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Realtors working to give back to Lexington teachers

Kristen LaRue was a teacher for seven years before she switched to real estate.

Hoover admits violation of ethics statute

Former house speaker Jeff Hoover has agreed to a plea deal in connection to an ethics complaint about sexual harassment.

Ethics Commission drops complaints against three GOP lawmakers

The Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint filed against three Republican lawmakers who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement last year.
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Kentucky ethics commission holding sexual harassment hearing

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An ethics commission in Kentucky is holding a hearing about four Republican lawmakers who signed a secret sexual harassment settlement...
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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.
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Plaque declaring Jefferson Davis a ‘hero’ to be removed

A plaque attached to a statue of Jefferson Davis in Kentucky's Capitol will be removed because it refers to the only president of the Confederacy as a hero and a patriot.

3 nominees named for vacant judgeship in Kentucky

A nominating commission has announced nominees to fill a vacant judgeship in Kentucky.
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Panel approves Duke Kentucky request for solar facilities

The Public Service Commission has approved a proposal from Duke Energy Kentucky to build three solar power facilities in northern Kentucky.

Kentucky to appeal ruling striking down parts of ethics law

A Kentucky ethics commission says it will appeal a federal judge's order allowing lobbyists to donate to political campaigns.

Closing of Duke Energy ash pond in northern Kentucky finalized

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has approved Duke Energy's plan to close and empty a coal ash pond at a northern Kentucky power plant

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.
Kentucky Commission of Human Rights

Founding member of Kentucky human rights commission dies

The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights says one of its founding members has died.

Commissioners continue talking about Richmond PD pay raise

Talks about giving Richmond Police officers more money weren't more than that Tuesday as commissioners decided on another meeting date to help them decide on a proposal.

Despite court ruling, Bevin again replaces commission

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has again replaced a powerful commission that nominates some state judges despite a court ruling last week temporarily blocking him from doing it.

Judge blocks Bevin’s executive order abolishing commission

A Kentucky judge has issued a temporary injunction blocking Gov. Matt Bevin's executive order that abolished the Workers' Compensation Nominating Commission and recreated a new one.
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Horse Park Commission selects new executive director

The newly revamped Kentucky Horse Park Commission has hired a new executive director for the popular tourist attraction that has drawn scrutiny from some state lawmakers.

Fire school in Lexington to attract hundreds of firefighters

Hundreds of firefighters from Kentucky and other states will be in Lexington next week for a training conference.

Ethics commission says it can’t stop Bevin’s inquiry

The Executive Branch Ethics Commission says it cannot stop Republican Gov. Matt Bevin from investigating whether his Democratic predecessor violated state ethics laws.
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Bevin revamps Kentucky Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Matt Bevin has revamped the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission with 11 new members that include Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day and the son of former Gov. Brereton Jones.
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Judge accused of racially charged comments toward prosecutor

The Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission has charged a black circuit judge with six counts of misconduct for a series of racially charged public comments.

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