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NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator threatened local libraries after becoming upset that his opponent was using their public meeting spaces for teacher forums.State Sen. Tom Buford told the Lexington Herald-Leader he believes it is wrong for political events to be held in …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky authorities say they believe they saved lives by arresting a heavily armed man who allegedly threatened multiple schools, had a "detailed plan of attack" and was stopped while pulling out of his driveway shortly before the school day ended Thursday.The …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — As a 33-year-old mom running for a seat in the Kentucky state legislature, Josie Raymond had to figure out how to care for her two small children while she spent hours campaigning door-to-door. She needed help every Saturday, so she sent a calendar to her friends and …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on Kentucky authorities arresting a suspect accused of threatening schools (all times local):2:45 p.m.Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders says he's certain that lives were saved when authorities arrested a heavily armed man accused of threatening …
HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — A University of Kentucky project aimed at ridding Perry County of hepatitis C has received a $15 million federal grant, and $50 million in donated drug treatments that can cure the disease.The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Thursday that the grant will include more …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A company has broken ground on a facility to develop and manufacture hemp-based products in Kentucky.State officials say the facility being built by AgTech Scientific in Paris, Kentucky, will start with about 50 employees but is projected to grow to 271 workers within …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The federal government will pay $4 million to help build concrete piers to support the weight of a planned 2.5 million-square-foot (232,000-square-meter) aluminum mill in eastern Kentucky.U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin …
BURLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Republican candidate for the Kentucky House of Representatives says an independent candidate running against him should be removed from the ballot.Ed Massey is the Republican nominee for the District 66 House seat that covers part of Boone County in northern …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — State officials in Kentucky have settled a lawsuit involving child support payments in Floyd County.Earlier this year, Floyd County Attorney Keith Bartley sued Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's administration for ending a contract to collect child support payments. Officials …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's lone Democratic congressman said Wednesday he believes President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses but tamped down talk of following through, saying the House should only pursue impeachment if there's bipartisan support.During a debate …
SANDY HOOK, Ky. (AP) — The state of Kentucky will pay $1.5 million to four women who accused their supervisor at a prison of sexually harassing them while they worked there.The four women had sued Sgt. Stephen Harper and won a $1.6 million jury verdict, but the Department of Corrections …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Walter "Dee" Huddleston, a former two-term U.S. senator who lost his re-election bid in 1984 to Republican Mitch McConnell in one of Kentucky's most storied and pivotal political campaigns, died Tuesday. He was 92.The ex-senator died in his sleep at his son's home in …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky state senator has appealed a judge's ruling not to certify results of a constitutional referendum next month.Kentucky is one of six states scheduled to vote on "Marsy's Law" next month. It would amend the state's constitution to include rights for crime …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Democratic Party has filed an ethics complaint against Republican Gov. Matt Bevin for using his official Twitter account to support a GOP congressman's re-election campaign.Bevin called the complaint a "Pavlovian response by the lap dogs of the left" and …
GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a pharmacy manager at a Rite Aid in Kentucky has been indicted on charges including dispensing a controlled substance without a proper doctor's prescription and criminal falsification of medical records.Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear tells news …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The family of a state lawmaker in Kentucky says he will continue his re-election campaign after initial hospital tests indicated he has some sort of a brain tumor.Family members of Democratic state Rep. Wilson Stone posted a message to his personal Facebook page on …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A judge in Kentucky has ordered officials not to certify the results of an election next month on whether to add protections for crime victims to the state's constitution, saying the question posed to voters on the ballot is misleading.Kentucky is one of six states …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has posted a video showing himself throwing smoke bombs and shooting grenade launchers.Bevin posted the video Sunday on Twitter, a day after President Donald Trump visited the state.In the video, Bevin says when he was elected, he …
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — President Donald Trump heaped praise Saturday on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, crediting the veteran Kentucky lawmaker's political toughness and acumen during the ugly battle that concluded with Brett Kavanaugh becoming a Supreme Court justice."He's Kentucky …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):8:20 p.m.President Donald Trump's campaign says he will rally for GOP candidates in several critical Western states late next week.The campaign says Trump will campaign Thursday in Missoula, Montana; on Friday in Mesa, …

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