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Grimes to make statement about Senate race

Posted: 07/01/2013 - Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will meet privately with supporters in Frankfort and then brief reporters at 3 p.m.

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Report: Discount bridge tolls won't be pursued

Posted: 06/28/2013 - A draft report says Kentucky and Indiana transportation officials won't pursue discounted tolls for minority and poor drivers crossing the new Ohio River bridges that will connect the two states because it would be too difficult to regulate.

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Rand Paul testing 2016 waters during SC visit

Updated: 06/28/2013 - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he's hoping to show people in the early presidential primary state of South Carolina that he can appeal to a broad audience.

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KYTC Announces I-75 Connector Project Zones

Updated: 06/27/2013 - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet today announced four zones, or possible, broad US 27 to I-75 connector pathways that will be studied in greater detail during the next year and compared with the “No-Build Option.”

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Federal judge Johnstone dies at 91

Posted: 06/27/2013 - The federal judge credited with the historic settlement between inmates and the state of Kentucky has died. Edward Johnstone was 91.

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Kentuckians react to gay marriage rulings

Updated: 06/26/2013 - Kentuckians on both sides of the gay marriage debate are finding reasons to praise the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on the issue.

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TV ad tries to link Grimes with Obama

Posted: 06/25/2013 - A conservative group is running a pre-emptive TV ad attacking Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes. The ad links Grimes to President Barack Obama by calling her the president's "cheerleader" in Kentucky.

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New IRS chief: Inappropriate screening was broader

Updated: 06/24/2013 - The head of the Internal Revenue Service says inappropriate screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than was previously disclosed.

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New Kentucky state laws go into effect Tuesday

Posted: 06/24/2013 - Ranging from human trafficking to tougher rules on probation for those convicted of killing police officers or firefighters, new laws approved during the Kentucky General Assembly's 2013 regular session go into effect on June 25.

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Candidates prepare for special House election

Posted: 06/24/2013 - Kentucky Republicans hope to narrow their deficit in the state House while Democrats aim to keep a seat they've held for years as voters in a central Kentucky district prepare to elect a new state representative.

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Postsecondary ed chief gets contract extension

Posted: 06/21/2013 - The head of the Council on Postsecondary Education has been granted a two-year contract extension that continues his $360,000-a-year salary plus a $40,000-a-year housing allowance.

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