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Brothers make first court appearance after alleged incident at restaurant, confrontation with officer

Two brothers, one of whom allegedly pointed a gun at a Maysville police officer in the predawn hours Sunday, appeared ...
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Graves names Madding as new superintendent

Graves County Schools' new superintendent has learned about the district from years as a student, teacher and principal. The board ...
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Justice conference makes strong growth in third year

When Kentucky 42nd Judicial Circuit Judge James T. Jameson and Murray State University Assistant Police Chief Jeff Gentry were discussing ...
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Director of homeland security calls on officers to support peers

The director of the state Office of Homeland Security called on law enforcement officers Thursday evening to support fellow officers ...
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Former Ballard County special deputy accused of theft

A former Ballard County special deputy was arrested and charged with theft and official misconduct, Sheriff Ronnie Giles said Thursday ...
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Republican Goforth makes case for supporting him over Bevin

The campaign Robert Goforth is running for the GOP nomination for governor is fueled by a large amount of his ...
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Corbin man charged with assaulting wife with SUV

A Corbin man is being held in the Whitley County Detention Center after police say he assaulted his wife with ...
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A plea to hit the polls

Thousands of voters will head to the polls Tuesday to elect the Republican and Democratic candidates that will for vie ...
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UK violated Open Records Act on sexual harassment files, Court of Appeals rules

The University of Kentucky violated the state’s Open Records Act with its blanket refusal to provide investigative documents from a ...
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Republican challenger Goforth says he’s ‘surging,’ ready to pull off primary upset over Bevin

State representative and Republican candidate for governor Robert Goforth speaking at a news conference in Louisville on Friday | Photo ...
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Honoring service, sacrifice

In conjunction with Police Officer Memorial Day, Kentucky State Police Post 4 troopers paid respects and placed wreaths of honor ...
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What’s the nutrition value of your news?

Americans need a healthier diet of news. Evidence of our poor news consumption habits is everywhere and it’s making us ...
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Maximum Security’s jockey appeals suspension, says stewards ignored claim against War of Will

Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has filed appeal of his 15-day suspension and has asked for a stay of the ...
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More than 21,000 Kentuckians lose food aid due to work requirement, groups say

Courtesy Pixabay Since last year, about 21,400 Kentuckians have lost their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, benefits because of ...
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Recognizing all achievers

As another school year winds to a close, it’s time to celebrate achievements and high school seniors are in the ...
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Remember law enforcement sacrifices during National Police Week

This week, communities across the nation are honoring their law enforcement officers during National Police Week. The special week is ...
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Celebrate with acts of kindness

In this space we have supported our share of national days, weeks and recognition — everything from health warnings to ...
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Unexplained proposal could ban tattooing over scars

Kentucky could soon outlaw getting tattoos over scars — an inexplicable move that could make life worse for many people ...
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Motherhood is juggling life’s ‘firsts’ and ‘lasts’

I have been called a lot of names — daughter, sister, athlete, wife, editor (those are just a smattering of ...
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Bowling Green FD proud of K-9’s honor

Dogs that serve alongside law enforcement officers are very brave and highly trained animals that become like family to those ...
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In KET debate, Democratic candidates grilled on PACs, pensions, education, living wage

Screenshot | KET By Daniel Desrochers | Lexington Herald-Leader With just a week left until Election Day in the Kentucky ...
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With a week until the primary, here’s the money trail of the candidates for governor (and PACs)

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Andy Beshear, Adam Edelen and Rocky Adkins Kentucky’s candidates for governor have now filed their final financial ...
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KentuckyWired project leaders wouldn’t talk to us. So we spoke to the mule

I decided to give Old Bub a call. He’s the mule who spent a couple of years trudging up and ...
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Employers need to adapt to find best workers, hiring success

The labor market is simply not what it once was, and if businesses are going to succeed, they will need ...
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Tips to avoid ever evolving scams, tricks

As technology evolves so do lame attempts by criminals to scam honest, hardworking people out of their money, time and ...
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News Analysis: Is Andy Beshear Jack Conway 2.0?

Andy Beshear and Jacqueline Coleman, in a screenshot from the video announcing their run for governor and lieutenant governor of ...
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Trial date set for attorney accused of theft of $900,000

An attorney accused of stealing from probate cases will face trial in September, a judge ruled Thursday. Joseph Bolin was ...
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Daviess County library reopens after cyber attack

After a three-day closure, the Daviess County Public Library is again open to the public. The library was forced to ...
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Manager’s nose prevents more serious blaze at restaurant

No injuries were reported and a Murray business not only was left standing but was able to continue as usual ...
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McCracken board unanimous in hiring new superintendent

The McCracken County School Board voted unanimously Thursday night to hire Steven Carter as the district's superintendent, effective July 1 ...
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Louisville traffic stops will continue in areas with high crime, chief says, but under new guidelines

Louisville Metro Police Chief Steve Conrad said Friday that officers will continue to make traffic stops in high crime areas, ...
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Woman charged with biting infant

A Hardinsburg woman was arrested by Elizabethtown police Thursday afternoon and charged with misdemeanor criminal abuse of a 5-month-old child ...
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Missing elderly man found dead after intense Lexington search. He had fallen 12-15 feet.

Search teams were not able to find an 84-year-old missing man before he died in a cistern, according to the ...
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Plan to give on May 14

The state's residents are encouraged to support the important work of nonprofit organizations by participating in this year’s Kentucky Gives ...
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KHSAA takes positive step to reduce criticism of high-school refs

A new policy adopted by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Wednesday rightfully tackles unsportsmanlike behavior by spectators. The policy ...
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IT company sues Bevin administration over AT&T contract amendments

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Details revealed in case of former teacher accused of putting camera in school restroom

New details emerged during a preliminary hearing Wednesday in the case against a former Lyon County Middle School employee accused ...
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Derby can address issues

The 145th Kentucky Derby provided horse racing lovers and casual spectators plenty of anxious excitement. For the first time in ...
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Trial set for nurse charged with diluting meds, lying to investigator

A Salyersville woman accused of diluting medicine while working as a nurse is now set for a jury trial later ...
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We can reduce stigma surrounding mental health

What contributes to mental health problems in rural areas? According to a recent poll conducted for the American Farm Bureau ...
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