A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. Arctic air pushes in from west to east on Wednesday with heavy sleet and snow taking over. That setup could produce several inches of accumulation. Snow will slowly end from west to east Thursday as bitterly cold air continues to push in.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Democrat James Kay has won a special election to fill a vacancy in the Kentucky House.
His victory Tuesday evening spoils a bid by Republicans to pick up a seat in their quest to win control of the House.
Kay defeated Republican Lyen Crews and independent John-Mark Hack in a big-spending race in central Kentucky that drew attention of statewide political leaders.
Both factors signaled the election's importance heading into the 2014 race.
Kay replaces fellow Democrat Carl Rollins, who took the top job with the state student financial aid agency. The district includes Woodford County and parts of Fayette and Franklin counties.
With Kay's victory, Democrats regain their 55-45 House advantage heading into next year's election, when all 100 seats are up for grabs. Republicans control the state Senate.
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