Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is optimistic about the future of a bipartisan VA reform bill.

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A group of Kentucky veterans boarded a plane bound for the nation’s capital Friday morning, the first-ever “Honor Flight" to stop in Lexington.

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. - It was a special moment Thursday as a central Kentucky veteran severely injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq broke ground a new home.