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1 hr ago | WEHT

Heather French Henry Visits Western Kentucky Veterans Center

The new head of the State Department of Veterans Affairs and former Miss America in Hanson today.

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6 hrs ago | SFGate

Kentucky gets $20 million grant for energy study

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Lexington, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

10 hrs ago | Middlesboro Daily News

Naturally: Bell featured in book

Bell County's very own 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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14 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Judge OKs sale of three James River Coal mines

A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of three James River Coal Co. mining complexes to a subsidiary of Kentucky-based Blackhawk Mining LLC. The sale includes the Hampden complex in West Virginia, including the assets of Logan & Kanawha Coal Co.

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17 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Good morning! It's 73 degrees in Louisville, and Sunrise to Go is ready to read

Here are 10 things Kentuckiana will be talking about today: 1: Hot and Humid: The heat and humidity stick around this week with highs remaining in the 90s for the rest of the week.

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

22 hrs ago | Cincinnati.com

Kentucky legislature comes to town on Thursday

Kentucky legislature comes to town on Thursday Kentucky legislature comes to town on Thursday Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1tH0tWa Have a beef with the Kentucky General Assembly or want to tell them what a great job they're doing? Legislators from around the state will come to Northern Kentucky to hold public meetings and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Covington, KY, Northern Kentucky University, Harold, KY, Newport, KY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Courier-Journal

Kentucky Mentor-Youth Dove Spots Still Available

Kentucky's dove season opens September 1. The state wildlife agency has prepared several public dove fields, seven of which are reserved for mentor-youth hunts.

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The Washington Post

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

Circular saws squealed and construction workers hammered away on buildings, part of this Appalachian area's painstaking recovery from a deadly 2012 tornado.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Politics, US News

WFAA-TV Dallas

Kentucky leader pleads guilty in kickbacks scheme

The top elected official in an eastern Kentucky county devastated by a deadly 2012 tornado has pleaded guilty to a fraud charge stemming from a kickback scheme.

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ABC News

Romney to Raise Money for McConnell in Kentucky

Mitt Romney is coming to Kentucky to raise money for U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, the latest in a string of high-profile politicians getting in on one of the country's most competitive midterm races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney, Senator Elizabeth Warren

KFVS12

Kentucky man charged with threatening congressman

A Richmond man has been charged with threatening U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and officials say he also spoke of wanting to kill former Congressman Ben Chandler.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Andy Barr, Ben Chandler, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Floyd County Times

Southeast Kentucky Chamber hosts annual awards banquet

Over 500 business personnel gathered at the Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center as the Southeast Kentucky Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 57th Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, August 21. The event featured performances by 2 Grand Entertainment's The Dueling Pianos.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Harold Rogers, Eastern, KY, US Governors, Steve Beshear

A Sea of Blue

Kentucky Wildcats Morning Quickies: Football Depth Chart Edition

News and commentary from around the Big Blue Internet. Kentucky hires new assistant baseball coach.

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

Business Journal

Former Shelby Co. schools employee accused of taking nearly $600K

Benita Anglin , the district's former payroll manager, was indicted last week by a Shelby County grand jury and arrested on Friday, the Lexington Herald-Leader reported .

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WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Ford Adds Workers, Investment to Back MKC Output

Ford has beefed up its workforce and investment at a Kentucky plant to support production of its new Lincoln SUV as the automaker looks to reinvigorate its luxury brand.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford, SUV, Lincoln, Lincoln MKC

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TheNewspaper

Kentucky: Lawsuit Restored Against Cop Caught Lying About Traffic Stop

Videotape proved essential for Freddie Gregory, a motorist falsely accused of traffic violations by a high-ranking Kentucky State Police trooper.

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WHAS11

Indiana doctor pleads guilty in BB gun case

An Indiana doctor who was accused of shooting a BB gun at a driver on Interstate 75 in an incident captured on video last year has pleaded guilty to wanton endangerment in central Kentucky.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Ohio River residents in E. Ky. at risk of losing federal flood insurance

Drivers on I-65 in downtown Louisville should prepare for a new billboard this week -- one that promotes Western Kentucky football and its strong ties to the metro area.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, FEMA, US News, Greenup, KY, Greenup County, KY

Daily Kos

KY-Sen: Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) Hits McConnell (R) On Government Shutdown Threats In New Ad

In a dark new web ad, Alison Lundergan Grimes hits Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for signaling confrontation that could spark a government shutdown if he becomes majority leader.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama

WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentucky ranked 4th best state in U.S. for entrepreneurship

After being near the bottom a year ago, Kentucky's entrepreneurial climate is now one of the best in the nation.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Steve Beshear, US Governors, Small Business, Personal Finance

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