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SCAPA team claims top state honor

Students compete at UK during weekend.

Trump calls for bipartisanship, a hard line on immigration

Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside “revenge, resistance and retribution” and end “ridiculous partisan investigations” in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency.

Macedonia: Probe begun of anti-Greek hate speech

Prosecutors in Macedonia are investigating social media posts and comments that used racist and xenophobic language in discussing the wildfires in Greece that have killed dozens of people.

Obama notes politicians’ ‘utter loss of shame’

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is taking aim at the "utter loss of shame among political leaders when they're caught in a lie and they just double down and lie some more."

Ashley Judd: Women will persevere in fighting sexual harassment

Actress Ashley Judd talked to a Lexington audience on Friday about gender equality, human trafficking and sexual abuse and sexual harassment.

EPA chief denounces water rule in visit to Kentucky

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt found a friendly audience in Kentucky as he lambasted an Obama-era clean-water rule.

Kentucky’s chief justice to give update on judicial branch

Kentucky's chief justice is scheduled to appear before a legislative panel next week to give an update about the state of Kentucky's judiciary.

Supreme Court’s Gorsuch touts conservative role for judges

Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch has espoused a limited role for judges in a speech in the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who championed his confirmation.

Facing challenges, McConnell says ‘that’s the way it is’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says people should not be surprised by the challenges that come with governing, saying that's the way it is in the U.S.

ACLU asks Kentucky governor to not block social media users

The ACLU has asked Kentucky's Republican governor to stop blocking people from following his social media accounts.

Boy Scout leader apologizes for Trump’s political rhetoric

The Boy Scouts' chief executive has apologized to members of the scouting community who were offended by the aggressive political rhetoric in President Donald Trump's recent speech to the Scouts' national jamboree.

Protesters march through downtown Lexington against EPA head Scott Pruitt

About a hundred people protested in Triangle Park because EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt was scheduled to speak to the Kentucky Association of Manufacturers at the Lexington Center.

Dems tap former Kentucky governor to counter Trump speech

Democrats have tapped former Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear to deliver the party's response to President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.

Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

Two protesters interrupted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's speech before a suit-and-tie crowd at a local chamber of commerce luncheon to demand he speak with them.

Kentucky gov. urges politics at pulpit despite federal law

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin urged a group of preachers to embrace political speech at the pulpit by telling them not to fear a federal law that prohibits candidate endorsements by tax-exempt churches.

Grimes offers insights about Clinton’s personal side

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has portrayed Donald Trump as "an unsteady, unqualified bully" while offering insights about Hillary Clinton's personal side in a speech at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

State senator appeals to Spanish-speaking voters at GOP Convention

Republican State Senator Ralph Alvarado of Winchester switched briefly to Spanish during his speech to the Republican convention Wednesday night and urged voters to back Donald Trump.

Melania Trump’s speechwriter admits mistake

A Trump Organization staff writer says she made a "mistake" in including passages from a Michelle Obama speech in Melania Trump's convention speech.

Bevin speaks to Kentucky Senate in impromptu visit

Gov. Matt Bevin has made an impromptu visit to the Kentucky Senate to thank lawmakers for a long day of work on a stack of legislation.

Lexington events honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Thousands are expected to visit downtown Lexington Monday to celebrate the legacy and message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Former Scott County basketball star charged in meth bust

Deputies in Callaway County, Missouri say "Bud" Mackey and Amber Collins had ten-pounds of meth in their car at the time of their arrest.

2 Ohio residents affiliated with Oath Keepers indicted for Capitol incursion role

Three people associated with the Oath Keepers were indicted.

“Day Care Deserts.” A look into KY’s dramatic decrease in child care options.

Finding child care has long been a problem in Kentucky. The pandemic only worsened the issue.