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5:04pm

Mon March 30, 2015
The Commonwealth

Obama to Visit Louisville on Thursday

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President Barack Obama will visit Louisville on Thursday for an event on the economy, the White House announced Monday.

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4:07pm

Tue March 24, 2015
State Capitol

Barber Sworn in as Kentucky Supreme Court Justice at Capitol

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The newest member of the Kentucky Supreme Court has been sworn in as a justice.

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4:45pm

Wed March 18, 2015
Crime

No Signs of a Break-In Where Kentucky Bourbon was Stolen

Five barrels of Wild Turkey bourbon were found behind a shed, and a Franklin County man has been charged, according to Franklin Sheriff Pat Melton. Photo courtesy of the sheriff's office.
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Wild Turkey officials say there were no signs anyone had broken into a Kentucky warehouse where five barrels of aging bourbon were taken in a heist that led authorities to a backyard where the whiskey was found.

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2:59pm

Wed March 18, 2015
Sports

Obama Predicts Kentucky Will Win NCAA Tournament

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President Barack Obama is predicting that Kentucky will remain undefeated and take home the title in the NCAA Tournament.

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5:00pm

Mon March 16, 2015
All Politics are Local

Ky Governor Hopeful Takes Giant Leap - From a Plane

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Will T. Scott took a giant leap in an effort to bring attention to his candidacy for governor of Kentucky: He jumped out of an airplane.

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11:48am

Fri March 13, 2015
Business and the Economy

Year-Over-Year Jobless Rates Down in 117 Kentucky Counties

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State officials say unemployment rates fell in 117 of Kentucky's 120 counties between January 2014 and January 2015.

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10:44am

Thu March 12, 2015
Faith and Values

Pope Names New Bishop for Lexington Diocese

Pope Francis appointed Conventual Franciscan Father John Stowe as the Third Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lexington
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The pope has named a new bishop for the Catholic Diocese of Lexington.

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5:13pm

Wed March 11, 2015
All Politics are Local

Ky Students Get Hard Lesson in Politics from Lawmakers

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A group of bright-eyed, clean cut high school students are learning a hard lesson about politics in Kentucky's state legislature.

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5:24pm

Tue March 10, 2015
All Politics are Local

Tax Check Off Proposal Clears Kentucky House

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The Kentucky House has passed a bill to create tax check off programs to support rape crisis centers and pediatric cancer research.

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5:09pm

Tue March 10, 2015
All Politics are Local

Ky House Blocks Attempt to Double Campaign Contribution Limits

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The Democratic-controlled state House of Representatives has refused to agree to a bill that would double the amount of money people can donate to political candidates.

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10:29am

Thu March 5, 2015
The Commonwealth

Guardsmen Rescuing Stranded Motorists in Kentucky

I-65 in Bullitt County
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Kentucky National Guard soldiers are firing up Humvees to make emergency medical runs and rescue motorists stranded by a winter storm that has dumped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of the state.

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4:26pm

Wed March 4, 2015
All Politics are Local

Craft Breweries Win Battle Over Who Can Distribute Alcohol

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Craft breweries have won a victory over Anheuser-Busch after the state Senate voted to force the beverage giant to sell the two Kentucky companies it owns that distributes its products.

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10:22am

Fri February 27, 2015
Education

Weather Causes East Ky Districts to Cancel Spring Break

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Schools in eastern Kentucky have been out so much this winter due to the weather, two districts have canceled spring break.

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2:26pm

Tue February 24, 2015
Mountain Kentucky

Water Woes Worsening in Eastern, Central Kentucky

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The Kentucky National Guard is helping distribute water in communities where many households are without due to bitter cold temperatures.

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4:38pm

Mon February 23, 2015
All Politics are Local

Bill Would Exempt Some Pastors from Workers' Comp Insurance

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House lawmakers have advanced a bill that would exempt some pastors from paying workers' compensation insurance.

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10:01am

Mon February 23, 2015
Business and the Economy

Beshear to Lead Trade Mission to Canada

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Gov. Steve Beshear will lead a springtime trade mission to Canada in hopes of finding more markets for Kentucky products.

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9:46am

Mon February 23, 2015
The Commonwealth

Initial Grant for Appalachian Group Approved

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The nonprofit group Shaping Our Appalachian Region Inc. has received approval for a $200,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission.

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4:21pm

Wed February 18, 2015
All Politics are Local

Kentucky House Postpones Meeting Until Monday

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The Kentucky House has canceled its meetings for the rest of the week after another winter storm dumped 3 more inches of snow in the state's capital city.

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4:50pm

Mon February 16, 2015
The Commonwealth

Gov. Beshear Declares Statewide Snow Emergency

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Gov. Steve Beshear has declared a statewide emergency after a massive winter storm buried the state under 10 inches of snow in some areas.

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3:30pm

Fri February 13, 2015
Health and Welfare

Deadline is Sunday to Avoid Penalty for Not Having Insurance

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A family of four in Kentucky earning more than $24,250 a year has until midnight Sunday to sign up for health insurance to avoid a federal tax penalty.

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3:25pm

Fri February 13, 2015
All Politics are Local

Bill to Combat Heroin Use Passes Kentucky House

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The Kentucky House has passed its version of legislation to combat the state's growing heroin problem.

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11:45am

Fri February 13, 2015
All Politics are Local

In State with Tobacco Ties, Kentucky House OKs Smoking Ban

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The Kentucky House has endorsed a statewide smoking ban in public buildings and most workplaces in a landmark vote in a state with historic ties to tobacco.

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10:57am

Thu February 12, 2015
The Commonwealth

National Corvette Museum Ceremony Marks Sinkhole Anniversary

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The National Corvette Museum is planning a ceremony to mark the anniversary of a sinkhole that formed and swallowed eight prized corvettes.

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1:42pm

Wed February 11, 2015
Business and the Economy

Kentucky Exports Reach New Record in 2014

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Kentucky officials say the state exported another record amount of its products around the world in 2014.

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4:59pm

Fri February 6, 2015
The Commonwealth

Kentucky Temporarily Delays Electronic Tax Returns

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State officials said Friday they will temporarily delay processing electronic tax returns following an increase of fraudulent filings from TurboTax.

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5:52pm

Thu February 5, 2015
All Politics are Local

Abortion-Related Bill Clears Kentucky Senate

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The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at requiring doctors to perform ultrasounds prior to abortions and describe what the procedure shows to pregnant women.

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5:10pm

Wed February 4, 2015
All Politics are Local

Lawmaker Who Fired State Worker Added to Harassment Lawsuit

Johnny Bell, right, fired Yolanda Costner this month after he became House majority whip.
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One of the top-ranking Democrats in the Kentucky House of Representatives has been added to an ongoing sexual harassment lawsuit in Franklin County.

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10:37am

Tue February 3, 2015
Environmental Watchdog

Cleanup Grants Available for Brownfield Sites in Kentucky

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Kentucky communities can apply for grant money to help clean up brownfield sites.

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1:09pm

Thu January 29, 2015
Education

Senator Wants Foreign Language Credit Given for Programming

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Kentucky Senate President Pro Tem David Givens wants students who study computer programming to be given credit for learning a foreign language.

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3:43pm

Tue January 27, 2015
The Commonwealth

Biden, Clinton Among Hundreds Who Honor Former Senator Ford

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Former Kentucky governor and U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford is being remembered for his ability to get things done at the highest levels of government without compromising his love for his state or its people.

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