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Associated Press

A political committee linked to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it's funding ads designed to meddle in next month's North Carolina Democratic Senate primary. New campaign finance documents show the Senate Leadership Fund provided nearly $3 million to the Faith and Power PAC, which is running commercials backing Senate candidate Erica Smith.

Department of Fish and Wildlife

Authorities in Kentucky are asking for the public's help in finding those responsible for poaching two elk. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says on its Facebook page that two bull elk were poached on Thursday in the Ball Creek area of Knott County.

Higher Ed Nominations Being Taken

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Gov. Andy Beshear is taking nominations to Kentucky university boards and other higher education boards. Vacancies will be considered during the Governor's Postsecondary Education Nominating Committee's next meeting.

Kentucky News Connection

Last week, Kentucky House lawmakers advanced legislation that would reform how the state provides cash and food assistance and certain Medicaid benefits to low-income Kentuckians.

Allison Moorer (February 2020)

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Silas speaks with Grammy nominated musician and author Allison Moorer about Blood, her new album and memoir.

The Business Side: Leaky Bucket Update, Part 3

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It’s been ten years since the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce released the original Leaky Bucket report. It identified the areas of the state budget where spending outpaced revenue, where the figurative bucket of state funds was leaking the fastest. That report found that corrections, Medicaid and public employee health insurance were the biggest holes in the bucket.

Immanuel Quickley scored a career-high 26 points, including 15 of Kentucky’s 17 during a decisive second-half stretch as the 10th-ranked Wildcats pushed past Florida 65-59 for their sixth consecutive victory.

AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner

Law enforcement officers hired by Kentucky school districts to provide security will be armed under new rules signed into law by Gov. Andy Beshear. 

Six children not wearing seat belts were reportedly riding in an SUV driven by their babysitter, who police in Kentucky say was speeding and driving under the influence. 18-year-old Krislon Talbott was pulled over Wednesday on I-165 after state troopers said she was going 97 mph in a 70 mph zone.

UK Looks To Extend SEC Lead

Feb 21, 2020
kentucky.com

No. 10 Kentucky has won five in a row and holds a two-game lead over three schools in the Southeastern Conference. That trio includes Florida, which brings a three-game winning streak into the first of two meetings against the Wildcats.

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