Jim Gray

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Democrat Jim Gray fell short in his bid to upend incumbent GOP U.S. Senator Rand Paul. But, the two-term Lexington mayor said Tuesday night he felt good about his showing in the statewide race. 

Rand Paul U.S. Senate Campaign, via news release

Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul made an election eve stop in Paducah, as part of his 'Defend Kentucky' tour. Paul spoke at Midwest Aviation, Inc.

Democratic challenger Jim Gray joined former Governor Steve Beshear at the Democratic Headquarters in Hopkinsville as part of his 'Kentucky First Always Tour.'

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Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates are both bad-mouthing Washington as they tour the state's largest media markets on the eve of the general election. 

Alexandra Kanik, Ohio Valley ReSource

The opioid epidemic is on the agenda for political campaigns from the presidential race down to the local level in the Ohio Valley region. Election Day could shape the response to the crisis in states with some of the nation’s highest rates of addiction and overdoses.

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Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates met last night on statewide television for the only debate of the 2016 campaign.

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul and Democrat Lexington Mayor Jim Gray appeared together on KET's "Kentucky Tonight.”

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Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates, incumbent Republican Rand Paul and Democratic challenger Lexington Mayor Jim Gray debate on KET's Kentucky Tonight with Bill Goodman on Monday (Halloween) at 7 p.m. central time.

Hear this debate in a special live simulcast on WKMS, pre-empting World Cafe.

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With their only face-to-face debate and Election Day looming, Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates were at the same event Thursday night for the first time in two months. 

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Republican US Senator Rand Paul makes campaign stops in western Kentucky today.

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Kentucky’s Democratic U.S. Senate candidate says the state’s economy would get a major boost from an infrastructure overhaul. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray spoke to students Friday at Western Kentucky University.

Lexington Mayor Seeks Input on Gun Violence

Oct 19, 2016

Lexington city leaders are asking police how local government can help to reduce gun violence.  The issue came up for discussion at Tuesday’s council work session in reaction to the shooting death of Lexington Lafayette High School Sophomore Trinity Gay.  She died after being hit in an exchange of gunfire in a restaurant parking lot.  

Police Chief Mark Barnard says some of the best help could come from citizens who have information about those involved in violent crimes.

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