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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | The Star Press

Supporter of Ky. governor racks up mining violations

A highwall is shown at a Justice Companies mine in Letcher County in a photo taken during an inspection.

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Related Topix: Letcher County, KY, Kentucky Government, Louisville, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

6 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

Homeplace on Green River Fall Festival to feature Kentucky artists, crafters

Homeplace on Green River Fall Festival to feature Kentucky artists, crafters First in a series on the 2014 Fall Festival Click on headline for complete story, with details for vendors, more By George Kolbenschlag Homeplace on Green River, 5807 New Columbia Road, Campbellsville KY, will again feature Kentucky crafted art, crafts and locally produced ... (more)

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Related Topix: Campbellsville, KY, Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Adair County, KY, Columbia, KY, Greensburg, KY

10 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

Settlement results in $1.2 million in debt relief for 228 Kentucky servicemember

Settlement results in $1.2 million in debt relief for 228 Kentucky servicemember CRACKDOWN ON PREDATORY LENDING YIELDS BENEFITS: Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announces settlement benefiting servicemembers harmed by predatory lending scheme.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

Construction firm alleges discrimination by Kentucky cabinet on bridges project

Louisville-based construction firm Mathis & Sons claims that "discriminatory" actions by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet prevented the company from obtaining work on the Ohio River Bridges Project.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

16 hrs ago | WHAS11

Freezer company creating jobs in Kentucky

A manufacturer of custom coolers and freezers has expanded to Todd County in southern Kentucky.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Louisville, KY

19 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Fisherman Rescued from Boat at Edge of Dam

A Kentucky man's nighttime fishing excursion ended with his rescue while his boat was teetering on the edge of a dam.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WLKY-TV Louisville

Victims wait for justice as rape kits sit in lab backlogs

THOUSANDS OF RAPE KITS AR E COLLECTING DUST IN CRIME LABS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WHILE MANY OFFENDERS REMAIN FREE.

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Related Topix: University of Louisville

Lexington Herald-Leader

Bluegrass Poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage in Kentucky down 5 points since February

Half of Kentucky voters oppose gays and lesbians being allowed to marry in Kentucky, but opposition has softened since February when a federal judge began striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, according to a new Bluegrass Poll.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Gay/Lesbian, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky Revenue Cabinet employee a finalist for Ireland's Rose of Tralee

What Miss America is to this country, the Rose of Tralee is to Ireland. And for the first time in the competition's 55-year-history, a Kentuckian is a finalist for the crown.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Ireland, World News,

WFIE-TV Evansville

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It's a huge expense and a hot button issue in some school districts: those long back-to-school shopping lists.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentucky State Representative Ben Waide indicted on campaign finance charges

This year's big winner was Ned Dailey, who hit the dainty 131 feet. The winner of the lemons - for hitting it the shortest distance - was Karen Knight-Willburn, with just a six-inch hit.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

Business Journal

Lexington's Awesome Inc shows interest in bringing coding classes to Louisville

A Lexington-based company that works to create and grow high-tech startups is interested in bringing its coding classes to Louisville.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

2 dead after overnight ambush in Northern Kentucky

Two people are dead after deputies say a man ambushed his estranged wife at a Dry Ridge home late Monday night.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Saving Kentucky Shakespeare

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor Matt Wallace and his team saved and strengthened Shakespeare this year.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Theater, Arts

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

CRUMBLING Casino oversaturation relevant to Kentucky

Those in Frankfort who seem to think legalizing casinos is the right tonic for Kentucky's financial woes may want to take a look at what has been unfolding in Atlantic City in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Samantha Ramsey shooting: Agencies appointed to investigation named

WLWT filed a complaint with the Kentucky Attorney General's Office after open records requests for the information were ignored by multiple offices, including the commonwealth attorney and the Boone County Sheriff's Department.

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WKYT

Bluegrass Poll: Kentuckians weigh in on President, issues

A new Bluegrass Poll gives a report card for President Obama, reveals Kentucky's view on which party should control the U.S. Senate, and gauges the state's view on the recent Supreme Court ruling over health-care benefits regarding contraceptives.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY

News Max

Mitch McConnell's Tight Kentucky Senate Race Might Hinge on Turnout

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' chances of upsetting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's re-election bid may have brightened with the release of new polling data and a pledge from former President Bill Clinton to campaign on her behalf.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate

Business Journal

Kentucky treasurer: Be suspicious of mail about unclaimed property

Kentucky's state treasurer says you should be wary of a recent series of mail or other contacts you may have received about unclaimed property.

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Indiana Law Blog

Courts - 'Kentucky courts one step closer to online public access'

A statewide project to digitize court records - and eventually make them more accessible to the public - advanced this week with the launch of electronic filing in Kenton County Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

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