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FRANKFORT -- An extraordinary legal fight between Kentucky's governor and lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute was described in court Monday by the governor's lawyer as a minor disagreement among friends.

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Some tough decisions are ahead for health districts across the state as the agencies cope with a newly passed state law aimed at pension reform.

HARLAN — Two eastern Kentucky lawmakers are proposing legislation to prevent another situation where miners are forced to go without pay they earned when a company files for bankruptcy.

FRANKFORT – Funding can hardly keep up with demand for a new niche of state-supported farm loans available in over 50 Kentucky Appalachian counties.

FRANKFORT — A northern Kentucky lawmaker has officially resigned her House seat and Gov. Matt Bevin has scheduled a special election to fill the vacancy until the 2020 General Assembly.

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State Budget Director John Chilton said Kentucky's tax collections in July increased nearly $15 million from last year.

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LOUISVILLE — President Donald Trump will headline a fundraiser for Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, who is banking on his close ties with the Republican president as he faces a tough challenge from a Democratic rival in a state that Trump dominated in 2016.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Shifting the gun violence debate, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he now wants to consider background checks and other bills, setting up a potentially pivotal moment when lawmakers return in the fall.

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A lot of residents in Madison County like going to their farmers markets to support and buy local, and with the help of the Double Dollars program, access to market goods are made easily available to those using federal food programs such as SNAP, WIC and Senior nutrition benefits.

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MANCHESTER, Ky. -- Offering solutions to the state, and national, drug epidemic was the focus of state and national leaders as Vice President Mike Pence announced a $400 million allocation of federal grant money to solving the drug epidemic nationwide with nearly $10 million of that coming t…

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FRANKFORT — Months after Kentucky relaxed its gun laws, some lawmakers want to shift the focus to a proposal meant to keep guns away from people deemed as threats to themselves or others.

LONDON, Ky. — Air Force Two sat on the runway at the London-Corbin Airport most of the afternoon Thursday as Vice President Mike Pence traveled to Manchester for an event.

LOUISVILLE (AP) — The Republican Party, the Trump campaign and other GOP organizations said Thursday that they are freezing their spending on Twitter to protest the platform's treatment of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence, taking a more measured approach that could very likely result in no legislation, despite wrenching calls to "do something" in the aftermath of back-to-back m…

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