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  • An old new way to combat HIV

    An old new way to combat HIV
    By signing a religious freedom bill that provoked a hail of criticism, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence did a brilliant job of diverting attention from something deserving of commendation. That same day, he took a wise step to contain an outbreak of HIV infections...
  • Kentucky argues gay marriage ban not biased

    Gov. Steve Beshear's administration is arguing in a brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court that Kentucky's ban on gay marriage isn't discriminatory because it bars both gay and straight people from same-sex unions. The brief argues that because...
  • Comer: Kentucky's Medicaid enrollments not sustainable

    Kentucky can't sustain the cost of expanded Medicaid enrollments under the federal Affordable Care Act and needs to cut the rolls, Republican gubernatorial hopeful James Comer said Monday while promoting his health care plan. Speaking to a group that...
  • Report: 15 rural Kentucky hospitals in danger of closing

    One minute before midnight Tuesday, the only hospital in Fulton County will close its doors for good, forcing the county's roughly 6,000 people to drive to Tennessee for emergencies and signaling the end of 190 jobs and about 12 percent of the city of...
  • New official pushing reforms for airport board

    Less than three months after taking over as the top elected official in Kenton County, Kris Knochelmann is spearheading positive changes in the board that oversees the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport. The Kentucky Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1CUAJft)...
  • In northern Kentucky, tolls confront GOP governor candidates

    Speaking to a room full of conservative business leaders in northern Kentucky, three of the four Republican candidates for governor managed to answer a question about replacing the Brent Spence Bridge while skipping the most crucial detail: Do you support...
  • Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists

    Storm left Kentucky interstates packed with stranded motorists
    Thousands of stranded motorists endured agonizingly long waits Thursday lasting nearly 24 hours for some as a winter storm walloped Kentucky with up to 2 feet of snow and frustrated travelers dealt with gas tanks and stomachs close to empty. Larry...
  • Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss

    Gay marriage advocates target Supreme Court after loss
    Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same. Both sides...
  • Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90

    Wendell Ford, ex-Kentucky governor, U.S. senator, dies at 90
    Former U.S. Sen. and Kentucky Gov. Wendell Ford, an unapologetic smoker whose unfiltered chats and speeches endeared him to voters in a state that once thrived on tobacco and coal, has died at age 90. Ford's health had declined in the last two weeks,...
  • High court justices meet to decide whether to hear gay marriage case

    High court justices meet to decide whether to hear gay marriage case
    The Supreme Court justices met Friday to make a historic decision on whether to hear a case that could decide if the Constitution's protection of liberty and equality means same-sex couples have a right to marry nationwide.  But first, they must...
  • The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare

    The shame of Mississippi, where racism and stupidity killed Obamacare
    From Politico and Kaiser Health News comes this jaw-dropping look at Mississippi, the national graveyard of the Affordable Care Act's promise: "There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality,” Conner Reeves,...