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2 min ago | Floyd County Times
An in-depth examination of the death penalty by state House and Senate Judiciary Committee members schedulef for Friday will mark a shift in the debate, according to Kentucky's public advocate.
4 hrs ago | Independent
The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.
5 hrs ago | WHAS11
A Louisiana businessman serving a 15-year prison sentence for illegally distributing oxycodone and methadone through pain clinic patients in eastern Kentucky has failed to show that a judge or prosecutors erred in his trial, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
A highwall is shown at a Justice Companies mine in Letcher County in a photo taken during an inspection.
For the third straight year, the MSUCorps/AmeriCorps program was presented with the "Make A Difference Day" award during the annual Governor's Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service in a ceremony at the Governor's Mansion.
Voters are apparently not thinking much about the Kentucky candidates for governor in 2015, according to a WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll released Tuesday.
Half of Kentucky voters oppose gays and lesbians being allowed to marry in Kentucky, but opposition has softened since February when a federal judge began striking down the state's same-sex marriage ban, according to a new Bluegrass Poll.
What Miss America is to this country, the Rose of Tralee is to Ireland. And for the first time in the competition's 55-year-history, a Kentuckian is a finalist for the crown.
If I was Alison Grimes , I'd talk about the disconnect between McConnell's statements about public service , "Politics is about what you contribute, not what you acquire," and the reality .
Kentucky's Energy and Environment Cabinet has announced that 61 drinking water treatment plants in Kentucky, including Morehead State University, consistently produced drinking water in 2013 that exceeded state and federal water quality standards.
With more than 40,000 people expected to check out the Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass when it opens Thursday, the traffic might not be pretty.
The crew is repairing a beam on the third span out from the Illinois side of the river, as well as a beam on the second span from the Kentucky side.
Notes: Senators in Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all are paid per day or week of legislative service.
Rational Wiki defines "willful ignorance" as "the state and practice of ignoring any sensory input that appears to contradict one's inner model of reality."
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 06:54 pm
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