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Poll workers desperately needed in Kentucky

Poll workers are desperately needed for Kentucky's November election, according to Secretary of State Michael Adams. 

State Senator tests positive for COVID-19

A Kentucky state senator who represents some of the state's southern counties says he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Political war of words heats up over coronavirus orders

Democrats cal out judges' partisan history.

GOP candidate in 88th House District race wins twice on Tuesday

Aaron Yates won the GOP Primary in the 88th House District race and had a residency lawsuit against him dismissed in court.

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.

UPDATE: ‘Love’ rally seeks to counter ‘hate’ from Sunday

Elected leaders on both sides of the aisle are speaking out after protesters hung a mannequin of the governor from a tree Sunday in Frankfort.

State rep. candidate pleads guilty to DUI, will remain in race

A candidate for the state Legislature in the June 23 primary has pleaded guilty to DUI and plans to remain in the race.

State representative from London arrested for DUI

First-term Republican State Representative Derek Lewis, of London, was arrested early Thursday on a DUI charge, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lawmakers override Beshear’s line-item budget vetoes

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have pushed aside the Democratic governor's line-item vetoes of state spending bills.

Secretary of State Michael Adams critical of governor’s line-item veto

Republican Secretary of State Michael Adams on Monday was highly critical of Democratic Governor Andy Beshear's line-item veto of emergency election legislation.

Rand Paul tests negative for coronavirus

Two weeks after testing positive, Kentucky Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he has recovered from the coronavirus.

McGrath tops McConnell in fund raising

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

Kentucky hits record number of registered voters

Secretary of State Michael G. Adams says a record total of 3,462,152 Kentuckians are registered to vote.

Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

GOP files complaint against possible McConnell challenger

The Republican Party of Kentucky has filed a complaint against a radio host.

Kentucky Republican pre-files legislation that would ban sanctuary cities

A Republican state representative has pre-filed legislation that would ban sanctuary cities in Kentucky. 

Republican leaders speak at annual Lincoln Dinner

The Kentucky Republican Party held their annual Lincoln Dinner Saturday night.

Kentucky Republican blocks disaster aid in House

Another conservative Republican has once again blocked efforts by House leaders to speed a $19 billion disaster aid bill to President Donald Trump's desk.

Trump keeps a sharp focus on Ohio as 2020 campaign nears

President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort.

Kentucky GOP lawmakers order recount in House election

Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have ordered a recount of a state House election in which the Republican candidate lost by one vote.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.