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Kentucky's unemployment rate down in January 2014
Kentucky's unemployment rate down in January 2014 News from the Office of Employment and Training Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet FRANKFORT, KY - - Kentucky's seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate slid to 7.7 percent in January 2014 from a revised 7.9 percent in December 2013, according to the Office of Employment ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Gloves are off between Edelen and Thayer
Auditor Adam Edelen, visibly frustrated at the lack of progress in the Senate for a cyber security bill he backs, pressed Senate Republican leaders - specifically Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer - to lift the political blockade on House Bill 5 during a press conference Thursday.
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Organizers Call Fairness Hearing Monumental
"It was really gratifying to see it happen because for 15 years Fairness has been pushing this statewide anti-discrimination bill and it's never been given a hearing.
Here and There in Frankfort
Frankfort & nearby Saturday Bee Friendly Frankfort is set for Kentucky State University with a free prequel at 7:30 a.m. and the all-day event beginning at 8:30.
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For the 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort, some of the Northern Kentucky participants took a chartered bus to Frankfort.
Man Running From Lexington to Frankfort for a Cause
A former University of Kentucky athlete will run from Lexington to Frankfort today to raise awareness and support for proposed legislation to protect victims of abuse in dating relationships.
Tribute tackles voting rights
Members of the Louisville contingent participating in the 1963 March on Washington arrive by train in the nation's capital.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New bills aims to crack down on dog fighting
FRANKFORT, Ky. Law enforcement does everything possible to stop dog fighting. They bring in national experts on the subject, take classes, and learn new methods to spot signs of dog fighting.
Crowds mark 50th anniversary of March on Frankfort
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Legislators recall Martin Luther King Jr. march
Sen. Gerald Neal knew he was part of something historic when, as a freshman at Kentucky State University, he joined a mass of 10,000 who marched peacefully on the Capitol with the Rev.
Sunrise to Go: Wednesday, March 5
Click here for the complete list. 3. Tornado drill -- Today at 10:07 a.m., viewers will see an emergency test message on their television screens and hear emergency alert tones and sirens.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: The March on Frankfort Anniversary
The411 with Sherlene Shanklin: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 marks the 50th anniversary on the "March on Frankfort" which was initially in support of equity in public accommodations.
Ky. set to recognize out-of-state, same-sex marriages
Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway said Tuesday the state will not appeal a Feb. 27 ruling by U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II ordering the state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Lexington digs out from under 5.1 inches of snow
Our winter storm continues to wind down across eastern Kentucky. Many areas picked up 2"-8" of snow and ice.
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Sarah Lewis graduates with honors Sarah C. Lewis recently graduated cum laude from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor's degree in nursing and was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
PSC issues Tips: Preparing for the ice storm and power loss
PSC issues Tips: Preparing for the ice storm and power loss Improper use of generators, heaters can be extremely dangerous By Andrew Melnykovych FRANKFORT, KY - With a winter storm bearing down on Kentucky today, the Kentucky Public Service Commission is urging residents who lose power to exercise caution when using portable generators or clearing ... (more)
Emergency Operations Center Bumps Up Activation Level
The Commonwealth Emergency Operations Center activated Sunday at 3 pm at Level III to monitor the winter storm crossing the Commonwealth Sunday through Monday afternoon.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
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White and Embry Attend Boys & Girls Club Banquet
State Representative C.B. Embry Jr. and Bruce White, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Butler County visited in Frankfort recently at the State Capitol.
Merlene Davis: Minister who marched in 1964 in Frankfort for civil...
The Rev. Louis A. Newby showed a photo of him standing behind the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the March 5, 1964, march on Frankfort.