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4 hrs ago | National Journal
The Kentucky Democratic Party said Friday it was filing a complaint with the Senate Ethics Committee, asking for an investigation into Sen. Mitch McConnell treating the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the Senate Dining Room and then receiving $10,000 from him and his wife a week later.
7 hrs ago | News Democrat
As a result of increased pressure achieved by a perfect storm of increasing competition from other energy sources along with the Environmental Protection Agency's mandate that Kentucky reduce its CO2 emissions by 18 percent within the next 15 years, thousands of Kentucky coal miners - and myriads more who supply and serve them - have lost their ... (more)
Police in Kentucky say two firefighters were seriously injured when the fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line as they helped college students take part in an ice bucket challenge.
Ever since embattled Dem Senator Mark Pryor went up with a new ad discussing his cancer and touting his vote for the health law as the right thing to do, critics have pointed out that he failed to name the whole law in the spot, so the ad doesn't really count as a full-throated defense of it.
As part of the Olivet Church Road widening, Paducah Water will close a section of Ring Road around Kentucky Oaks Mall between Sears and Old Navy starting Monday.
An exhibit at the Kentucky State Fair is recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first heart transplant performed in the state.
Construction on the Ohio River Bridges Project is on schedule, but details about tolling plans are still up in the air.
Traffic will be moved to the southbound lanes of Wilkinson Boulevard between Mero Street and Hill Street beginning today, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
McConnell, Grimes agree to debate on KET McConnell, Grimes to debate on KET Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1oOIPjD Sen. Mitch McConnell and Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will debate one another on Kentucky Educational Television less than one month before the Nov. 4 election.
Over the weekend, an op-ed ran in the Lexington Herald-Leader pointing out some potentially discriminatory employment requirements for Answers in Genesis' Ark Encounter, being built in Kentucky - especially given the fact they may receive $18 million in tax incentives from the state.
Kentucky's Democratic U.S. Senate nominee, and Kentucky Secretary of State, Alison Lundergan Grimes speaks at the Fancy Farm picnic on August 2, 2014 in Fancy Farm, Kentucky.
Death-row inmates in Kentucky may deserve access to a sweat lodge and buffalo meat to perform American Indian religious ceremonies, the 6th Circuit ruled.
Kentucky has a growing prescription drug abuse and heroin abuse problem, and the scope of the problem is shocking.
In a diary I wrote on July 29, 2014, I had a suggestion for Alison Lundergan Grimes in her race against Sen. Mitch McConnell.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 04:59 pm
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