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McConnell uses a Democrat’s quote in first attack ad of general election

The ad features criticisms from newspapers of McConnell's opponent during the June Primary.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.

Data: McConnell’s wife benefited from virus aid program

Congress reaped benefits from program it touts

Booker reaches out to unite Democrats against McConnell

Charles Booker portrayed Mitch McConnell as “our common enemy” in the struggle against generational poverty and structural racism.

McGrath challenges McConnell on Russia issues

She asks McConnell to disclose what he knows

U.S. Senate Democratic primary candidates reflect on campaign during pandemic

The 2020 campaign season drastically changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and it's still unclear how it might impact the general election in November.

Mitch McConnell wins GOP nomination in bid for 7th term

Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has easily won his party’s nomination in Kentucky in his bid for a seventh term.

Booker-McGrath race tightens heading into Tuesday primary

Some polls show a late surge by a long-shot candidate could make the Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate a close race.

Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public

Also says following social distancing guidelines is key

McConnell: Reopening economy, developing vaccines key in COVID-19 fight

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the focus now must be on reopening the U.S. economy and developing vaccines for the coronavirus.

University of Kentucky to get $3.8 million from CARES Act

University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health will receive $3,878,582 in combating the coronavirus pandemic

Kentucky will receive $11.6 million to serve people with disabilities

Kentucky will receive nearly $11.7 million in federal funding to help meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak.

Rural Kentucky hospitals to receive more than 3 million

McConnell announced on Saturday UK's Center of Excellence in Rural Health will receive federal funding.

First round of stimulus money for child care comes to state

The first round of funding for child care providers from the $2.2 trillion federal coronavirus stimulus package approved last month is headed to Kentucky.

McGrath tops McConnell in fund raising

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has raised nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020.

McConnell-Beshear link key in stimulus deal

Interaction between two, steps Beshear took provided insight for stimulus deal

Kentucky receives $1.6 million to help fight coronavirus

Money from the federal government will be used in Kentucky for testing and to buy additional medical supplies.

President seeks $850 billion stimulus, could include checks to Americans

Congress could act this week, addresses needs of many industries.

Senate hopeful Booker endorses Sanders for president

Kentucky Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker has endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.

Kentucky to receive $1 million for transitional housing for recovering addicts

Kentucky will receive more than $1 million from HUD for a transitional housing pilot program for recovering addicts. 

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UK golfers finish 1-2 in Lexington City Golf Championship

Jacob Cook edged his teammate Cooper Parks by one stroke to win the Lexington City Golf Championship.
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