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3:58 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Grimes Suing Over Absentee Ballot Process

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is suing over the absentee ballot process for military and overseas voters.

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3:54 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

State Government Revenue Falls 2.3% In July

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- Kentucky's general government revenue was down in July, largely because of drops in receipts from the state's sales and income taxes.

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2:37 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

Vets To Watch For Swine Flu At Ky. State Fair

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- State veterinarians will be watching for evidence of swine flu during this year's Kentucky State Fair as health officials nationwide have reported a five-fold increase of a new strain of the flu that spreads from pigs to people.

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12:44 pm
Fri August 10, 2012

AWOL Fort Campbell Soldier Gets Life Term For Fort Hood Plot

WACO, Texas  -- An AWOL soldier remained defiant Friday as a judge sentenced him to life in federal prison for collecting bomb-making materials to carry out what he told authorities would be a massive attack on a Texas restaurant full of Fort Hood troops.

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8:25 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Police Seek Family, Friends Of Escaped Convict

LEXINGTON, Ky.  -- Lexington police have issued an arrest warrant for the mother of a convicted rapist who escaped from a courthouse last month and also say they arrested the convict's former cellmate on charges he helped him flee.

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7:43 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Ky. Human Rights Panel Shows Support For Same-Sex Couple

Cheri Chenault and Destiny Keith were ejected from E.C. Million Park in Richmond for kissing.
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BOWLING GREEN, Ky.  -- The Kentucky Commission on Human Rights has issued a statement in support of a lesbian couple who were kicked out of a Richmond park when they kissed.

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12:45 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Turfway Park Cancels Premier Fall Racing Event

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Turfway Park has scratched its premier fall racing event, marking the latest setback for the struggling track in northern Kentucky.

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12:24 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

LRC Ordered To Pay Legal Fees Of Plaintiffs

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- A judge has ruled that the Legislative Research Commission is responsible for legal fees incurred by lawmakers who successfully challenged how legislative districts were redrawn during this year's General Assembly.

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11:00 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Beshear Back In Kentucky After Overseas Trade Mission

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Governor  Steve Beshear has arrived back in Kentucky after traveling to Europe on a trade mission aimed at creating more jobs for Kentucky.

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6:24 am
Wed August 8, 2012

Widow of Ex-Legislator Not Satisfied with Sentence

Rep. DeWayne Bunch

WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. - The widow of a former legislator who died after breaking up a fight at the southeastern Kentucky high school where he taught says charges against the teens who were involved in the fight were increased Tuesday but no additional sentence will be imposed.

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