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Southern Baptists hold annual meeting with lots to debate

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southern Baptist Convention held its largest gathering in decades Tuesday amid debates over race and sexual abuse, a concerted effort to push the conservative denomination even further to the right and a bellwether election to pick its next president.

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Redrawing of congressional and legislative districts delayed

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – While the job redrawing Kentucky’s Congressional and legislative districts every 10 years is a difficult enough task, a four-month delay in getting official U. S. Census data will make it even tougher.

Deadline extended to apply for disaster benefits

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – An extension has been granted for Eastern Kentuckians in nine counties affected by the historic flooding in February and March to apply for disaster food stamp benefits.
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'A summer of freedom': Vaccine gives new meaning to July 4th

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants to imbue Independence Day with new meaning this year by encouraging nationwide celebrations to mark the country's effective return to normalcy after 16 …
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MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering balls

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start June 21.
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UMass to honor Calipari with statue in HOF ceremony this fall

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — John Calipari will be among four statues that will be unveiled at the University of Massachusetts next fall.

Grad transfer guard West wants to help Cards 'win big'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Jarrod West has only been on the University of Louisville campus for less than two weeks, but it's already feeling like home to him. West is UofL coach Chris Mack's latest …
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Track Record: Owensboro resident builds train for churches' VBS

OWENSBORO, Ky. - When it comes to building set pieces and props, Glenn Hamilton only has to picture the various shapes in his mind.

Southern Baptists appoint 64 missionaries in Sending Celebration

NASHVILLE (BP) – International Mission Board President Paul Chitwood made a confession to the thousands gathered in the Music City Center on Monday. As 2020 dragged on, he said, challenge after challenge made the IMB’s goals seem further and further beyond reach.
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Annie Murphy's new show takes aim at familiar sitcom tropes

NEW YORK (AP) — "Schitt’s Creek" star Annie Murphy's new AMC series “Kevin Can F Himself" presents itself as one of those traditional multicamera comedies with a laugh track and corny …
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Car bomb explodes inside Colombia military base

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A car bomb exploded Tuesday inside a military base in the Colombian border town of Cucuta, according to several media outlets based in that city. Footage shared on …

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