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Preakness Winner Cloud Computing To Skip Belmont Stakes

7 hours ago
Associated Press

Preakness winner Cloud Computing won't run in the Belmont Stakes, leaving the final leg of the Triple Crown without the winners of the first two races.  Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming also won't run in the 1½-mile Belmont on June 10 in New York.

Hall Of Fame Pitcher, Former U-S Senator Jim Bunning Dies

May 27, 2017
Associated Press

Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.  Bunning's death was confirmed by Jon Deuser, who served as chief of staff when Bunning was in the Senate. Deuser said he was notified about the death by Bunning's family.

White House Adviser Differs With Coal-Loving President

May 27, 2017
pixabay.com

President Donald Trump has vowed to revive the coal industry and regularly promises to "put our miners back to work." But one of his top White House advisers apparently does not share Trump's affinity for coal.

Josh James / WUKY

Gov. Matt Bevin says Kentucky has surpassed its record for business investments in less than half a year. The record pace has been fueled by three separate billion-dollar announcements.

Associated Press

The head of a Kentucky government watchdog group says he's seeking an investigation into Gov. Matt Bevin's reported connection to a Louisville-area mansion.

Bluegrass Museum Seeks Artifacts

May 26, 2017

Officials are seeking artifacts to display when the International Bluegrass Music Museum opens in a new, larger location next year.

Former Scout Mentor Faces Serious Charges

May 26, 2017

A former Boy Scout leader in Kentucky who's facing trial on a charge of electronically soliciting a minor now faces a charge of child porn possession.

It Just Got Harder To Panhandle In Lexington

May 26, 2017
kentucky.com

The Urban County Council approved an ordinance that prohibits panhandlers and pedestrians from crossing 75-major roadways in the city. You also can’t walk up to cars at major intersections or stand in the median. The city had to craft the ordinance after a previous panhandling ordinance went to court and was stuck down as discriminatory.

New Scholarship Create Work Ready Graduates

May 26, 2017

The state of Kentucky has created a new scholarship for its residents to fill skilled jobs in high demand.

Josh James / WUKY

A lawsuit aimed at House Bill 1, known as Kentucky’s “right-to-work” law, argues the legislation is discriminatory and unconstitutional. But lawmakers who crafted the bill appear confident it will survive the court challenge.

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