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Stories with place: Kentucky
  • McConnell touts his conservative record in TV ad 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 11:04 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is touting his conservative credentials in a new TV ad about a month before his Republican primary against political newcomer Matt Bevin, who is trying to rally tea party supporters to his side.

  • Bridge reopening a big relief for displaced family 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 11:01 am
  • MADISON, Indiana - The Moll family awaited the highly anticipated Madison-Milton bridge reopening for days - 37, to be exact - like many other area residents on both sides of the river.

  • Foundation awards grants to 2 Kentucky parks 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:05 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky State Parks Foundation has awarded matching grants for trail projects at two parks.

  • Ky. schools recognized for environmental practices 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:05 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Three Kentucky schools are being cited for their achievements in energy conservation as the state celebrates Earth Week.

  • Western professors featured in program on sharks 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:04 am
  • BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - A public television program premiering next month will feature video shot last year at Western Kentucky University, where a couple of faculty members have been testing the bite force of shark teeth.

  • Law enforcement scholarship helps 25 Ky. students 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 5:04 am
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation has awarded $28,000 in scholarships to 25 students in Kentucky.

  • Man holds wife, child hostage 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 1:37 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Authorities have arrested a man who held his wife and child hostage for several hours in their Louisville home.

  • Eastern Ky. University to be tobacco-free campus 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:46 am
  • RICHMOND, Kentucky - Eastern Kentucky University's Board of Regents has approved a tobacco-free campus policy.

  • Lost Union Army soldier honored with memorial 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 11:28 am
  • RADCLIFF, Kentucky - The story of an uneducated farmer from Anderson County was buried with him in an unmarked grave in Columbia until one of his descendants unearthed the truth and fought to have him recognized.

  • Appalachian Air project stalled 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 10:38 am
  • PIKEVILLE, Kentucky - An effort to provide commercial air service between Pikeville, Kentucky, and Nashville, Tennessee has stalled.

  • W Kentucky puts on offensive show in spring game 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 9:33 pm
  • BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - Western Kentucky showed off a potent offensive attack in its first spring game under new coach Jeff Brohm on Saturday.

  • Mr Speaker wins Coolmore Lexington Stakes 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 7:29 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Mr Speaker took charge down the stretch to win the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday and earn 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby, but will be a spectator to the Triple Crown.

  • Retiring U of L official getting big settlement 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 5:04 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The University of Louisville is paying a large settlement to a retiring high-ranking official.

  • Tadesee wins Kentucky Derby Marathon 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 4:51 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Birhanu Tadesee won the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon on Saturday in 2 hours, 17 minutes, 54 seconds.

  • Police release 911 call in hunter shooting death 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:08 pm
  • MANCHESTER, Kentucky - Investigators have released the 911 call made after two turkey hunters were shot in Clay County.

  • Ky. academic standards to get review 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:16 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky residents will get a chance to review state academic standards and suggest changes later this year.

  • Refugee says she was held in servitude 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:07 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - A Congolese refugee living in Lexington says in a federal lawsuit that she was held in servitude by another Congolese refugee.

  • Taxes, minimum wage top issues in November 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:43 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - The biggest political fallout from the just-ended legislative session won't be about what lawmakers did, but what they did not do.

  • Ky. speaker: Hacker tweeted anti-McConnell remarks 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:26 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Kentucky's House speaker says someone hacked into his Twitter account to post inflammatory comments about U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

  • Kentucky F Lee to return for sophomore season 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:47 pm
  • LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Kentucky has announced that freshman forward Marcus Lee will return for his sophomore season, joining sophomore center Willie Cauley-Stein in bypassing the NBA draft for another year with the Wildcats.

  • Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:01 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

  • Kentucky officials look for local heroin solutions 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:59 pm
  • FRANKFORT, Kentucky - After a bill aimed at stemming Kentucky's growing heroin problem failed to pass during the state's legislative session, officials say local solutions to the statewide problem are limited but that they are pushing ahead

  • Court reinstates lawsuit over Marine's suicide 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 1:16 pm
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - The family of a Marine who killed himself after a tour of duty in Iraq has won a bid to reinstate a lawsuit against the federal government over his treatment by two Veterans Affairs facilities in Kentucky.

  • Child dies after being hit by car; driver flees 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:58 am
  • LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Metro Louisville Police say they have charged a man in a hit-and-run crash that killed a young boy.

  • Bridge reopens to traffic between Milton, Madison 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 4:06 am
  • MILTON, Kentucky - Traffic is crossing the Ohio River between Milton, Kentucky, and Madison, Indiana, again, thanks to the reopening of the U.S. 421 bridge a week after the span was slid into place from temporary supports.