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The Kentucky Board of Education has voted to make Wayne Lewis the state's education commissioner.

A Catholic diocese in Kentucky has permanently suspended a priest accused of sexual abuse.

Kentucky has been granted an extension to comply with a federal ID law that affects plane travelers. Kenton County Circuit Court Clerk John Middleton tweeted Monday that Homeland Security granted an extension for REAL IDs compliance.

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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote this week on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court.

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by a former public health dentist at the University of Kentucky who said he was fired for publicly criticizing Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program can go to trial.

Benny Snell Jr. ran for 99 yards and one of Kentucky's three consecutive first-half touchdowns before the No. 17 Wildcats held on for a 24-10 victory over South Carolina on Saturday night.

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories 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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NOT REAL: Prosecutor at Kavanaugh hearing got Catholic priest "off the hook"

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In a setback for Kentucky's Republican governor, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies.

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Kentucky health officials are confirming the West Nile virus in five Louisville residents.

A Kentucky bar owner says some white nationalists pepper-sprayed her general manager and harassed people attending a Democratic Socialists of America meeting.

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