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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's wife, Elaine Chao has resigned from Bloomberg Philanthropies' board of directors after the charity announced plans to expand its efforts to shutter coal-fired power plants.

Lexington’s Affordable Housing Board met for its first meeting of 2015 Wednesday.

A new video series produced by the Alliance for Excellent Education is seeking to highlight gains made under the Common Core academic standards adopted by Kentucky in 2010. But it’s not likely to halt Republican calls for repeal.

For the first time, a list of inductees for the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame includes a living writer.

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In addition to the official Republican and Tea Party responses, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul posted his own reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address online Tuesday.

Representatives from Kentucky weigh in on President Obama’s State of the Union address.

A Lexington man is suing Fayette County Schools because he doesn’t agree with the school the district assigned his daughter to attend.

If you paid a $15 late fee for a parking violation in Lexington between July 2008 and mid-April 2012, you may be entitled to a refund.

Legislation filed by a Kentucky senator that would require transgender students to use the bathrooms labeled with the sex they were assigned at birth is attracting national media coverage.

President Obama can expect a cooler reception during his State of the Union Address tonight than in previous years. The leader of the new majority Republican Senate is already busy dismissing the tax proposal the president is expected to pitch.

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