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  1. Kentucky man sentenced; distributed drug resulting in death

    A Kentucky man has been sentenced to 28 years in a drug case that authorities said resulted in an overdose death. The U.S. attorney's office in Lexington said Wednesday that … Click to Continue »
  2. Third Kentucky county votes to increase hotel room tax

    A third northern Kentucky county has passed a tax increase on hotel rooms to help pay for an expansion of a convention center. The Kentucky Enquirer reports the Boone County … Click to Continue »
  3. Violence adds momentum to removal of Confederate statues

    Cities and states accelerated their plans to remove Confederate monuments from public property Tuesday as the violence over a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, moved leaders across the … Click to Continue »
  4. Kentucky editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from Kentucky newspapers: ___ Aug. 12 The State Journal on court records: Kentucky's judiciary took a giant leap forward Friday when it comes to complying with both the … Click to Continue »
  5. Woman finds needle in fast-food hamburger

    Officials in Kentucky are investigating a McDonald's after a woman reported finding a needle tip in her hamburger. News outlets report the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department investigated the restaurant Monday. … Click to Continue »

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