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Collins suit sent to federal court

LOUISA — Defendants have moved a lawsuit filed by the estate of a man who died after being arrested in Louisa in 2015 have moved the case to federal court and asked that the complaint be dismissed. ...subscribers>>
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hoops for hope

A LARGE CROWD attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hoops for Hope basketball tournament Friday in Louisa. ...subscribers>>

Blanton named First Team All-State, Meade tabbed for Second Team

LEXINGTON — The Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association (KHSBCA) has announced its All-State honorees for the 2016 season. ...subscribers>>
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Johnson Central High School graduate Emily Fairchild will have an opportunity to compete at the next level. ...subscribers>>
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Laura Ford Hall, Janice B. Ford works on exhibit at Weber Art Gallery

PIKEVILLE The University of Pikeville Weber Art Gallery is currently featuring the artwork of Laura Ford Hall and her late mother, Janice B. ...subscribers>>

'Hunt for a Cure' event nets almost $2,000 donation for Higlands Center for Autism

PRESTONSBURG For the past seven years, the Elkhorn City Beagle Club has held a charity event, the annual Hunt for a Cure for Autism, with all proceeds going to the Highlands Center for Autism, with this year's donation exceeding $1,800. ...subscribers>>
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Pope prays at Armenia memorial after denouncing 'genocide'
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Armenia's genocide memorial for a prayer service, fresh from his ad-libbed declaration that the Ottoman-era massacre of Armenians a century ago was a planned "genocide...
Workplace retaliation suit against Tammy Duckworth settled
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth concluded Friday with an agreement that no law was violated, removing an obstacle in her bid to unseat Republican U...
Briles officially out at Baylor after sexual assault scandal
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Art Briles have mutually agreed to part ways, almost a month after the release of a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against football players which led school regents to suspend the coach "with intent to terminate...
US Navy keeps electromagnetic cannon in its sights
The US Navy is quietly pushing ahead with a radical new cannon that one day could transform how wars are fought, even though some Pentagon officials have voiced concerns over its cost and viability...
Split Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Barack Obama's plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation in a split ruling that heartened political foes who had accused him of overstepping his powers...
Report: Lead levels higher in Flint kids after water switch
DETROIT (AP) — Flint children under the age of 6 had significantly higher blood-lead levels after the city switched its water source in 2014 to save money, according to a report released Friday by U...
Kansas lawmakers pass school funding fix to avert shutdown
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators passed an education funding plan Friday night after top Republicans rewrote it to gain broad, bipartisan support so that it would satisfy a court mandate and end a looming threat that public schools across the state might shut down...