Kentucky's Salato Wildlife Education Center is reopening

Kentucky's Salato Wildlife Education Center is reopening this week, complete with renovations made during the facility's winter closure
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Kentucky House OKs school safety bill after deadly shooting

The Kentucky House of Representatives has passed a school safety bill more than one year after two students were killed in a shooting at a western Kentucky high
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Kentucky Senate passes felony expungement bill

The Kentucky Senate has overwhelmingly passed a bill to extend the number of low-level felons who can apply to have their records expunged
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Kentucky House votes to put 'In God We Trust' in schools

Public schools in Kentucky would have to display "In God We Trust" in a prominent location next school year under a bill that has cleared the state House of Rep
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In tobacco state, students testify about youngsters' vaping

A push to ban e-cigarettes and other vaping products for people under 21 has been resurrected in Kentucky after heartfelt testimony from some middle school stud
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Democratic candidates make pitches to party leaders

Three Kentucky Democrats took turns pitching their credentials as the strongest candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Matt Bevin as they appeared before a grou
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Edelen calls for overhaul of criminal-justice system

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Adam Edelen said Friday he wants to make changes to Kentucky's criminal justice system from start to finish, with proposals s
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Democrats try to make gains with governors in 2019 elections

Though the national political focus has largely turned to the 2020 presidential campaign, three Southern states will see hard-fought governors' races this year,
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Kentucky lawmakers advance 'abortion reversal' proposal

A Kentucky legislative panel has advanced a proposal that would require abortion providers to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions that the procedure ca
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Kentucky House votes to borrow $50 million for park system

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives has voted to borrow $50 million to fix up the state's park system
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GOP lawmaker, once unemployed, seeks to reduce benefits

A Republican Kentucky lawmaker who said he received unemployment benefits 20 years ago is sponsoring a bill that would cut those benefits
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State lawmakers place their bets on sports gambling

Legislatures in roughly two dozen states are considering bills to legalize sports gambling after a US Supreme Court ruling last year ended Nevada's monopoly
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Kentucky GOP trying again with teacher pension bill

Republicans in Kentucky are trying again with a bill that would make changes to the state's troubled public pension plan for teachers
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Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate

Utility companies in Kentucky could pay less for the power they buy from people with solar panels on their homes under a bill that has cleared the state House o
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Senate passes bill to allow wine shipments into the state

A bill that would allow direct out-of-state shipments of wine to Kentucky consumers has won overwhelming approval in the state Senate
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Kentucky closer to banning most abortions if Roe overturned

The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its decision legalizing the procedure nation
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Trump-dominated board to close coal plant, despite his plea

A federal utility board has voted to close a coal-fired power plant in Kentucky, rejecting pleas from President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mit
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Kentucky Senate passes fetal heartbeat abortion bill

Kentucky lawmakers heard the beating heart of a woman's unborn baby on Thursday as they advanced a bill to ban most abortions in the state once a fetal heartbea
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Kentucky candidate denied Trump nickname on 2019 ballot

A Republican candidate in Kentucky says he's ready to fight to keep his nickname on the spring primary ballot
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GOP candidate withdraws challenge for Kentucky House seat

Republican candidate DJ Johnson has withdrawn his challenge of a close Kentucky state House race
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Bevin administration fires pair of prisons administrators

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's administration has fired the commissioner and operations manager of the state's prison system
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Kentucky justices review 'Marsy's Law' ballot language

Kentucky's Supreme Court has heard arguments about whether a proposed amendment to the state's Constitution outlining rights for crime victims was worded correc
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Kentucky bourbon distilleries draw record number of visits

Kentucky distilleries are reporting another record year for bourbon tourism in the state that produces most of the world's bourbon
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Bevin running mate mentioned in Medicare fraud lawsuit

A Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Kentucky was one of a dozen doctors federal authorities said received improper gifts from a home health agency
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