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58 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Death penalty focus of Paducah hearing

Executions in Kentucky have been on hold since 2010. The General Assembly's Interim Committee on Judiciary will meet at Western Kentucky Community and Technical College.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Paducah, KY, Kentucky Government, Kentucky State Penitentiary, State Prisons

5 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

One Dead, Two Injured In Pike County Shooting

Stone , Pike County , Kentucky One person is dead and two others injured after a shooting in Pike County on Sunday.

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9 hrs ago | Lite 98.7

12 Young Adult Books About Summer Camp

Summer camp season is upon us! Whether you're an all-around camp veteran, or someone who has dreamed of spending a summer at sleepaway camp as long as you can remember, these young adult books are for you.

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Related Topix: Supernatural, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

13 hrs ago | USA Today

Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description

A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to bring jobs to Kentucky?" Fact check: Parsing Sen. McConnell's job description A laid off coal miner in an Alison Lundergan Grimes TV ad poses a question to Sen. Mitch McConnell: "Why'd you say it's not your job to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Healthcare Law, Law, Letcher County, KY, Eastern, KY

17 hrs ago | Salon

"Where are your Bibles?": Jesus, Kentucky and the best lattes in the South

A woman walks into Sunergos Coffee on Preston Street in Louisville. She orders a drink and begins looking around, through the mixture of cafA© settings and living room couches.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee

19 hrs ago | Bbech tree news

Deeds and Courthouse News

Beech Tree News provides courthouse statistics on a regular basis. Courthouse information provided in this article is a matter of public record.

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Related Topix: Butler County, KY, Bowling Green, KY, Morgantown, KY, Warren County, KY, Butler, KY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm

Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Five things to watch for at this year's Fancy Farm Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mR775U U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., talks with Mark Wilson, event political speaker chairperson, with his wife Elain Chao, former U.S. Secretary of Labor, at the annual Fancy Farm Picnic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fancy Farm, KY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul

Lexington Herald-Leader

The Great War unleashed chaos that still reverberates around the world 100 years later

The Spirit of the American Doughboy statue stands in Morehead, on the lawn of the Rowan County Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Morehead, KY, Rowan County, KY, History in the News, Monticello, KY

Independent

Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the "Big Dog" in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Bill Clinton, History in the News, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

Examiner.com

Vice President John C Breckinridge moderate turned traitor

John C Breckinridge became the country's youngest vice president in 1857. He ended up on the Democratic ticket in shotgun fashion to unite the party.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, US News

Cincinnati.com

Pomeroy helps students improve reading skillsPomeroy helps students...

Pomeroy helps students improve reading skills Training coming up soon for individuals, businesses who'd like to change young lives.

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Related Topix: Hebron, KY, Boone County, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

39th annual Kentucky Music Weekend kicks off in Iroquois Park

If you didn't get your full live music fix at Forecastle Festival then here's some good news for you, there's more live music being performed in the Metro.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

The disinterest is everywhere in this election | Jerry Cornfield

I've heard from some eligible voters that they intend to sit this one out and return for the general election in November, "when it matters."

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Related Topix: Opinion

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Judge Won't Step Down in Double Slaying Case

The judge overseeing the 20-year-old slaying case involving two former Oak Grove police officers has declined to step aside.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

1 dead, 4 injured in crash on I-71

One person was killed and four others were injured in an accident in the southbound lands on Interstate 71 Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

WHAS11

Rand Paul says death penalty is a state issue

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that the disproportionate number of minorities in the nation's prisons convinced him to push for sentencing reform and restoring voting rights to some convicted felons ahead of a possible presidential run in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Death Penalty, Prison, Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Kentucky has 237 of the children crossing into US

New federal data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families showed Kentucky received 237 of the more than 30,000 children who have been released to sponsors this year through July 7. Texas, New York, Florida and California received the most, accounting for 46 percent of the children ... (more)

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WKYT

Boone has lowest June county jobless rate in Kentucky

The rate in the northern Kentucky county was 5.5 percent. Kenton County, also in northern Kentucky, had the second-lowest rate at 5.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Magoffin County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Letcher County, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Guilty pleas entered in cockfighting operation

An eastern Kentucky father and son have pleaded guilty to participating in an enterprise that authorities believe was one of the largest cockfighting pits in the country.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKYT

Domestic dispute ends in stabbing, shooting in Owsley County

State police say Joshua Hensley, 28, stabbed his wife then shot another man who tried to stop the attack at a home on Highway 708 in Owsley County Thursday afternoon.

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