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Portrait unveiled honoring Supreme Court justice

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The late Kentucky Supreme Court Justice James E. Keller was remembered in Frankfort during a ceremony to dedicate his portrait to hang in the Capitol.

Keller's family and friends gathered Wednesday in the Supreme Court chambers for the dedication. Keller, of Lexington, served on the high court from 1999 to 2005 and spent 22 years on Fayette County Circuit Court.

Lexington artist Marcia Park Cone painted the portrait, which she and Keller's family unveiled in a packed courtroom.

Keller died of cancer June 2 at the age of 71. The ceremony was already scheduled at the time of his death.


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