The 10th annual Lexington Pride Festival had events and entertainment scheduled all day in the downtown courthouse plaza area. Those in attendance conveyed messages of love, inclusiveness and awareness.
In the overnight hours of Thursday, May 18, two men were seen on surveillance video climbing the back fence near the clubhouse and entering the ballpark. The subjects were then seen entering two separate concession stands and taking cash drawers and drinks. The cash drawers were empty but are valued at several hundred dollars.
Disability advocates staged a “die in” protest outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on June 22. The protest is in response to the Senate Republicans health care plan, which includes proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested demonstrators including a some in wheelchairs.
Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) released the Senate Republican health care bill details on Thursday. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also spoke on the Senate floor stating the bill is not as great as it seems.
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Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission chairman George Troutman said on Wednesday, July 21, 2017, that the panel will appeal a federal judge's ruling that would let lobbyists give gifts and campaign donations to the lawmakers they're trying to influence.
Rev. Alan Hoyle, a spokesman for a group of Amish people from Bath Co., defends Amish salve maker Samuel A Girod, who faces federal prison time for selling improperly labeled salve on June 20, 2017, in Frankfort, Ky. Hoyle is not a member of the Amish faith.
The first statue was installed at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Art Garden with the image of the African-American Hall of Fame jockey overlooking the park and looking down the intersection of Third Street and Midland Avenue.
Mark Nickolas, who ran a controversial political blog called BluegrassReport.org in Kentucky a decade ago, explains why he is returning to Kentucky politics as the campaign manager for Amy McGrath, a Democrat who is expected to soon announce her run for Central Kentucky's 6th Congressional District.