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Principal to be interim superintendent of Kentucky district.

- Education Week - US

What remains: The Beverly Hills Supper Club fire 40 years later.

The story of the fire that took 165 lives in Northern Kentucky, through those that were there.         

- USA TODAY - US

Unions sue to stop Kentucky's so-called 'right-to-work' bill.

Two labor groups filed a lawsuit in a Kentucky court on Thursday challenging the so-called right-to-work law the state legislature passed earlier this year. The law, which allows workers the right to work in union-represented shops and receive union-negotiated benefits without paying dues to the rep...

- The Raw Story - US

Unions sue to stop Kentucky's 'right-to-work' law.

Two labor groups filed a lawsuit in a Kentucky court on Thursday challenging the so-called right-to-work law the state legislature passed earlier this year. The law, which allows workers the right to work in union-represented shops and receive union-negotiated benefits without paying dues to the representing body, violates ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Senate confirms Trump's appeals court judge pick on party lines.

REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstWASHINGTON — The Senate has elevated a federal trial court judge to fill the first appeals court vacancy in more than a year. U.S. District Judge Amul Thapar of Kentucky has been confirmed for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals by a 52-44 vote. Thapar was the first judge nominated by President ...

- Business Insider - US

Trial set for Amish community members over horse droppings.

Members of an Amish community in Kentucky may take their cases to court after being cited for violating an ordinance requiring horses to wear bags to catch their droppings.

- FOX News - US

Woman hit by train in Kentucky dies.

- Townhall.com - US

Kentucky Gov. decries 'huge cultural problem' after 7-year-old killed by stray bullet.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin speaks out against violence in the state after 7-year-old boy dies from stray gun bullet.

- ABC News - US

Even some Republicans balk at Trump's 'draconian,' 'make-believe debate' of a budget.

House Speaker Paul Ryan's attempts to act happy about Donald Trump's budget aren't being imitated by the members of his caucus. In fact, Republicans sound unhappy about a lot of things in the budget: Longtime GOP Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky declared proposed cuts to safety net and environmental proposals draconian.' GOP ...

- Daily Kos - US

Mitch McConnell wants to talk Trumpcare in quiet rooms.

You might think that the example of the process of getting Trumpcare and Zombie Trumpcare through the House—and the massive opposition to it among the general populace—would have made Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell approach the whole thing with a bit more transparency, and a tad more democracy . And you would ...

- Daily Kos - US

WATCH: Tornado watches in several states from Florida to Kentucky.

ABC News' Steve Osunsami reports on this severe weather threat from Atlanta.

- ABC News - US

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. " Two days after a stray bullet smashed through a kitchen window and struck a 7-year-old boy as he ate cake, Louisville police pleaded for help Tuesday in tracking down the child's killer.In asking for witnesses...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Icy reception to Trump budget from fellow Republicans

WASHINGTON " President Donald Trump's first budget proposal got an icy reception on Capitol Hill Tuesday, and that was just from the Republicans.Longtime GOP Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky declared proposed cuts to safety net...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

K9 partner of slain Kentucky officer dies

BARDSTOWN, Ky. — A retired police dog in Kentucky has died just two days before the four-year anniversary of his partner's death in the line of duty.

- Billings Gazette - US

Kentucky Coal Country Turns to Drones, Tomatoes, Solar Energy

Eastern Kentucky is drawing diverse ventures aimed at reviving a region decimated by job losses in the coal industry, including a drone-testing facility and high-tech greenhouse.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Trump names right-wing blogger who likened abortion to slavery to powerful appeals court

This is not normal.CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie NeibergallJohn Bush is a lawyer and the president of the Louisville chapter of the Federalist Society, an increasingly radicalized conservative legal group that's played a major role in selecting Donald Trump's nominees to the federal bench. Bush is also a blogger at a site ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Trump's 'draconian' budget gets icy reception in Congress, and that's just from fellow Republicans

President Donald Trump's first budget proposal got an icy reception on Capitol Hill Tuesday, and that was just from the Republicans. Longtime GOP Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky declared proposed cuts to safety net and environmental proposals “draconian.” “I don't think the president's budget is going ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Louisville police seek ‘justice’ for 7-year-old shooting victim

Police investigating the fatal shooting of a 7-year-old Kentucky boy made a plea Tuesday for those with information to speak up. Dequante Hobbs Jr. was sitting inside his Louisville home.         

- USA TODAY - US

Louisville police seek help in finding 7-year-old's killer

Two days after a stray bullet struck a 7-year-old Kentucky boy as he ate cake at his kitchen table, Louisville police are pleading for help in tracking down the child's killer.

- FOX News - US

The Latest: Woman faults reckless people in grandson's death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. " The Latest on the shooting death of a 7-year-old Kentucky boy :4:15 p.m.A Kentucky woman says her 7-year-old grandson is dead because of "senseless recklessness" that led to stray gunfire...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Kentucky family reunited with missing dog after two years

After two and a half years and more than 2,000 miles apart, a Kentucky dog mom and her Maltese have finally been reunited.

- FOX News - US

Bill Gates just recommended a book that people have been obsessed with since the election

Scott Olson/Getty ImagesIn his recent blog post listing summer book recommendations, Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates highlighted his fascination with people who had drastically different upbringings than he did. "Hillbilly Elegy," a memoir of growing up in rural Appalachia, follows that pattern. "I am not a self-made man," ...

- Business Insider - US

Kentucky Coal Country Hopes to Mine New Ventures

Eastern Kentucky is drawing diverse ventures aimed at reviving the region decimated by job losses in the coal industry, including a drone-testing facility and a high-tech greenhouse.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Seven states have only one remaining abortion clinic. We talked to the people keeping them open.

Earlier this year, Kentucky's Republican Gov. Matt Bevin moved to close the state's last remaining abortion clinic, the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville. Kentucky's second-to-last clinic, run by the same providers in Lexington, had run up against new licensing requirements and was forced to close in January. ...

- VICE News - US

Sunday night shooting leaves 7-year-old boy dead

LOUISVILLE, Ky. " A 7-year-old boy has died after a shooting in Louisville.The Courier-Journal reports Louisville police spokeswoman Alicia Smiley says officers found a child with a single gunshot...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ex-church treasurer ordered to pay back more than $201,000

A former church treasurer in Kentucky has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and must repay more than $201,000 taken from the church.

- FOX News - US

Ex-church treasurer ordered to pay back more than $201,000

OWENSBORO, Ky. — A former church treasurer in Kentucky has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and must repay more than $201,000 taken from the church.

- Billings Gazette - US

Church's Chicken expanding in six states

Atlanta-based Church's Chicken says it's planning to expand in six states. Church's Chicken said it's signed a "multi-year, development deal with Goalz Restaurant Group LLC to develop 20 Church's Chicken restaurants per year in six states." The expansion includes Colorado, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, North Carolina and South ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

The Latest: Woman faults reckless people in grandson's death

The Latest on the shooting death of a 7-year-old Kentucky boy : 4:15 p.m.

- FOX News - US

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- Geo.tv - PK

Nicky Hayden: Tributes paid to former MotoGP world champion after death at 35

"The Kentucky Kid" died on Monday, five days after suffering serious injures in a cycling accident.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Polarizing Milwaukee sheriff denies CNN report that he plagiarized

Clarke, an African-American who became a staunch critic of the Black Lives Matter movement and supported Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign, lifted language from multiple sources for his thesis at the Naval Postgraduate School, CNN reported on Saturday. Clarke provided footnotes for the sources of the thesis, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

A Republican congressman's worry: Is 'this Trump thing sustainable?'

The Republican congressman was home in Kentucky now, travelling through his district for the first time in a month and worried that, for Republicans, the "wheels were falling off". Washington had been feeling like a city on fire....

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

BALTIMORE " Sometimes it pays to have a fresh horse.Cloud Computing skipped the Kentucky Derby, while eventual winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire mixed it up in the mud at Churchill Downs.Two weeks later, Cloud Computing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cloud Computing finishes first at Preakness

Cloud Computing, ridden by Javier Castellano, finished first in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming a chance to capture horse racing's Triple Crown.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Cloud Computing makes late charge to overtake Classic Empire for Preakness victory

Cloud Computing caught Classic Empire in the final strides Saturday to win the Preakness by a head. The 13-1 long shot was one of five fresh horses in the race that didn't run two weeks ago in the Kentucky Derby. Derby winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire dueled for most of the race before Classic The post Cloud ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

Sometimes it pays to have a fresh horse. Cloud Computing skipped the Kentucky Derby, while eventual winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire mixed it up in the mud at Churchill … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

A GOP congressman from Kentucky wonders: Is 'this Trump thing' sustainable?

As he braves town hall meetings during a congressional recess, he starts to hear an answer.

- Washington Post - US

'Cloud Computing' pulls off upset in 142nd Preakness

BALTIMORE — From the moment Always Dreaming and Classic Empire drew side-by-side post positions for the 142nd Preakness, the hype began for a potential match race between the two most talented 3-year-olds in this year's class. Would it be Always Dreaming, the Kentucky Derby champion, running a...

- The Raw Story - US

A GOP congressman from Kentucky wonders: Is 'this Trump thing sustainable?'

As he braves town hall meetings during a congressional recess, he starts to hear an answer.

- Washington Post - US

Judge opposed to gay adoptions has rule change blocked

LOUISVILLE, Ky. " A Kentucky judge who declared his conscientious objection to handling adoption cases involving gay adults has been blocked from changing how he reviews adoption cases.Judge W. Mitchell Nance submitted the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pearl Harbor Revenge: The Battleship Battle of Surigao Strait

Warfare History Network Security, Asia How a line of American battleships, raised from the mud of Pearl Harbor, decimated a Japanese task force. At 2:43 pm on October 24, 1944, Rear Admiral Jesse B. Oldendorf received a dispatch from Vice Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, commander of the Central Philippines Attack Force. The ...

- The National Interest - US

States' Rights Arguments Aren't Just for Segregationists

Federalism throws a principled wrench into President Trump's deportation machine. In 1798, the Federalist Congress passed a xenophobic Alien Act authorizing the president discretion to deport noncitizens he deemed dangerous because they might be allied with our quasi-enemy, France. The companion Sedition Act empowered the ...

- ACLU - US

The FBI just released 27 new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11

FBI The FBI has released 27 new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11 after it was struck by a plane that was hijacked by five terrorists. Five al-Qaeda terrorists took over American Airlines flight 77, which was traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles, as it flew over eastern Kentucky. They then turned it back towards ...

- Business Insider - US

Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby

BALTIMORE " Charging hard down the stretch, Lookin At Lee barely missed winning the Kentucky Derby as a 33-1 long shot.His second-place finish seemingly impressed no one.Lookin at Lee has received little attention at Pimlico...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

There's a place in America where no one drinks their tap water — and this time it isn't Flint

Christa Case Bryant/The Christian Science MonitorMAY 18, 2017 INEZ AND TOMAHAWK, KY.—T.J. Fannin, sitting on his porch as the sun sets, speaks fondly of the 27 years he spent working in nearby coal mines. But despite the hard labor that fueled a coal boom and sent millions of dollars into Kentucky's coffers, he says he ...

- Business Insider - US

Medicaid is helping poor patients get needed care, even as Republicans push to cut it, study finds

As the Trump administration and congressional Republicans push for sweeping cuts to the Medicaid safety net, a study released Wednesday provides new evidence the program is significantly improving poor Americans' access to vital medical care. Low-income patients in Arkansas and Kentucky, two states...

- Los Angeles Times - US

In Kentucky, Rural Schools Betting on Drones to Stem 'Brain Drain'

Districts in the state's coal country are pushing for a $50 million complex where students master high-tech skills that would lure them back home for jobs after college.

- Education Week - US

Trump's 100 Days: Kentucky's residents struggle to find jobs

- Brookings - US

Trump's Policy Challenges in the South Caucasus

Invitation Only Research Event 15 May 2017 - 17:00 to 18:30Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Carey Cavanaugh, Director, Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, University of Kentucky; US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group Chatham House, London Russia and Eurasia Programme, Domestic Politics and ...

- Chatham House - UK

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