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McConnell Says Replacing Affordable Care Act Will Take Time

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress will act early next year to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law but will delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Congress will act early next year to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law but will delay the changes as Republicans try to come up with an alternative. 

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A judge says he expects to rule this month in the University of Kentucky's open records lawsuit against the student newspaper on campus.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports lawyers for UK and the Kentucky Kernel argued in court Friday about whether university investigations of alleged sexual harassment and assault of students should be considered public records. 

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Neal Bradley and Tracy Ross review the Racer Football season and dig into Racer Basketball on Sounds Good.

One of NPR's most celebrated and admired foreign correspondents, Alan Tomlinson, died in Miami on Nov. 26 from complications related to surgery for cancer.

Tomlinson covered Central America and the Caribbean for the BBC and later NPR during the 1980s and early 1990s, when the region was wracked by civil wars and corrupt dictatorships. He was a daring but not rash reporter, whose remarkable prose placed the listener right next to him as he would describe a riot in Haiti or a bone-jarring bus ride through the highlands of Nicaragua.

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A state alcohol beverage control investigator is credited with breaking up an illegal alcohol sales operation.

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As Republicans assume a new majority in the upcoming legislative session, the Louisville-area chamber of commerce wants the Kentucky General Assembly to pass legislation long stymied by Democrats.

Bevin Calls for Unity at Trump Victory Rally

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Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin was among the opening speakers at a victory rally for President-elect Donald Trump in Cincinnati last night. Bevin echoed Trump's calls for unity after the contentious election. 

Donald Trump kicked off his postelection "thank you tour" with a Thursday-night rally that sounded a lot like any of his campaign rallies. He said trade was dangerous, he warned about refugees, and his mention of his former opponent, Hillary Clinton, prompted supporters to chant "lock her up."

As was the case at many times on the campaign trail, Trump's presentation of facts requires some fact-checking and context. Here's a look at the president-elect's Thursday-night speech.

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Governor Matt Bevin issued an executive order Friday altering the Office of Occupations and Professions to form the Department of Professional Licensing and restructuring four real estate boards to establish a new Kentucky Real Estate Authority.

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  If Paducah City Schools receive the $9.8 million towards a new technology center. The school system is among finalists requesting the funds from the Kentucky Work Ready Skills Initiative, a $100 million dollar statewide effort to encourage communities to build a highly-trained workforce.

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Trumped: Coal’s Collapse, Economic Anxiety Motivated Ohio Valley Voters

The electoral map of Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia is a sea of red with a few islands of blue. Of the 263 counties in the three states only nine went for Hillary Clinton, most of them around the region’s cities. The Ohio Valley ReSource looked to voters and voting data to learn more about what motivated Donald Trump’s supporters and what they hope he will do as president.
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