Kentucky Congressman Andy Barr

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A funeral service for the wife of U.S. Rep. Andy Barr will be held on Monday in Kentucky. Eleanor Carol Barr died unexpectedly this week at the age of 39.

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Sixth District Congressman has released a statement on the death of his wife, Carol, who passed away Tuesday at their home in Lexington.

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News outlets report the wife of a U.S. Congressman from Kentucky died unexpectedly in the family’s home Tuesday night at the age of 39. U.S. Rep. Andy Barr's office said in a statement his wife, Eleanor Carol Leavell Barr, passed away in Lexington.

WUKY To Host NPR's 'Morning Edition' Visit To Lexington

Oct 5, 2018
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National Public Radio is coming to Lexington as a guest of WUKY 91.3, the University of Kentucky's NPR station.  "Morning Edition," NPR's signature morning news show, will originate live 5-7 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, from Broomwagon, a bike shop/coffee shop/café, at 800 North Limestone in Lexington. The public is invited to watch the show in action, though space is limited.  The show's focus will be on the November election and Kentucky's 6th District congressional race.

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As Justify returns to California after snagging the coveted Triple Crown, a debate lingers in the commonwealth over the rules governing the sport that thrust the chestnut colt into the spotlight.

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Republican U.S. Rep. Andy Barr has filed for re-election in Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.  Barr filed papers with the Kentucky Secretary of State Thursday morning. He is seeking a fourth term in Congress representing a district that includes Lexington.