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Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Big-spending Kentucky AG’s race goes to voters to decide

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's campaign for attorney general turned into a verbal sparring match between Democrat Andy Beshear and Republican Whitney Westerfield over qualifications, a critical job evaluation and one candidate's familiar last name.

Kentucky governor’s race hinges on health insurance

Kentucky governor’s race hinges on health insurance

Bill Stephens

November 3rd, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The campaign for Kentucky governor ends Tuesday as voters elect someone to replace a two-term Democrat in a race that has turned on health insurance for 500,000 people, marriage licenses for same-sex couples and public education for preschool children.

Union Co. Clerk predicts a larger voter turn-out Tuesday due to occupational tax question on ballot

Union Co. Clerk predicts a larger voter turn-out Tuesday due to occupational tax question on ballot

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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Registered voters in Union County will head to the polls tomorrow to cast their vote for governor and other state officials as well as a local question on the ballot of whether you are in favor of or against a school occupational tax for the Union County Public School District.

Kentucky Among 8 States Awarded TIGER Grant for Development of System to Track Big-rig Parking

Kentucky Among 8 States Awarded TIGER Grant for Development of System to Track Big-rig Parking

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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Potential hazards arise with parked trucks overflowing onto freeway ramps, access roads

Juvenile charged in connection to Livingston County shooting

Juvenile charged in connection to Livingston County shooting

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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A 17 year old juvenile is facing charges after a shooting in Livingston County over the weekend.

Utica man charged with his 5th DUI and multiple offenses after fleeing from police

Utica man charged with his 5th DUI and multiple offenses after fleeing from police

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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A 23 year old Daviess County man accused of drunk driving is facing multiple charges after he fled from police and avoided capture for over 3 hours Sunday morning.

Gateway Inc. co-founder Mike Hammond dies at age 53

Gateway Inc. co-founder Mike Hammond dies at age 53

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Mike Hammond, who co-founded computer maker Gateway Inc. in a northwest Iowa farmhouse in 1985, has died at age 53.

Gov. Beshear Announces Major Expansion for Auto Supplier Bowling Green Metalforming LLC

Gov. Beshear Announces Major Expansion for Auto Supplier Bowling Green Metalforming LLC

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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Body, chassis maker to invest more than $261 million, create 450 jobs

Bevin, Conway crisscross Kentucky on final day of campaign

Bevin, Conway crisscross Kentucky on final day of campaign

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial nominee Matt Bevin is urging Kentuckians to "vote your values and not your party" as he makes his final pitch ahead of Tuesday's election.

Wayne County Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing Child Pornography

Wayne County Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Producing Child Pornography

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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LONDON — A Wayne County man, previously convicted of producing child pornography, has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison.

Lincoln County Schools canceled following graffiti threat

Lincoln County Schools canceled following graffiti threat

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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STANFORD, Ky. (AP) — Lincoln County Schools have been canceled after a graffiti threat was found over the weekend.

Mother, son arrested after man found dead in apartment

Mother, son arrested after man found dead in apartment

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — A mother and son were arrested after a man was found shot to death in his apartment in Richmond, Kentucky.

Louisville condo fire kills man, leaves 19 homeless

Louisville condo fire kills man, leaves 19 homeless

Bill Stephens

November 2nd, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a condominium fire in Louisville, Kentucky, that claimed the life of a man and left 19 other people homeless.

Governor Beshear reappoints Henderson man to state advisory board

Governor Beshear reappoints Henderson man to state advisory board

Bill Stephens

October 31st, 2015

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A local man has been reappointed to serve on a state advisory board.

UPDATE: KSP arrests Madisonville man who stole a deputy’s police cruiser

UPDATE: KSP arrests Madisonville man who stole a deputy’s police cruiser

Bill Stephens

October 31st, 2015

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Authorities have released the identity and charges lodged against a 25 year old man who led police say stole a deputy’s SUV and then led officers on a high-speed chase through three counties Thursday afternoon.