Man found dead following house fire in Trimble County
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Man found dead following house fire in Trimble County

81-year-old James M. Drane of Bedford was found dead following a house fire Wednesday morning.
Sexual harassment inquiry delayed by uncooperative witnesses
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Sexual harassment inquiry delayed by uncooperative witnesses

Investigators not getting cooperation from some state workers in an investigation of a secret sexual harassment settlement involving four Republican lawmakers.
Ky. gov says lawmakers in harassment settlement should quit
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Ky. gov says lawmakers in harassment settlement should quit

Kentucky's Republican governor has called on the state's former GOP House speaker to give up his seat in the legislature after privately settling a sexual harassment claim brought by a member of his staff.
Officer arrested, charged with assault in Kentucky
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Officer arrested, charged with assault in Kentucky

Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who's accused of assaulting a man has been arrested.
Outbreak of Hepatitis A cases reported in multiple KY counties
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Outbreak of Hepatitis A cases reported in multiple KY counties

The state is dealing with an outbreak of acute hepatitis A cases.
Ex-youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges
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Ex-youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges

Former youth pastor, 56-year-old Joseph Niemeyer, pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of first-degree sodomy,
Hopkinsville police officer charged with misconduct
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Hopkinsville police officer charged with misconduct

Kentucky State Police arrested 34-year-old Daniel Gray, a patrol officer for Hopkinsville Police Department, and charged him with official misconduct
Arrest in double murder in Lawrence County
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Arrest in double murder in Lawrence County

Kentucky State Police say they arrested 21-year-old Elden Shannon Muncy and charged him in connection to a double murder in Lawrence County.
Warren County man arrested on child exploitation charges
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Warren County man arrested on child exploitation charges

32-year-old Christopher “Brandon” Petty was taken into custody and charged with child exploitation, according to Kentucky State Police.
Man arrested after pursuit in stolen truck in Daviess County
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Man arrested after pursuit in stolen truck in Daviess County

Kentucky State Police take Douglas Elwanger into custody after they say he led them on a chase in a stolen truck.
Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks
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Christmas holiday events offered at Kentucky parks

The Kentucky State Parks system is getting ready for Christmas with several events.
Specialty plate to support Alzheimer’s Association
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Specialty plate to support Alzheimer’s Association

A specialty license plate supporting the Alzheimer's Association is now being offered through the state.
Kentucky nonprofits receive money on ‘Day of Giving’
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Kentucky nonprofits receive money on ‘Day of Giving’

Walmart Foundation State Giving Grants totalling more than $500,000 awarded to nonprofits in Kentucky.
Kentucky mine employee sentenced for violating safety law
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Kentucky mine employee sentenced for violating safety law

An employee at a Kentucky coal mine has been sentenced for violating the federal Mine Safety and Health Act.
National Weather Service: 2 people hurt in Kentucky tornados
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National Weather Service: 2 people hurt in Kentucky tornados

The National Weather Service says two people were hurt in two moderate tornados in Kentucky.
Driver flees scene after 2-car crash kills woman in Kentucky
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Driver flees scene after 2-car crash kills woman in Kentucky

Kentucky State Police are trying to track down a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in LaRue County.
Kentucky Baptist Convention endorses Marsy’s Law
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Kentucky Baptist Convention endorses Marsy’s Law

Kentucky Baptist Convention comes out in support of Marsy's Law, which aims to change Kentucky's constitution to give crime victims more of a voice in the judicial process and the right to be made aware of upcoming hearings or changes in their offenders' status.
University receiving grant to expand cybersecurity training
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University receiving grant to expand cybersecurity training

UofL received a $580,000 federal grant to expand programs to train cybersecurity specialists.
Kentucky man shot by police after chase dies of injuries
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Kentucky man shot by police after chase dies of injuries

18-year-old Brian Calvert of Scottsville was shot by officers at the end of the pursuit early Saturday morning in Warren County.
Former Kentucky player loses state job after two months
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Former Kentucky player loses state job after two months

Winston Bennett, former University of Kentucky basketball player, was fired from his job in the Labor Cabinet after working there for 2 1/2 months.
Kentucky gov still plans for special legislative session
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Kentucky gov still plans for special legislative session

Kentucky's Republican governor said he still plans to call a special session of the state legislature to make changes to the state's troubled public pension system.
Golden Alert issued for Marshall County man
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Golden Alert issued for Marshall County man

Kentucky State Police have issued a Golden Alert for David H. Largent of Marshall County.
Kentucky to launch help line for opioid addiction
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Kentucky to launch help line for opioid addiction

Kentucky is spending $500,000 to create a phone number people can call to get help with opioid addiction.
Authorities combating credit card skimming at gas pumps
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Authorities combating credit card skimming at gas pumps

Stopping credit card skimming at gas pumps in Kentucky.
Former Kentucky lawmaker faces new federal charges
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Former Kentucky lawmaker faces new federal charges

Representative Keith Hall, who was sent to prison for a bribery scheme, is facing new charges.
Kentucky’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent in October
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Kentucky’s jobless rate falls to 5 percent in October

Kentucky's unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in October.
Undercover investigation lands man in jail on child sex charges
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Undercover investigation lands man in jail on child sex charges

An Owensboro man was arrested following an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation by State Police.
Bus manufacturer plans to create up to 550 jobs in Kentucky
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Bus manufacturer plans to create up to 550 jobs in Kentucky

Kentucky officials say a bus manufacturer plans to create up to 550 full-time jobs by opening a parts-production operation in Bullitt County.
2 groups plan to merge to find homes for neglected youth
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2 groups plan to merge to find homes for neglected youth

Kentucky's largest community mental health organization to merge with a city's children's residential treatment program.
Amid overcrowding, Kentucky to reopen private prison
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Amid overcrowding, Kentucky to reopen private prison

State officials have signed a contract with CoreCivic to reopen the Lee Adjustment Center in Beattyville, a private prison.
Time for the Great American Smokeout
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Time for the Great American Smokeout

The Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout kicks off today.
Henderson County bridge to close for repairs
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Henderson County bridge to close for repairs

U.S. 60 bridge in Henderson County will be closed for two weekends next month so that crews can repair it.
KSP:  Missing woman last seen with man considered dangerous
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KSP: Missing woman last seen with man considered dangerous

State Police are trying to find a missing woman who was last seen with a man investigators consider dangerous.
Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety
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Senate confirms retired coal boss to oversee mine safety

The Senate has narrowly approved President Donald Trump's selection of a retired coal company executive to oversee U.S. mining safety.
Terminally ill Catholic priest released from prison
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Terminally ill Catholic priest released from prison

A Kentucky priest convicted of sexual abuse has been released early from prison due to a terminal illness.
Judge rules for, against Kentucky political rivals
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Judge rules for, against Kentucky political rivals

A Kentucky judge says the state's Republican governor can reorganize some government boards when the legislature is not in session, but he can't write new laws.
Teen charged with terroristic threatening in Knox County
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Teen charged with terroristic threatening in Knox County

Kentucky State Police charge a 16-year-old with terroristic threatening after threats are made against student at Knox County Public Schools.
State representative calls for investigation over sexual harassment settlement
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State representative calls for investigation over sexual harassment settlement

Representative Jim Wayne is calling for an investigation by the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission over a sexual harassment claim settlement by four House representatives.
Grimes forming medical-marijuana task force
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Grimes forming medical-marijuana task force

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is putting together a task force, focusing on legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky.
Man sentenced for dozens of child pornography charges
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Man sentenced for dozens of child pornography charges

A judge sentences Eric Easley to 12 years for child pornography.
Details released in officer-involved shooting in Knott County
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Details released in officer-involved shooting in Knott County

Kentucky State Police release new details on a shooting involving two of its officers.
Renovations planned at Muhammad Ali Center
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Renovations planned at Muhammad Ali Center

The Muhammad Ali Center will undergo another round of renovations including a redesign of the main lobby and retail store.
Governor Bevin seeks redo of pension analysis
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Governor Bevin seeks redo of pension analysis

Governor Bevin wants consultants to redo their analysis of how much his proposed overhaul of the teachers' pension system would cost taxpayers.
Police: 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head
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Police: 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head

Police say a 3-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in Louisville.
KSP searching for escaped inmate
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KSP searching for escaped inmate

Kentucky State Police say they are looking for 30-year-old Dakota W. Reeder who escaped from the Marshal County jail Monday night.
Hotels recruited to help fight against human trafficking
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Hotels recruited to help fight against human trafficking

Hotel workers are being trained to spot and help prevent human trafficking.
Cut your own Christmas trees at Land Between Lakes
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Cut your own Christmas trees at Land Between Lakes

You can cut down your own Christmas tree at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.
University of Louisville researchers to help child welfare workforce
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University of Louisville researchers to help child welfare workforce

The University of Louisville is taking part of a research grant to strengthen the country's child welfare agency workforce.
U.S. Senator Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault
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U.S. Senator Rand Paul returns to Washington following assault

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul returns to work following attack that left him with broken ribs.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Roy Moore “should step aside”
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Roy Moore “should step aside”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he believes women who have accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate sexual contact.
Officials: State police face manpower, other shortages
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Officials: State police face manpower, other shortages

Kentucky State Police is facing a manpower shortage, according to officials.
Kentucky pension debt jumps $5 billion, consultants say
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Kentucky pension debt jumps $5 billion, consultants say

Consultants say Kentucky's public pension debt has jumped by more than $5 billion for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2017.
Kentucky Derby Museum announces project to expand, renovate
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Kentucky Derby Museum announces project to expand, renovate

The Kentucky Derby Museum announces $6.5 million project to renovate and expand.
Input sought on Bible literacy standards for school courses
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Input sought on Bible literacy standards for school courses

The Kentucky Department of Education says the public is invited to review and offer feedback and suggestions on developing Bible literacy standards for social studies courses in public schools.
Fort Campbell soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq
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Fort Campbell soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq

101st Airborne soldier dies in non-combat incident in Iraq
Police identify 2 people fatally shot after Kentucky chase
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Police identify 2 people fatally shot after Kentucky chase

Kentucky State Police have identified two men who were fatally shot after a police chase.
Northern Kentucky University names new president
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Northern Kentucky University names new president

Northern Kentucky University has announced the appointment of its sixth president.
Senate confirms Duncan as US attorney in Kentucky
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Senate confirms Duncan as US attorney in Kentucky

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate has confirmed Robert Duncan Jr. to be U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
UofL gets grant to become Superfund Research Center
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UofL gets grant to become Superfund Research Center

The University of Louisville says the National Institutes of Health has given the school a $6.7 million grant to become a Superfund Research Center.
Kentucky State Parks offering military discounts
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Kentucky State Parks offering military discounts

The Kentucky State Parks system is offering lodging discounts to current and former members of the nation's armed services.
Court stays order striking down medical review panel law
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Court stays order striking down medical review panel law

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has stayed a lower court's ruling striking down a state law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice cases before going to trial.
Developer chosen for new Frankfort state office building
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Developer chosen for new Frankfort state office building

A Lexington-based developer has been chosen to design, build, finance and operate a new state office building and parking structure in Frankfort.
Pension plan for teachers would cost taxpayers $4.4 billion
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Pension plan for teachers would cost taxpayers $4.4 billion

An analysis of Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the retirement system for public school teachers shows it would cost taxpayers an extra $4.4 billion over the next 20 years.
Lawyer says attack on Sen. Paul not political
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Lawyer says attack on Sen. Paul not political

The county prosecutor in the case against a man accused of assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says criminal charges may be changed because of the severity of the lawmaker's injuries.
Report: Linder confirms he signed harassment settlement
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Report: Linder confirms he signed harassment settlement

Kentucky Rep. Brian Linder has confirmed that he is among four Republican lawmakers who signed a settlement with a female House Republican Caucus staffer over sexual harassment allegations.
Kentucky man arraigned in crash that killed 5
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Kentucky man arraigned in crash that killed 5

A Kentucky man charged with five counts of murder in a fatal crash has made his first appearance in court, where he was brought on a hospital gurney.
Candidate filing period open for 2018 elections
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Candidate filing period open for 2018 elections

The candidate filing period for the 2018 election cycle has opened. Potential candidates can use a new filing portal on the Secretary of State's website.
UPDATE:  Rand Paul says he suffered 6 broken ribs in bizarre attack
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UPDATE: Rand Paul says he suffered 6 broken ribs in bizarre attack

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he ended up with six broken ribs after a bizarre attack by his neighbor last week while he was mowing his lawn.
Judge sets trial date for former university board chairman
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Judge sets trial date for former university board chairman

A judge has set a trial date for former University of Kentucky board chairman Billy Joe Miles, who is charged with rape and sodomy.
Animal cruelty charges issued in Kentucky’s largest seizure
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Animal cruelty charges issued in Kentucky’s largest seizure

A 73-year-old man is charged with more than 500 misdemeanor counts of cruelty to animals in connection with the largest animal seizure in Kentucky's history.
School board meeting erupts over stun gun use, arrests
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School board meeting erupts over stun gun use, arrests

A public school board meeting was briefly adjourned when security removed demonstrators who wanted to talk about a recent fight at a Kentucky high school.
Three members of Kentucky family killed in Tennessee crash
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Three members of Kentucky family killed in Tennessee crash

A Kentucky mother and her two children were killed in a crash in Tennessee.
GOP closely following Rand Paul’s recovery
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GOP closely following Rand Paul’s recovery

Vice President Mike Pence has called Sen. Rand Paul as the Kentucky lawmaker recovers from having his ribs broken, allegedly by his longtime neighbor in a still unexplained assault.
Kentucky Representative Jim Wayne will not seek re-election
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Kentucky Representative Jim Wayne will not seek re-election

After 27 years in the Kentucky legislature, Representative Jim Wayne announces he will not seek another term
KSP investigating shooting death in Graves County
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KSP investigating shooting death in Graves County

Kentucky State Police say they have opened a death investigating after a man showed up at an emergency room suffering from a gunshot wound then died.
Daniel Boone Forest waiving some fees for Veterans Day
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Daniel Boone Forest waiving some fees for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, Daniel Boone National Forest is waiving some fees.
Juvenile arrested in school threat incident
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Juvenile arrested in school threat incident

A juvenile was arrested Monday in connection to a threat against Lewis County High School, according to a report in the Lewis County Herald.
UPDATE:  Murray man pleads guilty in sex abuse case
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UPDATE: Murray man pleads guilty in sex abuse case

A Calloway County man pleaded guilty Monday in a sex abuse case as part of a plea bargain with prosecutors, according to State Police.
GOP leaders hire firm to investigate harassment
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GOP leaders hire firm to investigate harassment

Kentucky's House Republican leaders say they have hired a law firm to conduct an independent investigation of sexual harassment allegations against state lawmakers.
FBI reviewing sexual harassment claims at Kentucky Capitol
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FBI reviewing sexual harassment claims at Kentucky Capitol

The FBI is now investigating sexual harassment and retaliation claims made by employees at Kentucky's state Capitol.
Beshear announces effort to combat opioid overdoses
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Beshear announces effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky's attorney general has sued a pharmaceutical company he says directly contributed to more than 190 opioid overdose deaths in the state.
UPDATE:  Attorney says attack on Paul was not political
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UPDATE: Attorney says attack on Paul was not political

An attorney for the man accused of assaulting U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says the attack was not politically motivated but was a regrettable dispute he said most people would regard as trivial.
Forest Service offers tips for a safe hunting season
2 weeks ago
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Forest Service offers tips for a safe hunting season

Deer hunting season starts Saturday and the Forest Service is offering tips on staying safe this season.
Attorney General: Kentucky House violated Open Meetings Act
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Attorney General: Kentucky House violated Open Meetings Act

The state House of Representatives is being accused by the Attorney General's Office of violating the Open Meetings Act by holding a private meeting to discuss the state's pension systems.
Program helps Army personnel transition to private workforce
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Program helps Army personnel transition to private workforce

It was a successful first year for a program at Fort Knox that helps U.S. Army personnel transition into the private workforce.
University of Louisville hires new chief financial officer
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University of Louisville hires new chief financial officer

The University of Louisville says it has hired Jonathan Pruitt to serve as its chief financial officer.
Beshear to announce effort to combat opioid overdoses
2 weeks ago
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Beshear to announce effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to announce an initiative to combat opioid overdoses and deaths on Monday.
UPDATE:  Kentucky House speaker resigns post after texts with staffer
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UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker resigns post after texts with staffer

Kentucky's Republican House speaker has resigned his leadership position after acknowledging he settled sexual harassment claims from one of his staffers last month.
UPDATE:  Senator Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs
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UPDATE: Senator Paul recovering from 5 broken ribs

A senior adviser for Rand Paul says the U.S. senator is recovering from five broken ribs following an assault at his home.
UPDATE:  Kentucky House speaker says he won’t resign
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UPDATE: Kentucky House speaker says he won’t resign

Kentucky's Republican House speaker says he has no plans to resign despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment case outside of court with a member of his staff.
Accused killer found in McLean County
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Accused killer found in McLean County

The search is on for a man accused of killing his neighbor during an argument in Muhlenberg County, according to State Police.
Officer-involved shooting in McCracken County
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Officer-involved shooting in McCracken County

A suspect was shot by a sheriff's detective Friday afternoon while being served with a felony arrest warrant in McCracken County, according to State Police.
UPDATE:  Lawmaker disputes GOP caucus support for speaker
3 weeks ago
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UPDATE: Lawmaker disputes GOP caucus support for speaker

A Republican lawmaker says the state's House speaker does not have the full support of the GOP caucus after a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
UPDATE:  Kentucky GOP caucus signals support for speaker
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UPDATE: Kentucky GOP caucus signals support for speaker

House Speaker Jeff Hoover has the full support of the GOP House Caucus despite a report that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
UPDATE:  GOP leader won’t resign after harassment claim
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UPDATE: GOP leader won’t resign after harassment claim

Kentucky's Republican House Speaker Jeff Hoover declared Friday that he will not give up his leadership post over reports that he settled a sexual harassment claim with one of his staffers.
Kentucky colleges seek more funding in tight budget year
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky colleges seek more funding in tight budget year

Kentucky's public colleges and universities want more money, but Republican lawmakers say the best they can hope for is to break even.
Man gets 20-year sentence in fatal stabbing of his sisters
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Man gets 20-year sentence in fatal stabbing of his sisters

A Kentucky man convicted in the stabbing deaths of his two sisters has been sentenced.
Man pleads not guilty in daughter’s heat-related death
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Man pleads not guilty in daughter’s heat-related death

A Kentucky man has pleaded not guilty in the heat-related death of his 5-month-old daughter.
School district investigates use of stun gun on student
3 weeks ago
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School district investigates use of stun gun on student

A fight at a Kentucky high school in which an officer was assaulted and a stun gun was used on a student has led the district to launch two investigations.
Enrollment open for next year’s Roadside Farm Market
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Enrollment open for next year’s Roadside Farm Market

Enrollment is open for next year's Certified Roadside Farm Market program that helps connect farmers with consumers.
Park officials recommend banning spray paint sales to minors
3 weeks ago
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Park officials recommend banning spray paint sales to minors

Park officials in Kentucky's largest city are recommending that council members consider banning the sale of spray paint to people who are under age 21 in an effort to fight graffiti.
Allegations prompt talk of Kentucky House speaker’s future
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Allegations prompt talk of Kentucky House speaker’s future

Kentucky's House Republicans will meet privately to discuss the future of House Speaker Jeff Hoover after the state's largest newspaper reported that the GOP leader settled a sexual harassment claim by a member of his staff outside of court.
NFL sidelined pizza sales? Papa John’s says yes, others no
3 weeks ago
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NFL sidelined pizza sales? Papa John’s says yes, others no

The CEO of Papa John's slammed the NFL's leadership and blamed protests by football players for pizza sales going cold. A day later, rival Pizza Hut said it saw no such impact. So what's going on?
Former deputy jailer sentenced in inmate beating death
3 weeks ago
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Former deputy jailer sentenced in inmate beating death

A former Kentucky jailer accused of beating an inmate who later died has been sentenced to 10 1/2 years in federal prison.
17 parks offering Thanksgiving buffets
3 weeks ago
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17 parks offering Thanksgiving buffets

Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks plan to serve buffets to guests on Thanksgiving Day.
Man facing murder charges in crash that killed family of 5
3 weeks ago
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Man facing murder charges in crash that killed family of 5

Prosecutors in northern Kentucky have announced murder charges against a man blamed for a head-on traffic crash that killed five members of a family.
Interpol tip leads to arrest in child porn case
3 weeks ago
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Interpol tip leads to arrest in child porn case

A tip from Interpol landed a Louisville man in jail on child pornography charges, according to the attorney general.
Court: Trump can seek to have protester lawsuit dismissed
3 weeks ago
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Court: Trump can seek to have protester lawsuit dismissed

A federal court says attorneys for President Donald Trump can seek the dismissal of a lawsuit that accuses him of ordering supporters to rough up protesters at a Kentucky rally.
3-year-old trick-or-treater hit by truck in Kentucky
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3-year-old trick-or-treater hit by truck in Kentucky

Kentucky police say a drunken driver backed his truck into a 3-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating, sending her to the hospital.
Buyer beware: Con artists targeting tractor, truck ads
3 weeks ago
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Buyer beware: Con artists targeting tractor, truck ads

Fraudulent advertisements are being placed in the classified section of local Kentucky newspapers and online.
Warrant: Impersonator arrested after pulling over officer
3 weeks ago
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Warrant: Impersonator arrested after pulling over officer

Officials say a Kentucky man pretending to be a police officer is facing charges after pulling over a real officer.
Kentucky Power crews helping with storm recovery in Northeast
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky Power crews helping with storm recovery in Northeast

Kentucky Power crews and contractors headed north Tuesday to assist with power outages in Maine and Connecticut following Tropical Storm Philippe.
Millions returned to Medicaid in EpiPen settlement
3 weeks ago
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Millions returned to Medicaid in EpiPen settlement

Twelve-million dollars being turned over to state and federal Medicaid programs in settlement with EpiPen manufacturer.
Man accused of trying to set church on fire
3 weeks ago
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Man accused of trying to set church on fire

A California man was arrested inside a church that investigators say he was trying to set on fire, according to State Police.
Hearing set for judge who refused to handle gay adoptions
3 weeks ago
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Hearing set for judge who refused to handle gay adoptions

A panel says ethics charges will proceed against a Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults, despite his resignation last week.
Universities try to entice dropouts to come back, graduate
3 weeks ago
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Universities try to entice dropouts to come back, graduate

Kentucky's public universities are trying to recruit former students who left without a degree to come back and finish.
Regional events in Kentucky highlight students’ tech skills
3 weeks ago
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Regional events in Kentucky highlight students’ tech skills

State education officials say more than 7,000 Kentucky students will showcase their innovative ideas and technological savvy at regional events in coming weeks.
Greenville man dies in combine fire
3 weeks ago
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Greenville man dies in combine fire

A Muhlenberg County man died Monday in a horrible farm accident, according to State Police.
Judge strikes down Kentucky’s medical review panel law
3 weeks ago
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Judge strikes down Kentucky’s medical review panel law

A state judge has struck down a Kentucky law requiring a panel of doctors to review medical malpractice lawsuits before they go to trial.
Bevin’s administration ordered to pay opponent’s legal costs
3 weeks ago
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Bevin’s administration ordered to pay opponent’s legal costs

Gov. Matt Bevin's office has been ordered by a federal judge to reimburse legal fees and travel expenses incurred by Planned Parenthood in an ongoing legal fight involving abortion.
Officials warn drivers to watch for deer along roadways
3 weeks ago
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Officials warn drivers to watch for deer along roadways

Kentucky officials are urging motorists to watch for deer along roadways, especially over the next couple of months
Western Kentucky University regents approve diversity plan
3 weeks ago
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Western Kentucky University regents approve diversity plan

Western Kentucky University regents have approved a five-year plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion on the Bowling Green campus.
Kentucky governor traveling state to pitch pension plan
3 weeks ago
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Kentucky governor traveling state to pitch pension plan

Kentucky's Republican governor is traveling the state to promote a bill that would make significant changes to one of the country's worst funded public pension systems.
Saturday is ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’
4 weeks ago
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Saturday is ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’

You can get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for free Saturday across Kentucky.
Marketplace health insurance open enrollment begins Nov. 1
4 weeks ago
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Marketplace health insurance open enrollment begins Nov. 1

Open Enrollment for 2018 Marketplace health insurance plans at healthcare.gov is quickly approaching.
Police: 6 teenagers shot in Louisville neighborhood
4 weeks ago
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Police: 6 teenagers shot in Louisville neighborhood

Police say six teenagers have been shot in Kentucky. No deaths have been reported.
Ky. advocates ask Trump official for more opioid resources
4 weeks ago
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Ky. advocates ask Trump official for more opioid resources

The country's acting health chief was asked to spend more money to fight the Opioid epidemic during a stop in Lexington Friday.
Scammers posing as Franklin Co. Deputy Sheriff
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Scammers posing as Franklin Co. Deputy Sheriff

Officials warn residents about scammers posing as a sheriff's deputy.
Kentucky market holdup suspects linked to robbery spree
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Kentucky market holdup suspects linked to robbery spree

Federal authorities say a deadly robbery at a Hispanic grocery store in Kentucky is connected to a robbery spree across three states.
Kentucky confident Trump will approve Medicaid request
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Kentucky confident Trump will approve Medicaid request

Kentucky officials say they expect the Trump administration to approve the state's request to overhaul its Medicaid program.
Natural gas costs expected to be higher in Kentucky
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Natural gas costs expected to be higher in Kentucky

Utility regulators say Kentuckians who heat their homes with natural gas will see somewhat higher prices compared to a year ago.
Unemployment rates fall in 102 Kentucky counties
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Unemployment rates fall in 102 Kentucky counties

Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 102 of the state's 120 counties between September 2016 and September 2017.
Kentucky woman charged with murder in death of newborn girl
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Kentucky woman charged with murder in death of newborn girl

A Kentucky woman who investigators say killed her newborn child has been charged with murder.
Misconduct charges against former deputy jailer dismissed
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Misconduct charges against former deputy jailer dismissed

A criminal case against a former deputy jailer that resulted from inmates' complaints of mistreatment has been dismissed.
Officials: 2 adults, 3 children dead in Kentucky crash
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Officials: 2 adults, 3 children dead in Kentucky crash

Officials say five people including three children have been killed in a head-on crash on a two-lane highway in northern Kentucky.
Kentucky city approves funding plan for new soccer stadium
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Kentucky city approves funding plan for new soccer stadium

A public-private partnership will fund a new soccer stadium and mixed-use development in Kentucky's largest city.
Fired elections staffer alleges improper voter data access
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Fired elections staffer alleges improper voter data access

A former Kentucky State Board of Elections staff member says his termination this week was in retaliation for accusing the Secretary of State's Office of improperly gathering voter information during campaigns.
Kentucky judge who refused to handle gay adoptions resigns
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Kentucky judge who refused to handle gay adoptions resigns

Kentucky's judicial disciplinary commission says a judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay and lesbian adults is resigning from the bench.
KEA refutes lawmaker’s claims about public pension funding problems
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KEA refutes lawmaker’s claims about public pension funding problems

The Kentucky Education Association took issue Wednesday with the state's legislative leadership over the underfunded public pension system.
Kentucky Power awards grant to fund education project
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Kentucky Power awards grant to fund education project

Kentucky Power awards a $500,000 American Electric Power (AEP) Foundation grant for a virtual learning project for eastern Kentucky students.
300 temporary workers needed for November event
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300 temporary workers needed for November event

Hiring begins Monday for temporary workers at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
UPDATE:  New information in officer-involved shooting
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UPDATE: New information in officer-involved shooting

State Police say a woman who was shot and killed Monday by a Shelbyville Police officer had a gun when she was confronted by police.
List of stores closing Thanksgiving Day grows
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List of stores closing Thanksgiving Day grows

The list of stores closing Thanksgiving Day continues to grow under the pressure of negative public opinion, according to BestBlackFriday.com.  
Stivers: Teachers’ pension system dogged by ‘systemic’ woes
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Stivers: Teachers’ pension system dogged by ‘systemic’ woes

The Kentucky Senate's top leader says "systemic" problems in the teachers' retirement system are a main factor for the pension system's funding woes.
Kentucky elections board fires top 2 staff members
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Kentucky elections board fires top 2 staff members

The Kentucky State Board of Elections has fired its top two staff members, who say they were not provided with an explanation for their termination.
University violated law by denying newspaper’s request
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University violated law by denying newspaper’s request

A ruling by Kentucky's attorney general says the University of Louisville violated the state's open records law by denying a newspaper's request for emails on the former university president's hard drive.
Kentucky receives education grant to improve literacy skills
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Kentucky receives education grant to improve literacy skills

State education officials in Kentucky say a $24.9 million grant will help develop pre-literacy skills as well as stronger reading and writing skills.
Kentucky Ag Department seeking interns for next summer
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Kentucky Ag Department seeking interns for next summer

College students pursuing careers in agriculture or government can apply for internships in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.
Audit finds inappropriately awarded claims in state Workers’ Comp program
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Audit finds inappropriately awarded claims in state Workers’ Comp program

An audit finds millions in inappropriately awarded claims in the state's Workers' Compensation Program under the previous administration.
Juvenile justice agency launches community supervision fund
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Juvenile justice agency launches community supervision fund

Juvenile justice officials in Kentucky are launching an incentive fund for local programs that supervise young offenders in the community.
Principal’s trial on child porn charges postponed
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Principal’s trial on child porn charges postponed

A judge has postponed the trial of a former Kentucky high school principal facing dozens of child pornography counts stemming from allegations that he uploaded nude images from students' confiscated cellphones.
Bevin promotes proposed pension fix to business group
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Bevin promotes proposed pension fix to business group

Gov. Matt Bevin says the actual legislation aimed at shoring up Kentucky's woefully underfunded public retirement systems will be unveiled soon.
War of words as GOP’s Rand Paul calls colleague ‘warmonger’
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War of words as GOP’s Rand Paul calls colleague ‘warmonger’

Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is calling GOP colleague Lindsey Graham a "warmonger" in a tweet that goes beyond a mere difference in worldviews.
Kentucky Claims Commission awarded grant
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Kentucky Claims Commission awarded grant

Kentucky receives grant money to pay crime victim compensation claims and to meet the needs of crime victims.
Shoe Carnival will be closed on Thanksgiving
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Shoe Carnival will be closed on Thanksgiving

Shoe Carnival announced Monday its stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day this year.
Councilman says he will subpoena reporter in removal trial
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Councilman says he will subpoena reporter in removal trial

A councilman in Kentucky's largest city says he will subpoena a reporter to testify during a trial to decide whether to remove him from office.
Ky. bill to protect drivers who accidentally hit protesters
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Ky. bill to protect drivers who accidentally hit protesters

A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has filed legislation that would ban protesters from blocking the streets without a permit and shield drivers who unintentionally hit them from criminal and civil penalties.
2 Kentucky middle school teachers, police official charged
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2 Kentucky middle school teachers, police official charged

Authorities say child porn charges against a Kentucky middle school teacher sparked an investigation that led to the arrests of another teacher and an assistant police chief.
City attorney resigns, says council didn’t take his advice
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City attorney resigns, says council didn’t take his advice

A city attorney in Kentucky says a conflict with the city council led to his resignation.
Kentucky State installs Brown as new president
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Kentucky State installs Brown as new president

Kentucky State University has formally installed M. Christopher Brown II as its president.
Meijer recalls some packaged produce due to listeria risk
1 month ago
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Meijer recalls some packaged produce due to listeria risk

Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says it's recalling some packaged produce items in six states due to potential listeria contamination.
Kentucky health officials announce new weekly flu report
1 month ago
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Kentucky health officials announce new weekly flu report

State health officials in Kentucky say there's a new way to keep track of flu outbreaks.
Amendment to allow car break-ins to rescue animals, if necessary
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Amendment to allow car break-ins to rescue animals, if necessary

A Kentucky senator wants to add animals to a current law that allows people to break into cars in order to save a child.
Lane closures on Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County Monday
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Lane closures on Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County Monday

Lane closures are scheduled along the Hal Rogers Parkway in Clay County beginning Monday morning.
Judge strikes down Internet restrictions for sex offenders
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Judge strikes down Internet restrictions for sex offenders

A federal judge has struck down Kentucky's restrictions on Internet access for registered sex offenders, saying they are too broad and violate First Amendment rights.
Preservation group buys land near Kentucky’s Pine Mountain
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Preservation group buys land near Kentucky’s Pine Mountain

An environmental preservation group has purchased nearly 2,000 acres in an effort to preserve lands around Pine Mountain in far eastern Kentucky.
VA picks site for new VA hospital in Louisville
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VA picks site for new VA hospital in Louisville

After more than a decade of reviews and debate, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has formally selected the site for a new VA hospital in Kentucky's largest city.
Mountain bike trail opens at Kentucky park
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Mountain bike trail opens at Kentucky park

State parks officials say Levi Jackson State Park in Kentucky has opened a new 7-mile mountain bike trail.
UPDATE:  Lawyer wanted in theft case turns himself-in
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UPDATE: Lawyer wanted in theft case turns himself-in

A Louisville attorney charged with theft by deception in connection to his private law practice turned himself-in Friday morning, according to KSP.
GM settlement yields $1.3 million for state’s General Fund
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GM settlement yields $1.3 million for state’s General Fund

Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced his office secured $1.3 million for the state’s General Fund from a settlement against General Motors (GM) for violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act.
Russell Springs man accused of raping young girl
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Russell Springs man accused of raping young girl

A Russell Springs man admits to having sex with an underage girl, according to the Russell County Sheriff's Office.
Kentucky plan would strip lawmakers of lucrative benefits
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Kentucky plan would strip lawmakers of lucrative benefits

Some of Kentucky's retired lawmakers living on public pensions of more than $100,000 a year would lose most of that money if a proposal from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin becomes law.
AG wins appeal upholding sanctions against American National of KY
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AG wins appeal upholding sanctions against American National of KY

Attorney General Andy Beshear Thursday announced that his office has won the final appeal in a case requiring American National University of Kentucky to pay $147,000 in civil monetary sanctions.
Fort Knox Patton Museum closing 6 months for upgrades
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Fort Knox Patton Museum closing 6 months for upgrades

Fort Knox's Gen. George Patton Museum is closing for six months for renovations.
Rick Pitino gives ESPN first interview since firing
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Rick Pitino gives ESPN first interview since firing

Former coach Rick Pitino talked to ESPN in detail about a federal investigation into the bribery of student-athletes was made public.
Kentucky taking applications for roles in hemp program
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Kentucky taking applications for roles in hemp program

Kentucky agriculture officials say the application period has opened for people wanting to participate next year in the state's hemp research pilot program.
Kentucky park offering fly fishing workshop
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Kentucky park offering fly fishing workshop

Pine Mountain State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky is planning a two-day workshop for people wanting to learn about fly fishing.
Kentucky chiropractor makes deal to avoid felony charges
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Kentucky chiropractor makes deal to avoid felony charges

A Kentucky chiropractor originally charged with sexually abusing his patients has accepted a plea deal that could allow him to resume practicing within a year.
Kentucky sets record for degrees, credentials awarded
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Kentucky sets record for degrees, credentials awarded

Kentucky's public and independent colleges and universities conferred a record 70,146 degrees and credentials during the 2016-17 academic year.
Murray State grad a contestant on “Survivor”
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Murray State grad a contestant on “Survivor”

A Murray State graduate who works in Louisville as a nurse is competing on this season's "Survivor" on CBS.
Governor signs charter school legislation
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Governor signs charter school legislation

Governor Bevin, ceremonially signed a bill Tuesday that enables the creation of public charter schools for the first time in the Commonwealth.
Kentucky governor says pension announcement coming soon
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Kentucky governor says pension announcement coming soon

Kentucky's Republican governor says he is close to calling state lawmakers back into session so they can make changes to one of the country's worst-funded public pension systems.
UPDATE:  Chicago fires 2 officers in United passenger dragging case
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UPDATE: Chicago fires 2 officers in United passenger dragging case

The Chicago Department of Aviation fired two security officers involved in dragging a doctor from Kentucky off a United Airlines flight after he refused to give up his seat.
Indictment: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape
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Indictment: Fugitive Kentucky lawyer had help in his escape

A federal indictment claims a fugitive Kentucky lawyer involved in a Social Security fraud case had help in the escape plot he hatched a year before his disappearance.
Manager hired for new Old Forester Distillery in Kentucky
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Manager hired for new Old Forester Distillery in Kentucky

Brown-Forman Corp. has hired a manager for its Old Forester Distillery in Louisville.
Search on for inmate who escaped in Taylor County
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Search on for inmate who escaped in Taylor County

State Police say an inmate from Louisville escaped while being transported from Green County to the Taylor County Jail Monday evening.
Judge: University should let attorney general view documents
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Judge: University should let attorney general view documents

A judge has ordered Kentucky State University to let the attorney general examine some documents about alleged sexual misconduct of some of the school's employees.
Assistant police chief arrested
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Assistant police chief arrested

State Police arrested the assistant police chief in Providence for failing to report criminal activity or taking enforcement action.
Kentucky sends more help to hurricane victims in Florida
1 month ago
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Kentucky sends more help to hurricane victims in Florida

Kentucky is sending more people to Florida to help victims of Hurricane Irma.
University of Louisville plans Sustainability Week events
1 month ago
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University of Louisville plans Sustainability Week events

The University of Louisville is planning activities later this month to raise awareness for responsible environmental stewardship.
Scandals haven’t tarnished enrollment efforts so far at UofL
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Scandals haven’t tarnished enrollment efforts so far at UofL

Statistics show that the University of Louisville's enrollment and growth have been relatively unscathed so far during a series of scandals at the school.
UPDATE:  Louisville fires Rick Pitino amid federal investigation
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UPDATE: Louisville fires Rick Pitino amid federal investigation

Louisville's Athletic Association has officially fired coach Rick Pitino amid a federal corruption probe.
Motorcyclist killed in Adair County crash
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Motorcyclist killed in Adair County crash

State Police say a motorcyclist failed to make a curve in the road and died in a crash in Adair County Saturday.
One dead, one injured in Cumberland County crash
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One dead, one injured in Cumberland County crash

State Police say one person was killed and another injured in a violent crash in Cumberland County.
UPDATE:  Fulton County escapee captured in Tennessee
1 month ago
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UPDATE: Fulton County escapee captured in Tennessee

A Fulton County escapee was captured Friday night in Union City, Tennessee, according to State Police.
Federal grant to pay for repairs of western Kentucky dam
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Federal grant to pay for repairs of western Kentucky dam

The federal government will spend $3 million to fix a nearly 180-year-old western Kentucky dam that affects the water supply for nearly 50,000 people.
Judge rules Kentucky county liable for handcuffed children
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Judge rules Kentucky county liable for handcuffed children

A federal judge says it was unreasonable for a Kentucky sheriff's deputy to handcuff two unruly elementary school students and has ruled the county government is liable for the officer's conduct.
Jail officer suspended after firing gun in store parking lot
1 month ago
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Jail officer suspended after firing gun in store parking lot

A Kentucky jail officer has been suspended for firing a gun in a grocery store parking lot while confronting a shoplifting suspect.
Adair County man charged with murdering his wife
1 month ago
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Adair County man charged with murdering his wife

State Police say an Adair County man was arrested Friday and charged with murdering his wife.
County plans infrastructure in advance of $1.3B mill
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County plans infrastructure in advance of $1.3B mill

A Kentucky county is preparing to expand its infrastructure to accommodate the upcoming $1.3-billion Braidy Industries aluminum rolling mill.