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51 min ago | WHAS11

Kentucky State Fair looking for temporary workers

The Kentucky State Fair is hiring more than 750 temporary employees starting Monday.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

2 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Drug overdose deaths in 2013 increased in Fayette; Eastern Kentucky rates are state's highest

A report issued Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy showed that the state's largest increase in raw numbers of overdose fatalities occurred in Fayette County, with 86 deaths in 2013 compared to 74 in 2012.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Eastern, KY, Fayette County, KY

7 hrs ago | Floyd County Times

Kentucky laws may become models for other states10:31 am

The Council of State Governments will consider adopting 12 bills from Kentucky as model legislation at its August annual meeting.

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11 hrs ago | A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Football Recruiting: Fighting With Myself - Is The 2015 Class Falling Apart?

With George Brown's commitment to Florida on Friday , You have to wonder if things aren't going as well as we hoped.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Sports, University of Kentucky NCAA, NCAA Sports

13 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

Police search for two people after 5 attempted convenience store thefts

A multistate phone scam meant to bilk thousands of dollars from area gas stations, has caught the attention of Kentucky State Police.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WFIE-TV Evansville

Kentuckiana's Monsters, Myths and Legends - Sleepy Hollow Road

The world may know Kentuckiana for its rolling green horse pastures and world renowned bourbon, but for those who know where to look can get their fill of ghost stories and haunted places.

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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