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If you’ve ever watched journalist, April Ryan, doing her thing in the White House, you can see just how challenging a correspondent’s job is. And now the very FIRST black woman to cover the White House as a reporter is finally getting recognized for paving the way–with a statue in a national museum. Alice Allison […]

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With just days to go before they were to take effect, a federal judge has blocked new Kentucky rules that would have created work requirements for Medicaid recipients, National Public Radio is reporting. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg issued the ruling on Friday that blocks the mandate pushed by Gov. Matt Bevin. Boasberg said the program, called […]

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A Kentucky legislator is looking to offer legal protections to drivers who unintentionally hit and/or […]

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A father and son are the latest arrests in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay.

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Regulations in Kentucky will require African hair braiders to take about 1,800 hours of various […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Basketball star Jabari Parker has named the 10 college programs he is considering with a year to go before he graduates from high school, and DePaul in his hometown of Chicago made the cut...

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