Fired aide gets better-paying state job
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- A Legislative Research Commission employee who was fired after appearing in a video for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes has been hired into a better-paying state job.
2013 unemployment up or same in half Kentucky counties
- While the annual unemployment rates were lower in 51 Kentucky counties in 2013 than in 2012, the rates went up or stayed the same in more than half of the state's counties.
Lawmakers are running out of time in current legislative session
- Lawmakers have until midnight on Tuesday to accomplish what they hoped to have accomplished during this legislative session.
Thief steals pastor's wallet in Frankfort church
- The pastor recognized the man, seen in surveillance video using his stolen card, because of the peculiar T-shirt he was wearing.
Kentucky budget surplus less likely
- 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.
June trial set for man charged with threatening governor
- A trial date has been set for a Kentucky man charged with threatening to kill the state's governor, first lady and their family in a series of Facebook postings.
State workers describe sexual harassment
- 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.
Franklin Co. couple found passed out in car with infant inside
- A Franklin County Couple is in jail, accused of being high on drugs with a child in the car.
Nicholasville NOW announces 2014 Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest
- The Kentucky Wine & Vine Fest will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014 in Downtown Nicholasville, Kentucky.
Berea College students handcraft 120 chairs for Governor’s Mansion
- As part of the Governor’s Mansion Centennial Celebration, student-artists from Berea College have handcrafted 120 new chairs for the Governor’s Mansion.
Keeneland releases security protocols forToyota Blue Grass Stakes
- Keeneland announced enhanced security measures for horses competing in the Toyota Blue Grass, to be held on Saturday, April 12.
Kentucky joins national texting enforcement movement
- Kentucky officials are saying if you drive and text, you will pay.
Kentucky House panel OKs anti-heroin measure
- A Kentucky House panel has cleared a measure aimed at stemming the tide of heroin abuse in the state.
27 Ky. artists display work in Derby exhibit
- Works from 27 Kentucky artists are being included in the 2014 Governor's Derby Exhibit in Frankfort.
Church treasurer victim of attempted robbery in Frankfort church
- Police looking for subject who did not get any cash.
Judge: Eminent domain can't be used for pipeline
- A judge has decided that eminent domain can't be used to take private land to build a natural gas pipeline through Kentucky.
Grimes calls for victim privacy
- Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes launched a program on Tuesday aimed at keeping the addresses of domestic violence and sexual assault victims out of publicly available voter records.
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