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1:53 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Hundreds Gather In Bardstown To Mourn Slain Officer

Officer Jason Ellis

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — American flags lined the main road, uniformed officers stood at attention and traffic backed up for miles Thursday as a bereaved community gathered for the funeral of a slain police officer.

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1:01 pm
Sat May 25, 2013

Number of Kentucky Babies Born Addicted To Drugs Increases

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Health officials, health care workers and drug control professionals are talking about the problems surrounding Kentucky babies who are born addicted to drugs.

The Courier-Journal reports that hospitalizations for addicted newborns rose from 29 in 2000 to 730 in 2011, a 2,400 percent increase.

At a meeting last week in Frankfort, about 75 experts on the subject said there are encouraging signs despite the numbers.

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6:22 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Richie Farmer's Sister Resigns From Kentucky Registry Of Election Finance

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Former Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer's sister has resigned as assistant executive director of the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance.

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3:51 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Tourism Secretary Sparrow Stepping Down

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- A member of Gov. Steve Beshear's cabinet, Tourism, Arts and Heritage Secretary Marcheta Sparrow, is retiring at the end of May.

A statement from Beshear's office on Friday said Sparrow plans to spend more time with her family, pursue new interests and become more involved in her hometown of Harrodsburg.

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4:43 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Ky. Officeholders Join Chorus Denouncing Urban Outfitters

FRANKFORT, Ky. - U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers is calling on Urban Outfitters to
stop selling flasks, shot glasses and pint glasses that look like prescription
pill bottles.

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4:26 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Murray State Board Of Regents Chair Requests New Vote On Dunn Contract

Randy Dunn

MURRAY, Ky. - The chairman of the Murray State University board of regents
is asking the board to vote again on extending President Randy Dunn's contract,
which expires next year.

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4:23 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Independent Joins State House Race In 56th District

John-Mark Hack
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FRANKFORT, Ky. - Anti-gambling advocate John-Mark Hack has filed candidacy
papers to run as an independent for a vacant legislative seat in central
Kentucky.

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4:16 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Farmer Attorney Requests Trial Delay

FRANKFORT, Ky. - University of Kentucky basketball icon Richie Farmer is
asking that his trial on charges of misappropriating government resources while
serving as agriculture commissioner be postponed until early next year.

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1:30 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

Jefferson County Prosecuters Working To Expunge Dismissed Felony Cases

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Prosecutors in Jefferson County are seeking to expunge felony cases that have been dismissed.

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2:30 pm
Fri May 3, 2013

Black Onyx Scratched From Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Long shot Black Onyx is a late scratch for the Kentucky Derby, leaving 19 horses to vie for the roses.

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