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New Nashville Mayor David Briley, who was sworn in after ex-Mayor Megan Barry resigned in the fallout of her extramarital affair, says he plans to run to keep the job in an August election.

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  Tennessee's education commissioner says the state has more than twice the national average of cases involving students bringing firearms to school.



  Authorities say a student accidentally shot himself  Friday morning at a high school in Kentucky. A statement from Fayette County Public Schools spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall said it happened at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.


A replica of the Vietnam Wall that displays names of Kentuckians killed in the Vietnam War is being unveiled next week in Frankfort.

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A bridge linking Kentucky and Illinois has reopened almost a week after it was closed by floodwaters.

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A former state official in Kentucky says he was fired for reporting "ethical and mismanagement" issues with the handling of sexual harassment complaints against multiple lawmakers.


A Kentucky newspaper and radio station have been ordered not to report on Kentucky State Police investigations before receiving a state police news release, under threat of being taken off the agency's media distribution list.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says the measures taken to help Louisville's poor are not working.

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Hundreds of teachers in central Kentucky rallied in front of public schools Thursday morning to protest proposed cuts to their retirement benefits in what could be a precursor to a statewide strike.

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Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area says it plans to open most campgrounds and attractions on Friday but will have some flood-related limitations.