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Supporters of 6th District Democratic hopeful Amy McGarth crammed into the Bath County High School gymnasium Friday for a glimpse of their candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden — who urged the party faithful to take back the country and restore a sense of civility in politics. 

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President Donald Trump's planned visit to Eastern Kentucky University has sparked opposition at the school. Trump's campaign is planning a rally Saturday to support Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, who's in a tight race with Democrat Amy McGrath for the Sixth District seat.

Things fall through for Chris Jackson.

A construction job, promised if he completed a carpentry program, vanished two weeks before his exit exam. A coveted, $100,000-a-year union job at a steel mill disappeared when the plant closed.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is warning Republicans considering challenging President Donald Trump in 2020 that it would be "a waste of time."

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A prosecutor says a stolen gun led to the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Trinity Gay, the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay.


Health officials in Kentucky say a flu-related death has been confirmed in Lexington.

Josh James

Today marks the deadline to register to vote in Kentucky. 

A Catholic bishop in Kentucky says his diocese has received 66 sexual abuse allegations against 27 priests since 1937, the year the diocese was founded.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is again defending his decision to deny hearings for former President Barack Obama’s 2016 nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Merrick Garland, arguing the action was “entirely consistent” with the history of the Senate. 

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign next week in Kentucky, with each seeking to sway a hotly contested 6th Congressional District race that could help determine which party controls the House of Representatives next year.  This content is made possible by your support to WUKY at #bestofbothworlds http://www.wuky.org/2018-fall-fund-drive-info#stream/0