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  • John Clay: American Pharoah's historic run started at Lexington's Stockplace Farm

    There definitely should be a historical marker standing outside the entrance of Stockplace Farm in Lexington. Ky. "We're in the process of getting one," owner Tom VanMeter said. "And apparently it's a process. You've got to get people to write letters....
  • Funding approved to restore lights on Maysville bridge

    Restoration of the "necklace" lights of Maysville's Simon Kenton Memorial Bridge has been approved for $300,000 in funding from the state. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the lights were turned off more than a year ago on the 84-year-old suspension...
  • Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businesses

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits California to lure away businesses
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott swung through Los Angeles on Monday as part of a mission to lure California businesses across the country to the Sunshine State. Scott arrived Sunday and has been traveling throughout Southern California, touting Florida’...
  • How a hero of Obamacare became a foe of gay rights: the Steve Beshear case

    How a hero of Obamacare became a foe of gay rights: the Steve Beshear case
    Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear is one of the unquestioned heroes of the Affordable Care Act, aggressively expanding Medicaid and supporting a state exchange to the extent that Kentucky has experienced the second-largest reduction in its uninsured rate in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare

    An expert's heroic fact-checking of Mitch McConnell on Obamacare
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who is facing a stiff reelection challenge this year, has stuck to his stated determination to repeal the Affordable Care Act if his party takes control of the Senate in the next election. This is a...