Jacob Ryan

Jacob Ryan is a staff reporter.

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Louisville’s Confederate monument is heading to Brandenburg.

The Meade County seat is about 40 miles east of Louisville and home to a historical Civil War site.

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Some 200 Louisville residents took to the streets Thursday night to protest president-elect Donald Trump. Similar protests have been held across the country in the days following Trump's victory. In Louisville, police blocked traffic for the crowd.

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Leigh Anne Kleitz spent her Saturday talking politics at TK’s Pub.

She joined a few dozen other people at the Fern Creek bar to rally support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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The head of the Jefferson County Republican Party is defending Donald Trump’s claim that the media is “rigging” the election against the GOP nominee.

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This week’s Kentuckiana Pride Fest will be dotted with police and private security in the wake of the violent attack at an LGBT club in Orlando last weekend that killed 49 and injured dozens more.

But just how big a police presence there will be isn’t clear.

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Just hours before he was declared the winner of the Indiana primary, Bernie Sanders rallied with some 7,000 supporters at the Big Four Lawn on Louisville’s waterfront Tuesday evening.

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The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination and controversy magnet Donald Trump is due back in Louisville next month.

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The attorney hired to represent Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky in a lawsuit over abortion services says he’ll ask a judge to dismiss the case.

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Three advocates for LGBT rights who were arrested last year at the state fair’s Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast & Auction have filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky State Police. 

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A group of Republican lawmakers in the state House are pushing a bill that would allow some residents to carry concealed weapons on public school property.

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