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Ex-university president calls out McConnell on race issues

A former university president in Kentucky is taking issue with what he sees as Sen. Mitch McConnell's caution in addressing the nation's racial discord.

McGrath announces two debate appearances, declines another

Democratic candidate for United State Senate Amy McGrath has announced two debates she intends to appear in, and has declined an invitation to a third. 

Kentucky Derby moved to Sept. 5

The Courier-Journal reports the Kentucky Derby is postponed until September.

Saturday race honoring Nicholasville officer killed in 2015

Wednesday marks five years since a Nicholasville police officer was killed in the line of duty. 

Election 2019-Kentucky Governor

President Donald Trump, abortion and education were among the issues on voters' minds in Ashland as they cast ballots in the race for Kentucky governor.

Bevin tries to insert impeachment into governor’s race

Republican Gov. Matt Bevin is trying to move the impeachment inquiry in Washington to the forefront of his own tough reelection campaign in Kentucky.

Kentucky gov, AG clash over office space amid gov race match

Kentucky's Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear are fighting over Capitol office space as they clash in the race for governor.

Former Miss America to run for Secretary of State

Heather French Henry has filed paperwork to begin raising money for the Secretary of State race.

Reports of yard sign vandalism increase as election day nears

Four days before Election Day and you've heard complaints our politics have become more mean-spirited, and divisive.

Breeders’ Cup preps highlight Keeneland’s opening weekend

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Keeneland's fall meet opens with several Breeders' Cup prep races headlining 18 stakes events worth a record $5.575 million. The marquee...

History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

Former Tennessee Democratic Gov. Phil Bredesen and Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn are on a collision course to claim their own slices of history in a critical U.S. Senate race.

Jones defeats Moore in U.S. Senate race in Alabama

Democrat Doug Jones wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, as voters in the deeply conservative and heavily Republican state deal a stark political blow to President Donald Trump and narrow the GOP's majority in the Senate to two.

Keeneland prepares for fall meet

All around Keeneland, people are doing their part to prepare for Friday's crowd.

Kentucky officers cleared of excessive force in shooting

An internal police investigation has found that Kentucky officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man did not violate the department's use of force policy.

Couple says their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay

A Winchester couple is suing the Commonwealth, after they say their foster home status was revoked because they are black and gay.

Change of venue ruling expected soon in child murder case

The judge in a high-profile murder case in Woodford County promised a decision within a week on whether to move the trial to another county.

Georgetown celebrates 40th annual Horsey Hundred

A lot of people are having to rethink Memorial Day weekend plans because of severe storms. That includes race officials in Georgetown.

Families run for a sweet cause at Keeneland

Thousands watched the derby Saturday at Keeneland, but Sunday, the track played host to an entirely different kind of race, a human one.

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in the slop

Always Dreaming splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 ¾ lengths, giving trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey John Velazquez their second victories in the race but their first together.

Choir debuts new “Keeneland Keeneland” song

What a lovely day to bet on some horses at Keeneland!

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UPDATE: Wife of indicted state lawmaker releases statement

Robert Goforth's wife says she never wanted her husband to be charged criminally.

Two awarded Women’s Club scholarships to MSU

Both interested in medical fields.

Man gets 20 years on federal drug-trafficking charges

Man arrested following searches in January.

Man gets 10 years for felon in possession of weapon

Arrest came after first responders revived him, spotted weapons.