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Midterms 2018: A list of candidate forum

10/03/2018 02:13 PM

With midterm elections just a month away, candidates for political offices are making their final pitches to voters in forums. Below is a list of some political forums happening over the next month. October 4 State Senate District 2- Republican Sen. Danny Carroll and Democratic challenger Julie Tennyson. State House District 3- Republican candidate Randy Bridges and Democrat Martha Emmons. The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a candidate forum breakfast at 7:30 am at the Julian M. Carroll Convention Center.... Read more 

Bevin asks for input on beard

10/03/2018 02:11 PM

FRANKFORT- Gov. Matt Bevin has been rocking a beard the past couple months—and now he’s asking Kentuckians to cast their vote on whether it should stay or go. The vote is being used as a fundraiser to benefit First Lady Glenna Bevin’s foundation, #WeAreKY! Inc, which supports foster care and adoption initiatives. Every dollar donated equals one vote. Voters have five options to chose from: The Samson- A continued full beard, inspired by the Old Testament judge The Anchorman-A 1970s-style mustache... Read more 

Economics expert speaks on how new trade policy will impact Kentuckians

10/03/2018 02:09 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump sit and talk

After weeks of uncertainty, people all over North America woke up to news of a new trade deal between the United States, Mexico and Canada.
The agreement, which replaces NAFTA, is called the United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement, or USMCA.

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Bevin confident in appeal of abortion law strike down

10/02/2018 07:22 PM

WASHINGTON- Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, believes he’ll win the appeal of a ruling from a Sixth Circuit Court judge striking down a 20 year abortion law. While in Washington D.C., Bevin told Spectrum News he believes the ruling of U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers was made because the judge supports the abortion clinic. “To actually uphold the constitution, which is his job. Then he would have had to rule against this abortion clinic in Louisville,” Bevin said. “He clearly didn’t... Read more 

CIA Director Gina Haspel speaks at the University of Louisville

09/28/2018 07:52 PM

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No arrests made after Democratic Socialists harassed, called 'Commies'

09/28/2018 07:51 PM

A still frame from body cam video

LOUISVILLE— Louisville Police were called after a group of Democratic Socialists say they were harassed and pepper sprayed by a group of White nationalists.

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Federal judge strikes down abortion law

09/28/2018 07:51 PM

LOUISVILLE- A major development in the battle over Kentucky’s lone abortion clinic. The state law requiring Kentucky abortion facilities have written agreements with an ambulance service and hospital for patient care is void effective immediately. US District Judge Greg Stivers struck down the law today in the Western District declaring it unconstitutional. The fight between the Bevin Administration and EMW Women’s Surgical Center stems from 2017. Reproductive rights activist say Gov. Matt Bevin, R-Kentucky, is weaponizing the 1998 state law... Read more 

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