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Kentucky's governor and attorney general have argued before the state Supreme Court about the future of one of the country's worst-funded pension systems.

Experts Take A Deeper Dive Into Opioid Epidemic

Sep 20, 2018
Kentucky News Connection

As health, business and community leaders in Kentucky continue their work to combat the opioid epidemic, they'll take an even deeper dive into the problem at an upcoming event. 

A national fraternity has revoked the charter of its University of Kentucky chapter after the death of a 4-year-old boy who was hit by a student's car.

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A Democratic lawmaker in Kentucky who is running for re-election has apologized for using taxpayer money to campaign for votes.

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A University of Kentucky freshman charged with DUI in a crash that killed a child has pleaded not guilty.

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Fayette County judicial candidates weighed with their ideas for improving the court system at a downtown  forum Wednesday.

A Kentucky police department says it's reviewing a traffic stop involving a black college president after accusations that it was racially motivated.

The whiskey quit flowing decades ago from a landmark Kentucky distillery housed in a picturesque castle. Nearly a half-century of neglect reduced the one-time tourist draw to a decaying relic.  Now, two newcomers to the whiskey business have resurrected the Old Taylor distillery and renamed it. And along with bourbon and rye, they hope once again to generate tourism.

The Kentucky Office of Homeland Security has announced nearly $3 million in grants to communities around the state.

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The University of Kentucky has suspended a student and the fraternity he pledged after the death of a 4-year-old boy hit by the student's car.