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130 complaints filed with state’s election hotline

Procedural questions make up most of the list

Two new coronavirus cases, school closings urged

Study of virus in Washington shows value of limiting interaction.

Gov. Beshear: 3 more coronavirus cases confirmed in Kentucky, total is now 4

Governor Andy Beshear says there are now four people in Kentucky who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Transy improves to 5-0 with 95-81 win over Hanover

A recap of the Pioneers' conference win over the Panthers.

Kentucky population expected to climb 10 percent by 2040

A new report says Kentucky's population is expected to increase more than 10 percent between 2015 and 2040, with Jefferson and Fayette counties projected to remain the most populous.

Bullitt, Fayette, & Jefferson report first 2016 flu cases

The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) has received reports of laboratory-confirmed influenza cases, indicating the presence of flu circulating in Kentucky. The cases are from Bullitt, Fayette and Jefferson counties.

200 Pleasure Ridge High students walk out of class

About 200 Pleasure Ridge Park High School students have staged a walkout in support of their teachers.

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.

Jefferson County elementary suspensions rise dramatically

Suspensions at Jefferson County public elementary schools have jumped more than 80 percent this year, already surpassing the number of suspensions handed down during any school year in at least the past decade.

Authorities: Missing UPS pilot’s remains found near his home

Authorities say a body found in Oldham County has been identified as a missing UPS pilot who was last seen alive in May.

Work requirement in place for food stamps in 8 Ky. counties

Over 17,000 food stamp recipients in eight Kentucky counties must begin part-time work, education or volunteer activities in order to keep their benefits under a newly reinstated requirement.

New Jefferson Co. grading scale has increased A grades

Data from Jefferson County Public Schools shows that a new grading scale appears to have increased the number of students getting A grades in classes.

Jefferson Co. Public Schools wants to raise class size

Jefferson County Public Schools is planning to increase the maximum number of students allowed in many of its classes, saying the move will free up certified teachers to be redeployed to schools or programs that JCPS thinks needs more support.

Land trust purchases land that is home to rare plant

An organization says it's purchased land in central Kentucky to protect a rare plant that isn't found anywhere in the world except Jefferson and Bullitt counties.

Rally for Confederate Flag, statue at Kentucky Capitol

A pro-Confederacy group rallied on the State Capitol steps as a state commission considers removing the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis who was born in Kentucky, in the Capitol Rotunda.

Public Opinion wanted for Jefferson Davis statue

Governor Steve Beshear is asking Kentuckians if they want the statue of Jefferson Davis to be removed from the Kentucky Capitol’s rotunda.

Jefferson County schools want waiver for English learners

Jefferson County Public Schools is asking for a waiver to keep the test scores of some immigrant students who are not proficient in English from being counted against their schools.

Third teen in Louisville train crash dies from injuries

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office says a third teen has died after a train struck a car in Louisville.

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Your morning news and weather on Monday, Nov. 30

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