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Kentucky agriculture commissioner chosen to lead state's community and technical college system

Sep. 29, 2023 16:01 PM EDT

State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was selected Friday as the next president of the vast Kentucky Community and Technical College System, as the Republican charts a new career path after his unsuccessful bid for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. “As a former community...

Judges maintain bans on gender-affirming care for youth in Tennessee and Kentucky

Sep. 29, 2023 14:13 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee and Kentucky can continue to ban gender-affirming care for young transgender people while legal challenges against those state laws proceed, federal appeals judges ruled. In a 2-1 decision by a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel late Thursday,...

Austin Reed accounts for 3 touchdowns as Western Kentucky tops Middle Tennessee 31-10

Sep. 28, 2023 23:23 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Austin Reed threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 31-10 on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener. Reed was 30 for 52 for 297 yards and an interception as the Hilltoppers (3-2) won their fifth-straight...

2 bodies were found in a search for a pilot instructor and a student in a downed plane

Sep. 28, 2023 17:10 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Crews who were searching a heavily wooded area for a plane that went down during a severe storm with an instructor and a student pilot have found two bodies, Kentucky State Police said. The bodies were found Thursday morning after a drone located a debris...

Republican offers new twist on abortion exceptions as issue stays at forefront of Kentucky campaign

Sep. 28, 2023 15:36 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The complexities of abortion-related politics in the post-Roe v. Wade era continue to put the squeeze on Republican Daniel Cameron, who appeared to redefine his position on Kentucky's strict anti-abortion law for the second time in two weeks while campaigning for governor....

No. 22 Florida seeks first series win since 2020 against unbeaten Kentucky in key SEC East matchup

Sep. 28, 2023 14:28 PM EDT

No. 22 Florida (3-1, 1-0 SEC) at Kentucky (4-0, 1-0), Saturday, noon ET (ESPN) Line: Kentucky by 1 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series: Florida leads 53-20. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Florida and Kentucky each seek to improve to 2-0 in...

No. 22 Florida looks to halt recent slide against unbeaten Kentucky in SEC East Division showdown

Sep. 28, 2023 13:14 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Until recently, Florida’s only concern against Kentucky was how it would extend its decades-long winning streak rather than if. The trend has shifted, and the No. 22 Gators face a different challenge in reversing a two-game slide against the unbeaten...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky - Advisory

Sep. 28, 2023 07:17 AM EDT
Eds: The Kentucky editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023. The AP

Authorities make arrests in the case of Kentucky woman reported missing 8 years ago

Sep. 27, 2023 12:19 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The former boyfriend of a central Kentucky woman who disappeared more than eight years ago has been arrested on charges stemming from the investigation, the FBI and Kentucky State Police said Wednesday in a statement. Brooks Houck was arrested without...

College football picks: 'Hoops' schools No. 17 Duke, No. 24 Kansas, Kentucky try to stay unbeaten

Sep. 27, 2023 11:12 AM EDT

It feels a little like March Madness in September as basketball blue bloods command the spotlight in Week 5 of the college football season. No. 17 Duke (five), No. 24 Kansas (four) and Kentucky (eight) have won 17 total NCAA championships in men's basketball. They have had sporadic...