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Small earthquake reported in Illinois, felt in 3 states.

ALBION, Ill. — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a small earthquake in southeastern Illinois was felt across parts of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

- Billings Gazette - US

Bad Football Fan Behavior: Kentucky and South Carolina Fans Throw Down in Wild Tailgate Brawl.

Can't we get through one football weekend without something like this happening somewhere in the country?

- Mediaite - US

Ohio's City Barbeque has arrived in Atlanta.

Ohio-based City Barbeque has opened its first Atlanta location in Decatur. The newest location of the popular Columbus, Ohio chain opened its doors Monday at 2511 Blackmon Drive in Decatur. Atlanta is obviously a great city. We're going to see how they like us,' Rick Malir, founder and president of City Barbeque, told the ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

State pensions in the US are a huge problem — and the next recession could make it much worse.

Sean Gallup / Getty ImagesThe US government balance sheet features $80 trillion to $200 trillion in unfunded liabilities. This amount stems from future entitlement program burdens that are, in effect, government promises. No one is going to vote to reduce their entitlements. Unfunded pension liabilities at the state ...

- Business Insider - US

New secrecy tactic: suing people who seek public records.

An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.

- WRAL.com - US

New secrecy tactic: suing people who seek public records.

An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

How to Watch Clemson vs. Louisvile College Football Live Stream Online.

Conference play is kicking into gear after two weeks of fun non-conference match-ups. And at the top of the list on Saturday's slate is a beauty of an ACC showdown between the defending champion Clemson Tigers and the Louisville Cardinals.

- Mediaite - US

Republican establishment gears up for Bannon's war on the GOP leadership.

If "war" against the Republican establishment is what former White House strategist Stephen Bannon wants, then war is what he will get. Deep-pocketed supporters of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Ky., and other GOP leaders have resolved to fight a protracted battle over the next year for...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

'It's a bogus story sold to adults': Watch atheists narrate hilarious tour of Kentucky's Ark Encounter.

Creationist Ken Ham's $92 million Noah's Ark theme park was mercilessly mocked in a video tour of the government-subsidized Kentucky boondoggle. Atheists Seth Andrews and Matt Dillahunty payed the $40 ticket price and $10 for parking to visit the controversial Ark Encounter project in Wi...

- The Raw Story - US

Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91.

After Navy service in the Pacific during World War II, Harry Dean Stanton spent three years at the University of Kentucky. He appeared in more than 200 movies and TV shows in a career dating to the mid-1950s. He died Friday of natural causes at age 91.

- Stars and Stripes - US

​Q&A: Skinny DeVille and Fish Scales on why the Nappy Roots brand is 'happy to be Nappy'.

Atlanta Business Chronicle's Phil W. Hudson recently sat down with Nappy Roots members Skinny DeVille and Fish Scales at Monday Night Brewing in Atlanta. The multi-platinum selling Grammy-nominated Southern rap group Nappy Roots currently consists of Milledgeville, Ga.-native Fish Scales and Kentucky natives Skinny DeVille ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Johnny Depp's Kentucky horse farm fails to sell at auction

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Johnny Depp's Kentucky horse farm has failed to sell at auction after bidding was too low.

- Billings Gazette - US

Cult actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

The Kentucky-born star had more than 100 film credits, including Alien and Cool Hand Luke.

- BBC - UK

Kentucky Gov Bevin's Support for Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Puts Mitch McConnell on Notice

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin revealed on Friday that he informed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of his support for the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal legislation.

- Breitbart - US

Prosecutor: Mastermind of whiskey theft ring to enter plea

The alleged mastermind of a whiskey theft ring in Kentucky is scheduled to enter a plea in the case.

- FOX News - US

Rand Paul: 'I Think President Trump's Instincts Are Still Leaning Against Major Involvement in Foreign War With Great Land Forces'

Kentucky senator talks about his vote on intervention-authorizations, says John McCain has never met a war he wasn't interested in getting the U.S. involved in,' and worries about these generals whispering in' Trump's ears every day.'

- Reason.com - US

Steve Mnuchin's bizarre eclipse-flight defense

The day of the Great American Eclipse, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin and his wife, Scottish actress Louise Linton, flew to Kentucky on a government plane. Their trip drew attention after Linton posted a lengthy, blistering response to a woman who commented critically on her much-criticize...

- The Raw Story - US

Steve Mnuchin gave a bizarre excuse to explain why he didn't fly to Kentucky on a military jet just for the solar eclipse

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has of late been frequently forced to defend his use — or requested use — of government aircraft. During a Politico event on Thursday, Mnuchin offered an explanation for his use of a military aircraft to fly to Fort Knox in Kentucky the day of the solar ...

- Business Insider - US

Steven Mnuchin's terrible response to his government plane controversy

Mnuchin suggests the people of Kentucky might have been interested in the eclipse -- but not a New Yorker like him.

- Washington Post - US

Meet offers Breeders' Cup, Kentucky Derby, Oaks qualifiers

- Townhall.com - US

Meet offers Breeders' Cup, Kentucky Derby, Oaks qualifiers

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs' opening weekend features stakes races awarding points toward the Kentucky Derby and Oaks along with berths in the Breeders' Cup.

- Billings Gazette - US

Hurricane Harvey supply run: Kentucky man says, 'I had to do something'

Scott Julius of Fairdale, Ky., dropped everything and drove a truck 18 hours to take supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey.         

- USA TODAY - US

69 Cheating Volkswagen Diesels Stolen From Silverdome Parking Lot

The cheating diesels that Volkswagen has bought back as part of its settlement with purchasers are sitting in vehicular purgatories across the country, waiting to be repaired so they can go to new homes. Only some of them were sprung early: 69 Dieselgate' vehicles were stolen only to turn up with fake Michigan titles at an ...

- The Consumerist - US

Man who apologized on Facebook before slaying pleads guilty

A Kentucky man who made a public apology on Facebook minutes before the mother of his infant child was shot to death has pleaded guilty to killing her.

- FOX News - US

Help wanted: These 25 cities are tops for jobs

Midwestern cities like Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and Louisville were among the top cities in the U.S. for finding a job, according to a study by Glassdoor.        

- USA TODAY - US

DACA student targeted by peer online: 'Report this illegal'

A Kentucky college student is asking for help after she says she was targeted for deportation by a fellow classmate. Paola Garcia, who is in the DACA program, is concerned about her future. Vladimir Duthiers reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Kentucky student targeted by Trump-loving classmate for deportation , and university won't help

A Kentucky student says university officials have refused to help after a Trump-loving classmate started a social media campaign to get her deported. Paola Garcia, a senior at Transylvania University, posted an emotional video on YouTube describing the harassment campaign she blames on fellow studen...

- The Raw Story - US

McConnell Skeptical About Ending US Debt Ceiling

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell voiced doubt Tuesday that the U.S. debt ceiling would be eliminated, an idea floated by Democrats and embraced by Republican President Donald Trump last week. "As far as the debt ceiling is concerned, we will not be revisiting the debt ceiling until sometime next year," the Kentucky ...

- Voice of America - US

White House: New Law Not Needed for Islamic State Fight

The Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a push in Congress for a new law permitting military action against the Islamic State and other militants, a senior White House official said Tuesday. The comments Tuesday by White House legislative director Marc Short came ...

- Voice of America - US

Ohio killer to be put to death Wednesday seeks age reprieve

The now 45-year-old inmate's appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court to halt his Wednesday execution at a Lucasville, Ohio, prison cites an August decision by a Kentucky circuit court that ruled as unconstitutional executing inmates younger than 21 at the time of their crimes. On Tuesday, that court denied a separate petition for ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Ohio killer to be put to death Wednesday seeks age reprieve

The now 45-year-old inmate's last-minute appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court to halt his Wednesday execution at a Lucasville, Ohio, prison cites an August Kentucky circuit court that ruled as unconstitutional executing inmates younger than 21 at the time of the crime. If Otte's appeals fail, the execution would mark Ohio's ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Man charged with killing 5-year-old boy in Kentucky

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A Kentucky man was charged Monday with the murder of a 5-year-old boy who watched helplessly as his mother was beaten, bound and pushed off a cliff over the weekend. The mother survived and was found…

- Billings Gazette - US

Man charged with killing 5-year-old boy in Kentucky

Police in Kentucky say a 5-year-old boy watched helplessly as his mother was beaten, bound and thrown off a cliff over the weekend.

- FOX News - US

Man charged with killing boy whose mother pushed off a cliff

Police in Kentucky say a 5-year-old boy watched helplessly as his mother was beaten, bound and thrown off a cliff over the weekend.

- FOX News - US

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