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No big changes to Kentucky Derby security plan

Updated: 04/24/2013 - Louisville police are not planning major security upgrades at this year's Kentucky Derby in the wake of the Boston terror attack, but they are asking track visitors to be vigilant on race day.

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Gabbard among inductees into Ky. Journalism Hall of Fame

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Five new members have been inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. The ceremoney took place Tuesday afternoon during a luncheon sponsored by the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications Association at The Thoroughbred Center in Lexington.

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Grimes still wrestling with decision on Senate bid

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is still wrestling with the idea of seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell in next year's election.

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Gov. Beshear signs bill for children with severe allergies

Updated: 04/23/2013 - Governor Steve Beshear today ceremonially signed House Bill 172, a measure to encourage schools to keep emergency medication on hand for children who can suffer severe, life-threatening allergic reactions.

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Morehead State faces budget pressure

Posted: 04/22/2013 - The president of Morehead State University says a smaller than expected tuition increase ceiling from the state will put pressure on the school's budget.

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect is charged

Updated: 04/22/2013 - Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill - a crime that carries a possible death sentence.

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Sen. Paul: Justice system can handle bombing case

Posted: 04/22/2013 - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul says he believes the federal justice system is "fully capable of prosecuting" a 19-year-old man suspected of detonating deadly bombs at the Boston Marathon.

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McConnell ad seizes on recording, far left jabs

Updated: 04/18/2013 - The McConnell campaign will begin airing a statewide TV spot on Friday that seizes on a secret recording of the senator that is tied to a liberal super PAC.

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McConnell, Rogers praise generic pill ruling

Posted: 04/16/2013 - U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers are praising the Food and Drug Administration's decision requiring generic versions of OxyContin to be tamper-resistant.

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Officials share ideas to fight rise in fire deaths

Posted: 04/16/2013 - Fire officials from across the state have begun discussing ways Kentuckians can stop the rising number of accidental fire deaths, which have claimed 30 people so far this year.

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Obama: Boston explosions investigated as terrorism

Updated: 04/16/2013 - President Barack Obama says the explosions at the Boston Marathon are being investigated as an act of terror, although authorities still don't know who is responsible.

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Beshear nearing decision on Medicaid expansion

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Gov. Steve Beshear could be weeks away from deciding whether to expand the state's Medicaid program to cover, by some estimates, an additional 300,000 Kentuckians.

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