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One-legged woman cleared of murder.

A one-legged woman in Kentucky seeks justice and is cleared of a crime she did not commit. Susana Victoria Perez has more         

- USA TODAY - US

25 must-see buildings in Kentucky.

We asked AIA chapters nationwide to name 25 structures visitors to their state should see.        

- USA TODAY - US

Expanded Poplar Grove a go – Paringa.

A bankable feasibility study into an expanded Poplar Grove coal mine, in Western Kentucky's Illinois basin, has proven positive for ASX-listed Paringa Resources. The company on Tuesday reported that the expanded BFS incorporates a second coal seam at the Poplar Grove mine, which resulted in a 56% increase in mine ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

The Secret Behind Louisville's Economic Boom.

Bryce Butler of Access Ventures in Louisville uses "venture philanthropy" to invest in his community.

- OZY - US

Federal judge tosses suit against property owner who shot down hovering drone.

A federal judge in Louisville has dismissed a suit seeking damages against a property owner who shot down a hobbyist's drone in 2015. Senior U.S.…

- ABA Journal - US

Lawyer pleads guilty in $550M disability fraud scheme, admits bribing administrative law judge.

A Kentucky lawyer who once called himself Mr. Social Security' has pleaded guilty to allegations that he submitted false medical documents and bribed an administrative…

- ABA Journal - US

One-legged woman cleared of slaying can sue Kentucky trooper.

Woman exonerated after six years behind bars can sue the detective she says framed her.         

- USA TODAY - US

The company that owns Olive Garden just placed a $780 million bet on a tiny restaurant chain.

Chain restaurant behemoth Darden Restaurants just snapped up a neweatery for $780 million: Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen. Darden owns a handful of restaurant companies includingOlive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Yard House,and The Capital Grill. Cheddar's is a smaller chain with just 165 locations — about one sixththe ...

- Business Insider - US

UNC's Final Four hero got a standing ovation in his Monday morning business class.

Luke Maye spent Sunday evening etching himself into the North Carolina record books by hitting a buzzer-beating jump-shot that sent the Tar Heels to the Final Four. By 8 a.m. Monday morning, he was starting the school week in a Chapel Hill classroom , where he learned what happens when you level up from role-player to ...

- Mashable! - US

The best photos from the NCAA Tournament so far.

Just like that, only four teams remain. After an exciting weekend that saw multiple buzzer beaters and some dynamite basketball, the Final Four is set. On the one side, Gonzaga reached its first Final Four and will play South Carolina, the biggest underdog of the tournament and arguably in tournament history. On the ...

- Business Insider - US

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week.

The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week, including in parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee on Monday.

- FOX News - US

North Carolina's Luke Maye got a standing ovation in his 8 a.m. class just 12 hours after his winning shot in the NCAA Tournament

Brandon Dill/AP On Sunday evening, Luke Maye made a basket with less than a second to play that helped North Carolina beat Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament. The win was the biggest game of Maye's college career. The sophomore forward not only hit the winning shot, but he also scored a career-high 17 points off the bench. One ...

- Business Insider - US

Video captures the ecstasy and agony of Kentucky fans during final seconds of heartbreaking March Madness loss to UNC

Charlie Neibergall/AP The final minute of UNC's Elite Eight win over Kentucky was sheer mayhem. The Tar Heels led by six with a minute left, and then Kentucky's Malik Monk nailed a three to bring the Wildcats within three. On the other end, Carolina missed the first free throw of a one-and-one, and then Monk drilled another ...

- Business Insider - US

Severe storms in forecast for US much of this week

NORMAN, Okla. — The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week, including in parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee on Monday.

- Billings Gazette - US

Watch Kentucky Fans Experience the Thrill of Victory and the Agony of Defeat All Within Seconds

Imagine being a Kentucky basketball fan watching the remarkable closing seconds of North Carolina's stunning Elite Eight win over the Wildcats.

- Mediaite - US

The 3 plays in sports everybody will be talking about today

Brandon Dill/AP Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about Monday: The Tar Heels game-winning shot. North Carolina beat Kentucky, 75-73, in a thrilling finish. Kentucky's star freshman Malik Monk hit a pair of huge three-pointers in the final minute, including one to tie the game with ten seconds to ...

- Business Insider - US

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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2016, file photo, Kentucky's Malik Monk celebrates after scoring against North Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Las Vegas. The most entertaining college basketball game of the regular season came in December. Monk set a record for a Kentucky freshman, scoring 47 ...

- WRAL.com - US

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North Carolina forward Luke Maye shoots the winning basket as Kentucky guard Isaiah Briscoe defends in the second half of the South Regional final game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. The basket gave North Carolina a 75-73 win.

- WRAL.com - US

Voter suppression and anti-union laws work in tandem when the GOP takes over a state's government

Following the 2016 elections, Republicans gained complete control over the state governments of Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri, and New Hampshire. They have swiftly used their newfound power to attempt anti-union legislation in all four states, while Republicans have plotted a slew of new measures intended to make voting more ...

- Daily Kos - US

Watch the Crazy, Incredible Finish Which Propelled North Carolina to the Final Four

It is, in a way, poetic justice for North Carolina. And Elite Eight heartbreak once again for Kentucky.

- Mediaite - US

Virgil: Trump Connects to the Taproot of American Economic Nationalism with Henry Clay's 'American System'

In his March 20 speech in Louisville, Kentucky, President Trump sounded many familiar and important themes, including the importance of jobs, manufacturing, trade, and the need to revive the coal industry. And yet he also added a new and larger meta-theme,' namely, the urgency of building up our industrial strength for the ...

- Breitbart - US

The Final Four teams and game times are now set

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North Carolina beat Kentucky with a last-second shot to win the South regional and advance to the Final Four. The Tar Heels will join South Carolina, Oregon, and Gonzaga in the Final Four on Saturday in Phoenix. South Carolina will play Gonzaga in the first game on CBS, with a 6:09 ET tip-off. ...

- Business Insider - US

How to Watch Kentucky vs. North Carolina Elite Eight NCAA Tournament Live Stream Online

Here's how to watch the North Carolina vs. Kentucky Elite Eight NCAA Tournament game live stream online.

- Mediaite - US

Silicon Valley sends its ambassador to Trump's coal country

'The election was a wakeup call,' says Rep. Ro Khanna, who came to eastern Kentucky to see what the tech industry and Appalachia can offer each other.

- POLITICO - US

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Kentucky's De'Aaron Fox heads to the basket during the second half of a second-round game against Wichita State in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament Sunday, March 19, 2017, in Indianapolis. Kentucky won 65-62.

- WRAL.com - US

Play it back: Rematches to decide last 2 spots in Final Four

The most entertaining college basketball game of the regular season came in December. Malik Monk set a record for a Kentucky freshman with 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer taken … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as 'Mr. Social Security' pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.

- Yahoo! News - US

Controversial campus mural uncovered to show new sign

The shroud has been lifted from a University of Kentucky mural that had drawn complaints from some students due to its depiction of black workers.

- FOX News - US

Controversial campus mural uncovered to show new sign

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The shroud has been lifted from a University of Kentucky mural that had drawn complaints from some students due to its depiction of black workers.

- Billings Gazette - US

Kentucky Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Massive Disability Scheme

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.

- TPM News - US

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FILE - In this April 7, 2008, file photo, Memphis coach John Calipari speaks during a press conference after the championship game against Kansas at the NCAA college basketball Final Four in San Antonio. The NCAA Tournament is bringing coach Calipari back to the town where fans still hate him for ditching the Memphis Tigers ...

- WRAL.com - US

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UCLA forward TJ Leaf shoots against Kentucky forward Derek Willis in the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament South Regional semifinal game Friday, March 24, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn.

- WRAL.com - US

Fox outshines UCLA's Ball, leads Kentucky to Elite Eight

De'Aaron Fox credits some sticky Kentucky defense for the Wildcats' latest berth in a regional final. Coach John Calipari begs to differ. He points at Fox, the freshman guard who outplayed UCLA phenom Lonzo Ball with one of the best scoring nights in Kentucky's vaunted NCAA Tournament history. Fox scored a career-high 39 ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Kentucky Woman Develops Rare Bacterial Infection After Childbirth

In a rare case, a woman in the United States developed the bacterial infection tetanus after giving birth at home, according to a new report.

- Livescience.com - US

How to Watch Kentucky vs. UCLA Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament Live Stream Online

Here's how to watch the Kentucky vs. Wichita State NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 game live stream online

- Mediaite - US

Kentucky lawyer pleads guilty in massive disability scheme

A flamboyant Kentucky lawyer who billed himself as "Mr. Social Security" pleaded guilty Friday for his role in what prosecutors portrayed as a long-running scheme to defraud the government of nearly $600 million in federal disability payments.

- WRAL.com - US

Kentucky disability lawyer admits to role in $550 million scheme

Eric Conn, 56, pleaded guilty in federal court in Lexington, Kentucky to one count of theft of government money and one count of payment of gratuities, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Scott White, a lawyer for Conn, said his client faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. Prosecutors said that from 2004 to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kentucky Becomes Second State to Add Police to Hate Crimes Law

Louisiana already illustrating potential for abuse.

- Reason.com - US

Kentucky governor signs charter schools bill

- Education Week - US

President Trump's first lower court nomination

This week, while attention was focused on the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearings, President Trump announced his first pick for a lower court. On Tuesday, the president announced his intention to nominate the Honorable Amul Thapar, a federal district court judge in Kentucky, to an open seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

10-year-old ring bearer to make Kentucky couple's wedding extra special

Kentucky couple asks a 10-year-old boy battling a rare genetic condition to be their ring bearer for their wedding.

- Global News - CA

The best photos from the NCAA Tournament so far

Thearon W. Henderson:Getty The second weekend of March Madness action begins on Thursday night, and before we know it there will be just four teams remaining in the entire tournament. Chances are, your bracket is busted. But that's ok! Once your bracket is ruined, the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying the ...

- Business Insider - US

Kentucky's abortion law faces attacks in court

LOUISVILLE, Ky. " Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound exam before an abortion, and then try to show fetal images to the pregnant women, came under withering attack Thursday in federal court.An American...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

What Silicon Valley's New Congressman Learned On His Trip To The Heart Of Coal Country

Ro Khanna, a freshman congressman from California, took a trip to build a bridge between the tech sector and "Silicon Holler." Ro Khanna, a freshman congressman from California, took a trip to build a bridge between the tech sector and "Silicon Holler."The disconnect between Silicon Valley and the American heartland was one ...

- Fast Company - US

The 20 best photos from the opening week of March Madness

Thearon W. Henderson:Getty The second weekend of March Madness action begins on Thursday night, and before we know it there will be just four teams remaining in the entire tournament. Chances are, your bracket is busted. But that's ok! Once your bracket is ruined, the only thing you have to worry about is enjoying the ...

- Business Insider - US

Kentucky's new abortion law faces first legal test

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky's new law requiring doctors to perform an ultrasound exam before an abortion is facing its first legal challenge...

- Townhall.com - US

Attacking a police officer is now a 'hate crime' in a US state

Kentucky Governor signs a bill into law, making it a hate crime to attack a police officer or an emergency responder The post Attacking a police officer is now a 'hate crime' in a US state appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Police: Kentucky deputy fatally shot suspect with knife

Officials say a sheriff's deputy in Kentucky has fatally shot a suspect with a knife while responding to a domestic dispute.

- FOX News - US

Kentucky Principal to Receive Upstander Award at Time To THRIVE for Supporting Transgender Students

Today, the HRC Foundation announced that award-winning Kentucky principal Dr. Tom Aberli will be honored with the Upstander Award at HRC’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference. Three years ago, Dr. Aberli oversaw changes at Atherton High School that led the school to become the first in the state with a ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

As lawmakers continue to meet in state capitols around the country, HRC is tracking more than115 anti-LGBTQ bills in 30 states.* The states are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

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