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  • Care of Kentucky citizens at center of debate

    FRANKFORT — What’s good for the health of Kentucky’s citizens might not be so healthy for some hospitals’ bottom lines.
    That was the subtle message from an exchange Thursday between

    July 28, 2014

  • Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes

    By RONNIE ELLIS
    CNHI News Service

    GLASGOW — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the “Big Dog” in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell.

    July 27, 2014

  • Will McConnell and Grimes agree to debate?

    Perhaps Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes will be just as happy if they don’t find themselves together on a stage debating issues in their U.S. Senate campaign.

    July 20, 2014

  • Beshear's budget moves

    FRANKFORT – Gov. Steve Beshear tapped the state’s Rainy Day Fund and reduced funding for all three branches of government in an order Wednesday afternoon announcing how he’ll cover a $91 million

    July 18, 2014

  • Owensboro candidate won’t run for senate as independent

    FRANKFORT — Citing health concerns, Ed Marksberry of Owensboro said Wednesday’s he’s calling off his effort to collect enough signatures to run for the U.S. Senate as an independent.

    July 18, 2014

  • Jensen’s ‘bus’ is filling up

    LEXINGTON — A year ago, Elisabeth Jensen says, there weren’t many people on her bus.
    But now, said the Democrat who wants to unseat first-term Republican

    July 18, 2014

  • Grimes sets fundraising record with $4M for quarter

    FRANKFORT — Republican Mitch McConnell has made quite a career out of raising far more money than his political opponents and then using his cash advantage to pound those opponents relentlessly with

    July 16, 2014

  • State lawmakers tweak gun regulations

    Obtaining a concealed carry weapons license within the Commonwealth of Kentucky is not a simple task.

    July 16, 2014

  • KY Economic Regions Bouncing Back from the Bottom

    FRANKFORT — Most regions of Kentucky are adding jobs, but most of those jobs don’t pay very much, according to a recent analysis of the state’s economy by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.

    July 15, 2014 2 Photos

  • Ad wars: McConnell takes shot at Grimes

    FRANKFORT — The ad wars and claims of false attacks in Kentucky’s U.S. Senate race continued Wednesday with an ad by incumbent Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell’s campaign answering one released

    July 11, 2014

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