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Retiree devoted to ‘greater causes’ volunteers at nature preserve

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Jerry Redden isn’t one for sitting around in his retirement. He’d much rather be out in the woods using hand tools to help maintain nature preserves. 2018-01-16T13:45:05-05:00

Commission right to allow concealed weapons in city buildings

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
“Criminals don’t care about the laws we pass in regards to guns, that’s why they’re criminals.” — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida. Rubio’s words invoke much truth. One only has to look at the city of Chicago, which just released its homicide report for 2017, when 650 people were killed in that city, and already at least three people have been killed in the new year. 2018-01-16T12:30:25-05:00

Family of nine loses everything in fire

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
David McKenzie, Kandi Heller and their seven children lost everything after their trailer caught on fire last Wednesday morning. The trailer was located on Watkinsville Lane just right outside of Stamping Ground. 2018-01-16T12:08:24-05:00

So much for transparency at the Frankfort Plant Board

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Walt Baldwin’s about-face on transparency threatens to undermine two years of needed reform at the Frankfort Plant Board and fuel a city commissioner’s drive to boot Baldwin and a colleague from the municipal utility’s board of directors. Baldwin’s inexplicable decision to conceal for seven weeks a draft of a highly controversial report from an outside law firm enraged a one-time ally on the board and left even his sidekick, Chairwoman Anna Marie Pavlik Rosen, scrambling to provide a coherent explanation. 2018-01-16T12:06:21-05:00

Frankfort natives tapped for top Transportation Cabinet jobs

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Two Frankfort natives were recently tapped for top slots at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. This month, Transportation Cabinet Secretary Greg Thomas named Paul Looney as deputy secretary and Andy Barber as state highway engineer. 2018-01-16T11:58:20-05:00

Grandmother charged after boy found wandering in Junction City

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
A Junction City grandmother was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment after her 4-year-old grandson, of whom she has custody, was found along Ky. 300, near Bells Lane, in Junction City around 4:45 p.m. Monday. Deborah Murrar, 49 of 702 Linnietta Drive in Junction City, was located at about 7 p.m. 2018-01-16T11:42:02-05:00

Reduction in highway deaths a good sign

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Each year, far too many lives are taken on our roads and highways. It is depressing to hear about these fatalities, and it is extremely hard for the surviving family members of those who are lost on our highways. Preliminary numbers of deaths on our highways show 770 people statewide died in car crashes last year. 2018-01-16T11:15:58-05:00

Family, police still searching for answers one year after homicide

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Elisa Beason feels her son's spiritual presence but her soul is not at rest. Xzavion Beason, 30, was violently beaten outside Chocolate City night club Jan. 29, 2017. He was declared brain dead Feb. 1 and his official date of death is Feb. 2. His death is the only remaining 2017 unsolved Bowling Green homicide. 2018-01-16T11:12:52-05:00

Obama the developer finds it tough going

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
One of the criticisms of President Barack Obama during his tenure was that he had never run so much as a candy store and his economic policies reflected it. So we find it a bit poetic that now that the former president is undertaking his own investment project in the name of revitalizing an area of Chicago's South Side, he is finding it not so easy. 2018-01-16T10:57:04-05:00

Recent winter weather leads to local flight cancellations

Kentucky Press News Service - 8 hours 5 min ago
Daily flights between Chicago and Paducah were expected to be on schedule today at Barkley Regional Airport, following recent weather-related cancellations. Snowfall at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport Sunday night led to the cancellation of the Monday morning flight into Paducah and return flight to Chicago, but the afternoon round-trip went as planned, according to Richard Roof, Barkley airport manager. 2018-01-16T10:47:59-05:00

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss called referee Mike Dean 'not honest' and 'a disgrace'

Top Stories - 8 hours 10 min ago
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was "very aggressive" and called referee Mike Dean "a disgrace" after their draw at West Brom, an FA report says.

Syria war: Turkish forces mass near Kurdish areas

World News - 8 hours 18 min ago
Turkey's president warns of imminent assaults on the Kurdish-held areas of Afrin and Manbij in Syria.

Anthony Joshua laughs off Joseph Parker's 'king of steroids' claim

Top Stories - 8 hours 36 min ago
Anthony Joshua laughs off claims of drug use after Joseph Parker dubbed him the "king of steroids".

Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

World News - 8 hours 36 min ago
The ex-Trump aide is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, reports say.

Trump Russia: Bannon 'ordered to testify to grand jury'

Top Stories - 8 hours 36 min ago
The ex-Trump aide is summoned to testify before a grand jury in the US Russia inquiry, reports say.

Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

Top Stories - 9 hours 11 min ago
The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.

Margaret Atwood faces feminist backlash for #MeToo op-ed

World News - 9 hours 11 min ago
The Handmaid's Tale author said she was depicted as "a rape-enabling Bad Feminist" after her column.

She's here! Kim and Kanye's third baby arrives

Top Stories - 9 hours 12 min ago
The reality TV star and her musician husband thank the surrogate who gave them a "beautiful baby girl".

'Nasser sexually abused me hundreds of times'

World News - 9 hours 22 min ago
A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.

'US sports doctor abused me hundreds of times'

Top Stories - 9 hours 22 min ago
A court hears how former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar used his position of trust to subject one of nearly 100 victims to a decade of abuse.

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