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Comer navigates Richie Farmer backlash

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will formally announce his candidacy for governor on Tuesday amid a small but vocal Republican backlash over his handling of the investigation and indictment of his Republican predecessor, Richie Farmer.
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Texas soldier helps promote art to remember 9/11

Thirteen years ago, Sgt. Ron Kelsey was a college student and an Army reservist doing an art internship in New York City when al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked two airplanes and flew them into the twin towers of the World Trade Center.

Death row inmate loses suit over hip surgery

A Kentucky death row inmate has lost his bid to force the state to find a place to perform surgery on his degenerating hip.
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GE, home appliance pioneer, gives up on consumers

General Electric, a household name for more than a century in part for making households easier to run, is leaving the home.
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Botched executions to be raised in Kentucky case

A judge in Kentucky says recent botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio throw into question the state's proposed use of two drugs to carry out a lethal injection.

Chief justice urges pay raise for judges

The chief justice of Kentucky's supreme court says state lawmakers should give judges a raise and should offer incentives to drug offenders to use the state's drug court treatment program.
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Parkways Authority selects new Tamarack director

James Browder has been selected as the new executive director at Tamarack.
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3 indicted for abuse at Ky. nursing home

A grand jury has indicted three former workers at a nursing home on charges of abuse and neglect of patients at the facility.
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Fired Va. coal miners win case against mine owner

A federal judge is siding with about 100 miners who say they were fired without first receiving a federally required 60 day warning.
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Contract awarded to widen more of I-65

Kentucky is taking another step toward widening Interstate 65 from the Ohio River to the Tennessee border.
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Darrell named president at Kentucky Wesleyan

Kentucky Wesleyan College has hired someone with deep ties to the Owensboro school to become its new president.
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New operation in Louisville to employ up to 750

A new operation opening in Louisville will offer customer services for financial products for current and former members of the military, employing up to 750 people.
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Parks logo featured in volunteers’ corn maze

In honor of Kentucky State Parks' 90th anniversary, a corn maze opening next week in central Kentucky will feature the state park logo from the air.
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Louisville charity founder sentenced to prison

The founder of a charity that delivered food to the needy has been sentenced to 24 months in a federal prison for pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations.
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5 arrested in Va. in protest against coal operator

Police arrested five people after they hung a large banner in downtown Roanoke to protest West Virginia coal billionaire Jim Justice's mining operations.
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Dulcimer Fest honors Appalachian instrument

Dulcimer players and fans will gather at Pine Mountain State Resort Park later this month for a music festival dedicated to the instrument.
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Central Kentucky interchange to open soon

An interchange connecting the Bert T. Combs Mountain Parkway to Kentucky 974 in Clark County will soon be open to traffic.
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2 killed in head-on crash in western Kentucky

Two people have died in western Kentucky after their vehicles crashed head-on.
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AGs urge quicker ruling on EPA emissions lawsuit

Twelve state attorneys general are urging an appeals court to decide quickly on a lawsuit over the legality of proposed carbon emission standards.

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