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  • Gay marriage political fallout may show up first in Kentucky 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 3:21 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Political fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage will likely show up first in Kentucky, one of the few conservative states where Democrats still control state government.

  • Louisville's minimum wage hike survives first court test 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 2:41 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Some Louisville workers will get a raise Wednesday after a state judge upheld the city's new minimum wage standards in the first of a series of legal challenges that could define how much power local governments have over private businesses.

  • The Latest: Gay couples issued licenses, supporters rally 
    Updated: Jun-26-15 8:22 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The latest on Kentucky reaction to the Supreme Court ruling that same-sex couples have a right to marry in all 50 states (all times local):

  • Marriage licenses issued in Kentucky to same-sex couples story has photos
    Updated: Jun-26-15 8:12 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Timothy Love was at the head of the line Friday with his same-sex partner of 35 years to obtain the marriage license he fought for in the courts.

  • Kentucky Legislature resolves sexual harassment lawsuit 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:44 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's legislative leaders have reached a settlement with three state workers who filed sexual harassment lawsuits involving Democratic lawmakers, and taxpayers will likely have to pay the bill.

  • A look at calls to remove Confederate symbols across South story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:25 pm

    Following a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across the country is calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

  • Conway offers plan to boost job, industry growth in Kentucky 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 1:22 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Wages tend to be deflated in states with right-to-work laws, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway said Tuesday, as he released his jobs plan to promote Kentucky's homegrown industries and expand broadband access to areas lacking high-speed Internet service.

  • GOP questions legality of Louisville's needle exchange 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 11:04 am

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's Republican state Senate president says Louisville's new needle exchange program might be violating state law.

  • Conway makes income tax returns available for review 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 3:37 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Jack Conway opened up his personal finances Thursday by making three years' worth of income tax returns available for review. Matt Bevin, his Republican opponent in Kentucky's marquee campaign, is steadfastly refusing to release his tax returns.

  • Bevin didn't disclose positions, a possible ethics violation 
    Updated: Jun-11-15 6:02 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Republican nominee for governor Matt Bevin did not disclose his positions with two companies on his financial disclosure statement, a possible violation of state ethics laws.