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Nation Jun 12Kentucky panel votes to remove Davis statue from Capitol
A Kentucky commission has voted to take down a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the state Capitol. The panel supported a push from the governor as the country faces protests against police brutality following the deaths of African…
Nation Jun 04Some Louisville police stage protest, walking out on mayor
Some Louisville police officers have staged their own protest. They walked out on the mayor to express their frustration amid demonstrations in the Kentucky city over police interactions with African Americans.
Nation Jun 04Family of Kentucky man killed by police amid protests demands answers
The family of a popular barbecue chef killed in a clash with law enforcement said he was protecting his restaurant amid chaos caused when officers began pelting people with pepper balls.
Nation Jun 01Louisville man David McAtee killed when police, soldiers shot at group; police chief fired
Police said they were responding to gunfire from a crowd that had gathered there.
Politics May 28Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is stressing the importance of wearing masks in public as the nation's economy reopens. In doing so, the Kentucky Republican waded into a politically charged issue.
Nation May 26McConnell discusses prospects for another round of pandemic relief
The Senate's top leader says Congress needs to tend to unemployment insurance funds supporting millions thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic.
Politics Apr 14Kentucky lawmakers override veto of voter ID measure
Republican lawmakers in Kentucky have swept aside the Democratic governor's veto of a bill to require people to show a government-issued photo ID in order to vote.
Politics Apr 07Sen. Rand Paul says he’s recovered from coronavirus, volunteering at hospital
The Republican lawmaker tested positive for the virus in March, becoming the first case of COVID-19 in the Senate.
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.