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A Kentucky Democrat elected to the state House of Representatives by one vote says a Republican's challenge of the election results should be dismissed.

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Hemp's supporters are cheering a final agreement on the federal farm bill that would legalize the crop that's making a comeback in Kentucky.

Kentucky officials say a change is coming for people looking to renew personalized license plates. The Transportation Cabinet says personalized plates will transition to a birth month expiration next year to comply with action by state lawmakers. Officials say the change brings personalized plates in line with standard-issue plates.

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The Kentucky Board of Education has approved new minimum high school graduation requirements. The new standards will require students to show basic competency in reading and math and fulfill one of seven "qualifiers" designed to help prepare them for a career or to pursue a degree at a college or university.

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Republican leaders in Kentucky have restored a state lawmaker to his leadership position more than a year after he signed a secret sexual harassment settlement.  State Rep. Michael Meredith was one of four Republican lawmakers who signed the $110,000 settlement in 2017 with a woman who once worked for the House Republican Caucus. The lawmakers did not admit wrongdoing in the settlement, but all four ended up losing their leadership positions, including Jeff Hoover, who stepped down as House speaker.

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A federal judge has ordered Kentucky's governor to turn over screenshots of social media accounts he has blocked.

Transportation officials in Kentucky say bus services will be improved across the state thanks to $7 million in federal grants.

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Kentucky's education commissioner has scaled back proposed new high school graduation requirements after some districts worried they wouldn't have the resources needed for their students to graduate. Wayne Lewis announced the changes Monday, two days before the state Board of Education is scheduled to vote on the new requirements after a public comment period.

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The Kentucky Wildcats will take on the Nittany Lions on New Year's Day.  This is Kentucky's third consecutive bowl appearance in the Mark Stoops era.  They have previously dropped contests to Georgia Tech and Northwestern.

Seeing Keldon Johnson elevating for thunderous dunks and big rebounds almost made it easy to forget the Kentucky guard had limped to the locker room after rolling his left ankle in the first half.