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FCPS employees donate nearly $37,000 to United Way

Employees of Fayette County Public Schools have contributed more than $36,800 through the district’s 2018-19 United Way giving campaign.

Politicians look to make hay at Kentucky Derby

In some sections of the famed track, another type of horse race will have politicians vying for attention and perhaps cash to support their campaigns.

Bevin looks to overcome battles to win another term

Just weeks away from a primary election, Governor Matt Bevin is testing his standing with fellow Republicans.

Democrat Beshear defends federal health care law in TV ad

The first ad of his campaign for governor debuts Tuesday.

Biden defends his interactions with women

Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday defended his interactions with women, saying he doesn’t believe he’s ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician’s assertion that Biden’s kiss on the back of her head made her feel uncomfortable prompted some Democrats to question whether the 76-year-old is too out of step with his own party to run a successful 2020 presidential campaign.

Trump keeps a sharp focus on Ohio as 2020 campaign nears

President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump’s inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors in New York issued a subpoena Monday seeking documents from Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, furthering a federal inquiry into a fund that has faced mounting scrutiny into how it raised and spent its money.

Cohen says Trump knew payments were wrong

President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer says Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs with him "would affect the election."

Kentucky House leader files to raise money for governor

The minority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives has filed paperwork to raise money for a campaign for governor.

Speaker Paul Ryan to campaign for Andy Barr in Kentucky

Paul Ryan will campaign for Andy Barr in Kentucky this week.

MSU announces $15 million fundraising campaign for scholarships

Morehead State University officials announced Friday that the University is launching a $15 million fundraising campaign over the next three years for the sole purpose of expanding scholarship opportunities for students.

Kentucky lawmaker to continue campaign despite brain tumor

The family of a state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

President Trump to hold rally in Richmond

RICHMOND, Ky. (WTVQ) – President Donald J. Trump will be in Richmond on October 13th, according to his campaign officials. They say it’s his national...

Germany calls on Russia to halt campaign of cyberattacks

BERLIN (AP) - Germany has become the latest European country to blame the Russian military for a worldwide campaign of cyberattacks against sports organizations,...

McGrath raises $3.6 million in Kentucky congressional race

Democrat Amy McGrath's campaign says she has raised more than $3.6 million in the past three months in her effort to defeat Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr in Kentucky.

GOP candidate admits fault for public resources in campaign

In an interview, Larry Elkins said the complaint was "legitimate" and he has corrected his campaign website.

University of Kentucky announces fundraising campaign

The University of Kentucky has launched the public phase of a $2 billion-plus fundraising campaign.

Lawyer says Manafort cut deal to protect family

Paul Manafort's lawyer says the former Trump campaign chairman cut a deal with prosecutors "to make sure that his family was able to remain safe and live a good life."

Ale-8-One to help preserve the future of the Red River Gorge with campaign

Ale-8-One is launching a “It’s Our Bluegrass. Make It Last.” in support of the Kentucky outdoors and the Red River Gorge. They are asking fans to join in this effort.

Kentucky expands efforts to help people give up tobacco

Public health officials in Kentucky have launched another phase of their campaign to help people who want to give up tobacco.

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High School Highlight Reel: 09-25-20

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - COVID-19 led to numerous postponements and cancellations for the high school football schedule. Despite the problems, high school team still...

Protesters arrested for second consecutive night in Lexington for blocking road

Six protesters were arrested Friday night in Lexington for blocking a road, just a night after four others were arrested near UK's campus for the same.
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Sports fans tired of the back and forth: Reaction after Fayette Co. moves to ‘orange zone’

Some people at the Bryan Station vs. Lafayette football game Friday night say they're tired of the back and forth.
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Louisville 11 p.m. update: Man charged with aiming laser at chopper, church provides refuge

People remained largely peaceful Friday night on the sidewalk surrounding the First Unitarian Church, with some yelling “say her name, Breonna Taylor.”