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  1. Nevada Republicans mull dumping caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Nevada lawmakers are considering dumping their caucus system and replacing it with a primary to choose presidential nominees, a proposal that could upend the 2016 Republican presidential contest. Republican legislators have proposed switching the caucus to a primary scheduled on the last Tuesday in February, which would preserve Nevada's influential position as one of the earliest states to nominate a presidential candidate.

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  2. US 62 construction work continues in MaysvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Upgrades along a second section of US 62 at Maysville the week of April 27 will mean a three-week detour for out-of-town traffic. Weather permitting, contractors plan to start Wednesday, April 29, on the rebuild of US 62 between Fourth Street and Forest Avenue near downtown.

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  3. Nevada Republicans mull dumping caucus systemRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Nevada lawmakers are considering dumping their caucus system and replacing it with a primary to choose presidential nominees, a proposal that could upend the 2016 Republican presidential contest. Republican legislators have proposed switching the caucus to a primary scheduled on the last Tuesday in February, which would preserve Nevada's influential position as one of the earliest states to nominate a presidential candidate.

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  4. Olivet Church Road project delayed againRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    After bids came in over budget Friday for the city's planned Olivet Church Road expansion and extension, leaders will have to examine options for funding the project.

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  5. 5 horses to watch for 141st Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this March 14, 2015, file photo, American Pharoah, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the $750,000 Rebel Stakes horse race at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark. The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance of winning.

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  6. Evolving awareness is cause for same-sex-marriage optimism in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Ohio case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, as well as three related cases from Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee. The court is then expected to decide whether the Constitution requires states to grant gay people the same rights in marriage as straight people. 13 comments

  7. Focus on the Future: Kentucky, Toyota Expand Early Childhood AcademiesRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    Today half of the children in Kentucky arrive at kindergarten unprepared. The United Way Born Learning Academies meet a critical need in Kentucky communities: helping parents turn everyday moments into learning opportunities to help prepare their kids for kindergarten and beyond.

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  8. Secretary of State Grimes' grandmother, Elsie Case, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Columbia Magazine

    Secretary of State Grimes' grandmother, Elsie Case, dies at 84 By Lynn Sowards Zellen, Director of Communications Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes With a great sense of sadness, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is informing Kentuckians that her maternal grandmother, Elsie Crawford Case, passed away peacefully on April 23, 2015, surrounded by family. Case was 84 years old.

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  9. Buckland & Taylor wins U.S. engineering awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Journal of Commerce

    Buckland & Taylor, a COWI Company based in North Vancouver won with the American Council of Engineering Companies Honor Award. The distinction for exceptional engineering recognized the work completed on the Milton-Madison Bridge Replacement.

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  10. I-64 remains closed Downtown due to constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHAS11

    Drivers leaving Downtown Louisville need to prepare for very heavy traffic. I-64 East is closed just before Story Avenue.

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  11. Five horses to watch in running of 141st Kentucky DerbyRead the original story

    Friday | Cape Breton Post

    The Kentucky Derby routinely attracts a full field of 20 horses, even though half or more of them have little chance of winning. The prestige of having a Derby runner is too much to resist for owners and trainers, so the starting gate will once again be full for the 141st running on May 2 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

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  12. Ron (Not Rand) Paul Denounces Targeted Assassination of Americans in Al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    This was hardly the scenario Paul imagined in his 2013 drone filibuster, when he hypothesized an attack on an "enemy combatant" within the United States, "sitting outside a cafe." More than a day has passed since President Obama revealed the details of drone strikes that killed two Al Qaeda hostages-one of them American-and two Americans who had joined Al Qaeda.

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  13. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    The Kentucky Office of Employment and Training says Woodford County had the state's lowest jobless rate at 3.5 percent last month. Oldham County was next at 3.9 percent, followed by Fayette County at 4 percent.

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  14. I-64 east closes to traffic near Story AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WHAS11

    Check out this story on WHAS11.com: http://on.whas11.com/1GpkXZM LOUISVILLE, Ky. - I-64 East has closed to traffic as crews with Walsh Construction complete necessary work in the area.

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  15. [VIDEO] Oregon Sheriffs Tell The Gun Grabbers To Shove ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Right Wing News

    Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer is taking to prisoners in his campaign against the gun registry bill moving through the Oregon Legislature. Now, several other sheriffs have joined the fight from across the state.

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  16. HILARIOUS: Dems. Refuse to Switch Their Health Coverage to ObamacareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Right Wing News

    You know it's bad when your own people don't want it. Democratic lawmakers slapped down a proposal that would require all California lawmakers to get their health coverage from the local Obamacare exchange .

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  17. Buckland & Taylor wins Engineering Excellence AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CE News

    Buckland & Taylor, a COWI Company based in North Vancouver, Canada, won an American Council of Engineering Companies Honor Award for its work on the Milton-Madison Bridge Replacement. The project cut expected closing days of the bridge from a full year to only a couple of weeks.

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  18. Andy Cilek: Felons should not vote while serving their sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TwinCities

    A recent Pioneer Press editorial sketched out the arguments for supporting legislation in the Minnesota legislature calling for restoring the right to vote to every felon, automatically upon release from prison. There is an urgency to the debate called for in the editorial because proponents of the proposal are maneuvering at the Legislature to force this bad idea on the public during the next few weeks.

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  19. Grant aimed at stopping pregnant smokers in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KFVS12

    The Kentucky Department for Public Health has announced a grant to address the issue of women who smoke while pregnant. The Anthem Foundation is supplying the $140,000 grant, which will help fund the Giving Infants and Families Tobacco Free Starts program.

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  20. New Eggners Ferry Bridge could be slowed by Osprey nestingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WAVE-TV Louisville

    "This has always been such an important place for wildlife," said Autumn Hill, who's visiting Kentucky's Ken Lake State Park. "That's always been its main focus, so that they're focusing on the birds, I think that's important."

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