergencies.
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Feds approve gas pipeline in Ky., Tenn.

A federal agency has approved plans for a natural gas pipeline across Todd County, Kentucky, that would mostly serve Clarksville, Tennessee.
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Owensboro facility fully focused on Ebola drug

A spokesman says a Kentucky company is hiring more people and is working around the clock on an experimental medicine that was recently used on American aid workers who contracted Ebola.

Fort Campbell soldiers participating in ceremony

Fort Campbell soldiers are preparing for their upcoming deployment to Africa with a color casing ceremony at the Army post.
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Folklore journal’s new editors are at WKU

Folk studies faculty at Western Kentucky University have begun their new role as editors of the Journal of American Folklore.
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Storms leave 2 dead, still threaten parts of South

Severe storms that raced through the Midwest earlier in the week have left two people dead and are still threatening parts of the South.
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Governor’s Mansion to host murder mystery theater

Kentucky's Governor's Mansion will be the setting for a murder mystery theater event during the Halloween season.
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Liquid nicotine exposures up sharply among kids

Poison control workers say that as the e-cigarette industry has boomed, the number of children exposed to the liquid nicotine that gives hand-held vaporizing gadgets their kick also is spiking.
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U.S. Senate Race Rivals Release New TV Ads

Republican Mitch McConnell and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes released competing TV ads three weeks before Kentucky voters decide one of the country's hardest-fought campaigns.
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GOP says Democrats abuse nonprofit mailing permit

A top Kentucky Republican is asking the U.S. Postal Service to take away the state Democratic Party's nonprofit mailing permit, at a time when political mailings are stuffing mail boxes ahead of next month's election.
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No more green slips for Kentucky lawmakers

Officials in Frankfort are working on a modernized system of getting messages to lawmakers during the General Assembly.
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Missing Kentucky woman found dead in Missouri

Authorities say the body of a missing Kentucky woman has been found in southeastern Missouri, and the man with whom she had last been seen is in custody.

New federal judge named for western Ky.

A new U.S. magistrate judge has been named for the western district of Kentucky.

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