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Amy McGrath doesn’t hold election night event, but thanks supporters

One of the front-runners in the democratic primary for Senate, Amy McGrath, did not have an election night party or virtual event Tuesday night, but she did send a message to her supporters. 

Senate confirms all but 1 of Beshear’s school board picks

The Kentucky Senate has confirmed all but one of Gov. Andy Beshear's appointments to the state school board.

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

The House has approved a $2.2 trillion rescue package, rushing it to President Donald Trump for his signature.

Lawmakers explain pared-down state budget

Majority Republicans say some measures needed for coronavirus uncertainty.

Beshear must decide on Voter ID bill

Legislation has undergone months of discussions

Legislature approves measures for schools, businesses

Measures put into law many of the things talked about to help schools and businesses.

House finalizes mental health training measure

Measure expands training opportunities for people who deal with the public.

Drug bill, liquor-by-mail, criminal justice reform approved

State lawmakers finalized a bill to cut out the middle man in some drug claims; House OKs liquor legislation.

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

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

‘Jill’s Law’ passes House, Senate up next

The Kentucky House has passed a bill requiring law enforcement agencies to develop pursuit policies.

Foes push back against medical marijuana bill in Kentucky

Opponents of legalizing medical marijuana in Kentucky have pushed back as the focus shifts to the Senate.

Bill would provide workers a ‘second chance’

Senate committee sends addiction assistance measure to full Senate.

Bill to assist struggling rural hospitals clears KY House

A bill that would help out struggling rural hospitals has passed in the state House.

Bill would change process to select transportation chief

A Republican-led Senate committee has approved a bill to rein in Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear's power to select the state's transportation secretary.

Kentucky House passes bill to ban schoolhouse paddlings

The Kentucky House has passed a bill to ban the paddling of students. The measure cleared the House on a 65-17 vote Friday.

Immigration bill clears Kentucky Senate committee

A committee in the Senate passed a bill that would ban immigration sanctuary policies by most public agencies in Kentucky

Republican Party of Kentucky files complaint against McGrath campaign

The Republican Party of Kentucky claims Amy McGrath's campaign for U.S. Senate illegally solicited 'soft money' for a Super PAC.

Amy McGrath files to challenge McConnell in Senate race

McGrath said the Democratic victory in the Kentucky governor's race has given momentum to her own bid to unseat McConnell.

Senate impeachment trial at a stand-still over disagreements

Republican and Democratic leaders are at odds over the format of the Senate impeachment trial and whether witnesses should be called.

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UPDATE: Man wanted for rape, robberies, kidnapping in KY captured in TN

Harlan Eddie McIntosh has been found and arrested in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, according to Kentucky State Police. 
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President Trump rescinds VISA policy for international students; UK student breathing sigh of relief

"It doesn't put our international students immediately in jeopardy. So, that is a huge relief to us to our students and to everybody," Roberts said.
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87 people arrested as protesters bring demands to KY Attorney General’s house

87 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters brought their demands for a swifter investigation into Breonna Taylor's death to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's house, according to Louisville ABC affiliate WHAS-TV. 

Nine Wildcats tabbed Preseason All-SEC by Phil Steele

LEXINGTON, KY (UK Athletics) - Nine University of Kentucky football players have been tabbed preseason All-Southeastern Conference by Phil Steele's College Football. Senior punter Max...