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Reality Check: Comparing $2M for Rupp Arena's naming rights

Updated: 04/15/2014 - As the proposal to provide state-backed bonding to renovate Rupp Arena remains in limbo in the hours of the Kentucky legislative session, plans call for $2-million to come from selling the arena's naming rights.

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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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Kentucky House approves ethics reform

Updated: 04/14/2014 - House lawmakers overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Legislative Ethics Commission on Monday following the panel's decision last week to not punish a former lawmaker accused of sexual harassment.

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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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Churchill Downs to keep more from each bet

Updated: 04/11/2014 - Churchill Downs plans to start taking a bigger cut from bets wagered on its races, which means gamblers cashing winning tickets will collect less money.

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No word whether Ky. Family Dollar stores among 370 to close

Updated: 04/10/2014 - Family Dollar says it will be cutting jobs and closing about 370 underperforming stores as it looks for ways to improve its financial performance. It says it will also cut prices on about 1,000 basic items.

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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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