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28 min ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

Bardstown takes pride in small town hospitality

BEAUTIFUL SMALL TOWN IN AMERICA" W-L-K-Y'S LEXY SCHEEN TAKES US TO BARDSTOWN KENTUCKY IN THIS WEEK'S "SMALL TOWN SUNDAY."

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Related Topix: Bardstown, KY

4 hrs ago | WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Theme Park: Breast Feeding Is Up To Women

The Courier-Journal reports the statement stems from a social media outcry following a woman's claim she was asked to breast feed privately at the Louisville theme park.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Kentucky Kairos #1

I know I'm the new kid on the block in Kentucky. But I care very much about something called Kairos that is coming to the blue grass state's Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Prison, Kentucky State Penitentiary, State Prisons, Pennsylvania, US News, Liberal Political News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Fight for Kentucky World War II hero to get Medal of Honor goes on 16 years after his death

The campaign to have Kentucky-born Army 1st Lt. Garlin Murl Conner awarded the Medal of Honor continues despite a setback.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kentucky set to license pastoral counselors to provide faith-based mental health services

For nearly 20 years, Glenn D. Williams has been a professional Christian mental health counselor, helping people with problems such as marital difficulties, addictions and depression.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Steve Beshear

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

87-Year-Old Lexington Man Dies From Injuries In Assault

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that John Tully died Sunday at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky

WHAS11

Drug suspect accused of trying to swallow evidence

Police say a central Kentucky man facing drug-related charges tried to chew and swallow the evidence.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY

KFVS12

Fundraising falling short for Grandpa Jones marker

A group raising money to put up a historical marker honoring country music entertainer Louis "Grandpa" Jones at his western Kentucky birthplace says it's been disappointed by the response so far.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Small Town Sunday: Bardstown, Kentucky

There's about 12,000 people living in or around Bardstown, Kentucky, making it the biggest small town we've visited so far, but residents said their town is getting better and better.

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Related Topix: Bardstown, KY, Nelson County, KY

The Island Packet

Ohio County native wins Miss Kentucky

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that Carpenter's platform as Miss Kentucky is raising awareness of multiple sclerosis, which she was diagnosed with in 2010.

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Related Topix: Hartford, KY, University of Kentucky

WLEX-TV Lexington

New Miss Kentucky Crowned

Congratulations are in order for Ramsey Carpenter. The 23 year old is a native of Hartford and a graduate of the University of Kentucky.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health

WDRB-TV Louisville

Sunday Edition | After 54 years, Kentucky's longest serving inmate has chance for release

Russ Smith got off to a slow start, but finished fast, with 20-points, including 10 in the fourth quarter to help his New Orleans Pelicans squad to a 19-point comeback and a victory in his first NBA Summer League action.

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Related Topix: Prison, Louisville, KY, La Grange, KY, State Prisons, Kentucky State Reformatory

Cincinnati.com

Kenton County Fair returns July 14-19

Kenton County Fair returns July 14-19 Early ticket discounts and a new pageant are among the changes for the Kenton County Fair.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Grayson News Gazette

To join or not to join? That is the (right-t...

Last week, we praised the Kentucky Supreme Court's ruling prohibiting unelected bureaucrats from enforcing smoking bans on private property while giving elected officials a pass on a controversial policy.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Illinois, Illinois Government, Rod Blagojevich, US Governors, Pat Quinn, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

Cincinnati.com

Campbell official cool to debate inviteCampbell official cool to...

Campbell official cool to debate invite Democratic opponent argues public deserves more discussion ahead of election Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mqwKPi Four months before the November election, Campbell County Judge-executive Steve Pendery - the county's top leader - remains noncommittal to repeated requests for more ... (more)

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Eblen: Scholars, curators get close look at Kentucky art history

Most people think early Kentucky was only a place of log cabins and coonskin caps.

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Related Topix: Kentucky Government, Madison County, KY, Frankfort, KY, Louisville, KY

The News Tribune

Artists capture sea life on aquarium wall

A team from ArtWorks Cincinnati is painting the massive image that includes a 35-foot-long sand tiger shark and 25-foot-tall African penguin.

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Related Topix: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Northern Kentucky University

WFIE-TV Evansville

2 inmates found in Kentucky

According to KSP, around 6 a.m. on Sunday, the Hopkins County Sheriff's Office received an anonymous tip that Michael Houston and Joshua Barber were staying at a home in the Nortonville Community of Hopkins County.

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Related Topix: Hopkins County, KY, Madisonville, KY, Paducah, KY

WNYC-AM New York

What Can $100 Million Buy You - Besides An Election In Kentucky?

For the amount of money that's expected to be spent in the Kentucky race for U.S. Senate this year, you could buy a bottle of the state's own Maker's Mark whiskey for nearly every man, woman and child in the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

WHAS11

Conway exploring possibility of opting out of reformulated gas sales

Frustrated with high gas prices and inaction by the federal government on his anti-trust investigation of a gasoline wholesaler, Attorney General Jack Conway tells WHAS11 he is discussing a discontinuation of the sale of reformulated gasoline in Louisville and Northern Kentucky.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Environment, Science, US Governors, Steve Beshear, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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