Associated Press

State officials say unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between November 2013 and November 2014.

Sony’s embattled film “The Interview” will be shown in about 200 theaters nationwide in the coming weeks, and Lexington’s Kentucky Theater could be one of them – that’s depending on negotiations currently underway between the theater and the studio.

The Kentucky Public Service Commission has authorized Kentucky-American Water Co. to replace a 90-year-old filtration facility in Lexington with a new one.

An Australian-based investment firm will manage an ambitious Kentucky project to lay 3,000 miles of fiber optic cables to improve Internet access and cellphone service throughout the state.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says a Clark County couple has been indicted in a rash of thefts that stripped copper wire from highway lighting systems.

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Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer  says he won't sponsor another bill seeking to change the Kentucky's ballot law barring candidates from appearing for more than one office in the same election.

National Park Service

Pine Mountain State Resort Park in Bell County is having its winter photo weekend Jan. 23-25.  The event features a digital photography competition with divisions for both amateur and accomplished photographers.

The Lexington Legends announced this week donations for 2014 totaling more than $715,000.  In its 14-year history, the minor league organization has donated close to $13 million to the region.

Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear says it will cost taxpayers $7 million every month lawmakers do not take action to replace the Brent Spence Bridge connecting northern Kentucky with Cincinnati.

A spokesman for boxing great Muhammad Ali says the former heavyweight champion's condition has "vastly improved" since he was admitted to a hospital with a mild case of pneumonia during the weekend.