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New Dairy For Laurel County

Posted On August 06, 2014

(London, KY) - Governor Steve Beshear announces a new dairy is coming to Laurel County. Kentucky Dairy Product Innovations will open a processing plant in London and put 20 people on the payroll. Workers will make a low-calorie, lactose-free skim milk from Bluegrass cows.

State Lawmaker Pre-Files “Tim Tebow” Bill

Posted On August 06, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- A Kentucky lawmaker is pre-filing a bill that will allow home schooled students to play sports at public schools. Representative Stan Lee says the "Tim Tebow" bill would require the students to meet the same physical and academic standards as other student athletes. Parents would also be responsible for transporting their kids…

Police Officer Joining Senate Race As Libertarian

Posted On August 06, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky's U.S. Senate race is gaining another contender. Harrodsburg police officer David Patterson says he has the signatures needed to get on the ballot for the November 4th election as a Libertarian. He will go up against Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes. Patterson has until August 12th…

Hearing Wednesday On Same Sex Marriage Ban

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Cincinnati, OH) -- The debate on same-sex marriage is going before a U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati tomorrow. The court will open a hearing on five cases involving bans in Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Tennessee. Organizers gathered in downtown Cincinnati ahead of the hearing to voice their support for overturning the bans.

Firehouse Destroyed In Early Morning Blaze

Posted On August 05, 2014

(Mount Eden, KY) -- A Central Kentucky firehouse is destroyed by a massive blaze. WLKY-TV reports flames broke out early this morning at the Mount Eden Volunteer Fire Department along the Spencer-Shelby County line. Several neighboring departments responded to help fight the fire. Besides the loss of the building, one tanker truck and one fire…