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2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky effort to resume executions hits snag

The issues raised by Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd could prolong the decade-long legal fight over how Kentucky puts condemned inmates to death.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Bill Haslam, US Governors

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Vacationing Wisconsin officers rescue Kentucky crash victims

Husband and wife police officers from the La Crosse area who were returning from vacation are credited with helping victims of a fiery crash in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Government, Wisconsin

8 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Firewood Plant Expanding in Western Kentucky

Gov. Steve Beshear's office says B&K Wood Products LLC will invest $1.2 million to open a new facility for production, offices and storage.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear

9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Secrets of Bardstown Kentucky exposed

You may have come via the Bourbon Trail, but one drive down Main Street and this little community is going to grab you.

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Related Topix: Bardstown, KY, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor

13 hrs ago | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

Old Calvert Road bridge to be replaced

By Venita Fritz Tribune-Courier General Manager vfritz@tribunecourier.com Marshall County Fiscal Court last week gave approval for the replacement of the Wolf Creek bridge on Old Calvert City Road.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Why a local manufacturer invested $300,000 in on-site medical clinic for employees

Mubea manufacturing is opening a new health and wellness facility in its Florence plant.

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Business Journal

Angel's Envy project could move forward with sale of Main Street property

County deed records show that ownership of the Vermont American building, as well as the former Baer Fabrics property nearby, recently changed hands.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

The Hill

Grimes, pro-McConnell group launch dueling attack ads

Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is launching a series of ads featuring Kentuckians asking Sen. Mitch McConnell policy questions, the first one focused on Medicare.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Medicare, Health, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

WHAS11

Report finds violations with ACT tests

A former high school principal and two others have been referred to the Education Professional Standards Board after an investigation by the Kentucky Department of Education found violations with standardized testing.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Education Etc.

WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Play Nice, Kentucky Republicans

By John David Dyche WDRB Contributor It is too bad Hal Heiner's campaign is criticizing James Comer, a likely rival for that the Republican gubernatorial nomination, as a "career politician."

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, US News, Agriculture, Science, Monroe County, KY, Tompkinsville, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Grant, AmeriCorp workers, CDC visit bolster effort to diversify Eastern Ky. economy

A federal agency has committed $312,000 to support development of an initiative to expand and diversify the struggling economy of Eastern Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Eastern, KY, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Governors, Steve Beshear

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Airport security fees set to rise later this month

Police say 30-year-old Christopher Bayens and 30-year-old Amanda Bayens were apprehended in the parking lot of the Zoo... Police say 30-year-old Christopher Bayens and 30-year-old Amanda Bayens were apprehended in the parking lot of the Zoo... Police allege that William Wright was unconscious inside a home, while a small child of whom he was the ... (more)

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Political Paddock: Campaigns for U.S. Senate and governor collide in Kentucky

So even though two drivers might be on the same racing team, it's still every man and woman for themselves when the flag drops.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

WCHS-TV Charleston

Man Arrested In Connection With Ashland Murder

Ashland , Boyd County , Kentucky Ashland police said they arrested a man Sunday in connection with the death of a man whose body was found at a motel.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette County: Nominations sought for Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Class of 2015

The Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships, held July 21-27 at the University of Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Tennis Center, is seeking volunteers to house players and officials, and to help with the tournament and transportation.

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Related Topix: Fayette County, KY, University of Kentucky, Family, Kids

Columbia Magazine

TranspArtation grants available for Kentucky schools, teachers

TranspArtation grants available for Kentucky schools, teachers Many School Districts, including Adair County, have severely restricted assistance for extra-curricular transportation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Columbia, KY

News Democrat

Pennyrile Electric holds annual meeting for ...

Pennyrile Electric held its 77th annual meeting, July 1, 2014, at the Western Kentucky Fairgrounds.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Rand Paul seeking black votes for GOPRand Paul seeking black votes...

He was blunt: "If we're going to be the white party, we're going to be the losing party" Rand Paul seeking black votes for GOP He was blunt: "If we're going to be the white party, we're going to be the losing party" Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1lMgUJK Sen. Rand Paul spoke May 16 at the Hamilton County Republican Club ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, African-American, Hillary Clinton

WEHT

Kentucky Man Crashes into Tree Allegedly Trying to Avoid Traffic Checkpoint

According to KSP, a man tried to avoid a traffic checkpoint and ended up running two squad cars off the road, hitting another, before crashing into a tree.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Gear Up Kentucky summer program gives high school students a taste of college life

Jared Casebolt has learned a lot at his summer program at the University of Kentucky, but the biggest surprise? The walking.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Family, Kids

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