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Rural Digital Divide Two-Fold Problem For KY

The Internet is an essential tool in the daily lives of many Americans - however, Kentucky's challenges in closing the rural digital divide are two-fold. An estimated 22 percent of Kentuckians have access to two or fewer broadband providers in their area, and the Kentucky Wired plan to ensure high speed access in every county is behind schedule.

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Lexington leaders moved to hire a dedicated lease negotiator Tuesday, laying the groundwork for potential talks with local developer CRM about a new government center, but it remains unclear whether backers have the votes to clear the next hurdle. 

NOAA via AP

While Kentucky prepares to send emergency teams to coastal states ahead of Hurricane Florence, the storm is already forcing some Lexington event organizers to make changes. 

AP PHOTO/JOHN MINCHILLO

 A woman who survived at least 12 gunshots in a downtown Cincinnati attack was back home Wednesday and helped get her two children ready for school, kissing them as she sent them off, a spokeswoman said.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

The father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has pleaded not guilty in federal court to making illegal contributions to his daughter's 2014 U.S. Senate campaign against Republican Mitch McConnell.

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Arguments before the Kentucky Supreme Court about the future of the state's public pension system will be broadcast live on statewide television.

The town of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is known for a string of highly esteemed mayors, one of whom died this week. She was 12, and a dog.

A Suspect Is Dead And Deputy Hospitalized

Sep 12, 2018

Kentucky troopers say a sheriff's deputy was shot at a rest stop, and the suspected shooter was killed.

AP Photo/John Bazemore

A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump incited a riot during a 2016 Kentucky campaign rally that led to assaults of three protesters.

Josh James / WUKY

The Kentucky attorney general's office says it will seek the permission of the state legislature to form a grand jury to investigate Catholic dioceses statewide.

CDC/Betty Partin

Lexington's top health officials are recommending that all Fayette County residents be vaccinated for hepatitis A. The advice comes as the city's confirmed cases climb to 12 – with four showing up in the last two weeks.

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NOT REAL: CNN's Anderson Cooper Caught Faking Hurricane Florence Intensity

President Donald Trump is declaring on Twitter a premature victory from his tariffs. Despite the manufacturing renaissance he claims, it's too soon to determine the full scope of any benefit or harm they might create.

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