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ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017

ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017

ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the
Crook puts gun on counter while turning his head and stuffing cash in bag — then brave hotel clerk seizes the moment

Crook puts gun on counter while turning his head and stuffing cash in bag — then brave hotel clerk seizes the moment

A man who partially covered his face with a knit cap and shirt entered the Country Inn and Suites in Paducah, Kentucky, on Monday night, threatened the clerk with a gun, and demanded money, WPSD-TV
Church in Mitch McConnell's hometown reaffirms 'sanctuary' status: 'Christians cannot remain silent'

Church in Mitch McConnell's hometown reaffirms 'sanctuary' status: 'Christians cannot remain silent'

If Mitch McConnell picked up his hometown newspaper Wednesday morning, the story would have been impossible for him to miss. In a story blazoned across the front page of the Louisville
Exclusive – Poll: ‘Transgender’ Men Ads Lead to 8-Point Voter Swing to Republican Matt Bevin from Democrat Andy Beshear

Exclusive – Poll: ‘Transgender’ Men Ads Lead to 8-Point Voter Swing to Republican Matt Bevin from Democrat Andy Beshear

A conservative group has released a second ad attacking Kentucky Democrat gubernatorial candidate Andy Beshear for his support of biological men competing in women's sports.
Transportation Secretary Chao turned her department into a gravy train for Kentucky and McConnell

Transportation Secretary Chao turned her department into a gravy train for Kentucky and McConnell

Donald Trump's presidency—and Elaine Chao's position in the cabinet—has been very, very good to Chao’s spouse, Moscow Mitch McConnell. Politico has found out just how good. In just her first 14 months
Isn’t It Fall Yet? 90-Degree Heat Scorches Much of the Nation on Oct. 1

Isn’t It Fall Yet? 90-Degree Heat Scorches Much of the Nation on Oct. 1

Unseasonably hot, humid weather dominated across the South, the Ohio Valley and the Middle Atlantic states on Tuesday, breaking records and closing some schools.
Kentucky Teacher Applauded for Carrying Student With Spina Bifida on Back During Field Trip

Kentucky Teacher Applauded for Carrying Student With Spina Bifida on Back During Field Trip

One teacher went beyond his job description to make sure Ryan enjoyed a field trip with her classmates.
Teacher Carries Student with Spina Bifida on Hiking Trip

Teacher Carries Student with Spina Bifida on Hiking Trip

A Kentucky teacher is receiving lots of praise after he decided to include a student with spina bifida on a school hiking trip by carrying her on his back.
Deep in Trump Country, Democrats Hope to Sweep 3 Governors’ Races

Deep in Trump Country, Democrats Hope to Sweep 3 Governors’ Races

The political headwinds still work in favor of Republicans, but Democrats are surprisingly competitive in Louisiana, Mississippi and Kentucky.
Deep in Trump Country, Democrats Hope to Sweep 3 Governors’ Races

Deep in Trump Country, Democrats Hope to Sweep 3 Governors’ Races

The political headwinds still work in favor of Republicans, but Democrats are surprisingly competitive in Louisiana, Mississippi and Kentucky.
Woman brings about 20 homeless people into Taco Bell to buy them dinner — but they're all reportedly kicked out

Woman brings about 20 homeless people into Taco Bell to buy them dinner — but they're all reportedly kicked out

Shannon Gridley departed Jefferson Community and Technical College in Louisville, Kentucky, on Tuesday evening for a bite to eat — and brought along some impromptu company, the Courier-Journal
'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state

The law now requires the words to appear in schools as conservative Christian groups seek to inject religion into public lifeWhen students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer
Moscow Mitch stiffs coal miner pensions, secures funds for the Russian aluminum mill in Kentucky

Moscow Mitch stiffs coal miner pensions, secures funds for the Russian aluminum mill in Kentucky

Moscow Mitch McConnell loathes his new sobriquet, possibly because it's the one nickname that he's truly earned, that hits the closest to the truth. Every week there's a new revelation about something
University of Kentucky to Move Classes from Building with 'Offensive' Mural

University of Kentucky to Move Classes from Building with 'Offensive' Mural

The University of Kentucky announced this week that it will remove mandatory classes from a campus building that features a controversial mural that critics claim remind them of Kentucky's "unsavory
Appeals court orders new sentencing for man convicted of brutally assaulting Rand Paul, ruling that his original sentence was 'substantively unreasonable'

Appeals court orders new sentencing for man convicted of brutally assaulting Rand Paul, ruling that his original sentence was 'substantively unreasonable'

A federal appeals court has ordered the re-sentencing of Rene Boucher, the man convicted of brutally assaulting Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) in an unprovoked attack outside Paul's Kentucky home in
The Battle for a Paycheck in Kentucky Coal Country

The Battle for a Paycheck in Kentucky Coal Country

Carolyn Kormann writes about a coalition of coal miners, their families, and labor activists in Harlan County, Kentucky, who are fighting for the company Blackjewel, which has declared bankruptcy, to
Algorithms should have made courts more fair. What went wrong?

Algorithms should have made courts more fair. What went wrong?

Kentucky Judges must consult algorithms for cash bail decisions; now more whites get bail.
Little Blue Pockets in the Bluegrass State: Inside the progressive fight for Kentucky governor

Little Blue Pockets in the Bluegrass State: Inside the progressive fight for Kentucky governor

On Nov. 4, Kentuckians will vote for their next governor. Attorney General Andy Beshear—who beat out state Rep. Rocky Adkins and former state auditor Adam Edelen in the May 21 Democratic primary—is
Ousted Papa John's Founder Donates $1 Million to HBCU Simmons College of Kentucky

Ousted Papa John's Founder Donates $1 Million to HBCU Simmons College of Kentucky

The donation comes more than a year after John Schnatter was fired for using N-word.