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Adkins gives personal plea for following coronavirus rules

Elder Adkins recovering after two-week battle.

Republicans, Democrats split 2 special House elections

A Republican has won the Kentucky House seat long held by Democrat Rocky Adkins. In a second special election Tuesday, the Democratic candidate was victorious.

Special election set for two vacant House seats

A special election will be held in late February to fill two vacant House seats, one in the eastern part of the state and the other in northern Kentucky.

Gov.-elect Beshear fills several key posts

Gov.-elect Andy Beshear has appointed his running mate, a leading Democratic lawmaker and the ex-mayor of Lexington to high-profile jobs in the administration he’s forming.

Adkins still mulling possible Senate run in 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell could get another Democratic challenger in his reelection bid next year.

Democrats discuss electability during gubernatorial debate

Three prominent Democrats running for Kentucky governor have taken on the question of which one would be their party's strongest challenger to the state's Republican incumbent.

House Democrats want governor to brief them on pension relief bill

Three House Democrats sent a letter to Governor Bevin,, saying they want to be briefed in person on the new pension relief bill.

Democratic candidates stake out stances on abortion

Kentucky gubernatorial candidates reached out to voters in a televised debate Tuesday and staked out their abortion-rights credentials.

Democrats blast Bevin’s efforts to revamp Medicaid

Kentucky Democrats wanting to oust Republican Gov. Matt Bevin are criticizing his efforts to impose new Medicaid work requirements for many of those seeking to keep their health benefits.

Adkins calls for free community college, skills training

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rocky Adkins has offered a plan to provide free community college and job training for adults in Kentucky.

Kentucky bill stemming from disputed election advances

The top Republican and Democrat in the Kentucky House want to spare lawmakers from being thrown into the middle of a disputed election, like they were this year.

Bill would set recount process for legislative races

A bill filed in the House would have candidates for the General Assembly follow the same recount procedures as nearly all other candidates in close races.

Gov. Matt Bevin on schools closing: ‘We’re getting soft’

Gov. Bevin on schools closing: 'We're getting soft'

Rocky Adkins to officially file to run for governor

House Minority Leader Rocky Adkins says he will officially file to run for governor Thursday morning at 11.

Representative who won by one vote is sworn-in

The Republican-controlled state legislature in Kentucky has seated a Democrat who won an election by a one-vote margin.

Rocky Adkins raises more than $620,000 in first deadline for gubernatorial race

In less than two months, state Rep. Rocky Adkins raised $621,567 for his race for Kentucky governor.

Louisville lawmaker decides against run for governor

A Democratic state lawmaker from Louisville says she has decided against making a run for Kentucky governor this year.

Adkins launches governor campaign with pitch to rural voters

Rocky Adkins announces he is running for governor of Kentucky.

Kentucky House leader files to raise money for governor

The minority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives has filed paperwork to raise money for a campaign for governor.

Kentucky House leader to make announcement next week

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The minority floor leader of the Kentucky House of Representatives says he is preparing to make a special announcement. Democratic state...

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Heart of Danville gets new office, hosting scavenger hunt

DANVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Heart of Danville has moved into a new office on North Second Street. It's part of an effort to encourage...

Eastern Kentucky students schedule appointments for graduation

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Students across Kentucky are celebrating a big milestone, graduation. At Breathitt High School, students had to schedule appointments to get their...

Softball community remembers Sophia Black with tournament, balloon release

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - On Saturday, family, teammates and Central Kentucky softball players came together to honor of an 8-year-old girl who was killed...