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UPDATE: A Frankfort judge has blocked Governor Matt Bevin’s removal of the chair of the Kentucky Retirement Systems board, but he’s allowing the governor’s reorganization of that agency’s board of directors to remain.

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The fourth and final defendant in a Hopkinsville sexual assault case involving a minor has accepted a plea agreement. 

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Governor Matt Bevin says the new University of Louisville board that he appointed should continue to meet despite a judge temporarily stripping them of authority. 

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The Kentucky Supreme Court heard arguments on Thursday over a challenge to Republican Gov. Matt Bevin’s mid-year cuts to state colleges and universities.

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Update: Response from Samantha Lucas, spokesperson for Ethicon 

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is suing Johnson and Johnson alleging deceptive marketing of a surgical mesh for women.

Beshear said Tuesday the company and its medical device unit Ethicon failed to provide sufficient information about risks associated with transvaginal mesh. 

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A state judge says he wants more information about University of Louisville's accreditation and the political and racial makeup of the school's board of trustees. 

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As the list of confirmed speakers at this weekend’s Fancy Farm Picnic was finalized this week, it became apparent that Republicans would significantly outnumber Democrats onstage. This is, in part, because a couple high profile Democrats decided to skip this year’s event.

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The 136th Fancy Farm Picnic, a fundraiser for St. Jerome Catholic Church, will take place this weekend in Graves County.

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Days after a judge temporarily blocked Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville board of trustees, Bevin said it would “tarnish the reputation” of the school if the old version of the board meets later this week.

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A judge has temporarily blocked Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees. 

Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd issued the ruling Friday morning.

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