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Judge refuses to temporarily block new election-related law

A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state's chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing her power over the State Board of Elections.

Bill would allow employers to discriminate against smokers

A state senator in Kentucky says companies should be allowed to discriminate against people who smoke.
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Kentucky Supreme Court upholds ‘Right to Work’ Law

The Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled Kentucky's 'Right to Work' law is constitutional.
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Judge strikes down Kentucky law in win for abortion clinic

In a setback for Kentucky's Republican governor, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies.

KSP partners with other state agencies to enforce ‘Move Over’ Law

The Kentucky State Police has joined forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project for enforcement of the ‘Move Over’ law this week.
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New “three-foot” bike law to go in effect Saturday

Several new laws are set to go in effect Saturday. Among those is one focusing on road safety, specifically for bicyclists.

Enforcement of Call-Before-You-Dig Law to begin soon

In just over a week the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will begin pursuing enforcement actions against excavators who violate Kentucky’s call-before-you-dig law and damage natural gas or hazardous liquid lines.
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New service tax to go in effect Sunday

Sales tax is being added to several services you are not used to paying taxes on at all.

New Survey: Over 1 billion small arms in world, up from 2007

A new study of small arms estimates there are over 1 billion legal and illicit firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands - with American men and women the dominant owners.
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Frankfort/Franklin County debate Sunday alcohol sales

Franklin County will vote this week on whether or not to allow alcohol sales on Sunday's.

Recreational Zip lines, similar devices must be registered in Kentucky

A new law was passed in 2016 directing the department to regulate aerial recreational devices. The deadline to register is quickly approaching.

Bevin lawyer asking judge in pension case to step aside

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - An attorney for Gov. Matt Bevin is asking a judge to consider disqualifying himself from hearing a lawsuit over Kentucky's...
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Family of murdered 6-year-old calls for change

Despite the persistent rain, dozens of supporters of Logan Tipton came out to march together into the Woodford County Courthouse, showing their support for the Tipton family and bring awareness to a new law the family is trying to get passed.
Abortion, Law, Legal

Order stalls enforcement of new abortion law in KY

A federal judge in Kentucky has signed an order temporarily stalling enforcement of a new abortion law being challenged by the American Civil Liberties Union.
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Bill restricting abortions passes through senate committee

A bill that would ban certain types of abortions for pregnant women here in Kentucky has passed one of its final steps in Frankfort.
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Senate committee approves “Sports Agent” bill

Senate Bill 228, among many things, looks to broaden the definition of a sports agent and require agents register with the state, regulations lawmakers say will make it harder for corruption and other questionable things from happening here in Kentucky.
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House OKs bill raising limits on sales by microbreweries

When someone wants to purchase a keg of beer from craft brewer Adam Watson, he has to turn them away because Kentucky law limits his sales per cust
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Bill seeks to relieve victims of abusers’ legal fees

An obscure Kentucky law now requires victims of domestic violence to pay the legal fees of their abusive spouses in divorce proceedings when their abusers are in jail.
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ACLU of Kentucky investigates “Bible Literacy” Courses

There's concern by the American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky that some schools are turning classrooms into pulpits with their "Bible Literacy" classes.
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Riggs says he will not see re-election to Kentucky House

Kentucky state Rep. Steve Riggs has announced he will not seek re-election.

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