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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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Lawmakers reviewing Rupp Arena financing proposal

Updated: 04/14/2014 - Supporters of a plan to help finance Rupp Arena's renovation are mounting one last effort to persuade Kentucky lawmakers to include state-backed bonding for the project. It's the legislative equivalent of a last-second shot at the buzzer.

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NRA endorses McConnell in GOP primary

Posted: 04/11/2014 - The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund has endorsed U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in the May 20 Republican primary.

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Kentucky budget surplus less likely

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Kentucky's general fund tax revenues increased 2.4 percent in March - enough to ward off a deficit but not enough to promise a surplus.

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Kentucky Gives Day raises over $440,000

Updated: 04/10/2014 - With only six hour left in its 24 hours of online giving, Kentucky Gives Day has reached nearly $325,000 in donations from over 1600 donors.

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State workers describe sexual harassment

Posted: 04/08/2014 - Two employees of the House Democratic leadership have told an ethics panel that a former state representative sexually harassed them before he resigned over the allegations.

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Kentucky redistricting creates political stasis

Posted: 03/31/2014 - Despite a contentious lawsuit and dramatic regional population shifts, Kentucky's 2013 congressional and legislative redistricting processes have resulted in political stasis.

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Juvenile justice bill clears Ky. House

Posted: 03/27/2014 - The Kentucky House has passed a bill promoted as making the biggest changes to the state's juvenile justice system in decades.

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House OKs bill related to Big Sandy Power Plant

Posted: 03/25/2014 - The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would require the state's Public Service Commission to reconsider its decision allowing Kentucky Power Co. to shutter part of the Big Sandy Power Plant at Louisa.

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