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Voting rights, gambling and ballot questions on legislature's agenda
Even as thousands of Kentuckians marched on the state Capitol last week and called for voting rights for ex-felons, lawmakers have yet to reach an accord on the issue in the 2014 General Assembly.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
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Ky. Auditor Edelen, state Sen. Thayer spar over Senate's handling of...
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) March 06--FRANKFORT -- A "deeply frustrated" state Auditor Adam Edelen accused Senate Republican leaders, especially Majority floor leader Damon Thayer, of blocking for political reasons a cyber-security bill he is pushing.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Auditor says foundation should gift office building to Bluegrass Area Development District
The owner of the Lexington office building that houses the Bluegrass Area Development District should give the building to the district, State Auditor Adam Edelen said Tuesday.
Military graduations and promotions of area residents.
He is the son of Carolyn and Steven Fish of Richmond. The airman is a 2013 graduate of Madison Central High School.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Harsh winter causes more potholes to pop up in Kentucky
It's a side effect of this long winter we've had--those pesky potholes have been popping up everywhere from neighborhood streets to interstates.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Changes to voting bill would leave more than half of Kentucky felons without the right to vote
More than half of the 180,000 Kentuckians barred from voting because of a felony conviction would remain permanently disenfranchised under changes the Kentucky Senate made last week to a voting rights bill, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the League of Women Voters of Kentucky.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
GOP Senate makes farce of voting rights amendment
It has thumbed its collective nose at 180,000 Kentuckians who have served their time for felony convictions but still aren't allowed to vote, and the thousands of people who have worked for years to restore their voting rights - and told them they should be thankful.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Second-grader beaten at bus stop by classmates
Classmates beat a second-grader up enough Wednesday that he was taken to a hospital for treatment.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Kentucky Senate appears poised to approve constitutional amendment on felon voting rights
After years of languishing in the Republican-led Senate, a constitutional amendment that would restore voting rights for most ex-felons appears poised to win legislative approval Wednesday at the behest of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Merlene Davis: Sexual assault survivor will address rally in capitol rotunda
For the past several years, staff and volunteers at Kentucky's 13 rape crisis centers have gathered in Frankfort to recognize the hard work they do to bring awareness to a serious problem.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Police seek Nelson County woman who disappeared with children
Kentucky State Police are searching for a Nelson County woman who disappeared with her children after picking them up at school Jan. 31. The children's father, who has primary custody, has had no contact with Madison or the children since then, state police said.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Kentucky Senate leader says there's no sentiment to act on expanded gambling
There is no sentiment in the state Senate to approve expanded gambling in Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer said Monday night after Senate Republicans met for more than an hour behind closed doors to discuss the issue.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Scott County: Singing librarian to perform Saturday at Scott County library
The Singing Librarian, Joel Caithamer, will perform at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Scott County Public Library, 104 South Bradford Lane, Georgetown.
Georgetown gets $10M gift for social innovation
This handout photo provided by Georgetown University, taken in Jan. 2012, shows Olga Maria and Alberto Beeck.
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KSP Arrests Lexington Man For Lottery Ticket Fraud
On February 7, 2014, troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 12 in Frankfort arrested Jeffrey L. Riley, 55 years old, of Lexington, Ky., on charges related to the fraudulent use of promotional lottery tickets.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Bluegrass Poll | Kentucky voters want option to raise local sales tax, but lawmakers reluctant
Most Kentuckians favor giving local communities the option to raise their own sales tax -- for a limited time to pay for specific projects such as roads or libraries, according to the latest Bluegrass Poll.
Eight Horses Die in Central KY Barn Fire
A Feb. 9 barn fire at Equine Integrated Medicine veterinary clinic near Georgetown, Ky., has killed eight horses, seven of which were Thoroughbreds.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Regional Kentucky Lottery corporation manager faces lottery-ticket fraud charges
A regional manager for the Kentucky Lottery Corporation is accused of fraudulently using lottery tickets after an investigation into 1,800 missing tickets, according to the Kentucky State Police.
Lexington fire graduates 14 firefighters in officers course
The course, which is in its second year, was started by lieutenants and captains that recognized a need for education aimed at helping newly promoted lieutenants be more successful in their transition from firefighters.