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No ‘blue wave’ in sight for Kentucky; GOP maintains grip

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrats' hopes for a "blue wave" in Kentucky hinged on their base overwhelming sluggish GOP voters. Instead, Kentucky again proved...

Andy Barr holds 6th District House Seat, Defeats Amy McGrath

Republican incumbent Andy Barr narrowly defeated Democratic opponent Amy McGrath for Kentucky's sixth district house seat.

Democrats seize House control, but Trump’s GOP holds Senate

Democrats seized the House majority from President Donald Trump’s Republican Party on Tuesday in a suburban revolt that threatened what’s left of the president’s governing agenda. But the GOP gained ground in the Senate and preserved key governorships, beating back a “blue wave” that never fully materialized.

Abrams, Kemp await more ballots in Georgia governor’s race

Georgia’s hotly contested and potentially historic governor’s race may not be over yet, with Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp awaiting the final accounting of absentee and provisional ballots.

Kim Davis loses seat as Clerk in Rowan County

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Latest on the general election in Kentucky (all times local): 8:35 p.m. The Kentucky clerk who went to jail in 2015...

UPDATE: Amy McGrath loses to incumbent Andy Barr

Supporters here are fiercely proud of Amy McGrath and the work they've done to get her elected.

UPDATE: Andy Barr wins 6th Congressional District

Barr will be watching the election results come in here with members of the Republican Party of Kentucky in the closest race Barr has ever seen.

Record voter turnout across the nation

Citizens waited in long lines to cast their votes for a record-setting voter turnout today in Kentucky and across the nation.

Voters line up early at election polls

Lexington voters line up early this morning at several polls to cast ballots in this year's 2018 election.

Lextran is offering free rides on election day

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lextran is offering free rides on Tuesday, for the general election. They say 15 million people between the ages of 18...

Grimes reminds voters of election “Do’s and Dont’s”

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky’s chief election official, is reminding voters of Election Day "Do’s and Don’ts" in advance of the polls opening.

Election Day arrives: Voters render judgment on Trump era

A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump’s slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era.

McGrath asks voters to ‘send a message’

Democrat congressional candidate Amy McGrath is telling voters to send a message on Election Day about the type of leaders people want in this country.

BCTC political science students poll local voters

Bluegrass Community & Technical College political science students polled 178 voters in Central Kentucky in advance of Tuesday's election as part of a class project and found some interesting results.

Barr looks to Trumps to boost turnout in Kentucky district

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr is hoping an appearance by Donald Trump Jr. will help boost turnout in his competitive congressional race.

Reports of yard sign vandalism increase as election day nears

Four days before Election Day and you've heard complaints our politics have become more mean-spirited, and divisive.

Will teachers keep their promise?

Is there still momentum behind state government workers', especially teachers,' vow to vote out supporters of a pension reform plan?

Free rides in Lexington on Election Day

You can ride the bus or a bike for free in Lexington on Election Day.

Barr opposes Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship

Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr says he does not support President Donald Trump's proposal to end citizenship for children born in the United States to non-citizen parents.

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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.”