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Stories with person: Steve Beshear
  • 3 arrested at Kentucky State Fair breakfast 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 2:17 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A leading gay-rights activist and two others were arrested for protesting at the Kentucky Farm Bureau's Country Ham Breakfast and Auction, an event at the state fair that draws many of the state's top political leaders.

  • Conway backs more severance tax money for coal counties 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 3:17 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Dangling an enticing promise to local officials from Kentucky's coalfields, Democrat Jack Conway said Wednesday his first budget proposal if he's elected governor would include a plan to return a larger share of severance tax money to struggling coal counties.

  • State treasurer to seek Louisville judge seat 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Democratic state Treasurer Todd Hollenbach was the odd man out of statewide elections this year, unable to seek re-election because of term limits while some of the biggest names in Kentucky politics are campaigning for governor and attorney general.

  • Drew Curtis files paperwork for independent bid for governor story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 4:28 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - In the Republican and Democratic primaries for Kentucky governor, 46 percent of voters cast their ballots for someone other than the two major party nominees.

  • Olympic hero Edwin Moses to speak at horse racing conference 
    Updated: Aug-08-15 5:11 am

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Edwin Moses is among the featured speakers at this weekend's annual thoroughbred racing conference being held in Saratoga Springs by The Jockey Club.

  • Report: College boards heavy with Democrats 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 2:01 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The boards at Kentucky's largest public universities have more Democrats than they are supposed to, according to a published report.

  • Panel is keeping Jefferson Davis statue in Kentucky Capitol story has photos
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:13 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - A Kentucky commission will not remove a statue of Jefferson Davis from the state Capitol, saying the likeness of the Confederate president juxtaposes nicely with an imposing statue of fellow Kentucky native Abraham Lincoln as a testimony to the state's divisive history during and after the Civil War.

  • 16 states ask Obama admin to put power plant rules on hold 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 4:59 pm

    WASHINGTON - The campaign to stop President Barack Obama's sweeping emissions limits on power plants began taking shape Wednesday, as 16 states asked the government to put the rules on hold while a Senate panel moved to block them.

  • Kentucky editorial roundup 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 1:55 pm

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers:

  • Power plant emissions rule draws criticism from both sides 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 5:56 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - President Barack Obama's plan to curtail power-plant emissions generated tough talk Monday from candidates for governor in coal-producing Kentucky. Democrat Jack Conway vowed to derail the rule in court, and Republican Matt Bevin accused his rival of hypocrisy on the issue.

  • AG candidates take hard-hitting campaign to Fancy Farm 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 11:18 pm

    FANCY FARM, Kentucky - Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield traded pot shots Saturday at Kentucky's premier political showdown, where prosecutorial experience and claims of skipping work for pedicures spiced up their hard-hitting campaign for attorney general.

  • Bevin saves jabs for Fancy Farm at annual political picnic 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 6:34 pm

    FANCY FARM, Kentucky - Matt Bevin went to Fancy Farm and brought back a selfie with Mitch McConnell and a T-shirt from James Comer.

  • Opening arguments personal in Kentucky Attorney General race 
    Updated: Jul-30-15 3:47 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Opening arguments in the campaign for Kentucky attorney general are laden with personal attacks, as Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield seek to weaken each other before the November election.