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No joke: Tupac Shakur needs unemployment benefit

Tupac Shakur lives in Kentucky and needs unemployment benefits to pay his bills.

Deputies warning businesses about counterfeit money

Businesses in Rowan County are being told to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. 

House committee to discuss sports gambling

Frankfort, Ky-- The House Committee on Licensing, Occupations, and Admin Regs will discuss HB 137 on Wednesday, January 15th. The bill was introduced by Rep....

Bills respond to Bevin’s flurry of last-minute pardons

Bills have been introduced to put checks on gubernatorial pardon powers and ensure victims are notified before their assailants are pardoned.

Kraft will pay your Mother’s Day babysitting bill

Moms across the U.S. can submit their Mother’s Day babysitter bills and Kraft will pay them. 

Lawmakers host school safety meeting

State lawmakers came together in Frankfort on Thursday to discuss school safety and what can be done to stop shootings and other violent incidents from continuing to happen.

Dyslexia intervention bills move to House floor

Bills that would help school districts identify and assist young students with dyslexic traits and provide a mechanism to fund district support for those students have passed the House Education Committee.

Moms Rally for “Common Sense” Gun Laws

A group of mothers were in Frankfort advocating for what they call "common sense" gun laws.

Lawmakers kick off 2018 General Assembly Session

A new year means a new session of the Kentucky General Assembly and today marked to beginning of what lawmakers expect to be a busy 60 days.

Proposal offers property tax relief in gentrifying areas

A Kentucky city is exploring a program to assist longtime homeowners in gentrifying neighborhoods with property tax bills.

Lawmakers wrap up 2017 session with late night voting

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- It was a busy day at the capitol as lawmakers worked well into the evening voting on dozens of bills during the last hours of the 2017 session.

Kentucky lawmakers begin 2-day wrap-up session

Kentucky lawmakers have stacks of bills to consider as they start a two-day wrapup session that will put the finishing touches on an agenda dominated by Republicans.

Bevin vetoes 3 bills passed by GOP-controlled legislature

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has vetoed three bills and a portion of a fourth bill passed by the new GOP-controlled legislature.

Senate OKs bill updating Kentucky law governing hemp growing

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to update state law governing hemp production.

Bevin: New laws will be in effect by Monday

All seven bills passed in the General Assembly on Saturday are expected to be signed into law Monday.

Lawmakers adjust 2017 session calendar; will meet in session tomorrow

The Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives will convene tomorrow (Saturday, January 7) under a change in the 2017 legislative calendar approved by legislative leaders.

GOP Majorities Keep Fast-Break Pace in Advancing Bills

Kentucky Republicans have stayed on a fast-break pace of advancing many of their priorities.

Mt. Sterling PD Seeking Suspects Using Counterfeit Bills

Police in Mt. Sterling are asking for help from the public in identifying two individuals they say are passing counterfeit bills in the area.

Energy Assistance Program Opens Tue., Nov. 1

Thousands of low-income families in Central Kentucky can obtain energy assistance for the coming winter this Tuesday, November 1, as Community Action Council opens the subsidy component of its Federally funded Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

Technical issue affects 221 LEXserv accounts

Credit and debit card payment processors for Greater Cincinnati Works, which administers LEXserv bills, experienced a technical problem last weekend affecting about 221 LEXserv accounts.

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Ky. restaurants join national plea for federal relief to survive the pandemic

Now, the industry is calling on the federal government to help in the next stimulus package.

Jessamine County Public Schools will begin classes online only

Students were going to have a choice of in-person or online classes, until the recent spike in coronavirus cases.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner remembered in Kentucky

Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume died over the weekend at 83.

Clark County Public Schools to begin year online

First nine weeks are scheduled to be online starting September 8.