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Kentucky AG Going After 9th Opioid Maker, Hails Efforts As 'Most Aggressive' In Nation

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is launching a ninth lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company he argues helped fuel the state’s opioid epidemic.

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U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth said Monday that Nancy Pelosi is uniquely qualified to "hit the ground running" as the next House speaker during a crucial time when Democrats have a chance to show the country they can govern effectively.

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Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is launching a ninth lawsuit against a pharmaceutical company he argues helped fuel the state’s opioid epidemic. 

A well-known restaurant and live music venue on Southland Drive is turning off the lights and closing up shop.

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Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes and WUKY's Alan Lytle discuss a number of new establishments opening up in Lexington, plus a popular restaurant group turns 20 this year.  That and more in this week's edition of the Business Side.

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A University of Kentucky student is among this year's Rhodes scholars. The 32 recipients of the prestigious scholarship announced Sunday includes Hadeel Abdallah of Lexington. The senior was selected to begin studies next fall at Oxford University in England.

Mike Edwards' early takeaways helped stake Kentucky to its initial lead. Linebacker Josh Allen then made sure the 20th-ranked Wildcats held on with clutch sacks late.

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Kentucky’s only African-American-owned bookstore reopened in Lexington Friday, thanks to a community-driven effort that raised over $35,000 to rescue it. 

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The Kentucky Wildcats look to close out the home portion of their schedule on a winning note when they take on Middle Tennessee State Saturday in Kroger Field.  They'll also be saying farewell to the most successful senior class in program history.  WUKY's Alan Lytle gets the Scouting Report from LEX 18 sports anchor Keith Farmer.

Big Blue Crush Ends Today

Nov 16, 2018

Kentucky blood donors are still trailing against those who are giving in Tennessee but there’s still one more day to go in the 31st annual Big Blue Crush. As of now, Vols fans are ahead 2,455 to 2,076.

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A federal grand jury in Kentucky has charged a white man with three hate crimes in the shooting deaths of two African-Americans last month at a grocery.


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Not Real News

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Facing closely contested election races in Florida and Arizona, President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric regarding voting fraud.

A photo showing a crowd of nearly one million people engulfing major roadways was not taken during President Donald Trump's rally in Houston this week, as several people falsely claimed on social media.

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

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Keeping Blues Music Alive In Kentucky

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