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Twitter, Pinterest crack down on voter misinformation

Twitter and Pinterest are rolling out new efforts to root out voting misinformation ahead of the November elections.

Rep. Stan Lee decides not to seek re-election

Conservative Republican State Representative Stan Lee, of Lexington, withdrew from the 2020 election on Friday, ending a nearly two decade tenure in the legislature.

President releases video endorsement of Gov. Bevin ahead of visit

Ahead of his visit to Lexington Monday, President Donald Trump has released a video endorsement of Governor Matt Bevin. 

Lexington Police “Family Matters” video trending online

Lexington police officers are trending on social media.

Retired State Trooper killed in collision in Clay County

A retired Kentucky State Trooper and former member of the KSP Executive Security Detail was killed in a collision Tuesday in Clay County.

Twitter reposts McConnell threat video after appeal

Twitter temporarily locked Mitch McConnell's campaign account Wednesday after his account shared a video of protesters threatening him outside his home.

GOP freezes Twitter spending after McConnell account locked

The Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations say they are freezing their spending on Twitter to protest the platform's treatment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Trump says social media firms biased against GOP

President Donald Trump says something should be done to make social media companies liable for their content.

On Twitter, limited number of characters spreading fake info

A new study finds that a tiny fraction of Twitter users spread the vast majority of fake news in 2016, with conservatives and older people sharing misinformation more.

Goodfellas Pizzeria retrains staff after Barstool Sports review

Goodfellas Pizzeria retrained its staff after a bad review from a sports blogger sparked a wave of online criticism earlier this month.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin posts gun range video

Gov. Matt Bevin has posted a video showing himself throwing smoke bombs and shooting grenade launchers.

Twitter permanently bans Alex Jones and InfoWars

Twitter's decision to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars comes one day after it says Jones became verbally abusive toward Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

Twitter suspended 58 million accounts in 4Q

The number of suspended accounts originated with Twitter's "firehose," data stream.

Gov. Bevin criticized for social media post

"Out of touch", "racist." Those are some of the words, and phrases being heard in response to a video posted by Governor Matt Bevin.

Judge: President can’t block critics on Twitter

A judge rules President Trump can't block his Twitter critics.

Rep. Donna Mayfield withdraws, says politics must change

A Winchester republican's decision to quit her primary race has fueled a squabble between state democrats and republicans.

Sen. Paul smacks at budget deal again, this time via tweets

Sen. Rand Paul is blasting away again at what he considers a bloated budget bill. This time, he's doing it on Twitter.

Kentucky lawmaker blocked from governor’s Twitter account

A Democratic Kentucky lawmaker says she was blocked from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's Twitter account.

School threats in the age of social media

Now, to the growing influence and at times, recklessness on social media that can paralyze and panic communities.

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Teen killed in Trimble County crash

One teen was killed and another injured in a single-car crash on US 421, according to KSP.
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Face-to-face anger: Trump, Biden lash, interrupt each other

The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night over the coronavirus pandemic, job losses and how the Supreme Court will shape the future of the nation’s health care.
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UPDATE: All lanes of Mountain Parkway reopened after deadly accident

The eastbound lanes reopened shortly after 9:00 p.m., according to the state.