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Kentucky's governor-lieutenant governor spat goes to court

Aug. 19, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — An extraordinary legal fight between Kentucky's governor and lieutenant governor over a staffing dispute was described in court Monday by the governor's lawyer as a minor disagreement among friends. Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton, who attended the hearing in state court, disputed that...

Kentucky political feud bursts into public ahead of election

Aug. 15, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A feud at the top of Kentucky's government escalated into an extraordinary legal battle Thursday when the governor was sued by his hand-picked lieutenant governor over a bitter staffing dispute. The fight erupted deep into Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection efforts and muddied his...

9-week-old kitten well after rescue from car's subframe

Jul. 11, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-week-old kitten survived a 30-mile (48-kilometer) trip trapped in the frame of a car. Auto repair shop owner Scott Bourne says the driver heard a noise coming from under his car when he left Lexington on Wednesday morning but didn't know what it was. Later that day, the driver...