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Beshear: 413,000 sign up for health care in Ky

Posted: 04/22/2014 - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says more than 413,410 people have signed up for health insurance through Kentucky's marketplace in the first enrollment period that ended March 31.

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McConnell touts his conservative record in TV ad

Posted: 04/21/2014 - 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.

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Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 7.9 percent in March 2014

Updated: 04/23/2014 - Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose slightly to 7.9 percent in March 2014 from a revised 7.8 percent in February 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

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Ky. food charity recovers from scandal

Posted: 04/17/2014 - Leaders at Kentucky Harvest say the organization is going strong more than a year after its founder was charged with taking money from a separate charity.

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Heroin bill's failure leads to disappointment

Updated: 04/17/2014 - A bill that many say would've helped the fight on Heroin in Kentucky failed to pass, and many are expressing their disappointment in lawmakers falling short.

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Jury deliberating in ex-priest sex abuse case

Posted: 04/16/2014 - A jury has gone into deliberations in the trial of a former Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing two teenage boys in Louisville in the 1970s.

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Senate leaders ask for special session

Updated: 04/16/2014 - When midnight came Tuesday, there were several issues in front of the General Assembly that still hadn't been discussed. That leaves open the possibility of a special session to tackle some of those issues.

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UK tournament celebrations cost Lexington nearly $150K

Updated: 04/15/2014 - University of Kentucky fans in Lexington were excited and still are about the men's basketball team making it to the championship. Its celebrations, however, cost the city some serious money.

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Law grad gets life term in Kentucky woman's death

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A New York City prosecutor says a University of Florida law school graduate has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the torture and death of his girlfriend.

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Grimes raised $2.7 million in first quarter

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Alison Lundergan Grimes raised more money than Mitch McConnell in the past three months, but the Democratic U.S. Senate candidate still trails the Senate Republican leader by a 2-to-1 margin in available funds.

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Full lunar eclipse delights Americas

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse - at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

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Rupp Arena financing plan still in limbo

Updated: 04/15/2014 - A last-minute proposal to provide state-backed bonding to renovate Rupp Arena remains in limbo on the final day of the Kentucky legislative session.

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NC man convicted in Ky wants conviction overturned

Posted: 04/15/2014 - A North Carolina man says his attorney did an insufficient job of representing him and wants a federal judge to overturn his conviction of complicity to commit murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend.

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