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Abramson Taking White House Post

Posted On November 13, 2014

(Frankfort, KY) -- Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson is going to work in the White House. The former Louisville mayor will step down today to become director of Intergovernmental Affairs on President Obama's staff. Abramson says the job will allow him the opportunity to bend the President's ear on the domestic agenda.

100-Year Wait For New Distillery Ends

Posted On November 13, 2014

(Elizabethtown, KY) -- Hardin County's century-long wait for legally-produced bourbon ends today. Boundary Oak Distillery will launch its product with a barrel signing at 5 p.m. at the Stone Hearth Restaurant in Elizabethtown. Boundary Oak bourbon will join the company's successful Kentucky Moonshine product, which will be available for tastings.

101st Ebola Mission Status Report

Posted On November 13, 2014

(Fort Campbell, KY) -- The 101st Airborne Division is presenting a report on its Ebola mission. The commanding general will conduct a video-teleconference for the media. He will reveal the status of the project from Monrovia, Liberia today.

Kentucky Below Average For LGBT Rights

Posted On November 13, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Kentucky is below average when it comes to inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights. The Human Rights Campaign released its third annual report yesterday assessing LGBT equality in 353 cities across the country, including five in Kentucky. Louisville and Lexington scored in the mid 60s out of 100 points. Frankfort…

Child Left On School Bus

Posted On November 13, 2014

(Richmond, KY) -- An investigation is underway to find out why a child was left on a school bus. The four-year-old girl fell asleep while en route to the Head Start program in Richmond. After dropping classmates, the driver drove home. Linda Taylor alerted the driver when she awoke and began screaming. Taylor's mom never…