Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says his party dropped the ball on promoting the Affordable Care Act.
Yarmuth is one of the few public officials in Kentucky who has supported the health care law, and he actively defends it from criticism. But he says his fellow Democrats could have done a better job explaining the legislation.
As Kentuckians prepare for the Fourth of July, temperatures are expected to close in on the 100 degree mark. A hot dry fourth would create some additional concern for fire safety.
Fire officials every summer often suggest families attend professional fireworks shows. There are always safety issues related to back yard fireworks displays. But, this year, extremely dry conditions raise a real fire threat to brush and structures. In fact, State Fire Marshall Bill Swope says even some professionals are weighing their options.
An early morning fire in Paducah today killed two people. The McCracken County Coroner’s office says Jessica Woods, 24, and her son, Day’von Robinson, 5, died in the fire on Cruse Avenue, that began around 5 a.m. Three other people escaped the blaze.
Murray State point guard Isaiah Canaan says he'll return for his senior year after leading the Racers to their best season in school history. Coach Steve Prohm confirmed Canaan's decision to stay today to The Associated Press. Prohm says Canaan decided to return to school after information they gathered showed him as a late first round or early second round pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Canaan, a second-team AP All-American, averaged 19 points for Murray State last season.