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Economy Feb 12U.S. whiskey exports decline amid EU trade dispute
Overall exports of bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and rye whiskey tumbled amid a trade war-induced decline even as U.S. sales posted solid gains.
Politics Jan 29Kentucky lawmaker promotes measure to restore felon voting rights
The proposed constitutional amendment would be a permanent and broader follow-up to an executive order previously signed by Gov. Andy Beshear.
Politics Dec 27Amy McGrath files to challenge Mitch McConnell in Senate race
As the most powerful Republican in Congress, McConnell enters the race as a strong favorite in his pursuit of a seventh Senate term in 2020.
Politics Nov 07Some in Kentucky GOP warn Bevin against election challenge
Gov. Matt Bevin trails by more than 5,000 votes to Democrat Andy Beshear, out of more than 1.4 million cast.
Politics Nov 06WATCH: Kentucky’s Beshear begins transition while Bevin asks for vote recanvass
Democrat Andy Beshear turned his focus toward transitioning into the Kentucky governor's office as Republican incumbent Matt Bevin asked for a recanvass of vote totals, one day after election results showed Bevin trailing by several thousand votes.
Politics Nov 06Beshear claims victory in Kentucky but Bevin refuses to concede
With 100% of the precincts reporting, Steve Beshear had a lead of 5,333 votes out of more than 1.4 million counted, or a margin of less than 0.4 percentage points.
Politics Nov 04WATCH: Trump holds rally in Kentucky on the eve of elections
The Monday evening rally at Rupp Arena in Lexington will reinforce one of Gov. Mat Bevin's main themes throughout the bitter campaign — his alliance with Trump, whose popularity eclipses the governor's in the bluegrass state. Watch live here at…
Politics Sep 28Democrats in South’s governor races hit hurdle: Impeachment
While Democrats in Washington charge ahead with an impeachment inquiry, their party's candidates for governor in Kentucky, Mississippi and Louisiana are doing all they can to steer the conversation away from Trump and toward safer ground back home.
Politics May 22Gov. Bevin to face Beshear in Kentucky gubernatorial showdown
The grudge match will have national political experts watching for signs that a Republican incumbent closely aligned with the president might be more vulnerable than expected.
Nation Jan 22Boys’ school temporarily closes amid fallout over Washington rally videos
A Kentucky boys' school shut down its campus on Tuesday as the fallout continued over an encounter involving white teenagers, Native American marchers and a black religious sect that has generated outrage on social media.