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The University of Louisville is offering a new account of what happened behind closed doors when embattled campus President James Ramsey met with the school's new governing board on Wednesday.

U.S. Congress

The House Ethics Committee says veteran Congressman Ed Whitfield of Kentucky violated House rules by allowing his wife to lobby staff members on a bill he sponsored that was related to her work. 

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A Christian County distillery is one of two in Kentucky who can begin selling mixed drinks to tourists this weekend. MB Roland Distillery of Pembroke, southeast of Hopkinsville, is scheduled to receive their license Friday. 

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Governor Matt Bevin says he did not order officials to remove the name of former first lady Jane Beshear from the Capitol Education Center.  

Bevin says he has "no idea" why the sign was removed.  

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The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is planning a second public forum on the state's plan to protect pollinators such as honey bees.

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A recent appointee to the University of Louisville board of trustees has declined the position, and Governor Matt Bevin has appointed someone to replace him. 

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A group opposed to a new Noah's ark attraction in Kentucky says it is warning hundreds of public schools against visiting the Ark Encounter.  

The Freedom From Religion Foundation says ark field trips would expose children to religious proselytizing in violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.  

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A state inspection prompted by allegations that University of Louisville Hospital staffing cuts have made the facility unsafe has found deficiencies in nursing services. 

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The Defense Department has awarded the University of Lousiville’s College of Education and Human Development an $848,000 grant to expand a training program based at Fort Knox.

Kentucky Retirement Systems (kyret.ky.gov)

Kentucky's state treasurer is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the former state retirement systems chairman against Governor Matt Bevin.

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