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  1. Former teacher in Steamboat Springs sentenced in sexual assault caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A former teacher was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison Friday after being convicted of 16 felonies arising from eight separate sexual assaults on a child. According to the 14th Judicial District Attorney's Office, John Holland Brothers, 45, could have been sentenced to a maximum of 192 years to life.


  2. The outhouse was in centerfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | People's Defender

    Right after I started editing the paper in West Union I received an email from a reader of the People's Defender . He said, "loved reading your column about getting lost in Shawnee State Forest.


  3. Northup endorses Comer for governor in LouisvilleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Former Republican Congresswoman Anne Northup endorsed James Comer for governor on Friday in an attempt to solidify his support in the state's largest city. Comer's campaign touted Northup's support as a "blockbuster endorsement" given that Northup endorsed Comer over Hal Heiner, the former Louisville metro councilman who announced his candidacy for governor in March.


  4. I-65 north near Elizabethtown reopened after pavement repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Chris Jessie, a spokesman for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Elizabethtown office, said the break in the pavement was caused by a base failure and was not a sinkhole. The interstate was reopened around 12:30 p.m. An alternate route that had been set up has now been discontinued.


  5. Buckle causes lane closures on northbound I-65Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WHAS11

    Kentucky officials say a 40-foot-long buckle in the pavement has caused lane closures on Interstate 65 near Elizabethtown in central Kentucky. State Transportation Cabinet spokesman Chris Jessie says the road sank in the center lane of northbound I-65 where the pavement cracked.


  6. KSP Offers Tips For Highway Safety During July 4th HolidayRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police is urging motorists to take extra caution while traveling during the upcoming July 4th holiday period, which begins on Thursday, July 3 at 6:00 p.m. and runs through midnight on Sunday, July 6th. "This Fourth of July holiday is one of the busiest times on our roadways," says KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer.


  7. Recognize Fallen Water Patrol OfficerRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Kentucky State Police

    The Kentucky State Police held a memorial ceremony for one of its fallen officers today at KSP headquarters in Frankfort. KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer presented a flag to Roy Childs, of Frankfort, in memory of his father, David Thomas Childs, a Kentucky State Police Water Patrol Officer* who perished along with Trooper James McNeely on April 8, 1972.


  8. Roadway collapse closes lanes of I-65 north near ElizabethtownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

    Kentucky State Police said two northbound lanes of Interstate 65 are closed just north of Elizabethtown while crews work to patch a hole that opened in the road. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said one lane is open after a break in pavement caused by a base failure opened in the roadway just before 6 a.m. Chris Jessie, a spokesman for the department, said that it was not a sinkhole.


  9. Travel alert: I-65 Northbound Hardin Co., KYRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    Travel alert: I-65 Northbound Hardin Co., KY By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - I-65 is closed at mile point 97 in Hardin County due to break in pavement. Updates will follow.


  10. I-65 Situation: Not a sinkhole type scenarioRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    Update to story: Travel alert: I-65 Northbound Hardin Co., KY By Chris Jessie, Public Information Officer Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, District 4, Elizabethtown, KY ELIZABETHTOWN, KY - One lane is open on I65 Northbound at Mile Point 97 in Hardin County just north of Elizabethtown, KY. A break in pavement temporarily closed the interstate before 6amCT this morning.


  11. Break In the Pavement Causes I-65 To Temporarily CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet engineers have determined the break in the center lane to be caused by a base failure. This is not a sinkhole type scenario.


  12. McConnell's record proves he's working for western KentuckiansRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    The senator acquired more than $1 billion for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant projects, i.e., health screening for workers and retirees, worker compensation for employees for their nuclear work-related injuries, free health care for life plus a $150,000 lump sum payment.


  13. Court: Joint trial outweighs speedy trialRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SFGate

    This undated photo provided by the Kentucky Department of Corrections on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows Patrick W. Darcy. On Thursday, the Kentucky Supreme Court overturned the burglary and fleeing convictions of the 37-year-old Darcy after concluding that a judge should have delayed the trial of Darcy and a co-defendant.


  14. Absentee voting for General Election beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Middlesboro Daily News

    Alison Lundergan Grimes, Kentucky's secretary of state and chief election official, announced Wednesday that eligible voters may request mail-in absentee ballots in Kentucky's Nov. 4 General Election. Voters may request an absentee ballot application from their county clerk in person or via telephone, fax or email.


  15. News in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Middlesboro Daily News

    Beginning Sept. 23, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans to restrict the northbound traffic to one lane on Interstate 75 at the Laurel/Whitley line .


  16. What my priorities will beRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Democrat

    When Mitch McConnell speaks to the Koch brothers and the other billionaires who bankroll his campaign, he pledges to them what he will NOT do. He will not permit votes, or even debate, on raising the minimum wage.


  17. Ohio to owner of crushed car: Sue usOhio to owner of crushed car: Sue ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Herald

    Ohio to owner of crushed car: Sue us ODOT says the man whose car was crushed by concrete falling from a ramp has to sue to get damages Check out this story on Andy Brothers took this photo of his 2008 Ford Fusion after it was hit by concrete falling off a ramp to the Brent Spence Bridge. A Bengals fan whose car was wrecked by concrete falling from a ramp to a Cincinnati bridge will have to sue the state to get any damages from the Ohio Department of Transportation.


  18. Philharmonic season opener features 'one of the greatest pianists going right now,' conductor saysRead the original story

    Thursday | Hispanic Business

    The concert featured , but "more people were struck by the beauty of the Golijov song cycle, because they were unaware of it," the conductor says. "So the general reaction I heard from people was, 'I'm looking forward to hearing his opera.'


  19. McConnell Ad Puts Alison Grimes in CrosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News Max

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is firing back at his Democratic challenger, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, accusing her of resorting to a publicity stunt in an attempt to distance herself from President Barack Obama. "Alison Lundergan Grimes thought holding a gun like Barack Obama could convince voters that she's 'not Barack Obama,' but Kentuckians already know that Grimes supports Obama and would be a sure vote in favor of implementing his anti-coal, anti-gun liberal policies," said McConnell spokeswoman Allison Moore, Fox News reports. 5 comments

  20. Lovelaceville water customers may have to dig own wellsRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Customers of the Lovelaceville Water Company appear one step closer to having to dig their own wells following an evidentiary hearing Wednesday on the current owner's request to abandon operations.