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A new report says Kentucky's population is expected to increase more than 10 percent between 2015 and 2040, with Jefferson and Fayette counties projected to remain the most populous.

Kentucky's $100 million Ark Encounter biblical theme park has drawn more than 400,000 visitors since its opening. The 510-foot-long Noah's Ark replica opened July 7. 


Attorneys for a southern Illinois man accused of fatally stabbing two Cairo bank workers say he isn’t eligible for the death penalty because he’s intellectually disabled.  

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has never had much to say about Donald Trump. But lately, he has fallen completely silent. 

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An app designed to stop texting and driving is getting the attention of law enforcement officials in Kentucky. WKYT-TV reports that authorities are praising ‘LifeSaver,’ which blocks a phone's screen while driving, as a tool that can prevent car accidents. 

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Kentucky's poet laureate, George Ella Lyon, is collecting poems from each of the state's counties for her "'Where I'm From': A Poetry of Place" project.

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The family of former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning says he suffered a stroke this week but is out of intensive care. Bunning was stricken Tuesday at his home in Southgate. 

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Gov. Matt Bevin says emails from Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials appear to show Democratic state Representative Russ Meyer knew about problems with a road project in his district long before it was delayed by the Republican governor.

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Paducah officials say the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be in western Kentucky next month.

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A new report says the oral health of Kentucky children is getting worse despite having a greater access to dentists.