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4:45 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Ky. Man Charged With Threatening Gov. Beshear, Family

A Kentucky man has been charged with threatening to kill Gov. Steve Beshear, his wife and their family in a series of Facebook postings.

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4:03 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Phone Deregulation Bill Clears House Committee

Legislation further deregulating phone service in the state has advanced to the Kentucky House.

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3:52 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Lexington Police Investigation Uncovers Sexting Among Elementary Schoolers

Lexington police are releasing the results of a task force charged with investigating a number of leads related to child pornography.

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11:41 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Flu Cases In Fayette County Way Down Compared To Last Year

A spokesman with the Fayette County Health Department says flu cases are way down from this same time last year. 

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9:37 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Farmer Asks For One More Week Before Going To Prison

Former University of Kentucky basketball star Richie Farmer wants to delay his report date to federal prison by a week. 

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8:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

KSP Honors Last Surviving Member of First Cadet Class

Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer presented 83-year-old, Pikeville, Ky. resident Chester Potter with a Colonel, Aide de Camp certificate on January 30, 2014. Potter, who retired from KSP in 1975 as a lieutenant after 27 years on the force, is the last surviving member of the first Kentucky State Police cadet class in 1948.
Credit Sherry Bray / KSP Public Affairs

Kentucky State Police recently honored the last surviving member of its inaugural cadet class.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has details.

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7:11 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Ky. House Trades Barbs Over Affordable Care Act, Passes Budget

Debate over the state House version of Gov. Steve Beshear’s budget veered frequently onto the topic of the Affordable Care Act Thursday evening.

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5:14 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Beshear Hires Private Firm In Same-Sex Marriage Legal Case

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear
Credit wuky.org

Gov. Beshear contracted with a private law firm to represent him in appealing a judge's decision allowing state recognition of same-sex marriages.

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4:46 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Farmer To Serve Sentence In West Va.

Former Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Richie Farmer will serve his prison sentence at a facility in West Virginia
Credit wuky.org

Former Ky. Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer will serve his prison sentence at a facility in West Virginia.

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4:05 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Legislators Take Aim At Common Core Standards

Kentucky Senate members heard debate on the Common Core and Next Generation education standards adopted by the state in 2010.

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