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The Lexington-Fayette community placed 93rd and Louisville 97th in the 2017’s Greenest Cities in America report.

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  A Kentucky attorney has cleared a major hurdle in his bid to join a federal appeals

court.  John Bush’s nomination was approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Dave Armstrong, a former Kentucky attorney general whose long public career included helping guide Louisville and Jefferson County toward a merged government, has died. He was 75.

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 Gov. Matt Bevin is urging people to "put their faith to work" by forming small prayer groups that will walk some of Louisville's highest-crime neighborhoods.

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The Belle of Louisville steamboat is getting a new companion vessel. The Belle’s management team and the Louisville Waterfront Development Corporation are purchasing the Georgia Queen based in Savannah. 

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President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Louisville next Monday. The announcement comes days after Vice President Mike Pence visited the city as he promoted the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Hundreds of chanting protesters gathered outside a Louisville-area hotel where Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell heard from people defending the Affordable Care Act, including a businessman who credits it with helping him offer health insurance to his employees.

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Officials have announced that the new Ohio River bridge in eastern Jefferson County will open to traffic on Sunday, Dec. 18.

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Louisville Slugger Field will host next spring's Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament, the first time the city and Kentucky will host the event.

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The judge presiding over a challenge to Gov. Matt Bevin’s overhaul of the University of Louisville board of trustees expressed frustration on Tuesday that the opposing parties hadn’t come to an agreement on which version of the U of L board should be in charge of the school.

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