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Kentucky’s General Fund receipts rise in August

Kentucky officials say the state's General Fund tax receipts increased 3.6% in August compared to a year ago.

Mattis says further Taliban assaults likely in weeks ahead

The Taliban is likely to keep up its recent surge of violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October but Western-backed Afghan defenses will not break, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday.

AG Selects Counties for Post-election Audits

Nearly two weeks after the general election, the state says it's picked the six Kentucky counties that will be audited.

UK vs Kentucky Kernel lawsuit moves forward, A.G. intervenes

The court case between the University of Kentucky and the school newspaper is moving forward.

Fort Jackson Army commander promoted to 2-star general

The commander of the Army's largest training installation is getting promoted to the rank of major general.

AG’s challenge of Governor’s board adjustments could go before judge soon

A judge could hear arguments in Attorney General’s challenge to Governor Matt Bevin’s reorganizations of some state boards as early as Thursday afternoon.

Beshear to select counties for postelection audit

Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to select which counties will participate in a postelection audit.

Dollar General ordered to pay $925K to injured truck driver

A Lauderdale County jury has returned one of the largest personal injury verdicts in the county's history, finding Dollar General at fault for injuries sustained by a Kentucky delivery driver five years ago.

AG: Settlement returns nearly $300,000 to Medicaid program

Attorney General Andy Beshear says Kentucky's role in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company will result in nearly $300,000 being returned to the state's Medicaid accounts.

Police warn of scammers claiming to be deputies

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear warned that scammers have called dozens of Kentuckians, pretending to be a deputy and claiming they have a federal warrant for their arrest.

Legislative Research Commission launches YouTube channel

As the Kentucky General Assembly convenes in Frankfort on Tuesday, the Legislative Research Commission is launching its own YouTube channel, "LRC Capitol Connection."

Auditor-elect names members of his management team

Kentucky Auditor-elect Mike Harmon has selected former state lawmaker Sara Beth Gregory as general counsel for the auditor's office.

GM plans another expansion at Corvette plant

General Motors says it will spend $44 million to increase engine-building capacity at the Kentucky plant that makes Corvette sports cars.

UK-affiliated medical foundation: Records should stay closed

A medical foundation affiliated with the University of Kentucky is appealing a recent decision by Attorney General Jack Conway's office that requires the foundation to turn over records for public inspection.

AG: Rocket Docket Initiative saves $2.8M in 3 months

The Attorney General, along with members of the Prosecutors Advisory Council (PAC) announced on Wednesday that the Rocket Docket Initiative has saved taxpayers an estimated $2.8 million in local jail costs from August 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015.

Dunbar PSA takes second place in statewide video contest

A public service announcement created by students from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School was runner-up in a video contest sponsored by the state attorney general’s office.

Pulaski Co. Sheriff’s Office asks for help identifying suspect

Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office asks for help identifying suspect

Race for governor tops general election in Kentucky

Here is a look at Kentucky's top races in Tuesday's general election.

Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Kentucky's campaign for attorney general turned into a verbal sparring match between Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield over qualifications, a critical job evaluation and one candidate's familiar last name.

Sec’y of State reminds voters of offices on general election ballot

The November 3 General Election is less than one week away. In order for voters to make informed decisions, the Secretary of State has sent out a general reminder of what offices will be on the ballot.

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Fundraiser to help Ashland 12-year-old receive a service dog

4 Paws for Ability is helping spread the word about a fundraiser for a 12-year-old boy who has applied for a service dog.

Floyd County Schools says it is in the Red Zone and will continue virtual learning

Superintendent Danny Adkins says the decision is based on the county's 'red zone' identification.

Guard members helping with new Louisville COVID testing process

An 11-person team from the 123rd Air Wing will provide patient registration, screening, and sample collection support.

Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.