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14 min ago | Cincinnati.com

Pomeroy helps students improve reading skillsPomeroy helps students...

Pomeroy helps students improve reading skills Training coming up soon for individuals, businesses who'd like to change young lives.

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Related Topix: Hebron, KY, Boone County, KY

4 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

39th annual Kentucky Music Weekend kicks off in Iroquois Park

If you didn't get your full live music fix at Forecastle Festival then here's some good news for you, there's more live music being performed in the Metro.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

The disinterest is everywhere in this election | Jerry Cornfield

I've heard from some eligible voters that they intend to sit this one out and return for the general election in November, "when it matters."

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Related Topix: Opinion

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Judge Won't Step Down in Double Slaying Case

The judge overseeing the 20-year-old slaying case involving two former Oak Grove police officers has declined to step aside.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

1 dead, 4 injured in crash on I-71

One person was killed and four others were injured in an accident in the southbound lands on Interstate 71 Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

WHAS11

Rand Paul says death penalty is a state issue

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Thursday that the disproportionate number of minorities in the nation's prisons convinced him to push for sentencing reform and restoring voting rights to some convicted felons ahead of a possible presidential run in 2016.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Death Penalty, Prison, Louisville, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Kentucky has 237 of the children crossing into US

New federal data published Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families showed Kentucky received 237 of the more than 30,000 children who have been released to sponsors this year through July 7. Texas, New York, Florida and California received the most, accounting for 46 percent of the children ... (more)

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WKYT

Boone has lowest June county jobless rate in Kentucky

The rate in the northern Kentucky county was 5.5 percent. Kenton County, also in northern Kentucky, had the second-lowest rate at 5.8 percent.

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Related Topix: Magoffin County, KY, Leslie County, KY, Letcher County, KY

WAVE-TV Louisville

Guilty pleas entered in cockfighting operation

An eastern Kentucky father and son have pleaded guilty to participating in an enterprise that authorities believe was one of the largest cockfighting pits in the country.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WKYT

Domestic dispute ends in stabbing, shooting in Owsley County

State police say Joshua Hensley, 28, stabbed his wife then shot another man who tried to stop the attack at a home on Highway 708 in Owsley County Thursday afternoon.

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Cincinnati.com

5 obstacles to Downtown-to-CVG rail idea

Here are 5 other challenges to a Downtown-to-CVG rail idea Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mKfGPL Hamilton County Commissioner has proposed a Downtown-to-CVG rail line.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), US Governors, John Kasich

Independent

Care of Kentucky citizens at center of debate

What's good for the health of Kentucky's citizens might not be so healthy for some hospitals' bottom lines.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, West Liberty, KY, Morehead, KY

WKJK-AM Louisville

Two Mail Processing Centers to Close in Kentucky

The U-S Postal Service says two mail processing plants in Kentucky will shut down next year, due to a sharp reduction in the amount of first class mail.

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WHAS11

UAW backs Grimes in Kentucky Senate race

Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has picked up an endorsement from the United Auto Workers in her bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in the November election.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government

WHAS11

Condemned Kentucky inmate seeks new trial

A death row inmate from eastern Kentucky has asked a federal judge to throw out is conviction and sentence, saying a judge erred in accepting his guilty plea.

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KFVS12

Contract awarded for I-69 work in western Kentucky

Another contract has been awarded for work in western Kentucky necessary to enable part of the Breathitt-Pennyrile Parkway to be designated as Interstate 69. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the contract was awarded to Dumey Contracting on a low bid of $10 million.

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Related Topix: Steve Beshear, US Governors, Henderson, KY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Kentucky courts one step closer to online publica

Kentucky courts one step closer to online public access Boone, Campbell and Kenton in pilot project that will be expanded across the state.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Kenton, KY, Kenton County, KY

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Crime Stoppers: Quick Stop Robbery

Bowling Green Police say just after midnight on Saturday July 5, two men entered the Quick Stop in the 2200 block of Russellville Road and demanded money.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

City, state, federal officials will fight plan to send Lexington mail to Louisville, Knoxville

Elected officials said Wednesday they will do what they can to keep regional mail-sorting operations at Lexington's Nandino Boulevard location.

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

News Democrat

Advancing job growth and improving workforce training inKentucky3:53 pm | 0

In this sixth year of the Obama Economy, unemployment and underemployment remain high in Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Eastern, KY, Employment / Labor Law, Jackson County, KY, Opinion

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