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30 min ago | WEHT

Semi Accident Spills Tree Sap on Highway 41 in Henderson

The southbound lanes are back open on 41 in Henderson after a tanker truck flipped earlier this morning.

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1 hr ago | Floyd County Times

Young entrepreneurs blazing a path in East K...

In Clark County, Martin County native Briand Endicott announced a new effort to promote his planned distillery.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Winchester, KY, Wallingford, KY, Tollesboro, KY, Lewis County, KY, Opinion

5 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Committee meets to decide on keeping Brent Spence project alive

It could range from $25 million to the full $60 million. As for federal funding support, we're hearing everything from forget it to stay tuned.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Road-Spending Plan Passes Kentucky Legislature

A $4.1 billion road-spending plan passed the Kentucky General Assembly on the final day of the session, avoiding an expensive special session.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

Ky. Legislature working to keep Brent Spence project alive

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Washington Post

Hitting Mitch McConnell for opposing Kynect, not Obamacare

In Kentucky, sign-ups for Obamacare have climbed higher than 400,000. Yet Mitch McConnell, as always, remains 1000 percent convinced that the law is an ongoing policy catastrophe that will never be anything other than an irrevocable political disaster for Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Representative Andy Barr, US House of Representatives, Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law

Daily Kos

Discuss

Writing in the Louisville Courier-Journal on Sunday, James R. Carroll compiled something of an anthology of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's campaign gaffes ranging from his web ad featuring the Duke basketball team to calling Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, his Democratic general election opponent, an "empty dress" to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Liberal Political News

Daily Kos

Election Diary Rescue 2014: Week 14

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 28 diaries.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, David Vitter, Allyson Schwartz, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin

WKYT

Bill bans sale of e-cigarettes to kids

Governor Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 109 into law, banning the sale of all types of e-cigarettes to minors.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Steve Beshear, Family, Kids, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Kentucky

News Democrat

Job creation solutions for Kentuckians

The Obama Economy has had a devastating impact on the people of Kentucky, especially the many working women and families who keep this Commonwealth running.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Harry Reid, Democrat, Opinion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

USA Today

Analysis: Early gaffes show McConnell campaign rust

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's election campaigns have had a reputation as tightly run and controlled.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Rand Paul, Jim Bunning, Kentucky, Louisville, KY

Sat Apr 12, 2014

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Governor's Veto Allows For SKYCTC Multi-Million Dollar Building

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he has vetoed language in the state budget bill that would have blocked construction projects at some community and technical college campuses.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Judges: Legislature should act to open more juvenile proceedings

In the interest of Kentucky's children, it should pass Senate Bill 157, sponsored by Sen. David Givens to provide greater transparency in juvenile cases.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Washington Times

Gov. clears way for broader projects at colleges

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says he has vetoed language in the state budget bill that would have blocked construction projects at some community and technical college campuses.

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Daily Kos

Mitch McConnell tells 402,000 Kentuckians they shouldn't have health care

Sen. Mitch McConnell is sticking to his repeal stance , crowing at the news of Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius's resignation: "Secretary Sebelius may be gone, but the problems with this law and the impact it's having on our constituents aren't.

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The Modesto Bee

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

Indiana and Kentucky highway officials say they've completed sliding into place a nearly half-mile-long bridge over the Ohio River.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Milton, KY, Weather, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Marijuana

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Evansville Courier & Press

Repairs made to Ky. 359 washouts

Kentucky 359 was closed at the Henderson-Union county line for about two hours Thursday afternoon while crews made emergency repairs of several washouts and slides near the bridge over Highland Creek.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

State to seek critics' feedback on Kentucky Core Academic Standards, education commissioner says

In an initiative that begins this fall, Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday said he will ask Kentuckians to review state academic standards and suggest revisions.

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Middlesboro Daily News

History bus brings artifacts, information

Students at Pineville Elementary School and Yellow Creek School Center were able to visit the Kentucky Historical Society HistoryMobile on Thursday and today.

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State Journal

Alison Grimes to keep $250 donation

Tuesday's ethics ruling in three sexual harassment complaints by Legislative Research Commission staffers - and the accused former lawmaker's $250 campaign donation to Alison Lundergan Grimes - have sparked a war of words on women's issues in the U.S. Senate race.

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

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