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Jack Gruber, Associated Press

The House Oversight Committee said Monday it is investigating whether Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao acted improperly to benefit herself or her family's shipping company.

Josh James / WUKY

More than 150,000 registered Kentucky voters were improperly placed on an "inactive list" that could jeopardize their right to vote in November, the state Democratic Party said Monday.

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Kentucky Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear has won an endorsement from the Kentucky State Fraternal Order of Police.

Paul Won't Support Cheney If She Runs For Senate

Sep 16, 2019
Associated Press

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday that he won't back GOP congresswoman Liz Cheney and her support for "endless wars" if she decides to run for the Senate from Wyoming. Paul confirmed on CNN that he's supporting Republican Cynthia Lummis, a former House member. Cheney, meanwhile, doubled down on her contention that Paul's push to downscale U.S. military actions "blames America first" and ends up supporting terrorists. She spoke on NBC.

The University of Kentucky is reporting a record number of first-year students enrolled for the fall semester. University President Eli Capilouto says the school's first-year class totals 5,396, which is 319 more students than last year. The state's flagship university says there's greater diversity in the current first-year class. There are also greater numbers of Kentucky residents and transfer students in the new class.

keeneland.com

This week on the Business Side we go behind the scenes of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale with Paulick Report's Natalie Voss.  In addition to the usual bidding wars she says there's been quite a bit of chatter about the controversial New York Times story about Triple Crown winner Justify's failed drug test before the Kentucky Derby.


Associated Press

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation's opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments. But the filing may not get either the drugmaker or the Sacklers off the legal hook.

UK Athletics

Initially stunned by seeing Feleipe Franks lying in pain on the turf, Florida players soon swarmed the cart carrying him to uplift him — and then each other.  The No. 9 Gators then regrouped behind backup Kyle Trask to overwhelm Kentucky for an emotional victory.

Alan Lytle

Reed Rohlman’s walk-off  two run home run in the bottom of the 13th inning propelled the Lexington Legends to back-to-back South Atlantic League Championships at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.  The Legends won the best of five series over the Hickory Crawdads 3 games to 1.

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