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3 hrs ago | WHAS11

Poll: Most Kentuckians have little opinion on 2015 Gov. candidates

Voters are apparently not thinking much about the Kentucky candidates for governor in 2015, according to a WHAS11/Courier-Journal Bluegrass Poll released Tuesday.

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7 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Bluegrass Poll: Opposition to same-sex marriage in Kentucky down 5 points since February

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.

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Related Topix: Wedding, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Gay/Lesbian, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

7 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky Revenue Cabinet employee a finalist for Ireland's Rose of Tralee

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.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

What Alison Grimes should discuss

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 .

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US News

15 hrs ago | WMKY-FM Morehead

MSU water treatment plant exceeded standards

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.

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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Police get ready for opening-day traffic at Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass

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.

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23 hrs ago | Instapundit

Politics Get Pricey - and Nasty - in Kentucky

The U.S. Senate race in Kentucky has long been billed not only as one of the nation's most competitive in this year's midterms, but as potentially the most expensive ever.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Scott Brown, Senator Elizabeth Warren

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Bridge repair nears completion

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.

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Virgin Islands Daily News

Legislature salaries

Notes: Senators in Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all are paid per day or week of legislative service.

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Indiana Law Blog

Courts - 'Kentucky courts one step closer to online public access'

A statewide project to digitize court records - and eventually make them more accessible to the public - advanced this week with the launch of electronic filing in Kenton County Circuit Court.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Willful ignorance on charter schools hinders state

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."

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

CALAMITY Chamber numbers suggest Medicaid cost surge looms

Anyone who doesn't think Gov. Beshear's Obamacare Medicaid expansion will blow a hole in the state budget starting in 2017 should take a look at the recent update to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's "Leaky Bucket" report.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Kentucky, Opinion

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Death penalty focus of Paducah hearing

Executions in Kentucky have been on hold since 2010. The General Assembly's Interim Committee on Judiciary will meet at Western Kentucky Community and Technical College.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Paducah, KY, Kentucky, Kentucky State Penitentiary, State Prisons

Examiner.com

Vice President John C Breckinridge moderate turned traitor

John C Breckinridge became the country's youngest vice president in 1857. He ended up on the Democratic ticket in shotgun fashion to unite the party.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WEHT

Crews Fixing Highway Drainage Pipes without Disrupting Traffic

It's something we don't look forward to, driving through road construction. But the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is using a technique to repair a popular road in Henderson that will cause little to no disruption to traffic.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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WLKY-TV Louisville

Road issues remain near newly built outlet mall

The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, located off Interstate 64 and KY 1848 in Shelby County, are expected to open July 31. The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, located off Interstate 64 and KY 1848 in Shelby County, are expected to open July 31. The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, off Interstate 64 and KY 1848 in Shelby County will open July 31, ... (more)

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WCHS-TV Charleston

UAW Backs Grimes In Ky. U.S. Senate Race

Frankfort , Kentucky 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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Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

In what Frank Luntz calls the worst political ad of this cycle , Republican senate candidate Terri Lynn Land of Michigan sits idly by for 12 seconds---robotically sipping from a prop coffee mug, shaking her head, making goofy faces and looking at her watch---after tasking the viewer to think about some mysterious thing her opponent said about the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Gay/Lesbian

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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