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Carr Creek's basketball legacy lives on in mountains of Kentucky

For high school basketball fans in Kentucky, the Carr Creek gym has become a mecca — a place to remember simpler times, recall their childhoods and celebrate great teams.”But close your eyes and listen, and perhaps you’ll hear an old Carr Creek cheer or coach Morton Combs call a play. ...

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Kentucky man tried to drown dog before throwing it in dumpster: police

An Eastern Kentucky man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly strangled a dog and tried to drown the canine in a toilet before eventually throwing it in a dumpster.Sunday to his residence in Richmond, according to an arrest citation. ...

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Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie opposes Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act

The Emmett Till Antilynching Act, however, passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 410-4.Adding enhanced penalties for 'hate' tends to endanger other liberties such as freedom of speech. ...

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Coronavirus fears could upend Louisville's Kentucky Derby plans

The rapid spread of coronavirus around the globe is prompting worries about its potential impact on the 146th running of the internationally renowned Kentucky Derby — less than 70 days away.The Kentucky Derby's economic impact on Louisville is roughly $400 million, with a global viewership averaging 16 million. ...

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Kentucky 'conscience' bill lets health providers refuse care: critics

Any health care worker could refuse to provide treatment that violates his or her conscience under a bill pending in the state Senate.Insurance companies also could refuse to pay in such cases under Senate Bill 90, sponsored by Sen. ...

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Two elks poached in Knott County, Kentucky

The heads were what was left of two bull elks poached in Knott County, Kentucky, Thursday.The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife is looking for whomever is responsible for the criminal act. ...

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Kentucky Shakespeare 2020 season includes 'Shakespeare in Love'

Courier Journal



Published 12:03 AM EST Feb 23, 2020










































































The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival doesn't look 60 years old.It will include "Shakespeare in Love," presented by Churchill Downs, followed by "Henry V" and "The Merry Wives of Windsor. ...

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Kentucky's top Democrats talk Mike Bloomberg debate

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer had a different take on Bloomberg's performance.Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, was the fiercest challenger during Wednesday's debate, saying Bloomberg's comments about women mirrored Trump. ...

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Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill in historic vote

Courier Journal



Published 6:11 PM EST Feb 20, 2020





























FRANKFORT — After a decade of failed attempts, the state House on Thursday passed a bill to legalize medical marijuana in Kentucky.Following more than two hours of debate on the bill and more than a dozen floor amendments, House Bill 136 passed by a 65-30 vote. ...

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Kentucky House passes bill to tighten controls over public assistance

Courier Journal



Published 1:09 PM EST Feb 21, 2020






FRANKFORT — The Kentucky House passed a bill on Friday meant to tighten controls over public assistance and crack down on suspected fraud, despite concern from opponents that the legislation is unnecessary and overly punitive.Also: Kentucky bills to restrict the pardon power of governor and Marsy's Law advance



Rep. ...

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Judge Webb sanctioned for flub that let Kentucky woman have 2 husbands

The Kentucky Bar Association had charged Webb with failing to confirm that a divorce decree had been entered for the client.The client, Julie Thompson, thinking she was divorced, married Kevin Brown on Valentine's Day 2015. ...

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Kentucky attorney suspended for lying anti-LGBT smear kept practicing

But under Kentucky Supreme Court rules, such sanctions don’t expire until the suspended lawyer submits proof he has complied with all their terms and shown he is current on continuing legal education requirements.The Kentucky Bar Association website still lists Hubbard as a suspended "former member. ...

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Kentucky transportation must pay $150,000 after losing 'IM GOD' lawuit

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Published 3:49 PM EST Feb 17, 2020






















The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be out more than $150,000 after losing a legal battle to a man who wanted to put "IM GOD" on his license plate.In November, a federal judge in Frankfort gave Ben Hart the OK to get the controversial license plate after a three-year legal battle against the cabinet. ...

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How Kentucky counties oppose gun laws

“We’re sending Frankfort a message that their counties support the Second Amendment,” Griffieth said.That campaign has found willing partners among Kentucky's sheriffs and county leaders who see the "gun sanctuary" resolutions as a mandate to willfully ignore any gun-control laws Frankfort might pass, advocates say. ...

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Kentucky basketball vs. Ole Miss: How to watch, stream

12 Kentucky (19-5, 9-2 SEC) will host Ole Miss (13-11, 4-7) looking to stay in a three-way tie for first place in the Southeastern Conference race.7 points per game. ...

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Kentucky priest accused of abuse expelled from community

Irvin Mouser had molested five boys — several at drive-in movies — the Vatican ordered him to stop functioning as a priest.Volunteers at the religious community say they were appalled when they recently learned about Mouser’s history. ...

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Kentucky man died in 2012 but still gets wife Valentine's Day flowers

On Wednesday, for the eighth time since Rich died in 2012, Valentine's Day flowers were delivered to Tracey Cox from her late husband.13 birthday — just a little earlier than Rich's flowers are usually delivered. ...

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Ag Commissioner Ryan Quarles is Kentucky's new cultural warrior

A few weeks ago, Quarles called out CNN when a panel giggled at a GOP consultant's joke about President Donald Trump's voters being a bunch of dumb hicks.It wasn't the role of a mentally ill man tormented into super villainy that ticked the ag commissioner off, however. ...

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Bill would alter how Kentucky finds, supports low-performing schools

SB 158 appears to end Kentucky's briefly lived star rating system, which began in October.Under SB 158, schools would be measured on "status" and "change" — status being a "combination of annual performance," and change being "improvement over time. ...

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National Pizza Day 2020 deals in Louisville, Kentucky

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Derby City Pizza



DEAL: Get a large, two-topping pizza for $10.LOCATION: Click here to find a store near you. ...

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