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Trump shifts to new campaign phase, dismisses GOP critics

Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nomination virtually in hand, signaled a new phase of his outsider campaign on Wednesday that includes a search for a running mate with experience governing and outreach to one-time competitors in an effort to heal the fractured Republican Party.

Kentucky

Once a Clinton stronghold, Appalachia now Trump country

When President Bill Clinton rolled into the small Appalachian town of Ashland, Kentucky, in 1996, cheering crowds lined the streets. Local boy-turned-country music star Billy Ray Cyrus performed a special version of his hit, "Achy Breaky Heart" before nearly 20,000 supporters at a riverfront re-election rally.

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Prescribed burn at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site <span class='title-duration'>01:05</span> 01:05

Prescribed burn at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site 01:05

Time lapse: Speed Museum 3-year makeover <span class='title-duration'>01:35</span> 01:35

Time lapse: Speed Museum 3-year makeover 01:35

KCTCS scholarship bill <span class='title-duration'>01:58</span> 01:58

KCTCS scholarship bill 01:58

KCTCS scholarship bill unveiled <span class='title-duration'>02:08</span> 02:08

KCTCS scholarship bill unveiled 02:08

Golden eagle release <span class='title-duration'>00:20</span> 00:20

Golden eagle release 00:20

Middle school basketball brawl in Pike County <span class='title-duration'>01:24</span> 01:24

Middle school basketball brawl in Pike County 01:24

What to do in the event of an active shooter <span class='title-duration'>05:55</span> 05:55

What to do in the event of an active shooter 05:55

Video: Deer collision caught on police dash cam <span class='title-duration'>00:23</span> 00:23

Video: Deer collision caught on police dash cam 00:23

Rowan Clerk Kim Davis released from jail <span class='title-duration'>01:48</span> 01:48

Rowan Clerk Kim Davis released from jail 01:48

Bernie Sanders rally In Louisville <span class='title-duration'>01:42</span> 01:42

Bernie Sanders rally In Louisville 01:42

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Why Kentucky highway deaths are on the rise

Highway fatalities increased in 2015 in Kentucky. Seat belts, alcohol, texting, gas prices and weather contributed to the 13 percent increase in deaths.
Chris Ware cware@herald-leader.com
Why Kentucky highway deaths are on the rise 01:33

Why Kentucky highway deaths are on the rise

Prescribed burn at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site 01:05

Prescribed burn at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site

Time lapse: Speed Museum 3-year makeover 01:35

Time lapse: Speed Museum 3-year makeover

KCTCS scholarship bill 01:58

KCTCS scholarship bill