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Kentucky Derby valets to work Saturday

Valets threatened to go on strike over wages and other issues at the track.

Valets could strike at Kentucky Derby over $27,000

The service employees International Union has given valets at Churchill Downs the right to Strike if they choose to do so in Louisville. 

High school students strike for better jobs

A group of Lexington students are speaking out about something many of them don't even have yet, jobs.

Democrats seek more details on what led Trump strike on Iran

Democrats say the classified briefing Wednesday was short on details and left them guessing about the president's next steps in the Mideast.

General Motors scheduled to go on strike Sunday night

A United Auto Workers official says the union's General Motors workers will strike if the automaker "refuses to give even an inch" in contract negotiations.

Bernie Sanders joins AT&T protestors before his rally

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined protesting AT&T workers before heading to his rally on the City's Public Plaza.

Uber, Lyft drivers plan to strike in cities across the US

Drivers for ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft are planning to turn off their apps to protest what they say are declining wages at a time when both companies are raking in billions of dollars from investors.

UPDATE: Striking W.Va. teachers picket, pack Capitol

West Virginia teachers plan to walk out again

Los Angeles teachers are ready for first strike in 30 years

Teachers in Los Angeles, whose 640,000 students make it the nation’s second-largest school district, are ready to strike Thursday over a contract dispute that follows teacher walkouts in other states that emboldened organized labor after a critical defeat at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Unions strike Four Roses Bourbon Distillery

Union workers at Four Roses Bourbon Distillery in Lawrenceburg went on strike Friday in a dispute over benefits.

Las Vegas casino strike would have ripple effect

A potential strike of members of the Culinary Union could cost the destination millions.

Kentucky teachers rally over retirement cuts, warn of strike

Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky have rallied in front of public schools to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide strike.

Lightning suspected cause of Boyle County house fire

Investigators say lightning may be to blame for a house fire Tuesday that heavily damaged a home on Kings Ridge Road in Boyle County.

Sen. McConnell releases statement on military response in Syria

On Friday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made remarks on the Senate floor regarding President Donald Trump's decision to take military action in Syria.

Russia decries ‘clear act of aggression’ in US strike on Syria

Russia on Friday slammed the U.S. decision to launch airstrikes against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government, calling the military action a "clear act of aggression" that would "further undermine Russo-American relations."

US launches strike on Syria air base after chemical weapons attack

Responding to a Syrian chemical weapons attack on Tuesday that left scores dead, the United States initiated a military strike Thursday on an airbase...

Dozens strike in Lexington on International Women’s Day

Dozens of women and men gathered in front of the courthouse in downtown Lexington to rally for women's and equal rights.

Thousand of women expected to strike on International Women’s Day

Thousands of women are expected to call out of work this Wednesday as a part of a nationwide show of economic solidarity on International Women's Day.

Lightning strikes Wilmore resident

The National Weather Service says a lightning bolt struck a man in Wilmore on Tuesday at about 10:30 a.m.

Let’s toast: Jim Beam strike ends with promise to expand

Jim Beam ended a nearly weeklong strike at two bourbon distilleries in Kentucky on Friday, toasting a labor settlement that answers the workers' key demand with a commitment to hire more full-time staff.

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Mother indicted for child’s murder in Kenton County

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