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1 hr ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Prepares to Regulate Ride Sharing

State regulators are preparing emergency regulations that will go into effect next month to govern ride sharing companies like Uber and Lyft as they expand their services into Kentucky cities.

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2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders

The victims were 41-year-old Carol Alford, whose body was found on July 13, 1987; 35-year-old Audrey Nelson, found on Aug. 14, 1989; and 46-year-old Guadalupe Apodaca, found on Sept.

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5 hrs ago | Washington Times

Kentucky GOP House leaders release agenda

Kentucky Republicans are promising action to try to repeal the state's Medicaid expansion if they take control of the state House.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Health Care Provider, Health

6 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Owensboro Flea Market back in town

Stewart promotions based out of Louisville is bringing back the flea market for the second time this year.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky

10 hrs ago | A Sea of Blue

Top Guns - Rating the SEC and Kentucky opponents Quarterbacks

Towles did okay for himself. He ranks 3rd in the SEC in Passing Efficiency and 16th nationally.

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

10 hrs ago | State Journal

Trent competes at Kentucky State Fair

Kenzie Trent of Lawrenceburg recently competed in the semifinals of the 2014 Coca-Cola Talent Classic at the Kentucky State Fair.

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14 hrs ago | Blood Horse

Sharp Sensation Edges Ben's Cat in 'Monster

Jim and Susan Hill's Sharp Sensation was ridden from fifth to lead by 1 1/2 lengths into the stretch and had just enough power in reserve to hold off 2-1 choice Ben's Cat and win by a neck under David Moran.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

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

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

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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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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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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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

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

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

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