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  • new storyPastors want special session in Kentucky over gay marriage 
    Updated: Oct-13-15 1:15 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Five pastors and a deacon met with Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's chief of staff on Tuesday to again urge the outgoing governor to accommodate Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' wishes to not issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

  • new storyKentucky development fund offers grants for economic impact 
    Updated: Oct-13-15 12:39 pm

    PRESTONSBURG, Kentucky - The Kentucky Appalachian Regional Development Fund is now available to give local organizations opportunities to create regional economic impact.

  • AG candidates wrangle over clerk and same-sex marriage case 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 11:06 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Republican attorney general candidate Whitney Westerfield took aim at his opponent's close family ties to Kentucky's governor Monday night, summing up the race as "experience versus inheritance." Democrat Andy Beshear fired back by criticizing Westerfield's record as a prosecutor and his reliance on outside money to prop up his campaign.

  • New downtown bridge to open early 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 11:50 am

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear says a new Ohio River bridge between downtown Louisville and southern Indiana is expected to open earlier than projected.

  • Health insurer to stop offering plans on Kentucky exchange 
    Updated: Oct-09-15 7:44 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - A Kentucky nonprofit that emerged as one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for 2016, a decision affecting tens of thousands of customers ahead of the next enrollment period starting in a few weeks.

  • Candidates bicker on range of issues in gubernatorial debate story has photos
    Updated: Oct-06-15 10:18 pm

    DANVILLE, Kentucky - Democrat Jack Conway spoke out against arming teachers as a way to prevent schoolhouse shooting sprees, while Republican Matt Bevin advocated random drug testing for people receiving public assistance as the gubernatorial candidates bickered on a range of issues in a televised debate Tuesday night.

  • Beshear plans to appoint another minority to UofL board 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 5:56 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's administration violated state law with his appointments that left racial minorities underrepresented on the University of Louisville's governing board, according to an opinion from Attorney General Jack Conway's office Tuesday.

  • Renovation design unveiled for Louisville convention center 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 2:09 pm

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - With events already being booked for the renovated Kentucky International Convention Center even before construction work begins, officials on Tuesday offered a glimpse of what the state-backed project will look like.

  • Gay marriage fight shifts as politicians spy an opportunity 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 10:55 am

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Politicians who may have thought they wouldn't have to say much at all about gay marriage once the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized it now must answer a different question: Do you support Kim Davis?

  • Religious clerks in Kentucky follow law, but see conflict story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-15-15 5:19 am

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Clerk Mike Johnston prays twice a day, once each morning and once each night, and asks the Lord to understand the decision he made to license same-sex marriage.