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Kentucky governor makes case for criminal-justice reforms

Beshear said the rising inmate populations and crumbling prisons are sapping the state of money needed for education and health care.

Leaders urge Kentuckians to join fight against hunger

Governor Andy Beshear signed a proclamation declaring January as Hunger-Free month in Kentucky.

Lawmakers promote bill to cap out-of-pocket insulin costs

The bill would cap insulin co-pays at $100 for a 30-day supply.

Sports betting bill gains momentum by clearing House panel

A House committee voted unanimously Wednesday to advance a bill to legalize sports betting in Kentucky.

Ky. Gov. reaffirms bi-partisanship in State of the Commonwealth

Governor Andy Beshear reaffirmed his support for a teachers' pay raise in his first State of the Commonwealth speech.

Testing fees to be waived for Kentuckians seeking GED

The state will waive testing fees for Kentuckians seeking to earn a GED.

Special election set for two vacant House seats

A special election will be held in late February to fill two vacant House seats, one in the eastern part of the state and the other in northern Kentucky.

Governor Andy Beshear: State will continue accepting refugees

Governor Andy Beshear says Kentucky will continue accepting refugees. This comes after an offer from the Trump administration to halt refugee resettlement.

Beshear joins critics of predecessor’s spree of pardons

Gov. Andy Beshear has spoken out against his predecessor's spree of pardons.  

POW/MIA flag to fly permanently at state Capitol

The order will ensure that the flag representing the two groups will fly permanently at the state Capitol.

Kentucky education commissioner resigns

The state's education commissioner has submitted a letter of resignation to the newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education Thursday.

Board to consider firing Kentucky’s education commissioner

The newly-appointed Kentucky Board of Education is holding a special meeting Thursday to consider firing the state's education commissioner.

Ousted Board of Education members to sue Gov. Beshear

Governor Andy Beshear's reorganization of the Kentucky Board of Education on his first day in office led to a promise of a lawsuit from the ousted members.

The Commonwealth celebrates at the Inaugural Ball and Grand March

Tuesday night the Commonwealth celebrated the new Governor and his administration for almost a full 24 hours.

Gov. Beshear appoints adjutant general as first act in office

In his first act as governor, Andy Beshear appointed a new adjutant general.

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Lexington’s fireworks show dazzles the crowd

Lexington canceled most of its Fourth of July festivities but the fireworks show still went on as scheduled.

State police investigate Cave Run Lake drowning

State Police are investigating a drowning at Cave Run Lake Saturday afternoon.

I-75 Diesel spill, semi-truck spills load of energy drinks in Madison County

Kentucky Transportation Department says a semi-truck spilled diesel on I-75 Saturday night.
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Man pulls gun, is charged during Black Lives Matter protest

Police say a man is charged with menacing after pulling a gun out during an argument with protesters.