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A Democratic Kentucky lawmaker says she was blocked from Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's Twitter account.

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The state Public Pension Oversight Board is offering few specifics in its year-end recommendations to the General Assembly ahead of the body's 60-day regular session. A leading member says divisions that helped derail an anticipated special session on pensions also prevented the board from endorsing more concrete reforms.

Kentucky Lawmaker's Funeral In Church Where He Preached

Dec 18, 2017
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A Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself amid accusations of sexually assaulting a teenage girl was being remembered Monday in the same church where he preached and defiantly denied the allegations.

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A judge in Daviess County has rejected a change of venue motion from the prosecution in the Billy Joe Miles sexual assault case.

Flight cancellations and delays caused by a power outage at the Atlanta International Airport that created a ripple-effect for air-travelers across the globe and right here in Lexington.

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Kentucky could soon be joining a multi-state lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s roll back of net neutrality provisions.


The Bevin administration is expanding employment and training programs as a way to help low-income Kentuckians meet federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs, or SNAP, benefits.

Battery Maker Plans Kentucky Plant To Employ Hundreds

Dec 15, 2017
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A California-based battery maker is moving its headquarters to Kentucky and plans to build a manufacturing plant to employ hundreds of workers in economically depressed eastern Kentucky.

Wife To Run For Seat Of Kentucky Lawmaker Who Killed Self

Dec 14, 2017
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The wife of a Republican lawmaker in Kentucky who killed himself after accusations he sexually assaulted a teenage girl says she will seek to replace him in the state legislature.

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A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky facing sexual assault allegations has committed suicide.  Bullitt County Sheriff Donnie Tinnell says Rep. Dan Johnson shot himself Wednesday on a bridge in Mount Washington, Kentucky. Tinnell confirmed the death to WDRB-TV in Louisville.