A Leitchfield man, along with his two sons and nephews, protested on the steps of the old courthouse Thursday night the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 26 ruling striking down Kentucky’s gay marriage law. (MORE)
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says there will be lane closures on Interstate 65 in northern Hardin County during the next couple of weeks. The northbound lanes will be affected starting Sunday night, with the inside ...(MORE)
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — School officials say a kindergartner and a first-grader took two handguns — one of them loaded — to an eastern Kentucky elementary school. Knox County schools spokesman Frank Shelton says a student saw the guns on ...(MORE)
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster in parts of Kentucky affected by severe winter storms. The White House said the disaster declaration was signed Thursday, ordering federal aid to help state and local recove ...(MORE)
PARIS, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky company says it's expanding its operation in Paris, Kentucky, a move that's expected to create up to 30 jobs. Paris Machining LLC says it will invest $4.2 million to expand its automotive products facili ...(MORE)
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Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants
NEW YORK (AP) - President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming. A year after proposing unprecedented carbon dioxide limits, the Obama administration was poised to finalize the rule at a White House event on Monday. Obama, in a video posted to Facebook, said the li...
Biden associates resume discussion about presidential run
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden's associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son's illness and following his death earlier this year. But Biden has yet to tell his staff whether he will run or personally ask them to do any planning for a potential campaign, according to several people close to the vice president. Recent conversations between Biden's associates and Democratic donors and operatives have led...
Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility
BALMA, France (AP) - A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts. After a 10-hour journey by road from Paris' Orly airport, a truck carrying the roughly 8-foot (2.44-meter) component known as a flaperon arrived at the DGA TA aeronautical testing site near Toulouse, accompanied by police motorcycles and a police car....
NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma
SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday. The Rev. Theresa Dear noted the magnitude of what lies ahead, but never doubted that the "40-day-and-40-night" march will be successful....