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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky state Sen. Paul Hornback, a prominent voice on farming as a committee chairman, said Wednesday that he won't seek another term in 2022 but downplayed blistering criticism he received from a fellow Republican, U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie. Hornback, first elected …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky residents now have the option of getting their driver's license renewed online. The service launched Monday with Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray saying it would lead to “greater efficiency, greater security and more choices” for drivers. …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky lawmaker, her daughter and a Louisville activist have filed a lawsuit over their arrests on felony riot charges during last summer's racial injustice protests. State Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat, filed the suit Monday in Louisville with Ashanti Scott and …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Fathers will get free admission to the Louisville Zoo on Father's Day. Kids can bring their fathers to the zoo’s admission windows to receive a free ticket, according to a news release from the zoo. No advanced reservation is required. Attractions include …
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun overcame a tough trip and a stubborn rival in Weyburn to win the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park. It was Mandaloun’s first start since Derby, and it wasn’t an easy race for the 3-10 favorite. Mandaloun …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Friday declared his state’s deadly fight against COVID-19 a “success story” as he ended most pandemic restrictions, and said his state lessened the crisis because Kentuckians ultimately put science ahead of politics. The Democratic …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general challenged a new state parole board rule Friday, claiming the policy gives “the worst of the worst” another chance at having their life-in-prison sentences cut short. The rule applies to dozens of inmates, including some of …
EARLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky city is receiving a $610,000 in federal funding to improve its water infrastructure. The city of Earlington in Hopkins County will use the money for water system improvements. The project will also get $390,000 in local matching funds, according …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's revenue collections in May continued to far outpace last year's pandemic-battered performance, Gov. Andy Beshear's administration said. General Fund receipts last month rose nearly 57% — or nearly $443 million — above the amount collected in May 2020, …
FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Kentucky's highest court heard clashing views Thursday on the scope of executive powers as it reviewed Republican-backed laws that were meant to limit the Democratic governor's authority to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The nearly hourlong Supreme Court hearing …
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Mandaloun is returning to racing for the first time since finishing second in the Kentucky Derby, for which he could still be named the winner if Medina Spirit is disqualified for failing a postrace drug test. Trainer Brad Cox on Thursday entered Mandaloun in the …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky residents in 22 more counties are eligible to seek disaster unemployment benefits, the state said. The announcement Wednesday by the Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance results from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's approval of the governor's …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — A military medical service operation that will provide free health services is coming to eastern Kentucky in July. Military health care workers will operate clinics roughly between July 10 and July 21 as part of the Operation Gateway Kentucky Innovative Readiness …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky reported 361 new coronavirus cases and 12 more virus-related deaths Wednesday as the number of Kentuckians vaccinated against COVID-19 approaches 2.1 million. The statewide rate of positive cases was down slightly at 2.06%. The number of Kentuckians …
LONDON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man charged with murder in federal court after his state homicide conviction was pardoned by a former governor will be released on bond pending trial. U.S. Magistrate Judge Hanly A. Ingram issued an order Wednesday allowing Patrick Baker to be placed in home …
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A bridge over the Ohio River that connects Kentucky and Indiana needs repair work, which means some lanes will be closed longer than expected, officials said. The three left lanes of the Interstate 65 Kennedy Bridge were closed Monday for an inspection and crews …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky prosecutor who twice ran for statewide office was indicted on wire fraud charges stemming from an alleged scheme that funneled more than $365,000 from a delinquent tax fund into personal accounts, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Lawrence County Attorney …
LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — Kentucky reported 614 new coronavirus cases and six virus-related deaths Tuesday, continuing a steady plateau of low case numbers. Over 2 million Kentuckians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to a tweet by Gov. Andy Beshear. These …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Residents of nine eastern Kentucky counties hit by severe flooding this year may be eligible to apply for disaster food benefits, Gov. Andy Beshear said. The seven-day application period began Monday, the governor said. The food benefits are for flood-affected …
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The longtime state executive who inherited oversight of Kentucky's beleaguered unemployment insurance system during the COVID-19 pandemic is stepping down as labor secretary. Labor Secretary Larry Roberts' retirement, effective at the end of June, was announced …

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