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4:15 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Central Ky. Smoking Ban Overturned

A central Kentucky smoking ban was overturned by the Kentucky Supreme Court Thursday.

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4:13 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Experimental Alzheimer's Drug To Be Tested At UK

The University of Kentucky is set to take part in a landmark clinical trial on an experimental Alzheimer’s drug.

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12:45 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Kentucky Coping With Black Lung Backlog

Kentucky has a backlog of more than 1,000 coal miners who have filed workers compensation claims because of black lung disease.

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8:17 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Study Ranks KY Services for Disabled and Seniors Last in Nation

Support in Kentucky for long-term care services ranks at the bottom of a new national scorecard that tracked services all 50 states and the District of Columbia
Credit Greg Stotelmyer

State support for long-term care services for Kentucky seniors and the disabled ranks at the very bottom in a new national report card.

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6:23 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Kentucky Mother Accused Of Murder May Suffer From Munchausen Syndrome

Lacey Spears is being investigated over the poisoning death of her son
Credit www.ecanadanow.com

A woman who resided in Lexington has turned herself in to authorities in Westchester NY in connection with the death of her five-year-old son. 

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6:07 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Ky. Health Officials Report Unconfirmed Cases Of Mosquito-Borne Virus

Kentucky health officials are investigating whether a rare mosquito-borne illness from the may have found its way to Bluegrass.

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4:08 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Work Halted On Rupp Project

Mayor Jim Gray has suspended work on the controversial $350 million dollar Rupp Arena renovation project.

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11:16 am
Wed June 18, 2014

State Auditor Adam Edelen Rules Out Gubernatorial Run

State Auditor Adam Edelen – widely expected to be prepping for a run for governor next year – is choosing instead to run for another term as auditor.

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8:06 am
Wed June 18, 2014

New Film Delves Into Local Fencing Club

Coach Amgad Khazbak stands between two of his pupils. The Bluegrass Fencer's Club's story is the subject of a new documentary by Sean Anderson
Credit kyforward.com

Central Kentuckians can see what it takes to become an Olympic-level fencer in a new documentary debuting this week in Lexington.

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3:44 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Federal Appeals Court To Weigh Gay Marriage Cases In Ky., Other States

A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in gay marriage fights in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.

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