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1 hr ago | 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.


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

1 hr ago | 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.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Ireland, World News,

1 hr ago | WFIE-TV Evansville


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


Related Topix: Education Etc.

3 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Louisville, KY

7 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

11 hrs ago | 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.


13 hrs ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

DYCHE | Saving Kentucky Shakespeare

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


Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Theater, Arts

17 hrs ago | 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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Kentucky Government


Wal-Mart employees collect for Guard memorial

Wal-Mart employees and customers have been collecting money for the Kentucky National Guard Memorial and will deliver more than $200,000 to be used for the project.


Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear

The Star

The Great War 100 years later

Disaster struck the world 100 years ago this week, leading to millions of deaths, wrecking cities, ripping old nations apart and creating new ones, overturning empires and the monarchs that led them, sweeping away traditional customs and values, and changing the world in ways that still affect us today.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, History in the News, University of Kentucky

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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.


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

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.


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.


Related Topix: Supernatural, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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)


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


"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.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee


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