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1:45 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Governor Defends Arguments In Same-Sex Marriage Case

Gov. Steve Beshear is defending his administration’s legal arguments in favor of the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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1:36 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

McConnell: It May Be Too Late To "Salvage The Iraq Situation"

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell says it may be too late to effectively counter the rise of Sunni militants in Iraq.

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1:29 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Beshear Reauthorizes Kynect

In a move sure to reignite debate with Republicans, Gov. Steve Beshear has bypassed the legislature to reauthorize the state's insurance exchange.

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1:24 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Parents Rally To Keep Jacobson Park Playground Creative

Jacobson Park Playground
Credit lexingtonky.gov

News that the “creative” playground at Lexington’s Jacobson Park was slated for replacement has spawned an online movement to save the structure.

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11:13 am
Thu July 3, 2014

The Stage Is Set For Patriotic Concert

Tonight Independence Day festivities continue in Lexington with a revamped Patriotic Concert on the campus of Transylvania University. 

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8:24 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Parents Appeal Transgender Policy At Louisville High School

A group of parents have appealed a decision that allows transgender students to use facilities that correspond with their sexual identities. 

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7:06 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Commission Offers Fireworks Safety Tips

The Kentucky Fire Commission wants Fourth of July celebrations to be safe as well as fun.

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7:00 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Phone App Gives Tour Of Perryville Battle

Perryville was the scene of the most deadly Civil War battle in Kentucky, with more than 7,600 soldiers killed, wounded or missing.
Credit Kentucky State Parks

A new smart phone app will allow visitors to Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site to hear details about the pivotal battle.

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4:09 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Affordable Housing Plan Clears First Hurdle

Urban County Council members gave their initial approval to a plan that would supply $2M in annual funds for affordable housing programs.

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3:01 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Governor Says If Road Projects Are Suspended Congress Is To Blame

Gov. Beshear was joined by the State and U.S. Transportation Secretaries to urge Congress to act before the Federal Highway Trust Fund runs out.

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