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7 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

State officials file annual financial disclosure forms

Gov. Steve Beshear and his wife, Jane Beshear, added another source of income last year through the sale of a horse.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Personal Finance, Retirement, Lexington, KY, Hopkinsville, KY

11 hrs ago | The Courier-Journal

McConnell & Grimes accepted $ from ethics panel members

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, center, shares a laugh with Representative John Arnold, left, and Union County Water District Superintendent Dickie Berry, right, after an economic development meeting at the Union County Courthouse in Morganfield, Ky.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky, US Governors, Union County, KY, Morganfield, KY, Sturgis, KY

13 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky officials look for local heroin solutions after legislation fails

The bill would have provided funding for needle exchanges to slow disease transmission, and it would have allowed first responders to carry heroin overdose antidotes.

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Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, US Governors

15 hrs ago | WKYT

Franklin Sheriff urges special session to pass heroin bill

After the Heroin Bill failed to pass the General Assembly, concerned law enforcement officials are pleading with the governor to call a special session.

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17 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Campbellsville doctor sues over state Senate's refusal to reappoint him to Fish and Wildlife board

A Campbellsville doctor is challenging the state Senate's failure to vote on his reappointment to the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission.

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21 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

SOAR must strive to be democratic; legislature must reform severance spending

To participate in one of SOAR's working groups, contact the SOAR office at 606-444-5127 or 606-437-5127.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Somerset, KY, US Governors, Eastern, KY, Lexington, KY

Yesterday | Hispanic Business

New Auto Plant to Create 155 Jobs in Kentucky

An automotive industry plant opening in south-central Kentucky will create 155 full-time jobs.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WAVE-TV Louisville

Milton-Madison Bridge reopens

A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic is again flowing across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky.

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Related Topix: Milton, KY, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, US Governors

WEHT

Abramson Says Kentucky Special Session is Still Possible

Kentucky officials say they're still considering holding a special session just days after the General Assembly wrapped up.

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CNN

Dead for now: Kentucky bill allowing twin Paul 2016 runs

A bill allowing Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul to simultaneously run for the presidency and re-election to his U.S. Senate seat in 2016 died earlier this week when the Kentucky legislature adjourned for the year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, 2012 Presidential Election, US Governors, Senator Marco Rubio

WKYT

Lexington city leaders celebrate 50th anniversary of classic car

An event held in Lexington Thursday was about more than just the 50th birthday celebration of a classic American car.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Coupe, Ford Mustang, Hatchback, Convertible, Ford, US Governors

Airport Business

Owensboro-Daviess County Airport To Receive $1 Million Grant

April 17--Owensboro-Daviess County Regional Airport received word Wednesday that the facility will again receive $1 million in federal aviation funds for capital projects.

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Related Topix: Owensboro, KY, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, US Governors

Inside Self-Storage

Kentucky Governor Signs New Self-Storage Lien-Law, Tenant-Insurance Measures

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed an amended bill updating the state's self-storage lien-law process as well as a bill granting storage operators the ability to act as limited-lines agents for tenant insurance.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Gov. Beshear: New Federal Job Training Grants, Apprenticeships are Key Investments in Middle Class

Here in , we have embraced advanced manufacturing as a key component of our economic development plan, and that requires a workforce which can meet the needs of these businesses.

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WEHT

Kentucky Lawmakers Fail to Pass Funding for Rupp Arena Renovations

Some Kentucky fans may not be big fans of the Kentucky General Assembly. Lawmakers ended their 2014 session Tuesday night, and one bill that died in the final hours is a proposal to provide $80 million for renovations at Rupp Arena.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Mayor Gray says it's too early to predict how lack of funding will affect Rupp project

Designs released February 10, 2014 show the renovations of Rupp Arena and the Lexington Convention Center.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

Lexington Herald-Leader

State opens Pikeville innovation office to help entrepreneurs in economically battered region

The state has opened an office in Pikeville to help entrepreneurs and small businesses as part of an effort to diversify Eastern Kentucky's economy.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Eastern, KY, US Governors

State Journal

Buffalo Trace to expand, hire 40

Buffalo Trace Distillery will add 40 full-time jobs in the next two to three years and gain an 83,000-square-foot warehouse distribution center, the distillery's parent company, Sazerac, announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Drink, Bourbon Whiskey, Liquor, US Governors

State Journal

Heroin 'epidemic' could bring state legislators back to Frankfort

The General Assembly passed the few remaining mandatory bills left standing before adjourning Tuesday, but inaction on legislation targeting the state's growing heroin problem may draw lawmakers back to Frankfort.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Frankfort, KY, US Governors, US News

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Road-spending plan passes Kentucky legislature

Kentucky House and Senate lawmakers agreed Tuesday to a $4.1 billion road-spending plan on the Legislature's final day, avoiding an expensive special session.

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