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State Rep. Joe Graviss, D-Versailles, is running for the 7th Senate District seat to replace Sen. Julian Carroll, who announced last spring that he will not run for reelection. 

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A woman who donated an organ to a complete stranger, then mounted a campaign to give paid leave to people who do likewise, told her story Thursday and moved a legislative committee that approved a bill giving the benefit to state employees.

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Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron has appointed former Gov. Matt Bevin’s chief deputy general counsel as solicitor general, a newly created position where he will serve as the state’s advocate in cases before the Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. 

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On a cold, blustery inauguration day, Gov. Andy Beshear wasted no time heating things up, using an executive order to make good on a campaign promise to replace the Kentucky Board of Education and saying he will file another executive order on Thursday to restore voting rights to nonviolent felons.

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Frankfort folks braved frigid morning temperatures Tuesday to get the best seats for an event that only happens every four years — the Inaugural Parade.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government.

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Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear sat down for a debate moderated by KET’s Renee Shaw on Monday night. 

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Many locals were stunned to learn that two parcels of prime downtown Frankfort real estate received only a single offer of $1,000 during Wednesday’s sealed bid opening at the newly dedicated Mayo-Underwood Building. However, supporters of downtown revitalization are grateful a developer is w…