Franklin County Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate

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A judge has ordered Kentucky State University to let the attorney general examine some documents about alleged sexual misconduct of some of the school's employees. 

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A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes. 

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A judge says Attorney General Andy Beshear’s fourth lawsuit against Gov. Matt Bevin can proceed, recognizing that any ruling in the case will likely be appealed.

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A Kentucky judge has denied a motion to suppress evidence that led to a distillery worker being accused of masterminding a long-running whiskey theft ring in bourbon country. 

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A state judge has ordered Gov. Matt Bevin to release $17.8 million to most public colleges and universities. Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate signed the order Monday. It says Bevin must release the money within three days. 

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A Franklin Circuit Judge has ordered Florida-based student loan company Liberty Tax and Student Loan Defense to stop operating in Kentucky. 

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear admits Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate’s decision on higher education funding did surprise him somewhat. But the AG said Thursday afternoon it’s always been a case that was headed to the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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A Kentucky judge has ruled Governor Matt Bevin can cut the budgets of public colleges and universities without the approval of the state legislature.

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A state judge has ruled three Democratic state lawmakers can join a lawsuit seeking to stop Gov. Matt Bevin from cutting spending on state colleges and universities.

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Republican Governor Matt Bevin has agreed to not spend nearly $18 million in public money until after a judge decides whether he has the authority to spend it. Bevin has cut spending for state colleges and universities by about $18 million for the final three months of the fiscal year. 

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