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49 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Vincent Cao: Too many believe that you can't be Asian and a Kentuckian

About the author : Vincent Cao, of Lexington, is a freshman at Stanford University and a writer for website The Undergraduate Times.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Stanford University, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Fancy Farm, KY

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

2 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

Sweat Lodge May Be in Kentucky Prison's Future

Death-row inmates in Kentucky may deserve access to a sweat lodge and buffalo meat to perform American Indian religious ceremonies, the 6th Circuit ruled.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

CEO of bankrupt oil company sentenced in scheme

Young Oil executive Anthony L. Young of Knob Lick did not speak during the 30-minute hearing in U.S. District Court in Louisville.

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11 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentuckians partake in Ice Bucket challenge, millions donated to ALS Association

The pay lake investigation started last year after the Bullitt County Drug Task Force received a tip that Bennett was selling narcotics and stolen merchandise out of the business.

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Related Topix: Boston College, Drugs, Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY, Family, Teenagers

12 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Edelen proposes overhauling board overseeing Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport

The board has been in turmoil with the resignations of its chairman and vice chairman and questions about extravagant spending at conferences.

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Related Topix: Campbell County, KY

13 hrs ago | Peak Of Ohio

Man sentenced on escape charge

Patrick Biddle, 33, of Kentucky, was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison and ordered to pay court costs for escape and community control violation charges.

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16 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Human Trafficking Series Explores Kentucky Issues

The series was unveiled by the Kentucky attorney general's office, along with the Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Prevention Board and the Catholic Charities of Louisville HOPE Campaign.

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17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Kentucky Local Food Heroes honored

Last night, at Ramsi's Cafe on the World in Louisville, the inaugural Local Food Heroes Farm to Table Dinner was held.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

18 hrs ago | Palladium-Item

Clyde Grimes

<![CDATA[Clyde Grimes LIVINGSTON, Ken. - Clyde Grimes, age 93, formerly of Richmond, died Sunday, August 17, 2014, at Rockcastle Regional Hospital in Mt. Vernon, Kentucky. He was born on February 14, 1921, in Mershons, Kentucky, to Beverly Patrick and Della Robinson Grimes.Clyde was raised in Kentucky, lived in Richmond for many years, and moved back to Kentucky where spent the remainder of his life. He was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II. While in the Army, Clyde served as a cook and a truck driver in the Philippines and New Guinea and was in five major battles. He was a former employee of DeBolt Concrete Company and retired from the Richmond Sanitation Department in 1983. Clyde was a member of Teamsters Local #135. He was an avid auto racing fan and enjoyed gardening and taking care of his yard. Clyde had a keen since of humor and loved his family dearly. Survivors include his wife, June Grimes of Livingston, Kentucky; daughters, Phyllis Tyra of Richmond and Marge (Michael) Sweet of Richmond; step-daughter, Phyllis Steele of Kentucky; step-son, Victor (Debbie) Franciso of Kentucky; two granddaughters, Gina Owens of Centerville, and Jennifer (Charlie) North of Centerville; two great-granddaughters, Krissie and Lindsey; two great-grandsons, Korey and Justyn; great-great-grandson, Kurtie; great-great-granddaughter, Madison; nieces; nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth Grimes who died in 1983; parents; granddaughter, Jessica Tyra-Cline; brothers, Andrew, Pearl, and Ebb Grimes; and sister, Doris Chambers. Visitation for Clyde Grimes will be from 12 to 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 21, 2014, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home with Rev. James E. Slaven officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery with military honors provided by the Wayne County Honor Guard. Memorial contributions may be made to: Reid Hospital Foundation for the Hospice Program, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at www.doanmillsfuneralhome.com.

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Related Topix: Livingston, KY, Mount Vernon, KY, US Military, US Army

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Kentucky litter among the most foul

Kentucky litter among the most foul Kentucky litter among the most foul Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/VB4UoO Kenton County now has a second litter pickup crew to help keep the roadsides clean.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

McConnell agrees to debate Grimes on KET

Kentucky voters will get at least one chance to see U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Democratic opponent, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, debate the issues on statewide television.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, Fancy Farm, KY, Graves County, KY, Beattyville, KY

Middlesboro Daily News

'America's Funniest Professor' to ring Bell

The Bell County Board of Education will have a special guest speaker on Monday during opening day for school personnel.

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Related Topix: Eastern Kentucky University

Business Journal

Kentucky jumps 45 places in national entrepreneurship rankings

The State Entrepreneurship Index ranked Kentucky No. 4 for its ability to create new businesses.

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Floyd County Times

Floyd named 'Kentucky Work Ready Community in Progress'

Several members of the Floyd County Work Ready Community and Trina Allen, Floyd County Co-Team Leader, accept certification during the Workforce Investment Board meeting.

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Related Topix: Floyd County, KY, Allen, KY, Steve Beshear, US Governors

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Laws Become National Models

A national gathering of state legislators has included six Kentucky laws in its list of suggested legislation for the rest of the nation.

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WKYT

Heavy rains cause flooding in eastern Kentucky

WKYT is tracking flooding around the state following this weekend's heavy rains.

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Related Topix: Hardburly, KY, Perry County, KY, Darfork, KY, Hazard, KY, Hindman, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

University helps remake its Western Kentucky home

When Gary A. Ransdell, the president of Western Kentucky University, invites alumni to view this city's redeveloping downtown from his university's hilltop campus, the response is almost always exclamations of surprise.

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Related Topix: Western Kentucky University, Small Business, Personal Finance, Louisville, KY, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Revitalization effort kindles hope in Campton

Gale Harris-Oliver sits on a new picnic bench under a pavilion at Campton City Park at Washington and Plummer streets, watching her grandson participate in a camp sponsored by the local Catholic church.

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Related Topix: Campton, KY, Eastern, KY, Wolfe County, KY, Winchester, KY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Supreme Court: Was gay marriage settled in 1972 case?

A whole lot of judges who are being asked to decide whether states may ban same-sex couples from marrying think the Supreme Court clearly gave them the answer last year: no.

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Related Topix: US News, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gay/Lesbian, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: When it comes to Internet speed, Kentucky stuck in the slow lane

When Dr. Pamela Graber traveled in Uzbekistan and Turkey, she was surprised to find fast, reliable Internet connections.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Broadband

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