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Gubernatorial Candidate James Comer Denies Abuse Allegations

May 5, 2015

At a press conference Tuesday afternoon, Comer, a Republican gubernatorial candidate, called the accusations “bizarre and untrue” and said he was considering filing a lawsuit against people "shopping the story," and the newspaper. Read Story

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Southern Indiana Voters Take to Polls For Primary

May 5, 2015

Democrats and Republicans are selecting their nominees for mayor, city council and other offices. Read Story

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McConnell and Paul Introduce Tax Bill For Bourbon Producers

May 5, 2015

The AGED Spirits Act allows bourbon producers to write off whiskey as it ages. At the moment, the tax code is written such that distilleries can only deduct bourbon once it is bottled and sold. Read Story

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More Kentucky Voters Are Registered Than Ever Before (But Low Turnout Is Still Expected in the Primary)

May 4, 2015

Kentucky has 3,175,905 voters registered, up from 3,147,157 in the November general election last year—the state's previous record for voters registered. Read Story

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Most Kentucky Counties Have Fewer People With Jobs Than in 2007

May 4, 2015

Only 28 Kentucky counties have more people employed in March 2015 than in March 2007, according to a recent analysis by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy. Read Story

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Rand Paul’s Minority Outreach Efforts Hit Snag With Baltimore Comments

May 4, 2015

Paul told a conservative talk show host Tuesday he was glad his train didn’t make a stop in Baltimore during the riots and protests there. Read Story

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What You Need To Know About the Possible Buyouts For Flooded Louisville Homes

April 30, 2015

The Louisville Metro Council, Mayor Greg Fischer and MSD officials announced a plan this week for possibly creating a home buyout program for houses in the area that have been consistently flooded-out during the past several years. Read Story

Kentucky Electioneering Law Struck Down 3 Weeks Before Primary Election

April 29, 2015

A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Kentucky’s ban on campaigning within 300 feet of a polling place. Read Story

Most of Kentucky’s GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Vow to Pull the Plug on Kynect

April 29, 2015

Three of Kentucky’s four Republican gubernatorial candidates pledged during a debated Tuesday night to dismantle the state’s health insurance exchange if elected. Read Story

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Louisvillians Involved In Same-Sex Marriage Case Feel Relief as End Nears

April 28, 2015

Kentuckians involved in the gay marriage cases before the U.S. Supreme Court say they are relieved the legal battle is near its end. Read Story

Supporters of same-sex marriage rally in front of the Supreme Court before the justices heard arguments Tuesday. The hearing was disrupted by an opponent of gay marriage who yelled loudly in the courtroom before — and while — he was removed.

Supreme Court Hears Challenge To 4 States’ Same-Sex-Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Tuesday about whether states have the power to ban same-sex marriage. A dozen couples are challenging the bans in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee. Read Story

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107 of 138 Kentucky Legislators Support the State’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

April 28, 2015

The amici curiae, or “friends of the court,” brief is signed by 76 of 100 members of the Democrat-led House and 31 out of 38 members of the Republican-led Senate. Read Story

Protesters hold a pro-gay-rights flag outside the US Supreme Court on Saturday, countering the demonstrators who attended the March For Marriage in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court meets on Tuesday to hear arguments over whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed in the United States, with a final decision expected in June.

Legal Battle Over Gay Marriage Hits The Supreme Court Tuesday

April 28, 2015

People have been lining up outside the U.S. Supreme Court for days hoping that they will be among the lucky ones to get a seat for Tuesday's historic arguments on gay marriage. Read Story

Louisville Closing Half of Women, Infants and Children Program Clinics

April 27, 2015

Louisville health officials are closing three of the city’s six clinics from the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program For Women, Infants And Children, or WIC. Read Story