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Kentucky’s unemployment rate at 7.9 percent in March 2014

Posted: 04/17/2014 - 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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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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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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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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