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Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones To Host Fancy Farm Political Speaking

May 27, 2015

Jones will introduce the candidates and make remarks as the emcee of the 135th annual St. Jerome Catholic Church picnic that has become the premiere political event in the state. Read Story


Bevin, McConnell Joint Appearances Will Have to Wait

May 27, 2015

Kentucky Republicans waiting to see U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell put his arm around his political nemesis Matt Bevin will have to wait a little longer. Read Story

Kentucky State Sen. Brandon Smith Acquitted of DUI, Guilty of Speeding

May 22, 2015

Republican state Sen. Brandon Smith has been acquitted of driving under the influence of alcohol. Read Story

Court Allows Extra Time for 12 Absentee Ballots Cast in Kentucky’s Primary

May 19, 2015

The Kentucky secretary of state's office says the return deadline for a dozen military and overseas ballots has been extended by 11 days. Read Story

American Pharoah Wins Preakness on Sloppy Track

May 16, 2015

With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the Belmont Stakes to become the sport's first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Read Story

Fayette School Board Terminates Contract With Search Firm

May 4, 2015

The Fayette County school board has voted to terminate its contract with PROACT Search Inc. Read Story

Lovely Maria Wins Kentucky Oaks

May 1, 2015

Lovely Maria took charge in the stretch to pass Angela Renee and went on to win the 141st Kentucky Oaks on Friday at Churchill Downs. Read Story

Ex-Louisville Basketball Player Chris Jones Cleared on Rape Charge

April 29, 2015

A grand jury has cleared former Louisville basketball player Chris Jones on rape and sodomy charges. Read Story

JCPS Superintendent Announces Plans to Reorganize School District

April 23, 2015

The superintendent of Kentucky's largest school district has announced a reorganization plan that would outsource legal services, create a new chief business officer and replace the human resources director. Read Story

School Breakfast and School Lunch at Washington-Lee High School Arlington, Virginia

Kentucky Grocery Costs Show First Decline Since June 2013

April 22, 2015

Prices of retail food items in Kentucky fell during the last quarter, the first time since June 2013, in a survey of grocery costs. Read Story


9 Charged in Mass Theft of Pappy Van Winkle, Wild Turkey Bourbon

April 21, 2015

Nine people have been indicted on charges of stealing what Kentucky authorities say was more bourbon whiskey than one person could drink in a lifetime. Read Story


Indiana Governor Extends Scott County Needle-Exchange Program to Curb HIV

April 20, 2015

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has extended a needle-exchange program in a southern Indiana county to help combat an HIV outbreak. Read Story


University of Kentucky Student Fatally Shot Near Campus

April 17, 2015

Police say a University of Kentucky student was fatally shot in an altercation near campus. Read Story

Kentucky’s Jobless Rate Drops to 5.1 Percent in March

April 17, 2015

Kentucky officials say the state's unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in March, the lowest rate since June 2001. Read Story

Teddy Bridgewater Will Be The Grand Marshal for Pegasus Parade

April 14, 2015

Minnesota Vikings quarterback and former University of Louisville standout Teddy Bridgewater has been selected as grand marshal of the Kentucky Derby Festival Pegasus Parade later this month. Read Story