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Fancy Farm Turnout Shows Labor Opposition To Right-To-Work

August 3, 2015

To date, Kentucky supporters of right-to-work laws have run into multiple roadblocks — namely, the Democratic-controlled House and a Democratic governor. Read Story

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53 Percent of Kentuckians Oppose Same-Sex Marriage, Poll Says

August 3, 2015

Kentuckians may be changing their minds—very slowly—when it comes to same sex marriage, a new poll suggests. Read Story

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has surged to the top of GOP presidential primary polls despite a slew of controversial comments since he launched his campaign in June.

Get Ready For The Biggest Week Yet In The GOP Race For President

August 3, 2015

The inaugural 2016 debate for the White House on Thursday will be the first time many voters will be tuning into the volatile GOP campaign, and candidates are praying they'll get a boost and not a bust from the face-off. Read Story

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McConnell (Briefly) Endorses Bevin For Kentucky Governor During Fancy Farm

August 2, 2015

In a rare moment for the 2015 election, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday spoke on behalf of his former intraparty rival Matt Bevin, endorsing him for Kentucky governor during the Fancy Farm picnic. Read Story

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Accusations Of Nepotism And Pedicures In Kentucky Attorney General Race

August 1, 2015

If you listened to the candidates at the Fancy Farm Picnic on Saturday, this year’s race for attorney general is about nepotism and pedicures. Read Story

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Bevin Tries To Diffuse Fancy Farm’s Rowdy Crowd. But Attacks Roll On.

August 1, 2015

The Fancy Farm picnic is famous for its bombastic political speeches and rowdy crowds, but Republican gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin tried something different on Saturday. Read Story

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Bluegrass Poll: Kentucky Governor’s Race is a Toss-Up

July 30, 2015

Democratic Attorney General Jack Conway leads Republican Louisville businessman Matt Bevin by a slight margin in the race for governor according to the latest Bluegrass Poll. According to the poll, which is conducted by SurveyUSA on behalf of the Herald-Leader … Read Story

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This Will Be The First Year a Woman of Color Will Speak at Fancy Farm

July 30, 2015

To the best of anyone's knowledge, none of the speakers in the history of the annual Fancy Farm political picnic has been a woman of color. That changes this weekend when Jenean Hampton, the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, is slated to speak. Read Story

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Rowan County Denies Liability For County Clerk’s Actions In Marriage License Lawsuit

July 30, 2015

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and the county are being sued by two same-sex and two opposite-sex couples who were recently denied marriage licenses by Davis' office. Read Story

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Kentucky’s Senators Lead Charge to Defund Planned Parenthood

July 29, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky are backing an effort to completely strip federal funds from Planned Parenthood. Read Story

Bevin, Conway Clash Over Kynect, Education at Kentucky Chamber Debate

July 28, 2015

Bevin has pushed for dismantling Kynect and moving recipients onto the federal health exchange. Read Story

Gabriel Fritz Named Louisville’s Housing and Community Development Director

July 28, 2015

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer on Tuesday named Gabriel Fritz to be the new director of the Office of Housing and Community Development, an appointment that comes as the city prioritizes its affordable housing needs. Read Story

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Prescription Drug Abuse in Kentucky Declined After 2012 Law, Report Says

July 27, 2015

The so-called “pill-mill bill” required pain management facilities to be owned by a licensed physician, and pharmacists to register with a prescription monitoring system called KASPER. Read Story

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So. Indiana Clerk Employee Alleges That Firing Over Gay Marriage License Refusal Violated Rights

July 27, 2015

Harrison County, Indiana, officials are being sued in federal court by a former employee of the county clerk’s office who claims she was fired after refusing to process a same-sex marriage license. Read Story

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Public Comments on Jefferson Davis Statue In Kentucky Capitol Close This Week

July 27, 2015

Officials with the commission say they aren’t sure when a final decision on the statue will be made, but indicated they would try to have one by the time Beshear leaves office at the end of this year. Read Story