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Grimes Puts Gubernatorial Run Speculation To Bed

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes officially announced her bid for reelection to the office Monday.
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Former state lawmaker Steve Nunn has lost his bid to withdraw his guilty plea in the 2009 shooting death of his ex-fiancee.  The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Fayette County Circuit Judge Pamela Goodwine rejected Nunn's motion to withdraw the plea. An order filed in the circuit clerk's office Monday shows she also denied his motion to vacate the sentence.

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Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes officially announced her bid for reelection to the office Monday.

Heiner Third Republican Candidate To File For Governor

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Hal Heiner has officially filed to seek the Republican nomination for governor.  Heiner and running mate KC Crosbie filed their paperwork at the Secretary of State's office Monday morning.

Lobbyists Spend Record Amount In 2014

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A battle over beer distribution has helped drive the amount of lawmaker lobbying to a new high.  The Courier-Journal reports lobbyists spent a record amount, about $18.4 million, in 2014.

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

Lexington’s Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning will hold its third annual Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Wednesday. 

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This week DeBraun Thomas profiles long-time Lexington musician Chris Sullivan of The Big Maracas and The Swells.

This week we discuss with Lane Report editor Mark Green the new Kroger Store on Euclid Avenue and an equine-related effort to boost tourism throughout the Bluegrass.

CVG Airport Sees Increase In Passengers In 2014

Jan 25, 2015

For the first time in almost a decade, there's been an increase in the number of passengers flying through the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Hundreds of mourners filled the state Capitol on Sunday to remember the late U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford as a champion of the common man.

State Police Experiencing Trooper Shortage

Jan 24, 2015
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Kentucky State Police is about 100 troopers short of its authorized staffing level, due in part to retirements and challenges in finding recruits.

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