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Politics
4:17 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Lexington Democrat Enters Gubernatorial Race

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A Lexington Democrat is running for Kentucky Governor. Geoff Young announced his candidacy this week with Cherokee Schill of Nicholasville as his running mate.

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Government
6:49 am
Mon October 27, 2014

Judge Rules Polling Buffer 'Unconstitutional'

Earlier this month, a federal judge in Kentucky ruled a state law that established a 300-foot buffer zone around polling places to be unconstitutional.  The ruling, however, won’t affect the November 4th election because an appeals court issued a stay while the Attorney General Jack Conway appeals the ruling.  Allison Martin is Communications Director for the AG’s office.

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Government
2:40 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Kentucky Settles $31 Million Medicaid Fraud Case with Pharmaceutical Company

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Multiple states, including Kentucky, have reached a $31 million settlement with drug manufacturer Organon following allegations of several infractions.

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Education
4:38 pm
Wed September 3, 2014

Attorney General Orders U of L to Surrender Financial Report Documents

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A Kentucky Attorney General opinion says the University of Louisville violated the state’s Open Records Act and must release documents regarding an analysis of the schools financial controls.

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Government
9:27 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Kentucky Retirement Systems to Get $23 Million in Big Bank of America Settlement

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Bank of America has agreed to pay $23 million in restitution to Kentucky Retirement Systems over fraudulent mortgage-backed securities that fueled the 2008 financial crash. 

The agreement is part of a $16.65 billion settlement with six states attorneys general, which the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a news conference Thursday.

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Politics
3:12 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

New PPP Poll Shows McConnell Ahead of Grimes

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Polls for the 2014 Kentucky U.S. Senate race between Sen. Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes remain tight, but the five-term incumbent might be edging slightly ahead according to a top pollster.

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Environment
3:19 pm
Mon August 4, 2014

Kentucky Joins Lawsuit Against EPA's Proposed Carbon Regulations

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 3:10 pm

Kentucky is one of 12 states that have joined a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed greenhouse gas regulations. The lawsuit asks the court of appeals in Washington, D.C., to overturn a previous settlement that forced the EPA to take action.

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Politics
4:40 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Conway: Americans for Prosperity Plan to 'Buy' Ky. House

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Conway says the growing influence of a national conservative 501(c)(4) group in Kentucky suggests that out-of-state donors will try to help Republicans gain control of the state House.

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Politics
3:29 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Edelen Sets June Deadline for Governor's Race Decision

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Kentucky’s state auditor, Adam Edelen, says he’ll announce in June whether he’ll be a candidate for governor next year.

The Democrat discussed his timetable on Insight Cable’s "Pure Politics."

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Government
7:01 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Former Caregiver Charged with Reckless Homicide

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A former caregiver at a Medicaid-funded facility was charged with one count of reckless homicide by a Graves County jury. Alan Warner was caring for a resident at a Community Alternatives facility in Hickory, Kentucky when he allegedly failed to follow his training and improperly treated a resident who lost consciousness, eventually resulting in the resident’s death.

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