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  1. Consider Frankfort for spring breakRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Spring Break is upon us. Beaches are nice, of course, but if you are looking for an alternative trip - closer, cheaper, and perhaps of more educational value - consider one focused on Kentucky history and politics in Frankfort, the state capital.

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  2. Timothy Day leaves prison, still on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | State Journal

    Day, 36, walked away from the minimum security prison late Wednesday night, just days after he was given a seven-year sentence in Franklin Circuit Court. With several ties locally, Sheriff Pat Melton said officials have been on high alert in case he returns to Frankfort.

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  3. CU's Chelsea Craig and Lindsey Burd named NAIA All-AmericansRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    CU's Chelsea Craig and Lindsey Burd named NAIA All-Americans Both NAIA 2015 Women's Basketball honorees are Kentucky Athletes. Craig from Frankfort, is named to All American Third team.

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  4. NAIA All-Americans at CampbellsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Chelsea Craig and Lindsey Burd were honored by NAIA Division I Women's Basketball officials on Wednesday after helping lead the Lady Tigers to a 33-4 record and berth in the national championship game this past Tuesday night. Craig, a senior from Frankfort, Ky., averaged 8.6 points and 5.4 rebounds a game during the season and carried CU late in a Mid-South Conference regular season run.

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  5. New police app will be released soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | State Journal

    A new app for Frankfort residents to interact with local police will soon be available to the public, according to Chief Jeff Abrams. The app will allow people to send anonymous tips to the police using a number of different methods.

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  6. Former Falmouth Police chief Mark Lane Posey arrested in FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | State Journal

    Former Falmouth Police chief Mark Lane Posey found himself on the other side of the law Wednesday, arrested and lodged in the Franklin County Regional Jail. A Franklin County grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday charging Posey with 70 counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, abuse of public trust over $10,000, theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception under $500.

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  7. Four Roses to build bottling facility in Bullitt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Columbia Magazine

    Click on headline for complete obituary with photo By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian News from Senator Steve Beshear's Communications office FRANKFORT, KY - Four Roses is expanding again. Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the company plans to build a new bottling facility in Bullitt County.

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  8. Go Higher Grant available to adult KentuckiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Floyd County Times

    ... .gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, Ky. 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.

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  9. Decision on city TNR program tabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | State Journal

    Frankfort city commissioners voted Monday night to table an ordinance that would establish a pilot trap-neuter-release program in the city.

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  10. News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... suicide because of anything that had to do with the school or the school district," said attorney Jonathan Shaw . FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Some of the last-minute compromises forged in the final hours of Kentucky's frenzied legislative session took ...

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  11. Beshear signs anti-heroin bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... 50 percent of their sentence. Charlotte Wethington, whose son Casey died of a heroin overdose in 2002, came to Frankfort to watch the vote and Beshear's bill signing. "I'm so grateful that it passed," Wethington said. "I am so elated that finally ...

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  12. Kentucky judges ponder case of school bullying suicideRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KAIT-TV

    By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press FRANKFORT, Ky. - Can schools and teachers be held responsible if a bullied student commits suicide? The Kentucky Supreme Court took up the question on Wednesday after the family of 13-year-old Stephen Patton sued teachers and school administrators.

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  13. Gov. Beshear signs landmark anti-heroin billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Columbia Magazine

    Gov. Beshear signs landmark anti-heroin bill Because SB192 contained an emergency clause, the law takes effect immediately upon passage. By Kerri Richardson & Terry Sebastian News from Gov. Beshear's Communications Office FRANKFORT, KY - Less than twelve hours after it passed the General Assembly, Governor Steve Beshear signed the bipartisan anti-heroin bill into law before a crowded room full of legislators, law enforcement officials and health advocates.

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  14. Gov. Steve Beshear signs Kentucky heroin bill into lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... look for answers from lawmakers, Indiana Governor Mike Pence is heading to one of the hardest hit communities. FRANKFORT, KY. (WDRB) -- It took a marathon last day of the session, but a bill designed to fight Kentucky's heroin problem is now law. It ...

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  15. Despite concern, Frankfort schools continue with alternative calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | State Journal

    Most school board members agree the calendar - which divides school sessions into four quarters and offers approximately three-week breaks between each - provides many benefits to students, especially those who utilize the long breaks to catch up on class work. "Families need to find childcare or take time off from work" during those extended breaks, says board member Libby Marshall.

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  16. Ky. Gov. Steve Beshear signs history state heroin billRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Mike Pence is heading to one of the hardest hit communities. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- After a late night in Frankfort, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear put his signature on the heroin bill Wednesday morning. "Make no mistake: the treatment ...

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  17. Discussion continues on bill giving instructional assistance to low-performing schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | State Journal

    ... session begins. House and Senate members clashed Tuesday in a conference committee over Rep. Derrick Graham's, D-Frankfort, bill giving instructional assistance to low-performing schools after House members couldn't Two different philosophies and ...

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  18. Rep. Derrick Graham follows wishes of students: bill dies with amendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | State Journal

    "The arguments that were over there say these kids are not prepared to make decisions but then we say that they are prepared to fight in a war to defend what we are doing up here," Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort, said. "We allow kids to vote at 17 until they turn 18 in the November elections.

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  19. 30 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... a bipartisan state heroin bill into law today at 10:30 a.m. The event is to take place at the State Capitol in Frankfort, according to a news release. The event is to be attended by Gov. Steve Beshear, Attorney General Jack Conway, Senate President ...

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  20. KY lawmakers pass 3 major bills in session's final hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    They waited until the dark of night, but Kentucky lawmakers got moving in Frankfort as their deadline hit. After a sluggish first 27-and-a-half days to the session, lawmakers went into overdrive in the session's final hours.

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