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Is amateurism dead in college sports?

It started in California, like so many fads do, but this is not a fad. The state of California passed ...
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How to help during National Food Bank Week, beyond

This week is National Food Bank Week, a great time to start thinking about helping others as the holiday season ...
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Senate committee OKs Trump’s Kentucky judicial nominee despite claim he lacks experience

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the nomination of University of Louisville law professor Justin Walker, whom President Donald Trump ...
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Kentucky plans to lease private prison to reduce overcrowding at jails

Kentucky plans to lease a private prison in Floyd County and move hundreds of inmates there to make a dent ...
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Escapee captured in Floyd County

A Martin resident who reportedly escaped from jail in Perry County in July was captured by the Floyd County Sheriff’s ...
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Bevin, judge-exec accuse Beshear of politicizing Marshall shooting

A statement by Attorney General Andy Beshear, referencing the January 2018 Marshall County High School shooting, in Kentucky's most recent ...
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Advocates, critics voice their views on fairness ordinance

Members of the Daviess Fiscal Court heard testimony from community members at a regular meeting Thursday both in favor of ...
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Police arrest man they say killed dad with a crossbow, hit sister in head with frying pan

Louisville police say the man who hit his sister in the head with a frying pan and shot and killed ...
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Officials say Iroquois High School principal struck in face by girl during student riot

The principal of Louisville's Iroquois High School was struck in the face Thursday afternoon in what was originally called in ...
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Louisville’s Jennifer Lawrence is getting married this weekend, report says

The long-awaited wedding bells are about to ring. Louisville native and Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence will tie the knot ...
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‘Well done and funny.’ KY viewers enjoying new TV show set around Lake Cumberland.

Alvin Sharpe was a little leery when he heard there was a new television show set in Southern Kentucky. “A ...
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Central KY priest removed from training, church posts amid allegations

A priest in charge of recruiting and training other priests for the Catholic Diocese of Lexington has been suspended after ...
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Lexington Herald-Leader endorses Greg Stumbo for Kentucky Attorney General

The race for Attorney General has been one of the nastiest ones on record, filled with innuendo, lawsuits and cease ...
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Top Republicans pledge to block expanded gambling in KY Senate, undercutting Beshear

The two highest ranking Republicans in the Kentucky Senate said Thursday that any legislation expanding casino gambling in Kentucky will ...
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La Grange hospital turns away sexual assault victim

When a woman went to Baptist Health La Grange earlier this year after being sexually assaulted, she was seeking treatment ...
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Woman allegedly hides ‘tennis ball’ sized drug bundle inside her body after arrest

She was initially jailed on a drug possession offense. However, Union County resident Holly Howard, 31, accrued additional charges after ...
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Poll Shows Bevin And Beshear Tied In Governor’s Race

This week in Kentucky politics, candidates for governor and attorney general both participated in televised debates. And a new poll ...
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Why baby steps? Time to take the leap on cannabis

I was watching the two main candidates for Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture debate on KET recently when the subject of ...
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Agriculture needs better internet service

The internet has revolutionized almost every aspect of our lives since the 1990s. But one field — pun intended — ...
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AG: Hardin County wedding venue ordered to repay couples $27,000

Following a consumer protection action taken by Attorney General Andy Beshear, a Hardin County wedding venue owner was ordered to ...
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Teacher killed in Wednesday morning crash

School officials confirmed first-year George Rogers Clark High School special education teacher Rich McCune died in a car crash near ...
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No timetable, but Corbin Railroad Museum is back on track

Five months after the Corbin Tourism Commission put the proposed Corbin Railroad Museum project on hold because of financial constraints, ...
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Field & Stream Expo coming to Paducah

Outdoor and hunting enthusiasts will have one more reason to love western Kentucky in 2020. The Outdoor Life/Field & Stream ...
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Kentucky is 15th in nation for collisions involving deer

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said in a recent release that the state ranks 15th in the U.S. for deer-vehicle collisions ...
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Punt on high school football? Dangerously thin rosters are a growing concern in Kentucky

Kenny Walker flips through a three-ring binder on his desk and looks for the page he turns to every day ...
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Costly insulin is forcing diabetics to trade doses on the internet. Will price caps fix it?

Marybeth Lacy's insurance covers 100% of the cost of a type of prescribed insulin that would otherwise cost more than ...
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High school students were hospitalized after vaping from a ‘dab pen,’ police say

Two juveniles were arrested this week in connection with several students at Grayson County High School in Kentucky being hospitalized ...
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Judge puts limits on investigation of how Alison Lundergan Grimes used voter data

An ongoing criminal investigation of how Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and her staffers used voter data has been ...
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Why would GOP want state to pay $270M to kick people off Medicaid?

Brandi Button works three part-time jobs that she loves: as an adjunct professor at Western Kentucky University, a Montessori teacher ...
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Smoking, vaping should be banned on all college campuses

In an effort to curb student smoking and vaping use, Western Kentucky University announced Monday that it is banning the ...
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State deploys TACT on I-65

With money from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a two-week traffic safety enforcement blitz targeted some of Kentucky’s most ...
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Medicare open enrollment begins

Tuesday marked the beginning of this year’s open enrollment period for Medicare. That’s important news for many Americans who need ...
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You can spend the night at a Kentucky distillery for the price of one bottle of bourbon

Good news, bourbon fans. You'll soon be able to book an Airbnb getaway on Jim Beam's distillery grounds in Clermont, ...
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70-year-old Kentucky man dies in accident involving a bulldozer

A Prestonsburg man died in a bulldozer accident Monday night, Kentucky State Police said. Larry Blackburn, 70, was operating a ...
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Report: GM, UAW reach deal ending strike

Salina Alexander felt encouraged Tuesday as she walked the picket line on Interstate Drive near the General Motors Bowling Green ...
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McConnell reaffirms support for prison in Letcher

Saying he is a “longtime advocate” of the continuing effort to build a federal prison at Roxana, U.S. Sen. Mitch ...
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Judge sets aside man’s guilty plea in sex abuse case

Letcher District Judge Kevin Mullins has set aside the guilty plea of a Camp Branch man accused of misdemeanor sexual ...
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Detective: Murder suspect called cops before running over girlfriend

Shortly before midnight on Oct. 5, James Vanvactor called the police. He had been arguing with Angella Hale and wanted ...
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No joke: A new study claims Louisville drivers are among the best in the nation

Louisville drivers can go ahead and pat themselves on the back, as a new study claims they are the second ...
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48% of voters disapprove of Matt Bevin, but the latest poll is still good news for him

Make no mistake, the new Mason-Dixon poll released Wednesday is great news for Republican incumbent Matt Bevin no matter how ...
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