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58 min ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Kentucky voters want wage hike

A majority of Kentucky voters want the federal government to raise the minimum wage, but say workers should be allowed to hold jobs at unionized businesses without joining the union or paying its dues.

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

4 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

Bluegrass Poll: Two-thirds oppose changing law to help Rand Paul run for two offices

Only 15 percent of Kentucky registered voters think Rand Paul should run for both the presidency and the Senate at the same time Poll: Don't change election law for Rand Paul Only 15 percent of Kentucky registered voters think Rand Paul should run for both the presidency and the Senate at the same time Check out this story on cincinnati.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky Government, Entertainment, Drama, Television

8 hrs ago | WHAS11

Kentucky department puts coolers on fire trucks

A western Kentucky fire department has installed a refrigerator on one of its trucks with the goal of keeping firefighters hydrated.

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8 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Department Puts Coolers on Fire Trucks

A western Kentucky fire department has installed a refrigerator on one of its trucks with the goal of keeping firefighters hydrated.

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12 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise

Naturally: Bell featured in book

Bell County's Kentucky Ridge State Forest and Wildlife Management Area is featured in award-winning Kentucky nature photographer Thomas Barnes new title "Kentucky, Naturally: The Kentucky Heritage Land Conservation Fund at Work."

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15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

5 things to know about Kentucky's Senate race

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is locked in a tight race with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as the GOP tries to retake the chamber.

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

19 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Investigators Call Fatal Fire Arson

A southeast Kentucky man is dead and State Police investigators are calling the blaze at the home where he was found an arson.

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Related Topix: Fire

23 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Right-to-work law will change Kentucky's story

Jamestown now stands face to face with the impact of Fruit of the Loom's announcement in April that its Russell County plant is closing, which will cost the county one-third of its manufacturing jobs and hit its budget hard.

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Related Topix: Jamestown, KY, Russell County, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Summer sees bridge repairs across region

80 at EggnerA s Ferry Bridge, which crosses Kentucky Lake in Marshall County. A number of local bridges saw repair time this summer.

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Related Topix: Marshall County, KY, Kentucky Government, Paducah, KY, Trigg County, KY, Ledbetter, KY

WHAS11

/CJ Bluegrass Poll: McConnell up 46% - 42% over Grimes

Nine weeks until election day, Kentucky's U.S. Senate race remains close, but Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has improved his lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes in the latest WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll, from a two point lead one month ago to a four point lead today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Eastern, KY, Louisville, KY

WKYT

Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight sports cars won't be a permanent attraction at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

State Journal

Horticulture News: Making sure the grass is greener on your side

Home lawn problems have been the number one question at the Extension Office the last several weeks.

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WHAS11

Investigators call fatal fire arson

A southeast Kentucky man is dead and State Police investigators are calling the blaze at the home where he was found an arson.

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Related Topix: Fire

KFVS12

Grand jury declines to charge police chief

A grand jury has declined to indict a western Kentucky police chief in a fatal shooting during a bank robbery.

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KFVS12

Prosecutor: Teacher had cocaine sent to school

A northern Kentucky teacher has been charged with having a shipment of cocaine sent to Holmes Middle School in Covington.

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KFVS12

Man convicted of burying body out of prison

A man convicted of helping his boyfriend bury a body in their Old Louisville home has been released from prison and allowed to serve the remainder of his time in a halfway house.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

South China Morning Post

African demand for Ebola drug grows as it completely heals monkeys in lab test

A woman passes a pharmacy as it open for the first time in West Point, which has been closed in by Liberian security forces to contain the spread of Ebola.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Polo club trying to grow fan base

When most of us think of polo we probably think of the memorable scene from the movie Pretty Woman with Julia Roberts, or perhaps Prince William and Prince Harry playing the Sport of Kings come to mind.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Julia Roberts, Prince William, World News, Prince Harry

CNET News.com

What to expect from IFA, Europe's biggest and most eccentric tech show

Huge launches are expected from Samsung, Sony and others as the German show sets the tech agenda for the rest of the year.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Gadgets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WHAS11

State fair scandal: Winning pie may have store-bought crust

A blue ribbon is at stake as Kentucky State Fair officials investigate whether a store-bought crust was used to create this year's prize-winning buttermilk pie.

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Related Topix: Life, Recipes, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Louisville, KY

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