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Trump Picking Up Fundraising Momentum in Kentucky

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For the first time this election season, Kentuckians gave more in a single month to Republican nominee for president Donald Trump than to his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

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If Louisville doesn't want its century-old Confederate monument, other towns are willing to take it. The Courier-Journal reports the city's Commission on Public Art held a special meeting on Monday to consider the monument's relocation.

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A non-profit organization is preserving part of Kentucky’s Civil War history.

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Monday afternoon update:

On Monday, a judge heard arguments over the legality of a type of slot machine that bases outcomes on previously recorded horse races.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner is renewing his call for term limits and says the General Assembly should vote on the idea this year. 

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Paducah Police are seeking charges against an Illinois man who pulled a gun on theater-goers at Cinemark on Saturday. Police  present their investigation Monday to the McCracken County Attorney's office for charges.

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Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul has raised more than $1.2 million in the latest fundraising quarter for his reelection campaign.

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A Kentucky death row inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming he is being denied kosher food at the Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville. 

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The Democratic National Convention is getting underway this week in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton is expected to formally accept the party nomination. Murray State history professor Dr. Brian Clardy is a delegate from Calloway County. Matt Markgraf checked in with Clardy this morning from the convention.

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The percentage of Kentucky workers enrolled in high-deductible health insurance plans increased by nearly six times between 2006 and 2014.  A report released by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky shows the growth of those plans is nationwide. 

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