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48 min ago | WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentucky's Bourbon inventory tops five million barrels

A high-speed chase that started in Jeffersontown Tuesday morning ended in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant on Dixie Highway after police rammed the suspect's car.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, US Governors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

ABC News

Biden Among Urban League Meeting Speakers in Ohio

National Urban League leaders will focus on jobs and pay in U.S. cities during a conference this week that will draw some top Democratic and Republican politicians courting minority support.

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Related Topix: Ohio, National Urban League, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Joe Biden, US Governors, Barack Obama

WKYT

Passion for veterans lands Heather French Henry new role

Her name has been tossed around the Kentucky political arena more than once, but recently an appointment from Governor Steve Beshear landed a former Miss America in Frankfort.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, US Governors, Life, Veteran Affairs

Sunherald.com

Beshear: Health rulings won't affect Kentucky

Beshear said in a statement released by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services that premium assistance that Kentucky enrollees have qualified for also won't be affected.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Cincinnati.com

Beshear to sign bill in Covington

Gov. Beshear to sign angel investor bill in Covington Gov. Beshear to sign angel investor bill in Covington Check out this story on cincinnati.com: http://cin.ci/1mAO5R4 Northern Kentucky has become the epicenter of the state's startup industry, despite obstacles such as a less favorable tax climate than neighboring Cincinnati.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Covington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Mayor Gray hires new manager for his re-election campaign

A former campaign staffer for Gov. Steve Beshear and an alumnus of Mayor Jim Gray's 2010 campaign has taken over the helm of Gray's re-election campaign.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, University of Kentucky

Harlan Daily Enterprise

News in briefJuly 21st | 0

Kentucky elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy will visit a central Kentucky coal power plant to tout a project that will capture and store carbon dioxide emissions.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Department of Energy, US Governors, University of Kentucky, US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Lexington Herald-Leader

Number of Kentucky children living in poverty increasing

Kentucky children’s economic security is far worse off today than in 1990, according to the National KIDS COUNT Data Book released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Family, Kids, Health, Medicaid, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Louisville's Against the Grain to expand, add tasting room

Against the Grain, the Louisville brewery at Slugger Field, will join the craft beer big leagues with a major expansion to quadruple production.

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Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Beer, Drink, US Governors

WKYT

Ribbon cut on state's first project to make coal plants cleaner

Governor Steve Beshear, state officials and energy company leaders cut the ribbon on the state's first megawatt-scale carbon capture pilot unit at Kentucky Utilities' E.W. Brown Generating Station, near Harrodsburg.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Project at Ky. coal plant to trap carbon dioxide

They will be breaking ground on the carbon capture pilot system at the E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

More than $2.1M approved for farm projects

The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board says the funding goes to 19 projects, ranging from a farm-to-table program in Louisville to a livestock slaughter facility in McLean County to a shared-use equipment program in Carter County.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Agriculture, Science, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Cincinnati.com

Beshear grab of fees, special taxes resented

Beshear grab of fees, special taxes resented It frustrated advocates who note fund transfers have become common in Kentucky budgeting.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, KY, US Governors

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

not So Lean $91 million find says much about room in state budget

Governor Steve Beshear announced late this week that he has plugged a $91 million "hole" in the state budget for the fiscal year just ended.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kentucky, Opinion

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Robust Eastern Kentucky economy starts with good health

This summer, SOAR is holding hundreds of listening sessions across Eastern Kentucky to gather feedback on what communities feel is required for a brighter future.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Eastern, KY, US Governors, Prestonsburg, KY, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition

Lexington Herald-Leader

State to terminate a contract with mental health agency that left retirement system

Gov. Steve Beshear's administration decided Friday to terminate on Oct. 31 a $3.7 million contract with Seven Counties Services, a mental health agency in Louisville that has won court approval to pull out of the state's troubled retirement system.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Louisville, KY, Jefferson County, KY

News Max

Rand Paul: Kentucky Can't Prohibit Running for President, Senator

Libertarian conservative Sen. Rand Paul, a defender of states' rights, is arguing that Kentucky does not have the authority to prohibit him from simultaneously running for president and seeking re-election to his current office in 2016, The Daily Beast reported.

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Free Republic

Former Ky. Democratic operative using Ky. campaign tactics in Kansas governor's race

Jason Perkey cut his teeth in politics working campaigns in the Bluegrass and now the Louisville, Kentucky native is applying the lessons he learned from his time in the state to the Kansas governor's race.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Free Republic

Fancy Farm Update: Big names, new rules and an updated stage for the annual political picnic

Event organizers of the 134th Fancy Farm Picnic are firming up the last of their speaking roster for this year's event as the main attraction of Grimes versus McConnell has staff updating the venue, and guests are being warned to be respectful as a national TV audience descends upon the village of Fancy Farm.

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Daily Kos

The New Political Pornography: The Democratic Gerrymandering of Kentucky

Over the past couple of years, I've enjoyed reading fantasy House redistricting scenarios from DK users such as GoUBears and Stephen Wolf .

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Related Topix: Representative John Yarmuth, US Politics, Ben Chandler, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Kentucky, US Governors, 9

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