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A state lawmaker who made racist Facebook posts during his campaign last year wants to require all devices that can access the internet to have pornography blockers installed on them.

Abigail Barnes

Livingston County lawyer Abigail Barnes is running for Kentucky’s District Four State House seat.

Changing Course: A School Cooperative Aims To Remake Coal Communities

Nov 27, 2017
Benny Becker | Ohio Valley ReSource

As coal country looks for a new path forward, some communities are looking to their public schools. Many are changing not just how they prepare students but how they can help meet economic and social challenges. In a new series, Changing Course, reporters at the Ohio Valley ReSource track the work of a Kentucky school cooperative.

Ryland Barton

Kentucky's former Republican House speaker has been released from a hospital where he went for treatment days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations.

J. Tyler Franklin, WFPL.org

  Gov. Matt Bevin says his proposal to overhaul Kentucky’s troubled pension systems has enough support to pass out of the state legislature, despite skepticism from lawmakers and intense opposition from state workers.

Court Appointed Special Advocates of Lexington, Facebook

Officials with the Kentucky Court Appointed Special Advocates organization are seeking new volunteers to help abused and neglected children find safe permanent homes. 

jessedonaldson.com

Ebony Clark speaks with Author and Kentucky native Jesse Donaldson about his new book "On Homesickness," featuring passages about all 120 counties in the Commonwealth. Donaldson is on a book tour through the state. He was in the Pennyrile last week and is in the Jackson Purchase on Monday.

Stu Johnson, WEKU News

State and local dignitaries in government, education, and business helped formally recognize Toyota’s new Production Engineering and Manufacturing Center in Scott County. 

niroworld, 123rf Stock Photo

A Kentucky ethics panel has filed charges against a family court judge who refused to handle adoptions by gay parents. The judge, W. Mitchell Nance, submitted his resignation on Wednesday. 

Tana Weingartner, WVXU

Kentucky's governor is taking on critics of his plan to overhaul the state pension system.

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