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Somber wreath-laying honors state’s COVID-19 deaths

A total,of 1,013 state residents have now been lost to the virus.

In Capitol, Bush remembered as ‘great man’ and ‘gentle soul’

The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.

Children sing at rally for better childcare in Kentucky

Children sang and adults talked about improving childcare in Kentucky at a 'Kids Matter Coalition' rally at the State Capitol Wednesday.

Panel: Remove plaque that calls Jefferson Davis ‘hero’

A panel of historic properties advisers in Kentucky has recommended removing a plaque from a statue of Jefferson Davis that identifies the only president of the Confederacy as a "patriot, hero, statesman."

African-American leaders call governor to remove Jefferson Davis statue

More than a hundred people packed into the state capitol rotunda this morning, to rally for the removal of the Jefferson Davis statue.

NAACP renews fight to remove Jefferson Davis statue from state capitol

After Lexington's Urban County Council unanimously passed a resolution last night to move two confederate statues that currently stand near the historic old courthouse downtown, many groups across the state are pushing to get other confederate statues removed including one in the state capitol rotunda.

Group rallies for state-wide LGBT anti-discrimination laws

A group in Kentucky wants to expand Kentucky’s Civil Rights Act to include the LGBT community.

Volunteers urge legislators to establish a Quality of Life Advisory Committee

Approximately 75 cancer survivors, families and loved ones gathered in the State Capitol rotunda to urge legislators to take steps to improve quality of life for patients with cancer and other serious illness during the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACS CAN) annual Day at the Capitol today.

Funeral arrangements set for Georgia Powers

Funeral arrangements for the first woman and the first African-American elected to the Kentucky Senate have been finalized.

State panel accepting comments about Davis statue

A state panel has updated its website to take public comments about the Jefferson Davis statue in the Kentucky Capitol.

Public Opinion wanted for Jefferson Davis statue

Governor Steve Beshear is asking Kentuckians if they want the statue of Jefferson Davis to be removed from the Kentucky Capitol’s rotunda.

Jefferson Davis statue’s final fate

state panel is scheduled to meet Thursday afternoon, to discuss the fate of the Jefferson Davis statue.

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Man dies in collision with garbage truck on I-64 in Clark County

20-year old Donald James Blevins, of Olive Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Winchester Sun.

Patricia Sheffer named Kentucky Superintendent of the Year

The award is presented by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.

Not all following Beshear’s new restrictions & recommendation

One of the restaurants publicly flouting Governor Andy Beshear's executive order about indoor dining says it has received a notice from the Northern Kentucky District Health Department, suspending its food service permit. 

Kentucky vs. Detroit Mercy postponed, Cats will play Wednesday and Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The schedule for the Bluegrass Showcase, Kentucky men’s basketball’s season-opening multi-team event, has been adjusted for this week. UK...