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A new commander will be taking over a Fort Campbell unit this week.


  The tallest building in Kentucky's capital city came crashing down in a controlled implosion Sunday, delighting thousands of onlookers who quickly scurried away to avoid the dust cloud that billowed overhead.

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Kentucky State Police are investigating a structure fire that killed four people on Friday in Morganifield. KSP Detectives and Arson Investigator and the State Fire Marshal are working to determine a cause. 

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Some Kentucky lawmakers are upset about a self-described Capitol chaplain's invitation to a Bible study in a government building about "Why the President is righteous and those against him are wicked."

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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's neighbor pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge for tackling the lawmaker in an attack his attorney says was triggered by a dispute over lawn maintenance.

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With hundreds of chanting teachers packing Kentucky's Capitol, a vote on a bill that would cut retirement benefits for one of the nation's worst-funded public pension plans seems uncertain.


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.