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Amy McGrath doesn’t hold election night event, but thanks supporters

One of the front-runners in the democratic primary for Senate, Amy McGrath, did not have an election night party or virtual event Tuesday night, but she did send a message to her supporters. 

Cameron files to run for attorney general in Kentucky

Daniel Cameron filed paperwork on Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for attorney general.

Congressional candidate arrested at town forum

A candidate for the sixth congressional district spent the night in jail last night after police say he disrupted a candidate forum in Carlisle.

Kim Davis’ opponent fends off attacks from primary rival

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - A candidate running against a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is fending off...

State Senator Reggie Thomas files to run for Congress

State Senator Reggie Thomas, a Democrat from Lexington, filed Wednesday to run for Kentucky's sixth congressional district seat.

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.

Faculty Meet with WKU President Candidate for First Time

Faculty at Western Kentucky University recently got their first chance to converse with and ask questions of university presidential candidate Timothy Caboni.

Western to Consider Presidential Candidate at Meeting

Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents will consider hiring a new president during their meeting this week.

WKU Board Announces Preferred Presidential Candidate

Western Kentucky University's Board of Regents has targeted an official from the University of Kansas to become the university's next president.

Ex-GOP Candidate Arrested in KY Says He Was Rescuing Horses

A former South Carolina Republican congressional candidate is accused of stealing horses in rural Kentucky earlier this month, but he contends he was actually rescuing the horses.

KY Horse Park 1 of 2 Candidates for 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games

The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) today announced Lexington, Kentucky and the Kentucky Horse Park as an official candidate to host the 2022 FEI World Equestrian Games.

Candidate Chastised for Mailing ‘Free Side Dish’ Coupons

Officials say a city commission candidate in northern Kentucky broke the law when she sent out 2,000 postcards touting her candidacy and offering a coupon for a free side dish at a local restaurant.

McConnell Gives Strongest Statement Yet in Favor of Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has made his strongest statement yet in favor of his party's presidential nominee, telling supporters in his home state that "we need a new president, Donald Trump, to be the most powerful Republican in America."

Kentucky gov. urges politics at pulpit despite federal law

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin urged a group of preachers to embrace political speech at the pulpit by telling them not to fear a federal law that prohibits candidate endorsements by tax-exempt churches.

GOP candidate’s posts prompt apology from party leader

A GOP state House candidate's Facebook posts has prompted a public apology from the leader of the Kentucky Republican Party.

Paul, Gray disagree on farm policy during forum

Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates have disagreed over the federal government's role in the state's farming industry.

Gray calls for roads, technology to help coal regions

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray says he would spend more money on technology and improve roads in eastern Kentucky to help the region recover from the devastating effects of a declining coal industry.

Clinton to text VP choice on Friday

Hillary Clinton will reveal her vice presidential choice today in a text message to supporters and then appear with her running mate for the first time at a rally in Miami tomorrow.

Jim Gray says he has raised $1.1 million in second quarter

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray says he has raised nearly $1.1 million for his U.S. Senate campaign in the second quarter.

Democrats criticize influence of money in politics

Several underfunded candidates have piled on Democratic front-runner Jim Gray for putting his own money into his campaign for a Republican-held U.S. Senate seat.

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Powell County Search and Rescue rescued Cameron Shepherd after falling off the side of a cliff.
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Mild temperatures with mostly sunny skies

The cooler air settling in won't last much longer. After a couple of milder temperature days with lower humidity, the upper 80s and low...

Kentucky Men’s Golfer Cullan Brown has died

Died from a form of bone cancer.

Henderson man tazed following police chase

Ernesto A. Martinez-Pascual faces nearly a dozen charges following a chase with KSP.